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Osakis’ Michael Herringshaw races toward home for the first of his four runs during a 17-3 win over Wheaton in the District 7 playoffs on Tuesday. Herringshaw went 4-for-4 with two triples and three RBIs in the game. (Eric Morken/Echo Press)

Living for the playoffs

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The Osakis Legion baseball team is at the point in the season where the focus gets a little sharper as the lofty expectations this group has for itself sits right in front of them.


These players and head coach Shad Schmidt proved during the 2013 school season that they can set big goals and go out and get them. They talked about playing at Target Field for the Class A title game before the season even started that year, and that’s exactly where they ended up.

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Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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