The Isanti County News » Sports http://isanticountynews.com The Isanti County News covers community news, sports, current events and provides advertising and information for the cities of Cambridge, Isanti, and Braham, Minnesota and their surrounding areas. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 22:09:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Amateur Baseball schedule July 1-12 http://isanticountynews.com/2015/07/01/amateur-baseball-schedule-july-1-12/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/07/01/amateur-baseball-schedule-july-1-12/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:41:17 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=122990 Isanti Redbirds

Wednesday, July 8 • 7:30 p.m.

East Bethel HOME

Thursday, July 9 • 7:30 p.m.

Blaine AWAY

Sunday, July 12 • 2:00 p.m.

Champlin AWAY

 

Rum River Bandits

Wednesday, July 8 • 7:30 p.m.

Sartell HOME

Sunday, July 12 • 2:00 p.m.

Braham HOME

 

Braham Snappers

Wednesday, July 1 • 7:30 p.m.

Mora HOME

Wednesday, July 8 • 7:30 p.m.

Quamba HOME

Friday, July 10 • 7:30 p.m.

Chisago Lakes AWAY

Saturday, July 11 • 7:30 p.m.

Quamba

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Summer C-I Boys Basketball opportunities http://isanticountynews.com/2015/07/01/summer-c-i-boys-basketball-opportunities/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/07/01/summer-c-i-boys-basketball-opportunities/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:39:52 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=122986 COMMUNITY SPORTS:   The Bluejacket Boys Basketball program and Cambridge-Isanti Community Education will be sponsoring summer basketball opportunities for boys. Spots are still available for the camps described below and participants can register at the Community Education office, although walk-ins will be accepted.

Mac Attack Basketball Camp

The 26th Annual Mac Attack Basketball Camp will be held the week of July 13 – 17 at the Cambridge-Isanti High School Gym. This camp is for boys completing grades 3-9 in the 2014 – 2015 school year. Boys in grades 3-5 will attend from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Boys in grades 6-9 will attend from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. During each session, there will be time spent on development of basketball skills, contests, and full court game play. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt. Awards are also given for contest winners. The basketball camp is directed by the Cambridge-Isanti Boys Basketball Coach Mike McDonald, who will be assisted by his brother Joel McDonald (Hibbing High School), his son Rhett McDonald (Duluth East High School) and present Bluejacket players. Cost for the camp is $65.

Junior Mac Attack

The 5th Annual Junior Mac Attack Basketball Camp will be held July 20 – 23 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Cambridge-Isanti High School Gym. Boys that have completed Kindergarten through second grade will be able to take part in this developmental basketball camp. Cost is $40, which includes a T-shirt and awards.

If you have any questions about these programs, contact Mike McDonald at 689-3534 (H). Parents may register for these camps at the Cambridge-Isanti Community Education office.

C- I  Little League receives donation Chevrolet and John Hirsch presented a check and equipment to Cambridge-Isanti Little League competitive baseball on June 27 at Sandquist Family Park. The adults pictured in the back row from left to right are: Head coach of the Phillies, Jason Webber; Fleet and commercial manager of John Hirsch’s Cambridge Motors, Mark Krzenski; and Head Coach and President of Cambridge-Isanti Competitive Baseball League, Jeremy Bickman. Sitting in front are members of the Phillies, Nationals, Red Sox and Pirates.  Photo by Brielle Bredsten

C- I  Little League receives donation
Chevrolet and John Hirsch presented a check and equipment to Cambridge-Isanti Little League competitive baseball on June 27 at Sandquist Family Park. The adults pictured in the back row from left to right are: Head coach of the Phillies, Jason Webber; Fleet and commercial manager of John Hirsch’s Cambridge Motors, Mark Krzenski; and Head Coach and President of Cambridge-Isanti Competitive Baseball League, Jeremy Bickman. Sitting in front are members of the Phillies, Nationals, Red Sox and Pirates. Photo by Brielle Bredsten

 

 

Chisago Lakes Toughman July 26

“Toughman Minnesota” will be held Sunday, July 26 at the Paradise Park in Chisago City. The event begins at 7 a.m. and features half iron and sprint triathlon courses. The Youth Triathlon will also be held Saturday, July 25 in Paradise Park starting at 9 a.m. To register, visit dutrirun.com, active.com or call 920-574-2972.

