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Bulldogs push #1 Southland


Mon, May 16th, 2011
Posted in Sports



Numbers can be deceiving. The 7-0 Southland Rebels baseball team entered their (second) match-up with GMLOK, ranked #1 in the Class A. The Bulldogs entered 2-6, unranked. As the game played out, GMLOK's hitters stood out more prominently. Caleb Leichtnam went 3-4 and stole four bases (the team stole 11). Alan McCaulley was 2-4 with 2 RBI's. Sophomore Marshall Oeltjen went 2-3 (4 RBI's) and hit his first career home run, a 3-run blast in the top of the 5th inning that gave the visiting team a 7-5 lead. The Rebels best hitter was Drew Loecher (2-4, 3 RBI's). But GMLOK was denied an upset for a couple reasons: balanced hitting, something the Rebels got, and walks. Southland's only pitcher, Adam Keiffer, issued just two (while whiffing 14). GMLOK's hurlers combined for seven. The costly ones were the five in the bottom of the 5th, the inning Southland scored the pivotal four runs of the game. The final was Rebels 10, Bulldogs 7. Southland remained undefeated, momentarily....

One-win Trojans, Brown's blast, shocks Rebels

Mon, May 16th, 2011
Posted in Sports



...It looked for all-the-world the Southland Rebels had a win nearly secured. Against 1-6 R-P, they jumped out to a 6-1 lead after three. And though R-P tightened the score (6-4) with a 3-run 4th, Southland took a 13-4 lead into the bottom o ..... 
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Scoreboard

Fri, Apr 29th, 2011
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Baseball

•(4-18) GMLOK 4, L-A 7 (Kirk Nelson 2-3, 2B, RBI, 2 SB; Marshall Oeltjen 1-2, 2 RBI's; Team: 5 hits allowed, 6 errors committed. L-A: Layton Kreidermacher 2-3, 3 RBI's; Luke Buehler 6 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 10 K, Win)

•(4-18 ..... 
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Vogen slams PEM (too)

Fri, Apr 29th, 2011
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Baseball is a game of anticipation. The delay between every pitch only stokes the hopeful fire. Things particularly heat up when the count turns 3-2, when there are two out in the top of the ninth, or when there are runners in scoring positi ..... 
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Olstad's single completes Falcon comeback

Fri, Apr 29th, 2011
Posted in Sports



In all sports, there is nothing like a good comeback (the bigger the better). A 5-1 deficit entering the bottom of the sixth in high school baseball is sizeable. That's what the Fillmore Central Falcons had to overcome against PEM. Dan Gatzk ..... 
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Falcons-Knights 2-3 at Stewie Invite

Fri, Apr 29th, 2011
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No fewer than 16 area teams descended upon the 18-hole, par 70, Willow Creek Golf Course for the Stewartville Invitational boy's golf tournament. Included were county teams Fillmore Central, Kingsland, Rushford-Peterson, and Lanesboro. And w ..... 
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Five-run fifth, Bleifus' pitching propels GMLOK

Fri, Apr 22nd, 2011
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In searching for their first win of the early season, things didn't look the best for the GMLOK Bulldogs 4 ½ innings into their contest with Caledonia-Spring Grove. C-SG had just scored four runs in the top of the inning to take a 5-3 l ..... 
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Runs, runs, runs

Fri, Apr 22nd, 2011
Posted in Sports



The number 64, as it relates to sports, is most famous per its respect to how many squads formerly made the NCAA tournament field. Other than that, individual basketball teams can score it. Football teams can combine to score it. A golfer, o ..... 
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Bren leads errorless Gophers

Fri, Apr 22nd, 2011
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On the wings of an 8-error game in their opener versus Southland, Chatfield cleaned up its defense completely (0 errors), got a solid pitching performance from Kevin Bren (2 runs, 5 hits, 6 K's over 4 innings; win) and coasted to 13-2 victor ..... 
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