Great season for Kimball Gold 10U baseball

Kimball had two 10u baseball teams as part of the Crow River Youth Baseball League this summer. Kimball Gold posted a 9-3 regular season record and went 2-2 in the postseason tournament ending in fourth place. The boys enjoyed every aspect of the game and played with great enthusiasm.

Crow River 12U baseball results

The Kimball boys 12U baseball team completed their season July 18 in the Crow River baseball league. The season was off to a slow start, with a record of 1-7-1 before winning our last three games of the season. The boys greatly improved in fielding, pitching, and base running. We were placed in the Bronze…

Hawks end season with two playoff losses

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor A 7-2 loss to the Cold Spring Rockies on Saturday, July 24, set the Eden Valley Hawks into the “losers” playoff game in the Central Valley League South at the Pearl Lake Lakers on Sunday where one of the teams would live to play for a spot in the regional…

Team Mackereth leads Men’s League

In the Tuesday Men’s League last week, the season lead continued in the grip of  first place. 1st place: Team Mackereth – Al Mackereth, George Mackereth, Garry Miller, Dick Stuhr, and Mark Miller. 2nd place: Team Kunkel – Mark Kunkel, Joe Ziebol, Randy Honer, and Ken Isaacson. 3rd place: Team Hartel – Tony Schmitz, Charlie…

Clippers pound Nicks for regional playoff ticket

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor As the #1 team in the Central Valley League North, the Watkins Clippers hosted #4 team St. Nicholas Nicks for the first playoff game this season, Saturday afternoon, July 24. The Clippers scored 3 runs in the bottom of the first inning, and they never looked back. The Nicks were…

Express beat Gussies to earn regional playoff spot

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor #2 team Kimball Express hosted #3 St. Augusta Gussies in the first Central Valley League North playoff game, on Saturday, July 24. The Express scored 5 runs in the first two innings of play and, in spite of 3 Gussies runs in the third, the Express stayed ahead the whole…

Youth trap shoot contest, Sept. 5

A youth trap shoot contest is planned from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, at Watkins Sportsmen’s picnic. What do you have to do? Shoot 2 rounds of 15 targets anytime between 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Best shooters in each category (boys and girls, and age groups), will receive a trophy for their scores. Cost to…

Lakers sweep Hawks, 6-0

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Eden Valley Hawks hosted the Pearl Lake Lakers Friday evening, July 16. Ryan Wieneke led the Lakers at bat, hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning, and he had 1 RBI. Alex Lenzmeier hit a double and a single for 1 RBI. Both Rudy Notch and Colton…

Geislinger pitches no-hitter against Willmar

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor The Watkins Clippers traveled to play the Willmar Rails Friday evening, July 16. Thanks to pitcher Matt Geislinger’s perfect game, the Clippers walked away with a 12-0 win over the Rails. For the Clippers, Carson Geislinger hit a three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning, and a -single…

Clippers win in shut-out over Gussies

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor For their final regular-season game of 2021, the Watkins Clippers traveled to the St. Augusta Gussies. Pitchers Justin Tompson and Dan Berg shut out the Gussies from a single hit, and the Clippers won the game early at 14-0. Justin Tompson hit a three-run homer in the second inning and…