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Lessons learned in CIHS pool http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/26/122804/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/26/122804/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:00:08 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=122804 swim2 swim1 swim swim7 Outdoor Edge store owner K.C. Bohn shows people how to safely use paddle boards and kayaks at the Cambridge-Isanti High School pool June 17. This community education class is a great opportunity for people to learn about and try different types of water sports equipment. swim5 These tiny tots in the pre-school swim class have fun in the water June 17 with their parents and staff at the Cambridge-Isanti High School pool. This community education class, started by Dan Johnson in 1978, teaches children ages one to five beginning Red Cross swimming skills and water safety.
Photos by Julia Parent swim3 ]]> http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/26/122804/feed/ 0 Mann Field in Athens Township voted ‘Best Little League Field’ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/25/mann-field-in-athens-township-voted-best-little-league-field/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/25/mann-field-in-athens-township-voted-best-little-league-field/#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:02 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=122794 Its collegiate-style sunken dugouts, grass infields, stadium lights, sound system and electronic scoreboards all make Mann Field in Athens Township a truly unique Little League ballpark.

Russ and Ann Mann hold the award for being named WCCO viewers’ choice for Best Little League Field in Minnesota. Photo by Rachel Kytonen

Russ and Ann Mann hold the award for being named WCCO viewers’ choice for Best Little League Field in Minnesota. Photo by Rachel Kytonen

Since the opening of the first field in May 2008 and its second field in June 2013, namesake Russ Mann said Mann Field has earned the reputation as one of the top Little League fields in the upper Midwest. Mann Field is located within Collin Park, located just north of Athens Town Hall on County Road 56.

On June 9, Russ received a call from WCCO reporter Natalie Nyhus that Mann Field was voted viewers’ choice for Best Little League Field in Minnesota and received 46 percent of the vote. There were a total of four Little League parks that earned final votes.

“We are very honored that Mann Field was voted the best Little League field in the state,” Russ said while walking around the park on Monday. “We would like to give a huge thank you to everyone who voted for us. My wife and I got calls and emails from families all across the state who said they were voting for Mann Field. We have always tried to make Mann Field a place our players, parents and our community can be proud of. The amount of support we receive is pretty awesome.”

Russ and his wife, Ann, have invested their own money to make Mann Field a reality and have also given hundreds in volunteer hours. Russ said Mann Field is used every day during the baseball season primarily by 8- to 13-year-olds on traveling baseball teams.

“Russ and I love it here, and we have to,” Ann said. “We jokingly say Mann Field is our home, and our primary home is our ‘home away from home.’ We have a lot of people who have donated to this park, and all the players and their parents just love it here.”

The Manns said Mann Field was built for the kids. A press box broadcasts music and the players’ names as they step up to bat and has bullet-proof glass for the errant fly ball. The press box also has a trophy case that was donated. The batting cage at the field was saved from demolition.

Mann Field is located within Collin Park, just north of Athens Town Hall on County Road 56.  Photo provided by Russ Mann

Mann Field is located within Collin Park, just north of Athens Town Hall on County Road 56.
Photo provided by Russ Mann

“All of the kids who play here are good kids, and once they play here, they become our kids as well,” Ann said. “All the time we put into Mann Field is volunteer time. Anytime a financial donation is made for Mann Field, the money is put right back into the ball park. All the funding is put to good use.”

Russ said he first started thinking about the need for more Little League fields in the area in 2007 when his son was playing in Little League. He realized as the area was growing there weren’t enough parks and amenities that go with them, such as ball fields, playgrounds and walking paths.

“Mann Field is innovative in that we used funding sources other than baseline tax dollars and that we created a project that appealed to many different groups of citizens,” Russ said. “Athens Township used revenue from two cellular towers that sit on park land and have made all of the rental dollars collected go to park projects. We also appealed to local and regional businesses and community organizations and groups such as the Minnesota Twins.”

Russ explained he was able to purchase eight historic stadium lights from the city of Anoka for $1 with help from Athens Township zoning staff. To date, under Russ’ leadership, Mann Field has raised approximately $320,000.

“Our project started with a one half-mile paved walking path with park benches,” Russ said. “The next step was two baseball fields that lie within the walking paths. Because of the size of the property, two playgrounds and horseshoe pits were also added. We would like to continue our efforts and build onto Athens Town Hall to have a senior center to accommodate our aging population.”

Russ explained he involved many groups in the project with the promise they would have use of the facility when completed.

