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June 11, 2013
BASEBALL: Blackduck's Bales appreciates opportunity to play in state tournament again
BLACKDUCK — Colton Bales admits to being a small-town kid who appreciates baseball and looks forward to playing the game in quality ballparks. The...
June 11, 2013 - 9:34pm
June 10, 2013
Twins place Hicks on 15-day DL, recall Arcia from Rochester
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Aaron Hicks on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain. Hicks left the nightcap of Sunday's day-night doubleheader against the Nationals in Washington. To replace Hicks on the roster, the Twins will...
sports / twins
June 10, 2013 - 9:13pm
June 8, 2013
Blackduck draws Osakis for state tournament opener
BLACKDUCK — The Blackduck baseball team will begin its Class A state tournament action 3 p.m. Thursday at the Mini Met in Jordan against Osakis. The Drakes and Osakis both will bring 18-2 records into the tournament. Blackduck was among three teams in the field that were unseeded....
June 8, 2013 - 1:31pm
June 7, 2013
BASEBALL: Everyone shares in Blackduck's success
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Early Friday night near Blackduck the sirens sounded, the flashing lights on the police cars and fire trucks pierced the sky and Highway 71 was clogged with a ribbon of slow-moving vehicles. A stranger coming upon the area would have wondered what calamity...
June 7, 2013 - 10:00pm
Blackduck baseball headed back to state with 6-5 win over Norman County
THIEF RIVER FALLS — It took a dramatic seventh inning, but Blackduck is headed back to state. After a spirited comeback capped by a three-run sixth inning, the Drakes had to fend off a Norman County rally in the seventh inning for the right to win the Section 8A baseball title....
June 7, 2013 - 5:15pm
June 6, 2013
BASEBALL: Blackduck falls to Norman County 6-5, sets up-winner-take-all final Friday
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Norman County thwarted Blackduck’s attempt to return to the state tournament for the second straight year. The Panthers beat the Drakes 6-5 in the first game of the Section 8A championship series Thursday afternoon at Northland Technical and Community College...
June 6, 2013 - 10:54pm
June 5, 2013
BASEBALL: Experienced Blackduck eyeing state again
BLACKDUCK — The baseball parks in Jordan and Chaska are among the best in Minnesota. In the small towns of southern Minnesota, baseball is one of the threads that binds the community. Having a beautiful and manicured baseball complex is not a luxury — it is a priority. Last...
June 5, 2013 - 9:36pm
June 4, 2013
BASEBALL: Blackduck beats Win-E-Mac 11-7, is one win away from return trip to state
THIEF RIVER FALLS — A year ago the Blackduck baseball team advanced to the Class A state tournament for the first time in the program’s history. Tuesday at Northland Community and Technical College the Drakes moved within one victory from making their second state trip. On...
June 4, 2013 - 10:45pm
June 3, 2013
Blackduck continues run at state tournament
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Blackduck will continue its quest for a return trip to the state Class A baseball tournament at 4 p.m. today when it faces Win-E-Mac in the winner’s bracket final of the Section 8A baseball tournament. After playing last week at Bemidji State University...
June 3, 2013 - 7:06pm
May 31, 2013
BASEBALL: Playoff loss doesn't spoil great season for Bemidji
BEMIDJI – When Bemidji High School baseball coach Mike Fogelson reflects on the 2013 season he will smile when remember the players and the...
sports / Lumberjacks
May 31, 2013 - 9:50pm
May 30, 2013
BASEBALL: Blackduck takes the first step back to state with pair of Sub-Section wins
BEMIDJI — The Section 8A baseball tournament continued Thursday at the Bemidji State University diamond and Blackduck remained on course to...
May 30, 2013 - 10:06pm
May 29, 2013
AREA BASEBALL: Blackduck faces Remer today in Section 8A tournament
BLACKDUCK — The Section 8A baseball tournament continues today and the East Sub-Section action will be held at the Bemidji State University diamond. The four remaining teams in the West Sub-Section will begin the double-elimination portion of their tournament today at Sacred...
May 29, 2013 - 9:37pm
May 27, 2013
BASEBALL: Bemidji beats Sartell, falls to Brainerd on first day of Section 8-3A tournament
BRAINERD — The Bemidji High School baseball team opened and closed its Monday with a pair of 10-run-rule ballgames. Unfortunately for the Lumberjacks, they were on the losing end of the latter game. Bemidji blanked Sartell-St. Stephen 10-0 in its opening round game at the...
sports / Lumberjacks
May 27, 2013 - 9:43pm
May 25, 2013
BASEBALL: BSU's Kalis named All-American
Bemidji State senior Logan Kalis became the second BSU baseball player to be named All-American in two years Friday, as he was placed on the Daktronics NCAA Division II Baseball All-America Third Team. Kalis earned All-American status at utility player and pitcher, a category...
sports / beavers
May 25, 2013 - 8:17pm
BASEBALL: Bemidji grad Rutledge to play at St. Cloud State
ST. CLOUD — Bemidji’s Cody Rutledge will be returning to Minnesota this fall. After spending this season playing baseball for Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kan., the 2012 Bemidji High School graduate will move back to Minnesota to suit up for the St. Cloud...
sports / Lumberjacks
May 25, 2013 - 8:15pm