Upsala-Swanville

Fourth-seeded Royalton slugged four home runs, then sweated out a tense seventh inning as it edged visiting fifth-seeded Upsala 10-9 in Tuesday’s opening round of the Sub-Section 5A West playoffs. Senior Jacquline Nichols led the way, going 4-for-4 with two home runs and seven RBIs. Sophomores Kayla Eli and Nicole Popp also went deep with [...]

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Royalton vs. Upsala softball photo gallery Recaps from Tuesday’s first round of the Sub-Section 5A West playoffs:   No. 4 Royalton 10, No. 5 Upsala 9 Fourth-seeded Royalton slugged four home runs, then sweated out a tense seventh inning, as it edged visiting fifth-seeded Upsala 10-9 in Tuesday’s opening round of the Sub-Section 5A West [...]

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The seeds for the Section 5A baseball playoffs have been set. In the West sub-section, Upsala Swanville will be the #5 seed and play at #4 Kimball Area, Friday. Royalton will be the #7 seed and host #10 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, Thursday. The winner of that game will play at #2 Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Friday. The winner of Friday’s [...]

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Area sports recaps from Thursday, May 15 – Saturday, May 17:   Baseball: Little Falls 4, Albany 1 Little Falls piece together a three-run first inning, then let sophomore pitcher Thomas Miller do the rest as it topped visiting Albany 4-1, Thursday. In the bottom of the first, Miller was hit by a pitch to [...]

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Royalton’s lineup came at St. John’s Prep from all angles, Tuesday, leading to a 15-5, 6-4 home sweep that vaulted the Royals into the top half of the pack in the Prairie Conference. The offensive fireworks started with senior Cade Stang drilling four hits and driving in three runs in the first game. Juniors Jordon [...]

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Royalton junior Zach Carlson sizzled in the two longest events of Wednesday’s Prairie Conference meet at St. John’s Prep, finishing as runner-up in the 1,600-meter (4:38.53) and the 3,200 (9:58.73). The latter of those times bettered the previous conference record, with both worthy of all-conference recognition. The Royalton boys ended up placing fifth at the [...]

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Swanville had some trouble throwing the ball over the plate. Eagle Valley had more trouble keeping Bulldogs from crossing the plate. To be more specific, Eagle Valley couldn’t find a way to stem the tide in the fifth inning, as Swanville erupted for 13 runs to break a 2-2 tie as it gained a split [...]

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Area sports action from Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9.   Baseball: Little Falls 7, Monticello 5 Little Falls spread around the glory with seven different players collecting its hits as it pulled out a 7-5 win at Monticello, Friday. The Flyers trailed 3-1 after three innings, then came back to take the lead [...]

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It looked like the batter was going to be out. But a dropped fly ball made him safe. Then it looked like the base runner was going to be out. But on a close play at second base he was ruled safe. Except, he thought he was out, and proceeded to get tagged out in [...]

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