“This seemed to fuel the fundraising efforts as non-taxpayer dollars came in from many unexplored areas,” Russ said. “We also purchased all of our materials directly rather than have contractors purchase them and ultimately mark them up. The contractors were allowed to work on the project during off-peak times and as fill-in work, which reduced their prices dramatically.”

The Manns said over the years approximately 75-100 have volunteered their time at Mann Field.

“We have bribed a lot of people with free lunches,” Ann jokingly said. “We feel so blessed we have gotten to know so many wonderful people and their families because of the Mann Field project. We really do have the life.”

The Manns said they would like to thank Athens Town Board, zoning staff along with the city of Anoka, the Balfany, Hilgendorf and McCracken families, the Isanti Lions, Knights of Columbus and many local business and volunteers for their collaborative efforts.

Russ also noted The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota awarded Athens Township-Mann Field the 2014 Innovation Award for its work on Mann Field in December 2014.

“The impact this project has had on our community and the surrounding area has been incredible,” Russ said. “The ball fields are booked solid from spring to fall, primarily with Little League players; the walking path has walkers, joggers, Rollerbladers; and the playgrounds are heavily used by the local children. We also hear from local business that feel the impact with people coming to the area from the outside for ball games and spending money in their stores. The community pride that has been created appears to be one of the great rewards of our project.”

For more information on Mann Field, visit www.mannfield.com.

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Great weekend for 20th Cambridge Classic tourney http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/17/great-weekend-for-20th-cambridge-classic-tourney/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/17/great-weekend-for-20th-cambridge-classic-tourney/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:05:57 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=122563 Shortstop Josh Solomon gobbled up a grounder and threw to first for the final out in his Nemesis team’s opening win over the Grim Reapers on Saturday morning. Photos by Greg Hunt

Shortstop Josh Solomon gobbled up a grounder and threw to first for the final out in his Nemesis team’s opening win over the Grim Reapers on Saturday morning.
Photos by Greg Hunt

Good weather flowed around Sandquist Family Park last weekend for the 20th annual Cambridge Classic slowpitch softball tournament, filled with local and metro teams. In the Men’s Tier I division, Schmidt Roofing out of St. Cloud defeated the Silverbacks of St. Paul 32-18 in the championship.

CB Masonry/Bid-to-Buy of Bloomington placed third. In the Men’s Tier II title game, Sons of Pitches of Stacy beat Cambridge Collision 8-6. Nemesis of Cambridge received the men’s “Team Sportsmanship” award, with Cory Neugbauer of Schmidt getting the Offensive MVP, and John Hanson of the Silverbacks winning the Defensive MVP.

The Women’s brackets was won by the Free Agents of Maple Grove who defeated Brainerd’s Schroeder Appliance 19-4 in the finals. The Misfits of the Cambridge league wrapped up third place, and Pine Brook Inn received the “Team Sportsmanship” award. Terry Laguna of the Free Agents was the Offensive MVP, and Kayla Janson earned the Defensive MVP.

Tom of East Central Transport (above) went low to rip a two-out run-scoring double, and teammate Brad followed with an RBI single (below left) in their team’s first game of the Cambridge Classic on June 13.

Tom of East Central Transport (above) went low to rip a two-out run-scoring double in his team’s first game of the Cambridge Classic on June 13.

 

C-I Softball Leagues

Wednesday Women’s League

Jailbirds 8-2; Beavers 7-3; Pine Brook Inn 7-3; Misfits 6-4; Screwballs 6-4; Twin City Security 5-5; Chaos 5-5; I’d Hit That 5-5; Out of Control 1-9; Little Red Wagon 0-10.

Thursday Men’s League

ECL 8-0; Nemesis 9-2; HB Sports 8-2; Scared Hitless 7-3; American Eagle Plumbing 8-4; Lost Mule 6-4; Isanti Hitmen 6-4; Mayhem 6-4; Jetlist 5-4; Cambridge Collision 4-4; Amerprise 4-6; BJ Baas Builders 4-6; Smokin Guns 4-6; Brad’s Cab/Studweisers 2-6; Muskrats 0-10; Leaf’s Towing 0-11.

Renae from Husom Accounting/CJ's drove an RBI single to center against Schroeder's in a Cambridge Classic battle.

Renae from Husom Accounting/CJ’s drove an RBI single to center against Schroeder’s in a Cambridge Classic battle.

