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Maple River crushes New Ulm VFW Gold

MINNESOTA LAKE — Maple River defeated New Ulm VFW Gold 10-2 on Monday night. Isaiah Reiser took the loss for New Ulm. Maddox Mortenson and Ryan Wiltsheck both collected a double and Jadon Drill and Brody Bushard had an RBI. New Ulm hosts Willmar at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Johnson Park.

Essig defeats Leavenworth in TEL action

LEAVENWORTH — Essig defeated Leavenworth 6-5 in Tomahawk East League baseball action on Tuesday. Hunter Sehr pitched 5 2/3 innings to earn the win. He allowed three hits and struck out four. Matt Helget took the loss, giving up one run on three hits in two innings. Jay Helget was 2 for 5 ...

VFW Silver knocks off Sleepy Eye

NEW ULM — New Ulm VFW Silver defeated Sleepy Eye VFW 7-1 on Wednesday in VFW baseball action at Mueller Park. Sleepy Eye’s Mason Sellner reached on a fielder’s choice in the top of the first inning. Sellner stole second and he scored on a Silver error for a 1-0 lead. Jack Albrecht ...

Milbrath, Tigers shut out Stark in TEL action

Springfield 2, Stark 0 STARK — Springfield’s Jordan Milbrath pitched 8 1/3 innings to earn the win as the Tigers defeated Stark on Wednesday night in a Tomahawk East League amateur baseball game. Milbrath struck out eight and walked four. He allowed just two hits. Justin Haugo pitched ...

Fairfax baseball museum to have Grand Opening on Sunday

FAIRFAX — On Sunday, July 19, Memorial Park in Fairfax will have the Grand Opening event for its baseball museum. That day, the New Ulm Brewers will play the Fairfax Cardinals at 2 p.m. The museum will be open for all of those at the park and door prize drawings for baseballs autographed by ...

New Ulm VFW Silver earns 2 wins

NEW ULM — New Ulm VFW Silver swept the New Ulm 14U team 6-1 and 9-6 on Saturday at Mueller Park. Grant Bruns when the distance in the opener for Silver. He went five innings, allowed one hit and one walk and also an unearned run. Silver was led at the plate by Kyle Seidl, who went 2 for ...

Springfield, Hanska, Sleepy Eye earn Tomahawk victories

GIBBON — Springfield defeated Gibbon 8-5 in Tomahawk East League amateur baseball action on Sunday. Isaac Fink earned the win for the Tigers. He went seven innings and allowed two runs on three hits. He struck out six. Brandon Wilhelmi pitched 1 2/3 innings to earn the save. Jon DeRock ...

Co-Athletes of the Week July 5-12

Isaac Fink • Springfield Tigers Gabe Knowles • Hanska Lakers Joey Walter • Sleepy Eye Indians Alan Woitas • Sleepy Eye Indians • Fink was 3 for 6 with a home run in Sunday’s 8-5 win over Gibbon on Sunday. He was also 2 for 5 with a double in a 7-6 victory against Hanska on ...

UPCOMING EVENTS

TUESDAY, JULY 14 AMATEUR BASEBALL Hanska at Fairfax, 7:30 p.m. Essig at Leavenworth, 7:30 p.m. Searles at Courtland, 7:30 p.m. Fairfax at Stark, 7:30 p.m. LEGION BASEBALL New Ulm Gold at Sleepy Eye 19U, 6 p.m. WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 AMATEUR BASEBALL Courtland at Hanska, 7:30 ...

Brewers blank Orioles in Tomahawk East play

NEW ULM — Mitch Kelly fanned four and scattered two hits in four innings of work, and reliever Mitch Bockenstedt set down 15 straight Leavenworth hitters in a row, as the New Ulm Brewers improved to 4-2 in Tomahawk East League play. The Brewers blanked the Orioles 8-0 Sunday afternoon at ...

Town ball burgers, brats and 128 years of baseball history

FAIRFAX — There’s no sound like the crack of a bat and the roar of a crowd on a sunny summer Sunday afternoon. Fairfax has a rich town ball history, and the state’s only operating baseball museum outside of the State Amateur Baseball Museum. Don’t miss the opportunity to see this ...

Sleepy Eye VFW opens season with a victory

MANKATO — Sleepy Eye defeated Mankato East 6-1 on Wednesday in VFW baseball action at Franklin Rogers Park. Jackson Huiras earned the win. He went five innings, allowed two hits and he struck out six. He was also 2 for 3 at the plate and Caden Evers was 2 for 4 for Sleepy Eye ...

Searles tops Essig in TEL action

ESSIG — Searles defeated Essig 8-4 in a Tomahawk East League amateur baseball game on Wednesday. Mark Schommer earned the win for Searles. He went four innings, struck out four, allowed six hits and allowed two runs. David Krzmarzick allowed five runs on three hits in 1 2/3 innings and ...

Sellner, Brinkman lead Sleepy Eye past Gibbon in TEL action

SLEEPY EYE — Sleepy Eye defeated Gibbon 14-4 in seven innings on Tuesday night in Tomahawk East League amateur baseball action. Alex Sellner earned the win for the Indians. He went seven innings and allowed four runs (two of them earned) and he struck out three. Carter Brinkman led the ...

Adam Slander records hole in one

Photo courtesy of New Ulm Country Club Adam Slander recorded a hole in one on July 3 at New Ulm Country Club. He got it on the second hole and a hole-in-one memorabilia trophy was donated compliments of Patterson Diamond Center.

New Ulm VFW Gold crushes St. James VFW

ST. JAMES — New Ulm VFW Gold defeated St. James 11-1 in five innings on Wednesday. Jace Schaeffer earned the win for New Ulm. Jaden Miller, Jadon Drill and Josh Giefer each had a double for New Ulm. Sam Knowles, Miller, Drill, Aiden Eckstein and Julian Hernandez each had an RBI. New Ulm ...

Mankato West VFW drills New Ulm VFW Silver

NEW ULM — Mankato West VFW scored early and often as it defeated New Ulm Silver 12-2 in five innings on Wednesday at Mueller Park. Blake Soukup took the loss for New Ulm. He allowed three hits and he struck out three. New Ulm allowed 11 walks in the game. After a scoreless first inning, ...

Brewers top Courtland

NEW ULM — Judd Davis lead-off home run in the bottom of the fifth inning broke a 3-3 tie as the New Ulm Brewers (3-2) earned an 8-3 win over Courtland Wednesday night at Johnson Park. Braden Zimmerman got the win for the Brewers. He went five innings and allowed three runs on two ...

Legion Gold sweeps Marshall at Mueller

NEW ULM — New Ulm Legion Gold swept a doubleheader from Marshall Thursday night at Mueller Park, taking the first game 8-6 and then rallied to down Marshall 12-10 in the nightcap. The two combined games saw a total of 589 pitches thrown by pitchers from both teams with 250 in Game 1 and ...

Baseball makes a return to Johnson Park

NEW ULM — If you were one of the 250 fans who attended the New Ulm Brewers-Hanska Tomahawk East League game Thursday night at Johnson Park, you were just happy to have amateur baseball back. Before we go any further, that number of 250 fans at Johnson Park will be the most that will be ...