Softball
Our selection process: Coaches from all five area softball teams (Little Falls, Pierz, Royalton, Upsala and Holdingford) were asked to nominate players from their team that they believed deserved to be named to the nine-player all-area team (one pitcher and eight remaining position players), includi...Read More
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Morrison County Record All-Area Player of the Year: Little Falls senior Katelynn Kanieski Flyers’ senior catcher used defense first, offense second as weapons for success The first thing opponents notice about Katelynn Kanieski is the cannon where her right arm should be. Little Falls’ catcher r...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Sometimes playoffs don’t quite go according to plan. That was certainly the case for Royalton and Upsala’s softball teams, as both were eliminated in play-in games of the 5A West Sub-section, May 15. The No. 5 seeded Royals fell 15-8 to fou...Read More
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The Little Falls softball season came to an end last night when the Albany Huskies upended the Flyers 11-2 in a loser-go-home game in the 6AA East Sub-section playoffs. After leading 2-0 through three innings, the Huskies scored eight runs in the fourth inning, and never looked back. Little Falls wa...Read More
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Four of the five area softball teams’ seasons ended in the first round of sub-section playoffs. Upsala fell 12-0 to third-seeded Kimball, Friday in five innings. Royalton was beaten by Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 15-8 in round one, Friday as well. Both of those were Sub-Section 5A West play-in g...Read More
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Several sporting events for today have been postponed or cancelled, including: The Little Falls softball sub-section game against Cathedral, which will be played tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. instead of today. The Flyers baseball game, which will be played against Foley, at 4 p.m., Wednesday. Pierz basebal...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Pierz used a surprise pitcher and a little pop at the plate to earn its first win of the softball season in Royalton, Tuesday. After falling behind 3-0, the Pierz bats woke up in the fourth inning, when they scored three runs to tie the game. R...Read More
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Several events have been postponed or cancelled today. For Little Falls, the softball game at Sauk Centre was cancelled and will not be made up. The baseball doubleheader scheduled in St. Martin against Albany will be made up tomorrow beginning at 4 p.m. Pierz’ baseball doubleheader against Ro...Read More
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There was plenty of action in area sports last night as several teams were in action on the diamond and track. Perhaps the biggest news came on the softball field, as the Pierz Pioneers upset Royalton 7-5 in a non-conference matchup. It was the first win of the season for the Pioneers. Little Falls ...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Holdingford won its third game in its last four when it handed Pierz its 12th straight loss, Tuesday, by a score of 11-3. The Huskers took advantage of Pierz’ pitching woes to draw 12 walks and seven hits by pitch. Add in a 2-for-4 day by Jen...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] It looked like Upsala, a team that hadn’t even played a seven-inning game until May 1, was primed for its second straight win on the softball diamond. The Cardinals were leading rival Royalton 16-10 entering the top of the seventh, Tuesay in ...Read More
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Softball action was close and intense last night for area teams. In Upsala, the Cardinals enjoyed a 16-10 lead entering the final frame against Royalton. The Royals scored seven runs, and then recorded the final three outs to earn a 17-16 come-from-behind win. Little Falls’ softball team split...Read More
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By Tyler Ohmann Sports Editor [email protected] Royalton swept Prairie Conference opponent West Central Area in a doubleheader Tuesday. The Royals scored 25 runs in the sweep, which included a 10-5 win in game one. Royalton scored seven times in the first three innings to take the lead, and ...Read More
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