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Coach looks to carry momentum into next season
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
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September 1, 2011
Miesville bows out at state tourney
Miesville's run at the Minnesota Baseball Association Class B state tournament came to an end Friday in a 3-2 loss to Burnsville in Glencoe, Minn. Burnsville used a three-run eighth inning to clinch the victory. The Mudhens held a 1-0 lead heading into the bottom of the eighth when...
September 1, 2011 - 3:12pm
August 31, 2011
From Mudhens bat boy to pro pitcher - Edlefsen makes his major league debut
Twenty-two years ago, the movie "Field of Dreams" hit the big screen. Its popularity led one Twin Cities newspaper to feature one of the area's own field of dreams - the home of the Miesville Mudhens. A 4-year-old boy was pictured in the article. He was Stephen Edlefsen, the team's...
August 31, 2011 - 3:34pm
August 25, 2011
Clutch play keeps Mudhens alive
The Miesville Mudhens opened the Class B Minnesota Baseball Association State Tournament with a 1-1 record to stay alive. The Mudhens dropped the opening game 2-0 to Chaska last Saturday in Hutchinson. The Cubs took a 1-0 lead in the third inning and added to it in the sixth with...
August 25, 2011 - 8:44am
August 18, 2011
Hawks eliminated by Chaska
The Hastings Hawks were eliminated from play in the super sectional tournament last weekend in Chaska. Hastings faced Chaska in the first round and lost, 6-2. On Saturday, Hastings beat Moorhead, 8-7, to earn another shot at Chaska. Again, though, Chaska came out on top, beating...
August 18, 2011 - 10:18am
Mudhens advance to state tournament
MIESVILLE - Second chances can be a beautiful thing and the Miesville Mudhens appreciated a second crack at earning a state tournament berth Saturday at the Minnesota Baseball Association Class B Super Section Tournament at Jack Ruhr Stadium in Miesville. The Mudhens let a 2-0 lead...
August 18, 2011 - 10:17am
August 11, 2011
Mudhens, Hawks advance
Two local amateur baseball teams have advanced in postseason play. The Hastings Hawks and the Miesville Mudhens each had strong league tournaments and move on to compete in this weekend's super section tournaments across Minnesota. For Miesville, the trip to super sectionals will...
August 11, 2011 - 8:51am
August 4, 2011
Hastings Hawks beat Dundas in baseball playoffs
The Hastings Hawks got their postseason off to a great start Tuesday with a 3-0 win over Dundas. Mark Moriarty earned the win on the mound for Hastings. He threw eight innings, striking out nine and walked two. He allowed just five hits. Colin Brackeen pitched the ninth inning and...
August 4, 2011 - 9:58am
July 28, 2011
Hawks sweep Randolph, beat Bears
The Hastings Hawks had a solid week, taking two games from Randolph last Wednesday in a doubleheader at Veterans Park in Hastings. Hastings won 18-3 in the first game and 10-0 in the second. Jordy Horsch had six hits on the night, scored five runs and had two RBI.
July 28, 2011 - 1:50pm
Mudhens honor Bates and Carey
Anita Freiermuth, Chairperson of the Hall of Fame Committee, recently announced the winners for the 2011 Miesville Baseball Hall of Fame. Bruce Bates and Dave Carey are this year's inductees. Denny Hoffmann, spokesperson for the Miesville Dugout Club, provided these reports on...
July 28, 2011 - 1:39pm
Hawks, Mudhens ready for postseason play
The Hastings Hawks and the Miesville Mudhens have a longer road to get to the state amateur baseball tournament this year. In year's past, two teams from the local four-team Classic Cannon Valley League section (which also includes Red Wing and Dundas) have advanced to the state...
July 28, 2011 - 1:38pm
July 14, 2011
Mudhens struggle, top Hastings, 5-1
Mudhens starter Luke Rasmussen wasn't sharp and Miesville left runners on base in the middle innings, but the Mudhens did enough to win at home Sunday. Rasmussen lasted eight innings and allowed an earned run on nine hits. He struck out four and walked three. "Rasmussen didn't have...
July 14, 2011 - 2:02pm
July 10, 2011
Area amateur baseball: Miesville 5, Hastings 1
Mudhens starter Luke Rasmussen wasn't sharp and Miesville left runners on base in the middle innings, but the Mudhens did enough to win at home Sunday. Rasmussen lasted eight innings and allowed an earned run on nine hits. He struck out four and walked three. "Rasmussen didn't...
July 10, 2011 - 9:08pm
July 7, 2011
Mid-way through season, Hawks are 12-8
The Hastings Hawks traveled to Red Wing last Sunday and came away with a loss, dropping the team to a 1-3 record in the Classic Cannon Valley League's Class B. So far this season, the Hawks are 12-8 overall, with eight games remaining before the regular season ends July 31. Seven...
July 7, 2011 - 9:17am
Miesville falls to Red Wing
Jimmy Bohmbach drilled a hanging changeup over the left-field wall in the sixth inning Monday to snap a tie and lead Red Wing to a 4-3 victory over the Mudhens. With the win at the Athletic Field, the Aces ended an eight-game losing streak to their rivals from Miesville. "Getting...
July 7, 2011 - 9:15am
July 6, 2011
Amateur baseball: Class B wins Classic Cannon Valley League All-Star Game
Thanks to a few strong performances by Red Wing Aces representatives, Class B won the Classic Cannon Valley League All-Star Game 12-2 against Class C. Josh Thygesen pitched the sixth and seventh innings Wednesday in Hastings while Aces teammate Aaron Johnson pitched the final two...
July 6, 2011 - 11:41pm