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Luverne sweeps WBE, advances to state

WABASSO — Luverne American Legion Post 123 took three wins in two days to advance to the Legion baseball state tournament. After beating Springfield on Friday, Luverne advanced to Saturday’s Minnesota Division II, Southwest Sub-State championship matchup, needing to beat Winnebago Post ...

B.E. Area’s Fering, O’Hara captain All-Area baseball team

BLUE EARTH — At the plate, in the field or on the mound, Blue Earth Area’s Logan O’Hara and Anders Fering stood above. Fering produced a team-high .439 batting average, while collecting a team-high 29 RBIs in 23 games. O’Hara was close behind on the run production with 28 RBIs, ...

B.E. Area’s O’Hara, Fering captain All-Area baseball team

BLUE EARTH — At the plate, in the field or on the mound, Blue Earth Area’s Logan O’Hara and Anders Fering stood above. Fering produced a team-high .439 batting average, while collecting a team-high 29 RBIs in 23 games. O’Hara was close behind on the run production with 28 RBIs, ...

Jaguars’ Diegnau verbally commits to play hoops at Augustana

GRANADA — First impressions really do count. Katelyn Diegnau made one official visit to Augustana University earlier this summer, and the Granada-Huntley-East Chain senior-to-be liked the Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based campus so much, she added it to her list. “Originally, Augustana ...

Faribault legion baseball ends Fairmont’s season at sub-state

ESSIG — One big inning sank Post 36. Faribault American Legion Post 43 beat Fairmont, 6-4, during elimination-bracket action in the Division I, Sub-State 2 baseball tournament Thursday in Essig. With the win, Faribault moved on to play Mankato National, which lost the first game of the ...

Fairmont legion baseball falls just short to New Ulm in sub-state opener

SLEEPY EYE — The pitchers worked fast, threw strikes and kept the batters off-balanced. New Ulm Gold American Legion Post 132 beat Fairmont Post 36, 4-3, during first-round action in the Division I, Sub-State 2 baseball tournament Wednesday night in Sleepy Eye. With the win, New Ulm moves ...