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Winds of change: Discussion heating up on whether to

August 7, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

An idea floating around American Legion baseball circles in North Dakota may have legs.
Talk of a third division continues to heat up, and the secretary of the Legion athletic committee Jake Raile said there has been some discussion of having a separate class for small Class A schools such as Jamestown, Valley City, Wahpeton and Devils Lake.
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Legion baseball: Strong summer ends at state

August 6, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Post 87 got a walk-off win but ran into good pitching in two losses. Continue Reading

Legion baseball: One last rally earns bid to state

August 1, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Alex Legion team trailed by one before scoring 15 runs over the final five innings. Continue Reading

Late rally lifts Beulah by LaMoure

August 1, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Normally solid defensively, a couple of costly miscues cost LaMoure Post 19 on Wednesday night.
Post 19 took a 3-1 lead into the bottom of the sixth inning, but a pair or errors aided a late Beulah rally. After the Cyclones tied it at 3-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning, they won it in the eighth as the home team moved into winner’s-bracket play with a 4-3 triumph.
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Post 14 wins opener

July 31, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Riley Schafer found a way to atone for his first-inning struggles.
The Jamestown Post 14 pitcher may have surrendered four runs in the first inning, but he went 4-for-4 from his leadoff spot and held Mandan to one run the rest of the way in a 15-5, seven-inning win Tuesday at the Class A state tournament in West Fargo.
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Familiar spot for LaMoure

July 31, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Being an athlete in a small town often means playing multiple sports
There aren’t many specialists in small towns, and that’s a good thing.
Few towns crank out more 3-sporters than LaMoure. That will be on display again this week in Beulah where the Post 19 American Legion baseball team is in the state tournament for seventh time in the last eight years.
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Legion baseball: Dramatic comeback forces game two against Bemidji

July 30, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Alexandria rallied in the ninth and 13th innings in a must-win game on Sunday. Continue Reading

Working for the weekend: Jamestown Post 14 hopes for run at state tourney

July 30, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

If pitching is any indication of how far a team can go in the postseason, then Jamestown Post 14 could be in line for a good week.
But to get to the weekend’s championship slate at the Class A state tournament in West Fargo, second baseman Jake Stilwell said his team needs timely hitting most of all.
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Fargo takes two from Jamestown

July 26, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Jamestown was held to four runs in 15 innings as Fargo Post 2 earned a sweep Wednesday at Jack Williams Stadium. Continue Reading

Errors doom Osakis in title game rematch

July 25, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Osakis Legion had an uncharacteristic night in an 8-2 loss to BOLD Continue Reading