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…

Hastings Spoils Northfield Home Opener In HS Lacrosse

The Northfield Raiders opened their 2015 boys lacrosse season on a sour note on Thursday night with a 13-4 home loss to the Hastings Raiders. The game had been close through the first quarter (4-3) and within striking distance for Northfield at halftime being just down 7-4, but Hastings added…

La Crescent Survives Errors To Stay Undefeated In Conference

The La Crescent Lancers moved their record to a perfect 3-0 in Three Rivers Conference play with an 8-7 win over the Fillmore Central Falcons on Tuesday night, but they made it much harder than it had to be.  Seven Lancer errors contributed directly or indirectly to all of the…

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…