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Northwoods League: Stingers welcome back five for 2013

November 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Willmar Stingers have started building their 2013 squad, announcing five players from the 2012 team will return next season. Continue Reading

Hollod to return to Stingers for 2013

October 22, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Willmar Stingers announced Monday that Matt Hollod will return as manager for the 2013 season, his fourth with the Stingers. Continue Reading

Stingers’ Dorgan and Suchy win postseason awards

October 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Willmar Stingers catcher J.D. Dorgan and first baseman Michael Suchy won Northwoods League awards announced Friday. Continue Reading

Stinger three-season attendance near 100,000 fans

September 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Willmar Stingers drew 2,319 more fans in 2012 than in 2011 and 3,795 more than 2010, their initial year in the Northwoods League, according to co-owner Ryan Voz. Continue Reading

Northwoods playoffs: Gorden’s gem leads Stingers over MoonDogs

August 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Kody Gorden should forget to bring a glove more often.
With Willmar facing elimination in the Northwoods League North Division playoffs, Stingers’ starting pitcher Gorden realized he didn’t have a glove to use an hour before the start of the game. Continue Reading

Northwoods Playoffs: Mankato thrashes Stingers

August 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The lack of pitching depth came back to haunt the Willmar Stingers as they fell to the Mankato MoonDogs 10-5 on Monday at Bill Taunton Stadium in their first-ever Northwoods League playoff game Continue Reading

Northwoods League: Stingers lose but still hold lead

August 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Working with a patched-together lineup, the Willmar Stingers fell to the Mankato MoonDogs 6-0 Friday at Bill Taunton Stadium and extended the race for a postseason spot into the final weekend of the Northwoods League second half. Continue Reading

Northwoods League: Stingers hang on to first

August 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Clinging to a half-game division lead entering the day, the Willmar Stingers inched closer to a playoff spot with a 8-3 win over the Mankato MoonDogs on Thursday at Bill Taunton Stadium. Continue Reading

Northwoods League: Stingers fall to MoonDogs 10-5

August 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Kenny Roberts’ two-run homer in the ninth inning could not spark a rally for the Willmar Stingers, as they fell to the Mankato MoonDogs, 10-5, Wednesday night at Franklin Rogers Ballpark. Continue Reading

Northwoods League: Stingers fall to Beetles

August 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The Willmar Stingers saw their lead in the Northwoods League’s North Division shaved in half after a 10-7 loss to the Alexandria Beetles on Monday. Continue Reading