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Mudhens eliminated by Wilmont PDF Print E-mail

By Byron Higgin, Mascot Publisher

jason m home runWhen it was over and Wilmont had won their way into the playoff sectionals with an 11-1 win in eight innings, Minneota Mudhen first baseman Jason Myhre (right)  had a chance to laugh about nearly the only highlight of the night — his towering home run in the seventh inning.

"That's what happens when you close your eyes and swing as hard as you can," laughed Myhre.

Yes, there was something to laugh about despite the fact the Mudhens season ending one game short of the section tournament.

Wilmont will play Luverne for the top seed going into the sectionals.

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Mudhens rally falls short at Luverne PDF Print E-mail

trollman bat flyAdam Trollman followed the flight of the ball after it left his bat.

By Byron Higgin, Mascot Publisher

It looked pretty bleak in the sixth inning after Luverne broke open a 2-1 game with seven runs to take a 9-1 lead.

But as Manager Greg Shaikoski would say later, "We didn't die," and the Minneota Mudhens rallied to get within 9-7 and left two runners stranded in the ninth.

The loss to Luverne throws Minneota into the losers' bracket. They will play Wilmont, a winner over Pipestone for the right to came back Sunday and play Luverne.

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Golfin’ to help the fight against Cancer PDF Print E-mail
busack-miller golf groupWhen over 60 people sign up to fight cancer, you’ve got something going. The Third Annual Best Ball Golf Tournament at Countryside Golf Course in Minneota last Saturday produced that many golfers. “We wanted different fund raiser ideas so we thought we’d try a golf fund raiser,” said Betsy Jo Kack, Captain of the Relay for Life event. “We decided this would be a different way to raise funds,” she said. “This fundraiser has been fantastic, it’s so much fun,” she added.  Funds are raised by those who register to golf. “Everything goes back to Relay for Life to fight cancer,” said Kack. Putting toward the hole was Dean Busack with Katy Busack (left), Judy Miller and Jim Miller watching. Staff Photo by Byron Higgin.
 
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