Sleepy Eye VFW tops Jr. Legion Gold

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NEW ULM — Sleepy Eye VFW’s early lead and two insurance runs in the middle innings was enough to hold off New Ulm Junior Legion Gold 5-2 on Monday at Mueller Park. Sleepy Eye’s win put the team back into the win column after suffering a pair of close defeats over the weekend to Mankato ...

Sheets’ homer gives White Sox doubleheader split with Twins

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By Matt Carlson Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Gavin Sheets hit a game-ending three-run homer in the bottom of the seventh, giving the Chicago White Sox a 5-3 win over the Minnesota Twins in the second game of a doubleheader on Monday. Minnesota won the opener 3-2 in eight ...

New Ulm Brewers defeat Sleepy Eye in Tomahawk East play

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NEW ULM — Brody Peterson’s bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning scored Cole Ranweiler from third and gave the New Ulm Brewers a 3-2 win over Sleepy Eye Sunday night in Tomahawk East League play. Adam Slander, who pitched the top of the 10th inning for the Brewers, got the ...

Worthington tops Sleepy Eye Legion

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WORTHINGTON — Worthington defeated Sleepy Eye 14-8 in American Legion baseball on Thursday. Kyle Goblirsch pitched five innings, allowed 10 runs and nine hits to take the loss. He walked three and struck out one. Spencer Hoffmann allowed four runs in one inning and he walked two and gave ...

Oosthuizen sets 36-hole Open record, stellar cast behind him

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By Steve Douglas AP Sports Writer SANDWICH, England (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen set a 36-hole record at the British Open and is halfway to ending that run of near misses at the majors. He’ll have to hold off a cast of major champions on the weekend at Royal St. George’s. On a day of ...

Raabe inducted into HOF at Minnesota

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NEW ULM — Former New Ulmite Brian Raabe, who played baseball for the University of Minnesota from 1987-1990, has been elected to the University of Minnesota Hall of Fame. He will be officially installed on Friday, September 10. Raabe was a three-time All-Big Ten selection and a First ...