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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Volunteers are in the final push to get the Delano Municipal Baseball Park ready for the State Class C Amateur Baseball Tournament starting Friday, Aug. 16. “It has been extremely gratifying to see the community pull together over the past few years to make dramatic improvements to Delano Municipal Baseball Park as [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN The Delano Rage U15 boys lacrosse team won the Northwest District playoff title game over Maple Grove to advance to the state tournament in Eden Prairie last weekend. At state, Delano got off to a good start with a 2-1 victory over Waconia, but lost to White Bear Lake 5-1 and Spring [...]

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In its third year, the Wright County Soccer Club’s MVP Camp continues to grow. There were 40 girls and boys total the first year, 95 last year and 122 at the camp run July 15-10 for ages 6 to 16. “Players have lots of fun while working on skills and learning to play the game [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN The field of eight teams is set for the Region 12C amateur baseball tournament played in Howard Lake. Two of the three local teams will contend for spots at the state tournament set for Delano. The Rockford River Bandits had a chance to advance by playing in a five-team playoff last weekend [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN The Delano Rage U15 boys lacrosse team defeated Maple Grove 7-2 last week to earn the top spot in the Northwest District at 8-2. Delano was scheduled to play either Elk River or Maple Grove Wednesday, after this issue went to press. The winner advances to the state tournament Aug. 3-4 in [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN The Wright County Soccer club’s U15 C2 Blue Lightning had to defeat one of the top teams in the state to advance to the state tournament. The club that includes players from Rockford, Delano and Buffalo opened the state qualifying tournament by avenging a loss to Minneapolis United 3-0. Next came the [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Local amateur baseball teams had a week of give and take when playing each other during the last week of the regular North Star League season. The Loretto Larks beat the Delano A’s 7-1 Wednesday, Delano beat the Rockford River Bandits 11-0 Friday and Rockford knocked off Loretto 4-2 Saturday. The games [...]

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Despite producing a .500 record in league play, the Wright County Soccer U13 C3 boys team won the recent Burnsville Fire Cup tournament. The Wright County Wookies started with a 4-0 win over Alexandria, before losing to Bloomington Phoenix 4-3. Adam Smith scored all three WCS goals. There still was a chance to advance to [...]

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