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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com John Fuchs was a one-man wrecking crew, going 4-for-5 with two homers and nine RBIs at the plate while holding Royalton to one run over six innings pitched, as Upsala blasted host Royalton 17-3, June 1. Fuchs received plenty of help, as the Blue Jays slammed out 20 hits [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Sauk Centre put Pierz in an early hole it couldn’t recover from, defeating the Pioneers 9-0 in a Section 6AA elimination game at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud, Monday. The Mainstreeters picked up an early run in the first inning, then three more in the second, four in [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com With Rush City posing a serious threat in the seventh inning of Tuesday’s Sub-Section 5A East semifinals in Pierz, Royalton senior starting pitcher Matt Silbernick stood tall. Literally. With runners at the corners and only one out, the 6-foot-5 Silbernick snared a searing liner that appeared heading for center [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The playoffs provide a chance for star players to shine. See: Pierz seniors Cody Weiss and Brad Meyer. However, they also give others a chance to break through, evidenced in a big way by senior Cody Nordmann. Added together, Pierz found itself on top in its opening two Section [...]

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Zawatzke, Backowski homer as Little Falls wins opening two playoff games By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com A controversial balk call rescued Milaca from one baserunning gaffe as it tried to mount a last-inning rally. But there was no one to rescue the Wolves from their next one, as host Little Falls survived a first-round [...]

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