Rockford- Delano sports briefs

Saints play baseball in Delano

The St. Paul Saints are coming to Delano Municipal Baseball Park on Saturday, May 11 to play a 2 p.m. game against the North Star League amateur baseball all-stars.

All proceeds will go directly into the ongoing Delano ballpark improvements so it is in top shape to host the state tournament this summer.

The Saints will play a collection of town team players from around the area including Delano’s Andy Brown, Kevin Jaunich, Joey Althoff and Jeff Althoff.

There will be a pre-game home run derby along with the fun entertainment conducted between innings associated with the Saints.

Advanced tickets are $7 and $8 at the gate. Checks should be made out to the Delano Athletic Club. Tickets are available at Delano City Hall, the State Bank of Delano, Crow River Bank, Coborn’s, All Seasons Sports, Jaunich Tire and from any Delano Athletic Club member.

Or you can contact Joe Schleper or Andy Brown to pick up tickets at the Delano school district.

Another fundraiser event for the field is an omelet breakfast, 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 12 at the Delano Legion. Tickets are $8.

Individuals or businesses are encouraged to take out an ad for the upcoming state town team baseball tournament. Contact Joe Schleper at 763-972-3865

Because of all the improvements being made at Delano Municipal Baseball Park, the city has been able to attract a St. Paul Saints game, the 2013 High School Section baseball tourney, the 2013 state town team tourney and the 2014 State Legion baseball tournament.

Some of the many improvements include new stadium style seats, scoreboard, bathrooms and concession stand.

Horseshoe league signup

The Rockford Ringers Horseshoe Club will have its spring meeting at the Rockford Lions Park Building, 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30.

Handicapped league play usually begins around mid-May and runs 10 weeks. League play is on Tuesday and or Wednesday evenings.

Information: Marv or Marlys Timm at 763-479-2951 or Ron Fadden at 763-551-7583 or 763-658-4922.

Rasmussen on the run

Alyssa Rasmussen of Delano is a member of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls women’s track and field roster.

UW-River Falls competes in NCAA Division III and the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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