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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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by Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   A new district scheduling system adopted by the Minnesota State High School League on May 26 worked out well for the District 728 schools. Effective in 2015, this arrangement puts Elk River and Rogers in the same district. They will likely have  all eight games against nearby [...]

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By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News   Colton Buege, former Rogers all-state golfer, has qualified for the U.S. Amateur tournament. Buege, 22, placed second in a sectional qualifier at Fox Hollow with a 3-under-par 71-70-141 on Monday at Rush Creek in Maple Grove. “This will be my first U.S. Am. I’ve tried five or [...]

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STMA Utd S.C. is proud to announce that four teams have qualified for this years State Championships. It has been a long season for all our teams, but these four have done exceptionally well in their brackets to make it through. U14 Girls coached by Tomas Rodriguez came out of the blocks relatively slow this [...]

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