Jillian Klasen, a 2014 Maple Grove Senior High School graduate, has been awarded the Minnesota Women’s Golf Association (MWGA) Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to four Minnesota high school senior girls based on: academic performance, financial need, quality of character, community volunteerism and involvement or interest in golf. Klasen’s golf interest and involvement is [...]
The OMGAA 16U Fastpitch team A just came in first in their State Qualifier. Players are Bailey Deboer, Maddie Gordon, Sara Fisher, Morgan Shock, Alyssa Mickelson, Allyson Davis, Megan Mulchrone, Taylor Rosacker, Hannah Lund, Sarah Michal, Kea Anderson and Grace Park. Coaches are Mike Bies, Brian Park and Bill Michal.
By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Champlin-based youth soccer teams took their shot at international glory for the July 15-19 USA Cup in Blaine. Seven squads from the Rebels Soccer Club participated in the annual week long tournament at Blaine’s National Sports Center. Rebels U13 boys, coached by Jason Landkamer, had the deepest run in [...]
By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Team McAlpine won their fifth Matt Lee Classic softball title on Sunday, July 20 in a 15-10 victory over Chops. “We played good defense, had some big hits,” McAlpine manager Reed McAlpine said. McAlpine’s fittingly won the tournament it had been instrumental in starting. McAlpine made the tournament the [...]
Organizers of this year’s Hamel Rodeo said the four-day competition, July 10-13, would go on rain or shine. And they meant it. Professional cowboys and cowgirls competed in both sun and rain, with clouds dumping rain on Family Day events on Saturday. Volunteers from Hamel community groups put on the rodeo each year at Corcoran [...]
BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS A week earlier, the Rockford River Bandits were working on picking up the offense. This week the amateur baseball team will stress defense after allowing 43 runs in three recent games. Last week Rockford lost to Dassel-Cokato 17-4, Hutchinson 15-5 and Maple Plain 11-10 in a game stretched over [...]
BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The season came to a close for more girls fastpitch teams playing for the Rockford Area Athletic Association. The U10 Green squad captured second place at the tournament in St. Michael. Rockford’s U12 fastpitch team competed at the state tournament in the C division. The Green team played strong [...]
Rogers, Albertville win By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports St. Michael’s game against the Pioneers of Elk River was a low scoring affair. In fact, it was a no-scoring affair until the fifth inning when Tyler Field tripled in a run. After a Tyler Berg walk, the Saints got a huge hit from [...]