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The Minnesota Comets 17U basketball team took first in the final chapter of the New York to Los Angeles tournament last weekend in Las Vegas. Pictured: (back row, left to right) Derek Thompson (Cold Spring), Jimmy Volbrecht (Jordan), Simon Wright (Hopkins), Matt Monke (Fergus Falls), Gavin Baumgartner (Wayzata), Connor Schoberg (Cold Spring), (front row, left to right) Burt Hedstrom (Minnetonka), Jaran Roste (Alexandria), Bryce Irsfeld (Browerville), Dillon Haider (Melrose) and Ryan Lindberg (Wayzata).
Minnesota 17U Comets crowned champs at national tourney
10 hours 15 min ago
Mike Forester throws a pitch for the Alexandria Classic Clippers during a 35-over game on July 27, 2013. Five local towns will be hosting the first weekend of the Minnesota Senior Men's Amateur Baseball Association State Tournament for the first time on Aug. 20-21. (File photo)
Senior men's state baseball tourney hits area in late August
10 hours 15 min ago
Nick Heinen, the 2015 men's division champion from Oklahoma, watches his shot off the seventh tee box during last year's Resorters Golf Tournament. (File Photo)
Talent abounds in 2016 Resorters
10 hours 15 min ago
A cluster of participants compete during the Grant County Fair's lawnmower demolition derby on Sunday, July 24 in Herman. The Alexandria team took seven mowers to the derby, with three finishing in the top three overall. (Contributed)
Local team finishes 1-2-3 at Grant County Fair's lawnmower demolition derby
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The Alexandria 13U baseball team poses with its Minnesota Sports Federation Div. AA State Championship banner last weekend in Marshall. Pictured: (back row, left to right) coach Mark Anderson, Florian Koep, Treyton Thompson, Josh Helling, coaches Dave Wegner and Rod Helling, (middle row, left to right) coach Jerrod Kelley, Elijah Holthaus, Sam Boettner, Brady McCoy, Shane Kelley, Riley Carlsen and coach Mike Petron, (front row, left to right) Andrew Wegner, Brady Anderson and Tyler Petron. (Contributed)
Alex 13U youth baseball team wins Marshall tourney
10 hours 15 min ago
July 28, 2016
Meghan Orgeman Crumb
Orgeman Crumb selected as Minnesota girls' track coach of the year
July 28, 2016 - 9:45am
July 27, 2016
Alexandria VFW 16s' leadoff hitter Michael Kuhn slides safely back into third during the bottom of the first inning against Morris in the district playoffs on Tuesday night at Knute Nelson Ballpark. The 16s advanced to the district quarterfinals to face the 15s on Friday night after a 13-3 six-inning win. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
VFW district baseball: 16s to square off with 15s after six-inning win
July 27, 2016 - 10:20am
Seven under-14 Alex Swim Club members head to state at Rochester
July 27, 2016 - 8:57am
July 25, 2016
Alexandria's Cameron Hochsprung wears his medal around his neck and holds up his Grandma's Marathon finisher t-shirt. At 13 years old, Hochsprung was the youngest male finisher at the 2016 race. (Contributed)
A first time finisher at Grandma's: Hochsprung youngest male finisher at Duluth marathon
July 25, 2016 - 2:18pm
Millerville centerfielder Zach Carlson charges a ball that dropped for a hit before throwing home to try to cut off an Osakis runner during Sunday's playoff game against the Hawks. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Millers look ahead to next summer after two losses
July 25, 2016 - 12:30pm
Alexandria's Jack Allen of the VFW 15s throws in a game against the Alexandria 16s on July 5. Allen and the 15s squad are seeded third in the district tournament, while the 16s take the second seed into the playoffs.
Alexandria set to host VFW tournament this weekend
July 25, 2016 - 12:30pm
The Alexandria Post 87 Legion baseball team poses for a photo during the district tournament in Thief River Falls this past weekend. (Contributed)
Bemidji takes Sub-state 14 title from Alex
July 25, 2016 - 12:23pm
Alex Horseshoe League results
July 25, 2016 - 11:37am
Alexandria Black Sox player/manager Alex Harste throws to first for an out during a game against Sauk Centre on July 17. The Black Sox won that game in the regular season but fell 4-3 to Sauk Centre on Sunday as the summer came to an end for Alexandria.
One region spot left to fill from Resorters playoffs
July 25, 2016 - 10:27am
July 24, 2016
Long Prairie second baseman Zach Miller (right) is tagged out sliding into second base by Carlos shortstop Landon Olson during the top of the fourth inning in a Resorters East playoff game on Sunday night in Carlos. The Predators clinched the first of two division spots in the Region 16C tournament with a 9-2 victory over the top-seeded Cougars. (Will Benson | Echo Press)
Resorters playoffs: Long Prairie clinches region bid as Carlos' hopes tabled to Saturday
July 24, 2016 - 9:32pm