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by Dave Pedersen Loretto was one and done at the state amateur baseball tournament hosted by Delano after losing 6-0 to the Elrosa Saints Saturday. The Saints scored one run in the first, third, fourth and seventh, before tacking on two in the eighth in a 12-hit attack. Loretto spread out hits from five different [...]

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by Dave Pedersen Since move up to Class 3A two years ago, Delano has not qualified for the state volleyball tournament. The Tigers had advanced the previous four consecutive years. The return of one All-State, two All-Wright County Conference and two honorable mention selections gives the team the idea that getting back to state is [...]

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by Dave Pedersen Delano’s tennis team hopes to start another good run to the top in what will be a rebuilding year for coach Kim Finn. The Tigers graduated eight of the top players from the team that went 15-1, with the only loss coming in the Section 2AA championship match against state power Minnetonka. [...]

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by Dave Pedersen The high school soccer season kicks off this week for both Delano and Rockford girls and boys where three of teams have new coaches. Mike Leipholtz of the Rockford boys is the lone area head coach returning. The team is not as young as in recent years, including only seniors, juniors and [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Loretto reached its goal of playing in the state amateur baseball tournament played in Delano and Maple Lake, but took the long road to get there. The Larks open state tourney play in Delano as the No. 2 seed from Region 12 at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 against Elrosa. The winner [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Even after he retired from playing amateur baseball in Delano for 21 years, Jeff Janzen is still deeply involved as co-chair of the state tournament committee. Delano is hosting the State Class B and C tournaments along with Maple Lake starting Friday, Aug. 16. Action continues the following two weekends. The first [...]

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The City of Delano will conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony and ballpark tours at Delano Municipal Baseball Park, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14. The stadium was ungraded in preparation to hosting the State Class C Amateur Baseball Tournament starting Friday, Aug. 16. Action continues the weekends of Aug. 16-18, 23-25 and Aug. 30-Sept. 2.

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN After the first weekend of Region 12 amateur baseball playoffs, both the Delano A’s and Loretto Larks were one win away from playing at the State Class C tournament hosted by Delano and Maple Lake. Last year it was decided more teams should have the chance to qualify for state from the [...]

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