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December 31, 2015
Top 10 sports stories of 2015
1. Red Wing girls golfers make a splash It had been four years since the Red Wing girls’ golf team got to dive into the pond at Ridges at Sand Creek. After overcoming a seven-stroke deficit to three-time defending state champion Detroit Lakes, the murky water made for a refreshing...
December 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
September 8, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Plato pounds Bears in state quarterfinals
WATKINS, Minn. – The Cannon Falls Bears have been diehards the last six weeks. Cannon Falls survived elimination in the Classic Cannon Valley...
September 8, 2015 - 5:37pm
September 1, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Bears reach the final weekend
Keith Meyers did it again for Cannon Falls on Saturday as the Bears rode their ace to a 2-1 victory over Bertha in the Class C state tournament in Cold Spring. Meyers’ eight-strikeout, complete-game effort yielded one earned run, six hits and a walk to the Blazers. Brian Hinzmann...
September 1, 2015 - 3:42pm
August 25, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Bears win Class C state opener
The sixth inning and Keith Meyers, that’s all Cannon Falls needed to top Roseau, 6-2, in the Class C state tournament on Saturday. Meyers threw a complete game, allowing one earned run on six hits and two walks. Meyers struck out 11 while Roseau draftee Bryce Venaas (Moorhead)...
August 25, 2015 - 11:25am
August 22, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Bears peak at the perfect time
Cannon Falls went through plenty of growing pains, but the result remained the same: a trip to the state tournament. After a 10-0 victory over the Mankato Cubs last weekend in the Region 4C tournament, Cannon Falls advanced to its fourth straight state tournament, gaining the region’s...
August 22, 2015 - 10:59am
August 17, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Bears headed back to state
Cannon Falls is headed back to the Class C state tournament after beating the Mankato Cubs 10-0 in seven innings on Saturday to clinch the No. 3 seed in Region 4C. In the must-win game, Keith Meyers threw a gem, holding Mankato to one hit and zero walks while striking out seven....
August 17, 2015 - 1:27pm
August 11, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Hampton takes one from Cannon Falls
After defeating Waterville on Saturday, Cannon Falls was staring at a berth in the Class C state tournament against Hampton. But the Cardinals jumped all over Ben Smith in the seventh, scoring four runs to pull away from the Bears, 8-2. Cannon Falls managed just one run in the...
August 11, 2015 - 2:55pm
August 4, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Zumbrota advances to Region 5C playoffs
Needing a win to move onto the Region 5C playoffs, Zumbrota opened Sunday’s game with the Rochester Roadrunners with a seven-run first inning, clinching the best-of-three series in an 11-7 Game 3 victory in Zumbrota. Andy Johnson was a force at the plate and the mound on Sunday....
August 4, 2015 - 4:18pm
July 31, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Bears win in elimination game
Cannon Falls managed to keep its postseason hopes alive on Thursday, beating Randolph 5-0 in a Classic Cannon Valley League Class C playoff elimination game at John Burch Park. The Bears’ pitching duo of Keith Meyers and Ben Smith combined to hold the Railcats to three hits...
July 31, 2015 - 3:46pm
Amateur Baseball: Serpents pounce on Bears in CCVL C playoffs
CANNON FALLS – Two innings into Wednesday’s Classic Cannon Valley League playoff game, both Cannon Falls and Lake City were staring at the likelihood that each would have to blow through a bunch of pitching just to get through nine innings. With a weekend possibly full of...
July 31, 2015 - 2:06pm
July 28, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Miesville wins 15th straight
Miesville extended its win streak to 15 games after pummeling Classic Cannon Valley League rival Hastings in a 13-2 seven-inning victory Sunday at Hastings. Brian Sprout finished 3-for-4 with a home run, four RBI and two runs scored in the Mudhens’ victory while teammates Nate...
July 28, 2015 - 2:16pm
July 27, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Buck's blast sparks Aces comeback
LAKE CITY – For 90 minutes, Lake City had Red Wing on the ropes. The Serpents had a three-run lead, and the Aces had trouble getting a key...
July 27, 2015 - 3:42pm
July 20, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Bears plunder Prescott
CANNON FALLS – Prescott started out hot, but Cannon Falls responded in a big way in the third and fourth innings on its way to an 8-5 victory...
July 20, 2015 - 5:50pm
July 10, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Miesville crushes Austin
Miesville’s offense continues to roll, ending things early with the Austin Greyhounds Wednesday with a 12-2 eight-inning victory at Jack Ruhr Field. Toby Gardenhire was the catalyst for the Mudhens’ offense, going 4-for-5 with a double and three RBI. Nate Hammes scored three...
July 10, 2015 - 3:52pm
July 7, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Mudhens tee off on Randolph
A day after being blown out by Cannon Falls, Randolph was lit up again, this time by Miesville. The Mudhens needed only seven innings to destroy the Railcats, 26-0. Only one of Miesville’s 12 hitters did not record a hit, with nine recording at least two, and four with at least...
July 7, 2015 - 1:04pm