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May 22, 2018
SOFTBALL: Osakis rally cut short in 16-12 loss
The Osakis softball team blitzed back from a 15-1 deficit in the Section 6AA Tournament opener Monday in Holdingford, but the Silverstreak rally...
May 22, 2018 - 10:45am
May 16, 2018
Softball: Osakis defeats Lakers in seventh inning
The Osakis softball team is inching toward a .500 record after adding two more wins to the season early this week. The Silverstreaks started with a five-run lead in Minnewaska on Tuesday night but fell behind 7-5 after five innings. Osakis tied up the game with two runs in the...
May 16, 2018 - 12:13pm
May 11, 2018
Softball: Osakis snaps three-game skid
The Osakis softball team snapped a three-game losing streak on Thursday night as the Silverstreaks put away Swanville in a 7-2 final. The Silverstreaks...
May 11, 2018 - 12:13pm
May 8, 2018
Softball: Osakis falls to Melrose
The Osakis softball team fell behind early when the team travelled to Melrose on Monday night. The Dutchmen built up a 5-1 lead after three innings. The Silverstreaks got two more runs on the board in the top of the fifth but it wasn't enough in a 5-3 loss. "We had opportunities...
May 8, 2018 - 1:19pm
May 6, 2018
Softball: Silverstreaks split conference doubleheader in LPGE
The Osakis softball team split a Prairie Conference doubleheader with Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Friday night. The first game went to the Thunder, 10-1, but the Silverstreaks bounced back and took the second game, 12-6.
May 6, 2018 - 7:58pm
May 2, 2018
Softball: Silverstreaks sweep Upsala
The Osakis softball team snapped a three-game losing streak by sweeping Upsala in a high-scoring Prairie Conference doubleheader. "These both were good and much-needed wins," Osakis head coach John Stigman said. "This was a true team win, with contributions from up and down the lineup."...
May 2, 2018 - 3:27pm
May 1, 2018
Softball: Silverstreaks lose on a walk-off
The Osakis softball team held a lead in Perham until the sixth inning when the Yellowjackets tied the game 4-4 and then went on to take a 5-4 walk-off victory in the seventh. "In both innings, there were a couple calls that didn't go our way that led to both the tying and the winning...
May 1, 2018 - 10:01am
April 27, 2018
Softball: Silverstreaks fail to catch Sauk Centre
The Osakis softball team fell behind 5-0 after the top of the second inning when the Silverstreaks hosted Sauk Centre on Friday night. Osakis...
April 27, 2018 - 8:45pm
April 25, 2018
Softball: Osakis cruises after eight-run first
The Osakis softball team couldn’t have gotten its season off to a much better start on Tuesday. The Silverstreaks pushed eight runs across...
April 25, 2018 - 9:09am
April 11, 2018
Making the best of a bad situation
Coaches and players from the Alexandria baseball team had every intention of meeting at Knute Nelson Ballpark on April 2 to shovel off snow on...
April 11, 2018 - 5:47am
May 25, 2017
Softball: Streaks rally for three seventh-inning runs to take second in the 6AA-North
Last spring, the Osakis softball team’s season ended by a 9-8 walkoff loss to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle. This year in the same game – the 6AA-North...
May 25, 2017 - 10:42pm
May 24, 2017
Softball: Perham upsets Osakis in subsection semis
The Osakis softball team went into the 6AA-North Subsection semifinals as the top seed, but fifth-seeded Perham wasn’t intimidated and used...
May 24, 2017 - 6:21pm
May 17, 2017
Softball: Streaks head into 6AA-North Subsection Tournament with top seed
The Osakis softball team's 14-3 regular season record was enough to earn the top seed heading into the 6AA-North Subsection Tournament. The Silverstreaks are scheduled to host No. 8 Ottertail Central at 4:30 Friday. The winner of that matchup will face the winner of No. 4 Staples-Motley...
May 17, 2017 - 2:33pm
May 12, 2017
Softball: Osakis keeps rolling
The Osakis softball team continued its powerful run on Thursday, winning its second mercy-rule game in a row with a 17-2 victory over Swanville in five innings. "We played a good ballgame today," head coach John Stigman said. "Offensively, we were very patient at the plate. We didn't...
May 12, 2017 - 12:40pm
May 7, 2017
Softball: Streaks still perfect in Prairie after sweep of Thunder
A sweep for the Osakis softball team over Long Prairie-Grey Eagle on Friday kept the Silverstreaks perfect in the Prairie Conference. Osakis (9-2, 5-0 Prairie North) won an 11-8 game in the opener before having a little bit easier time in a 14-5 win in the nightcap. The Thunder (3-9,...
May 7, 2017 - 12:18pm