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August 30, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Mudhens inch closer to state finals
The Miesville Mudhens are one win away from reaching the Class B state championship game after beating the Beaudreau's Saints (St. Cloud) 4-0 Saturday in Litchfield. Brian Sprout paced Miesville's offense, going 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI while Deryk Marks was 2-for-4 with a...
August 30, 2016 - 11:53am
August 22, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Mudhens take state opener
Opening the Class B state tournament against the Monticello Polecats, second-ranked Miesville jumped out to a 3-1 first inning lead before pulling away with a 13-3 victory Sunday at Optimist Baseball Park in Litchfield. Going off for 15 hits, the Mudhens’ Brian Sprout led the offense,...
August 22, 2016 - 3:33pm
August 16, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Bears out, Mudhens ready for state
Errors spelled the end of the season for Cannon Falls on Saturday. The Bears committed two blunders, which led to two unearned runs for Minnesota Lake in a 3-2 Royals win. The loss eliminated Cannon Falls from the Region 4C tournament. Keith Meyers threw all eight innings for the...
August 16, 2016 - 3:31pm
August 11, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Miesville clinches state berth
Miesville is headed to the Class B state tournament after the top-seeded Mudhens swept fourth-seeded Northfield in their best-of-three series...
August 11, 2016 - 4:55pm
August 9, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Bears split weekend, still alive for state berth
CANNON FALLS – With its ace on the mound, Cannon Falls had a great chance early during Saturday's opening-round game in the Region 4C tournament....
August 9, 2016 - 3:45pm
Amateur Baseball: Miesville opens 1B with victory
After a first-round bye, Miesville was well rested for its Section 1B best-of-three series against Northfield. But, the Mudhens' bats did not take a break. Going off for 16 hits, including four-hit games from Charles Bruchu and Nate Hammes, Miesville made short work of the visiting...
August 9, 2016 - 2:02pm
August 5, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Northfield sweeps Aces in 1B playoffs
In the regular-season finale and in Game 2 of the Section 1B playoffs, the Red Wing Aces could not solve Northfield pitcher Jake Mathison. In the regular season, Mathison kept Red Wing at bay by showing all his pitches early, keeping the Aces guessing. But in Game 2 Thursday at the...
August 5, 2016 - 11:18am
August 2, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Hampton trips Bears in CCVL playoffs
Cannon Falls managed to tie the game after Hampton’s big four-run second inning. But the Bears could not hold on as the Cardinals put up four more runs for an 8-5 victory Sunday. Cannon Falls took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second, but Hampton scored four in the bottom half to...
August 2, 2016 - 4:19pm
July 29, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Lake City moves into CCVL semis
Behind three pitchers that allowed one hit, third-seeded Lake City knocked off second-seeded Cannon Falls, 6-2, in the first round of the Classic Cannon Valley League playoffs on Wednesday. John Brown allowed a hit and five walks over his six-inning start for the Serpents, but he...
July 29, 2016 - 4:13pm
July 26, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Mudhens split on the weekend
Miesville’s long winning streak was snapped on Friday, but the Mudhens responded with a 3-1 road victory over Hampton on Saturday. Miesville scored single runs in the seventh, eighth and ninth innings, finally breaking through offensively after the Cardinals had scored their lone...
July 26, 2016 - 3:41pm
Amateur Baseball: Aces' offense sputters against Northfield
Jake Mathison and the rest of the Northfield pitching staff wasn't going to let Red Wing get any solid footing on Sunday. In the Aces' Classic...
July 26, 2016 - 3:07pm
July 22, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Aces secure home win over Minneapolis Angels
Red Wing scored four times in the first inning, and added another run in the fourth, for an easy 5-0 victory over the Minneapolis Angels on Tuesday. Brodie Smith and Mitch Matter singled to open the bottom of the first, and both scored on Tait Kelly’s single two batters later. Dixon...
July 22, 2016 - 2:50pm
July 19, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Miesville continues winning ways
Miesville continues to roll, picking up a convincing 15-1 seven-inning Classic Cannon Valley League victory over Hastings on Sunday. From the lead-off spot, Charles Bruchu paced the Mudhens' offense, going 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, four RBI and three runs scored. Deryk Marks...
July 19, 2016 - 1:41pm
July 18, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Aces drop games to Dundas, Chaseburg-Coon Valley
Kyle Blahnik was the only member of the Red Wing Aces that could muster a hit on Sunday, accounting for the team's two base knocks in a 7-0 loss at third-ranked Dundas. Blahnik got singles in the second and fourth innings while Mitch Matter drew a walk and Dixon Irwin got hit by a...
July 18, 2016 - 3:58pm
July 12, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Aces whip Randolph
Isaac Oeltjen and Trey Eckstrom combined to throw an eight-inning no-hitter on Sunday in an 11-1 Red Wing victory over Randolph. Oeltjen threw the first six innings, giving up an unearned run with a pair of walks and three strikeouts. Eckstrom struck out two in his two innings of...
July 12, 2016 - 3:32pm