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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 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 DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford Area Athletic Association’s U12 fastpitch team made a great run in the playoffs this season. In the end of June the team placed third at the state qualifier in Ham Lake, which also qualified the team to go to Nationals. At the state tournament July 12 and 13 [...]

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The Wright County Soccer club’s U12 C3 girls soccer team split two games at last week’s Minnesota Youth Soccer Association’s state tournament in Lakeville. WCS took a 10-1-1 record to state under the direction of coaches Andy Frechette and Josh Hutchcraft. After losing 3-2 to Shakopee last night, the team ended the season with a [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS After dominating for most of the first two amateur baseball playoff games, the Rockford River Bandits slipped enough to let one get away, ending the season with an 8-7 loss to Cokato Saturday in the Class C Region 12 tournament. Rockford was one of the five teams battling in [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN It was an improbable run for the Wright County Soccer club’s U12 C3 girls soccer team that went from the bottom position in the West District last summer to be league champion this season. The rise to the top included qualifying for the state tournament being played this week. The state title [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Not making it to the state youth soccer tournament did not define the seasons for the Wright County Soccer club’s U11 boys and U16 girls C2 teams. Both teams only had one loss during the season, which happened to come in the first round of the single elimination playoffs. Because of the [...]

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