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July 14, 2010
Amateur baseball: Thygesen helps Red Wing get past Hager City
Josh Thygesen took a big step in the right direction Wednesday night. He pitched five innings and didn't allow a run to earn the win on the mound in Red Wing's road victory over Hager City by a score of 10-2. Prior to Wednesday, he had only thrown one inning since Memorial Day because...
July 14, 2010 - 10:34pm
July 11, 2010
Area amateur baseball: St. Croix Falls 7, Hager City 4 (11 innings)
Game recap: Hager City's Chase Melstrom connected with a three-run home run in the ninth inning to tie the game and put it into extra innings. Immediately following the home run, the game was delayed for an hour and a half due to heavy rain. St. Croix Falls scored the go-ahead run...
July 11, 2010 - 10:48pm
July 10, 2010
Area amateur baseball: Lake City 8, Hager City 1
Game recap: The home team used one big inning to pull away from the Skeeters on Saturday. Difference maker: Lake City, who had nine hits as a team, scored five runs in the sixth inning. Chris Sill provided some power in that frame with a two-run homer. Top players: Sill went...
July 10, 2010 - 5:03pm
July 6, 2010
Area amateur baseball: Hager City 5, Cannon Falls 3
Game recap: The Skeeters capitalized on two Bears errors in the eighth inning to earn the win in Hager City on Tuesday. "They're always a quality team," Skeeters player/manager Cory Brathall said. "We're a young team and we're starting to get some consistency now; hopefully we can...
July 6, 2010 - 11:13pm
July 1, 2010
Area amateur baseball: Prescott 16, Hager City 9
Game recap: The visiting Pirates scored 10 runs (seven earned) off losing pitcher Wyatt Rowe over the first three innings. The Skeeters also had a solid night at the plate Wednesday. They scored three in the second and four in the sixth. "We got down early, but we fought back,"...
July 1, 2010 - 12:42am
June 27, 2010
Area amateur baseball: Hudson 7, Hager City 0
Game recap: Darren Georgakas allowed six runs (four earned) over 5 1/3 innings and suffered the loss Sunday at Hudson. Difference maker: The Skeeters collected eight hits, but they failed to string them together. "We can't get them at the right time," Hager City player/manager...
June 27, 2010 - 11:35pm
June 26, 2010
Area amateur baseball: St. Paul Mudhens 4-8, Hager City 2-4
@Normal1:St. Paul Mudhens 4, Hager City 2 (7 innings) -- Game 1 Game recap: Skeeters pitcher Wyatt Rowe had just one bad inning and it cost him: He allowed three hits and walked four batters in the four-run fourth. He retired the side in order the other six innings Saturday in...
June 26, 2010 - 10:32pm
June 20, 2010
Area amateur baseball: Elmwood 7, Hager City 6
Game recap: Elmwood scored five unanswered runs over the final two innings -- four in the eighth and one in the ninth -- to pull out the come-from-behind victory at home Sunday. Elliot Foley allowed all five runs (four earned) and suffered the loss. "It was pretty disheartening,"...
June 20, 2010 - 10:18pm
June 19, 2010
Area amateur baseball: Prescott 25, Hager City 1 (7 innings)
Game recap: The host Pirates collected 24 hits -- including 10 extra-base hits -- to route the Skeeters on Saturday. "It was like a softball game for them," said Hager City player/manager Cory Brathall, adding, "Our outfielders got a workout today running back to the fence every...
June 19, 2010 - 10:19pm
June 17, 2010
6 advance to District Soccer Shoot
Ari Mollgaard, Chloe Struss, Seth Cushing, Logan Peterson, Tom Mattfield and Aiden Coyle advanced to the Elks Metro District Soccer Shoot by...
June 17, 2010 - 11:07pm
June 5, 2010
Area amateur baseball: Serpents knock off Skeeters
Lake City 8, Hager City 0 Game recap: The visiting Serpents pounded out 14 hits to win Friday. The Skeeters finished with only two hits. Difference maker: Lake City player/manager Scott Gwaltney praised the four Wabasha players who joined the team this year. Matt Sandstrom pitched...
June 5, 2010 - 12:14am
May 23, 2010
Area amateur baseball: Plum City 13, Hager City 1 (7 innings)
Game recap: The Blues used a seven-run fourth inning to catapult past Hager City. Plum City scored in every inning on its home field Sunday except the second. Difference maker: Tony Garner pitched a six-inning no-hitter. He struck out 10 and walked three. Top players: Blues shortstop...
May 23, 2010 - 4:09pm
May 19, 2010
Area amateur baseball: Cannon Falls 4, Hager City 1
Game recap: Brandon Voth hit a two-run double in the fifth inning and finished 2-for-3 to help the Bears win at home. Difference maker: Adam Nerud and Luke Winchell both excelled on the mound Wednesday for Cannon Falls. Nerud started and lasted six innings. He allowed one earned...
May 19, 2010 - 11:21pm
May 15, 2010
Area amateur baseball: Hager City 14, Minneapolis Blue Sox 4 (7 innings)
Game recap: The Skeeters scored four runs in the home half of the sixth and six runs in the seventh to break open what had been a tight game. Hager City drew 10 walks Saturday. Difference maker: The Skeeters finished with eight hits. Seven of them came in the final two innings....
May 15, 2010 - 11:46pm
Skarlis, Lahr win tournament on Mississippi
National Professional Anglers Association members Tommy Skarlis and Jeff Lahr won the Full Throttle River Series Walleye Tournament on Pools 3 and 4 of the Mississippi River. The team weighed 41.63 pounds for five fish to break the all-time Full Throttle weight record. Skarlis and...
May 15, 2010 - 2:35pm