Sports

By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports Albertville and Monticello played a closely contested game which saw the Polecats come out on top in the twelfth inning. Steven VanVleet threw ten innings for the Villains and gave up just two runs on five hits. Monticello countered with Ben Schaben, a former Villains pitcher, who pitched [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Summer league play may have recently ended in the Rockford Ringers Horseshoe Pitching Club, but the action has not. Some of the top players in the state will compete in the tournament called the Holland Classic named in honor or former state association president Jim Holland. The event is [...]

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By Bruce Strand ELK RIVER STAR NEWS Rogers auto racer Andrew List achieved his first top-10 finish in open-wheel formula car racing July 20 at the Honda Indy Toronto during his first international racing weekend. He placed 10th among 23 starters. List, 20, is a rookie in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Series Powered by [...]

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By Bruce Strand ELK RIVER STAR NEWS Cole Konczal and Jaqueline Theamert were the overall winners in the 16th annual Bigtooth Sweet Tooth 10K run on Saturday at Woodland Trails in Elk River. There were 39 men and 38 women participating in the event hosted by Elk River cross country coach Mike Niziolek “to promote [...]

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Attention all girls interested in playing volleyball for the Maple Grove Senior High 2014 season (grades seven to 12).   Tryouts will be held at Maple Grove Senior High Monday, Aug. 11 through Wednesday, Aug. 13. Tryout times are 9 to 11 a.m., lunch break and noon to 2 p.m. each day. Please bring a packed lunch.   Athletes should be prepared [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Three Rockford High School grads were big factors in helping the Loretto amateur baseball team qualifying for the state tournament for the third straight season. The Larks won the first two playoff games last weekend to secure one of the four state tourney berths from the Region 12C tournament [...]

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Youth tackle registration deadline is Aug. 15 BY DAVE PEDERSEN A record number of boys played youth tackle football last season for the Rockford Area Athletic Association, even though the national trend is for decreasing interest in the sport. “We are certain this has to do with the youth program that is entering its fifth [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Section tournament play begins for Class B amateur baseball teams in Minnesota this week, and Champlin gets to rest it players with a first-round bye. “The biggest thing is that we needed to sit for a week and heal up a little bit,” Champlin LoGators coach Tom Heifort [...]

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