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Mudhens to open playoffs

Double Elimination Tournament
Saturday, July 26
At Madison
11 a.m. — Montevideo vs. Hancock
1:30 p.m. — Minneota vs. Dumont
4 p.m. — Morris vs. Ortonville
6:30 p.m. — Madison vs. Chokio  read entire story. . . .

Woodchucks finish 8-2

The Minneota Woodchucks (JV-age players) finished with an 8-2 record after beating MACCRAY 12-2 in 5 innings Tuesday. They huddled (above). Brock Fox pitched.  read entire story. . . .

Jesus Macias led Mudhens in hitting

Minneota Mudhen second baseman Jesus Macias led the team in hitting with a .449 batting average after the 17-game regular season.
He had 31 hits in 68 trips, both team-leading numbers. He also led the team in runs batted in along with teammate Tyson Sonnenburg. Both had 12. Macias also led in doubles along with Sonnenburg and Derrick Buysse with five each; one triple;and eight times hit by a pitch.  read entire story. . . .

Larson keeps title ‘in the family’

When Jesse Larson found out he didn’t tee off in the Minnesota Amateur Golf Tournament in Golden Valley until Monday, it opened the possibility of getting back into the golf tournament named after his grandfather, Wynston Boe.  read entire story. . . .

Legion got big win, then lost

After an exciting 2-1 win over Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop, the Minneota Legion was delivered into the final four on Sunday.
But a good-hitting Montevideo team and a porous defense led to a collapse and a 12-2 loss in five innings and the Minneota Legion was eliminated from the District 7 Playoffs.  read entire story. . . .

Viking Sixth Graders capture title

Second place in the state Pacesetter Sixth Grade Basketball Tournament wasn’t good enough.
So the Minneota Sixth Grade Boys went out and captured, “The Great Four-State Pacesetters Basketball Championship” last weekend at the Target Center in Minneapolis.  read entire story. . . .

On the Bench: New volleyball assistant

•Volleyball Coach Steph Hennen has two new coaches in Jenna Hennen, her daughter, and Kaley Buysse, who will coach the C squad.  read entire story. . . .

Minneota breaks Sacred Heart jinx

Sacred Heart’s impeccable baseball field, as nice as it is, has been more of a “snake pit” for Minneota.
“Our season (Legion) ended here last year. Our high school region experience ended here, too. But finally, we broke the jinx,” said Legion Manager Keven Larson after Minneota beat Sacred Heart, 4-2 Thursday night.  read entire story. . . .

National Champs

The Minneota duo of Taylor Reiss and Megan Larson helped the Southwest Minnesota Juniors capture a national title in the Twin Cities. Coached by Southwest Minnesota State University assistant volleyball Coach Tyler Boddy, the 18-1 Junior Olympic team went 11-0 in the American Division at the USA Junior Nationals June 28-July 1 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.  read entire story. . . .


American Legion Baseball
Results Last Week
Thursday, July 17
Minneota 4, Sacred Heart 2
 (Sacred Heart eliminated)
Granite Falls 7, Cottonwood 4
 (Cottonwood eliminated
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