Royalton

After having an offseason shoulder surgery, it didn’t look like Cade Stang was going to be able to come back for his senior baseball season. A few weeks into his rehab, he wasn’t sure he even wanted to. After winning the Section 5A championship Thursday? “It was worth it,” Stang said. “All that time of [...]

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Sophomore Parker Brezinka came on in relief in the fifth inning of Thursday’s Section 5A championship and extinguished PACT Charter’s last real threat to get back in the game. And then? He went to the bullpen to toss some more warm-up pitches. Of course, the sight of Brezinka, or for that matter freshman Nathan Psyck, [...]

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A liner landed just beyond the reach of an outstretched shortstop. Same for a foul pop up behind the catcher. A bang-bang play at first base didn’t get the final out either. Given the journey Royalton took to get to the moment, though, it hardly should come as a surprise that things didn’t wrap up [...]

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Thursday sports schedule Section 6AA Baseball Championship: Little Falls vs. St. Cloud Cathedral at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud, 5 p.m. Section 5A Baseball Championship: Royalton vs. PACT Charter at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud, 5 p.m. *Second games to follow if necessary*   Little Falls needs to defeat St. Cloud Cathedral twice [...]

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Section 5A winners’ bracket: Royalton 8, PACT Charter 7 Section 6AA elimination game: Pierz 9, Holdingford 2 Section 6AA winners’ bracket: St. Cloud Cathedral 4, Little Falls 0   In Section 5A, Royalton now advances to the finals. The Royals will play the winner of the consolation bracket, which will be either Browerville, Hinckley-Finlayson or [...]

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Section 6AA Baseball Little Falls 5, Holdingford 0 Little Falls shut out Holdingford 5-0 behind six scoreless innings from sophomore Thomas Miller in a Section 6AA winners’ bracket game, Thursday. The Flyers took control early with a three-run first and another pair of runs in the second. Seniors Kyle Boser and Alec Zack and juniors [...]

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The run differential for Royalton’s first three games of the season was 40-8. Royalton had the eight. In one of those games, the Royals had one hit and struck out 17 times. In another, they got walloped 20-3 by a team that would finish with a losing record. Which is a roundabout way of saying [...]

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Zach Carlson wasn’t thinking about his two-mile race when the day began. He certainly was when it ended. The Royalton junior qualified for state in the 3,200-meter run, one of a handful of area athletes to advance past Wednesday’s Section 5A meet at St. John’s University. Pierz junior Robbie Skiba qualified in the 400, while [...]

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