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Northwoods Playoffs: La Crosse sweeps Mankato to win title

August 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The La Crosse Loggers followed up a 12-2 drubbing of Mankato in the opening game of the best-of-three Northwoods League championship series with a 8-1 win Friday to claim their first league title Continue Reading

Northwoods Playoffs: MoonDogs take out Stingers

August 15, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Pair of 3-run frames helps Mankato advance to league championship while ending the Willmar Stingers’ best season in the franchise’s three years Continue Reading

Northwoods Baseball: Third time’s the charm for Stingers

August 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Willmar earned its first Northwoods League postseason berth on Saturday and the Stingers face Mankato today in the first game of a best-of-three series Continue Reading

Northwoods Baseball: Stinger clinch North, first playoff spot

August 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

After Willmar’s 9-2 win over Thunder Bay and Rochester’s thrilling comeback win over St. Cloud, the Stingers are in the Northwoods League playoffs for the first time in their three-year history Continue Reading

Northwoods Baseball: Suchy’s power surge helps keep Stingers in first

August 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Michael Suchy’s power and eight strong innings from starter Tanner Banks and the Willmar Stingers’ bullpen gave the Stingers a 5-3 over Alexandria on Tuesday and kept Willmar in line for its first-ever playoff spot Continue Reading

Northwoods Baseball: Social media fans to determine events at Stingers game

August 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Willmar Stingers fans will have the opportunity to create their own night at the ballpark by voting on the Stingers Facebook page Continue Reading

Northwoods Baseball: Stingers bounce back to clip Rox

July 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Willmar’s power returned Sunday night with four home runs to fuel a 7-5 victory against the St. Cloud Rox that moved the Stingers back into first place by a half-game Continue Reading

Northwoods Baseball: Stingers stumble against St. Cloud

July 28, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Two runs in the second inning marked the only offense for the Willmar Stingers on a night when St. Cloud posted a 4-2 win Saturday night at Bill Taunton Stadium Continue Reading

Willmar, Minn.’s, Art in the Park: The artist’s story . . .

July 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Combining her love of art with her love of baseball, Dauk created a special painting for the event.
In her painting, four children wearing black and yellow Stingers’ baseball caps are standing along a fence watching a Stingers’ baseball game in the background.
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Art in the Park Monday in Willmar, Minn.

July 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Art projects, demonstrations, raffle all part of Monday’s Stingers game in Willmar, Minn. Continue Reading