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Sehr no-hits Lake Crystal

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SLEEPY EYE — New Ulm VFW Gold wasted no time in making sure that their bats were heard on Friday after a five-inning, 25-0 subdistrict playoff win over Lake Crystal. If that wasn’t enough for New Ulm fans to cheer about, Gold starting pitcher Hunter Sehr also tossed a no-hitter. Sehr ...

VFW tournament postponed

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SLEEPY EYE — Because of rain, Thursday’s Northwest Subdistrict VFW baseball playoff games in Sleepy Eye were pushed back to Friday. Lake Crystal and New Ulm Gold open the tournament at 3 p.m. and the host team Sleepy Eye will play Hutchinson at 5 p.m. on Friday. The tournament resumes on ...

Silver drops two, eliminated from playoffs

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MANKATO –– Unfortunately for New Ulm VFW Silver, the hot hitting didn't carry over to Tuesday. Mapleton secured a spot in next week's District 2 tournament with a 4-2 victory against New Ulm Silver at Franklin Rogers Park. Evan Wiltscheck took the season-ending loss. He went 3 2/3 ...

Area Sunday roundup: Sleepy Eye VFW picks up two wins

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VFW baseball Sleepy Eye 10, Edina 5 Sleepy Eye 5, Edina 4 SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye VFW picked up two wins on Sunday in a VFW baseball doubleheader against Edina by scores of 10-5 and 5-4. In the 10-5 win, Matthew Sellner got the complete-game win, surrendering two earned runs on four ...

VFW Silver piles on runs in win over Mapleton

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MANKATO –– As the season progresses, New Ulm Silver continues to pile on runs as of late. Silver defeated Mapleton VFW 15-5 in six innings in the Southeast Subdistrict playoffs at Franklin Rogers Park. Silver will play at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Franklin Rogers Park. Will Schabert earned the ...

Sleepy Eye Legion gets by Redwood Falls in 8 innings

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SLEEPY EYE –– Sleepy Eye Legion picked up an 8-inning victory over Redwood Falls 8-7 on Monday in legion baseball action. Sleepy Eye’s (5-10) Zach Haala got the win in relief of Kyle Domeier, pitching four innings and striking out five. Haala also went 2 for 4 with a double and an ...

Legion Gold splits with Faribault

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NEW ULM — Playing their sixth and seventh games in four days, a tired New Ulm Legion Gold team split a doubleheader with Faribault Monday night at Mueller Park. Gold (14-10) scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to turn an early 8-3 Faribault lead into a 9-8 win in the first ...

Hanska shuts down Brewers

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NEW ULM — Brady Mosenden pitched seven innings of shutout ball, and reliever Eric Portner added two more shutout innings, as Hanska blanked the Brewers 5-0 Sunday afternoon at Mueller Park, in Tomahawk East League play. Mosenden scattered five New Ulm hits in his stint and struck out four. ...

Hess gets the call to the Hall

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FAIRFAX — After managing the Redwood Falls amateur baseball team in 1986, Gary Hess was approached by some members of the Fairfax Baseball Association and was asked if he would come manage his hometown team in Fairfax. Hess couldn’t turn the offer down and his passion for Fairfax ...

VFW Gold picks up 2 wins

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NEW ULM — If you read the tea leafs for New Ulm VFW Gold in their doubleheader with Dassel-Cokato Saturday at Mueller Park, the formula was simple. Fall behind in both games early, stage late-inning comebacks and come away with two wins. New Ulm fell behind 6-0 to Dassel after 3 1/2 ...

Legion Gold goes 1-1 at Gopher Classic

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MINNETONKA — New Ulm Legion Gold went 1-1 on Saturday in the Gopher Classic. New Ulm defeated Duluth Lakeview 4-1. Hunter Ranweiler was 2 for 3 to lead Gold at the plate. New Ulm finished with seven hits in that game. Jordan Fischer was 1 for 2 with two RBIs. Aaron Portner earned the ...

Sleepy Eye VFW wins wild game against New Ulm Silver

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SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye VFW defeated New Ulm Silver 13-11 in nine innings on Saturday. “Very pleased with how we kept chipping away,” Sleepy Eye coach Brandon Streich said. “We really stayed positive in the dugout. We kind of kept chipping away and good things happened.” Sleepy ...

NU Gold tops Saskatoon in Gopher Classic

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MINNETONKA –– New Ulm Legion Gold defeated the Saskatoon Diamondbacks 4-3 in their first game of the Gopher Classic at Veterans Field on Friday. Mark Schommer got the win with six innings of work, allowing one earned run on six hits and three walks. He struck out six. Brandon Seidl got ...

Column: Knowles having solid summer in the Badlands

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Former New Ulm Cathedral and current University of Minnesota Gophers baseball player Gabe Knowles has been having a good summer of baseball so far with the Badlands Big Sticks located in Dickinson, North Dakota of the Expedition League. The Big Sticks were in second place of the Lewis ...

Sleepy Eye goes 1-1 against Mankato Americans

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MANKATO –– Sleepy Eye Legion Post 7 split a doubleheader with the Mankato Americans on Wednesday in legion baseball action. Sleepy Eye took Game 1 3-1, while Mankato took the second game 11-7. In Game 1, Avery Stevens got the win with seven strikeouts, one walk and three hits ...

New Ulm Brewers hammer Leavenworth

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NEW ULM — The only thing that New Ulm Brewers manager Al Flor may have been disappointed with in their Tomahawk East League game against Leavenworth Wednesday night was the 13 runners that his team left on base. Other than that it was a dominating win. Wade French went 4 for 4 with two ...

Sleepy Eye VFW’s Labat no-hits Blue Earth in 16-1 win

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By Jeremy Reinarts Journal Sports Writer SLEEPY EYE –– Sleepy Eye VFW Post 800’s Nick Labat did not allow a hit and delivered 13 strikeouts as his team beat Blue Earth 16-1 in a five-inning VFW baseball game Wednesday night. Blue Earth scored its only run in the top half of the fifth ...

Serena reaches Wimbledon semis

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LONDON (AP) — There are moments in which nothing at all seems different about Serena Williams, moments such as when she unleashed a 109 mph service winner to even her Wimbledon quarterfinal at a set apiece, leaned forward and yelled, loudly as can be, "Cooome ooon!" Or when, about 10 ...

Sleepy Eye tops Faribault

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SLEEPY EYE — The Sleepy Eye Legion offense was on fire Tuesday night in American Legion baseball action against Fairbault Sleepy Eye beat Faribault 10-5 with some solid offense and defense. Carter Brinkman went 2 for 4, including a triple in the first inning and a single in the sixth ...

Tigers pick up 2 victories

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COURTLAND — The Springfield Tigers picked up a 7-1 win over the Courtland Cubs on Sunday in Tomahawk East League amateur baseball action. Carter Erickson got the win for the Tigers, pitching eight innings and allowing four hits and a walk. He struck out five. Gavin Nourie took the loss in ...

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