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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS The winter-like early season weather resulted in a late-season log jam of makeup games in the North Star Amateur Baseball League. Matchups with the three local teams will be on the busy week’s schedule. For example, Rockford is in a stretch of playing seven games in six days. The [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Lacrosse continues to gain momentum in the Delano area this summer, especially after the program recently finished its first season as a Minnesota State High School League sanctioned program. The Delano Rage Club has grown in numbers this summer and the talent base continues on the upward trend. For example, [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Upstart Rockford lost to the well-seasoned Delano Legion baseball team 6-2 Monday, but took note of what an established program looks like. Rockford had not fielded a Legion team in several years until getting going again last season with a very young team. Legion teams are comprised of high [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Rockford does not mind meeting Delano like this, the amateur baseball team just does not like getting beat like this on two straight Sundays. The neighboring town teams met in the championship game of the Cologne Tournament Sunday, June 30, a game won by Delano 8-4. A week later [...]

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by Dave Pedersen Sun PRESS Newspapers The Delano 4th of July Celebration will once again include the adult softball and American Legion baseball tournaments, July 3-6. In baseball, Delano opens the Stars and Stripes Tournament against St. Louis Park at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 3 at Dave Zitzloff Field. Other games at the field involve [...]

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by Dave Pedersen Sun PRESS Newspapers Weather permitting, the three area men’s amateur baseball teams will see a little more action than they did last week when there were fields of streams. Fields were unplayable Sunday when Rockford was scheduled to face rival Loretto. The game was re-scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Friday [...]

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by Dave Pedersen Sun PRESS Newspapers  The dust has not yet started to collect on Delano’s state baseball tournament trophy when players were back in action gearing for a busy summer. Since most sports compete over the summer, the three-sport athlete has some work to do. Take Toby Hanson for example, who recently finished his [...]

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Tigers go 1-2 in St. Cloud to place fourth BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Delano started nine seniors and played all 10 in the State Class AA baseball consolation title game Friday in St. Cloud as a way of saying thanks for being an iatrical part of the Tiger tradition. After losing to Perham [...]

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