Lourdes Sweeps K-M In Early Season HVL Showdown

It didn’t have quite the same importance as a game, or games, that will be played between these two teams in roughly a month from now, but a baseball game between the two perennial baseball giants of the HVL conference is always worth attending.  The doubleheader between Rochester Lourdes and…

Byron Bears Sweep Doubleheader In Lake City

NOTE:  The pictures are from the first game only as I had to leave before game 2 started.  Coming off a shutout win over Stewartville the night before, the Byron Bears came into their doubleheader with the Lake City Tigers with the momentum of a three game winning streak and…

Byron Wins Third Straight

NOTE:  The stats / story are somewhat incomplete as I did not get to this game until midway through the second inning. The Byron Bears picked up their third consecutive win with an 8-0 Friday night win over HVL rival Stewartville at Byron Middle School.  Pitcher Evan Vick picked up…

Lourdes Remains Unbeaten With A Win Over Kenyon-Wanamingo

Based on the first few innings of the game, no one should have expected the frantic back and forth finish that the Rochester Lourdes vs. Kenyon-Wanamingo game turned out to be.  The first three rapid and scoreless innings seemed to indicate an early season pitchers dual, but as it turned…

Lake City Wins In Extra Innings Pitchers’ Dual

The Lake City Tigers evened their record at 2-2 on the season with a 2-1 8 inning win over the Wabasha-Kellogg Falcons on Saturday afternoon in Lake City as part of a four team baseball invitational event.   Michael Noll’s walk off walk in the bottom of the eighth inning…

K-M’s Knutson Dominates On The Mound; KoMets Flex Some Muscle

Kasson-Mantorville improved it’s record to 2-0, and ruined the Cannon Falls Bombers’ season home opener with a convincing 8-0 win Friday night.  K-M pitcher Riley Knutson picked up the win with 6 shutout innings.   Knutson gave up just one hit in his six innings, that coming in the first…

Randolph Rolls Over Goodhue

The Goodhue Wildcats were seemingly destined for a home opening win against the Randolph Rockets on Monday.  While both teams were struggling to mount an effective offense, a first inning run scored by Logan Breuer and four quick shutout innings from pitcher Riley Augustine had the game seemingly well in…

Lake City Upset & Caledonia Advances

A much anticipated meeting between the #1 seeded Caledonia Warriors and the #2 seeded Lake City Tigers in the Section 1AA East tournament was thwarted Monday night at the Mayo Civic Center.  The Caledonia Warriors did their part with a 74-62 win over the #4 seeded Chatfield Gophers on the…

Zumbrota-Mazeppa Upsets Kenyon-Wanamingo To Advance to State

The Zumbrota-Mazeppa Cougars continued their somewhat unexpected miracle season with a surprising upset of the number one seeded Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights in the Section 1A team wrestling championship at the Mayo Civic Center.  The second seeded Cougars needed to hold the Knights’ heavyweight, Seth Donkers, from anything greater than a major…

Lake City Cruises To Semi-Final Of 1AA East

The second seeded Lake City Tigers had a relatively easy time dispatching the very young #7 seeded Lewiston-Altura Cardinals on Thursday night in Lake City by a 62-42 score that put them into the Section 1AA East semi-finals. Brady Kuchinka led the Tigers with 16 points in the game which…