Baseball

Baseball Tigers hold off St. Charles for the win

Jul 22, 2020
Lake City varsity baseball built a seven-run lead in the second inning and then held off St. Charles’s charge for an 8-6 victory on July 14 when the Tigers took on the Saints.St. Charles scored six runs in the failed comeback on a groundout by Harper Schaber in the third, an error in the third, a...

Tigers baseball wins over PEM in pitcher’s duel

Jul 22, 2020
The Lake City Tigers baseball team opened play Monday, July 13 with a victory at Plainview.Due to COVID-19, the Legion baseball season was cancelled, but local teams worked together to schedule games.  The  Tigers are scheduled to play a three week schedule.Both teams were strong on the mound last...

Round-up campaign raises money for American Legion baseball team

Mar 4, 2020
For the month of March, shoppers at Fiesta Foods can round up their check-out total to the next dollar with the difference going to support the Lake City American Legion baseball team. The post’s budget for the team this year is $2,600 and the money raised from the fundraiser will help defray some...

Serpents open state tourney play Sunday

Aug 14, 2019
The Lake City Serpents baseball team will open play at the Class C State Tournament Sunday, Aug. 18, at 4:30 p.m. in Delano.  The tournament is a single elimination format. Round one will be against Fort Ripley at Delano Municipal Park. Forty-eight teams are participating in Class C. Front row,...

14/15U baseball finishes third overall in Region 4

Jul 24, 2019
The Lake City 14/15U “A” summer baseball team finished their season in third place in the Region 4 Metro Baseball League. They had an overall record of 10-6.  Front row, from left: Jaxson Kohrs, Riley Forbes, Nate Evans, Nick Hartzell and Grant Asfahl; back row, from left: Coach John Zorn, Nick...

Legion baseball team wraps up season with loss to Dodge Center

Jul 24, 2019
The Lake City Legion baseball team wrapped up it’s 2019 summer baseball season with two frustrating losses in tournament play.Lake City opened tourney play as the fourth seed, hosting Zumbrota-Mazeppa (Z-M) on Monday, July 15.Lake City gave up two runs in the first inning and two runs in the second...

Another Eastridge-Lake City connection

Jul 3, 2019
Coach Brian Sprout wasn’t Lake City’s only connection to the 2019 AAAA baseball state champion Eastridge High School team. Roman Newinski, senior, pictured above, was a member of the team. He is the grandson of Barbara (Willers) Buck formerly of Lake City and great grandson of Ruben and Bernice...

Walk-off seals win over Eyota for Lake City Legion team

Jun 26, 2019
Lake City Legion took Monday’s,  June 24 game in dramatic fashion, with a 10-9 walk-off victory over Eyota Legion.  The game was tied with bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth inning with two out when Hunter Grimm drew a walk, scoring the winning run.   Bats blistered for both teams as Lake...

Lake City records 16-6 Legion win over Wabasha

Jun 26, 2019
It was an entertaining but not necessarily a cleanly played game on Monday, June 17, with the final score Lake City 16, Wabasha 6 in six innings.   Wabasha got the scoring started in the first inning drawing two walks, a single, and a ground out to score the first run of the game.  Lake City scored...

Lake City extends winning streak against Lewiston

Jun 26, 2019
On Thursday, June 20, Lake City Legion baseball travelled to Lewiston and took the lead late when in the top of the seventh Riley Borgschatz hit a fielder’s choice groundball which allowed Justin Wohlers to score from third, what would become the winning run.  Wohlers opened the inning with a...

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