Sports

  Twenty-six women’s softball teams will converge up Sandquist Family Park for this weekend’s MSF/NSF State Tournament in the D and EE classes. Games begin 9 a.m. Saturday morning, with the two championship games scheduled for 4:10 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Come out to the park for hard-fought championship softball. • Patriot Lanes/TLS Concrete secured the [...]

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On the same weekend Rory McIlroy won his second-straight PGA major this season, Matt Swanson was on fire at the Aug. 9-10 Purple Hawk CC club championships. The 2014 Cambridge-Isanti H.S. graduate shot rounds of 68 and 70 to claim the men’s club title with a new record of six-under par for the 36-hole annual [...]

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Jade Newman of Cambridge represented Purple Hawk CC at the 54th Annual MGA Junior Team Championship held Aug. 4-5 at Heritage Links GC in Lakeville. Newman shot 84-80-164 to tie for fourth place in the 64-player field. Newman earned the individual spot for the championship from District 7 by earning 18 points from three qualifying [...]

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Rum River began the Class C Region 1 tournament with a solid 7-3 win over Litchfield Saturday afternoon in Hinckley. Kevin Auth handled all nine innings for the Bandits on the humid day, racking up eight strikeouts while allowing just one earned run. Nate Knudsen came through with three hits against the Blues, including singling [...]

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Isanti Chamber Night Golf Aug. 15 The Isanti Area Chamber of Commerce will host its “Night Golf Classic” from 6 p.m. to midnight at Sanbrook Golf Course. Golf nine hole on a lighted course; glow ball and necklace provided. Silent auction, raffles, food and more. $45 per person. Registration at www.isantichamber.com. 5K Run/Walk for Hope [...]

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Left-handed starters Kevin Auth and Tyler Kronstedt both pitched outstanding amateur baseball games for Rum River to lead the team to next weekend’s Region 1C tournament. In the July 26 Eastern Minny League West playoff opener at Hinckley, Auth struck out 13 and allowed just two earned runs and five hits when the Bandits defeated [...]

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The Cambridge American Legion baseball team enjoyed a strong run in last week’s Sub-State Tournament hosted in Princeton. Jake Johnson (pictured taking a cut) and the Cambridge boys took wins from Big Lake and North Branch before St. Francis won July 24.     The Post #290 squad then held for a thrilling 9-8 victory  in [...]

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