DELANO -- A first-round victory in the Class C amateur baseball state tournament remains elusive for the Stewartville-Racine Sharks.
DASSEL -- The Rochester Royals had a short stay in the Class B amateur baseball state tournament on Saturday as they were eliminated in the first round with a 10-0 loss to the Blaine Fusion in eight innings.
Jim Frigaard recorded a hole-in-one at Pine Island Golf Course on Aug. 12. He aced the 120-yard fourth hole using a hybrid. It was his fourth career hole-in-one. Witnesses were Mike Krier and Jim Ihrke.
The Rochester Royals rode the strong pitching of Matt Meyer and Mitch Brown to earn a berth in the Class B amateur baseball state tournament. The Royals might need the pair to step up again if they wish to succeed at the state level.
Stewartville-Racine is getting used to qualifying for the Class C amateur baseball state tournament. Now the Sharks would like to make a little noise at the event.
A record of 9-13 and headed to a state tournament? That might not sound impressive, but Lake City probably won't get overlooked as the Class C amateur baseball state tournament begins this weekend.
The Rochester Honkers wrapped up their first season under new ownership on Sunday with a 10-6 loss at Mankato. The Honkers finished with a record of 38-34, which was seventh-best in the 22-team league, but they play in the league's toughest division and didn't qualify for the playoffs.
MANKATO — The Rochester Honkers on Sunday had a chance to wrap up the Northwoods League season with a five-game winning streak, but they couldn't get the job done against Mankato. Despite homers from Ryan Wrobleski, Aaron Simmons and Zach Zalesky, the Honkers fell to the MoonDogs 10-6.
ELKO -- Matt Meyer struck out a whopping 19 batters and pitched a nine-inning complete game to lead the Rochester Royals past Elko 5-3 in a Section 1B elimination game in amateur baseball on Friday night.
Joey Fodstad's second season with the Rochester Grizzlies hasn't officially started, but he already sounds like a team leader.