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Local girls represent at State golf http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/17/local-girls-represent-at-state-golf/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/17/local-girls-represent-at-state-golf/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:53:15 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=122549   In her second trip to Class AAA State, Cambridge-Isanti junior Jade Newman (right) shot solid rounds of 85 and 88 to place 43rd in the tourney held June 9-10 on Bunker Hills GC. “It was a fantastic year for Jade as she placed in the top-five in four out of five invitationals and made All-Conference for the third year in a row,” said C-I Coach Steve Hanson. “Jade handles herself with class every time she is on the golf course and represents her school and teammates well at all times. I’m looking forward to her having a good senior year.” Photo by Kat Ladwig, Forest Lake Times

In her second trip to Class AAA State, Cambridge-Isanti junior Jade Newman (right) shot solid rounds of 85 and 88 to place 43rd in the tourney held June 9-10 on Bunker Hills GC. “It was a fantastic year for Jade as she placed in the top-five in four out of five invitationals and made All-Conference for the third year in a row,” said C-I Coach Steve Hanson. “Jade handles herself with class every time she is on the golf course and represents her school and teammates well at all times. I’m looking forward to her having a good senior year.”
Photo by Kat Ladwig, Forest Lake Times

   Braham junior Allison Anderson (left) watched her iron tee shot reach the No. 6 green on Pebble Creek GC during the muggy opening round of the Class A girls golf tourney June 9-10. Anderson, pictured at right splitting the No. 7 fairway with a tee shot, fired a 105 on Tuesday and a career-low 91 on Wednesday to place 50th during her second trip to State. Class A photos by Greg Hunt

Braham junior Allison Anderson watched her iron tee shot reach the No. 6 green on Pebble Creek GC during the muggy opening round of the Class A girls golf tourney June 9-10. Anderson fired a 105 on Tuesday and a career-low 91 on Wednesday to place 50th during her second trip to State.
Class A photos by Greg Hunt

Bomber senior Courtney Vanderport made her first trip to Class A State golf June 9-10, pictured putting on Pebble Creek White No. 6 (middle left) and smoking a fine drive on No. 8 (below left). Vanderport placed 76th in Class A girls by carding a 112 and a career-low 106.

Bomber senior Courtney Vanderport made her first trip to Class A State golf June 9-10, pictured smoking a fine drive on No. 8. Vanderport placed 76th in Class A girls by carding a 112 and a career-low 106.

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C-I’s Hanson in All-star game http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/17/c-is-hanson-in-all-star-game/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/17/c-is-hanson-in-all-star-game/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:48:52 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=122545 sp_Connor Allstar 2COMMUNITY SPORTS:   Cambridge-Isanti baseball senior Connor Hanson (left) will represent the program in this weekend’s Play Ball! Minnesota High School Baseball All-Star Series, hosted at Chaska Athletic Park June 19-20. The Bluejacket shortstop and team MVP hit .366 while being named to the Mississippi 8 All-Conference and All-Academic teams. The All-Star series will pit seniors on four metro and outstate teams, beginning at 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Friday morning, the all-stars will provide two free baseball clinics– one for local youth at Chaska Athletic Field and the second serving youth with physical and mental disabilities at the Miracle League Complex in Minnetonka.

 

Free Olympic Race Day at Rum River BMX

It’s time to lock and load your bikes for the free “Olympic Day” race at Rum River BMX in Isanti. The race is Thursday, June 25, with sign-ups from 5:30-7 p.m. It’s also a Northland Fire and Ice series race, so you get to double dip on free racing and have lots of fun.

Any bike will work; just wear long pants, close-toed shoes and a long sleeve shirt. Experience BMX bike racing for free at a top-notch BMX facilitie, and there will also be some extra competitions, as well.

Rum River BMX is located at 310 Isanti Pkwy. NE, Isanti. For more information, visit www.rumriverbmx.com.

 

AMATEUR BASEBALL for JUNE 18-24

Isanti Redbirds

Friday, June 19 • 7:30 p.m.

Forest Lake AWAY

Sunday, June 21 • 7:00 p.m.

St. Paul Mudhens AWAY

Wednesday, June 24 • 7:30 p.m.

Brooklyn Park HOME

Rum River Bandits

Wednesday, June 24 • 7:30 p.m.

Chisago Lakes AWAY

Braham Snappers

Saturday, June 20 • 4:00 p.m.

Nowthen AWAY

Wednesday, June 24 • 7:00 p.m.

Hinckley AWAY

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C-I smiles at 2015 State Track & Field http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/10/sunshine-c-i-smiles-at-2015-state-track-field/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/10/sunshine-c-i-smiles-at-2015-state-track-field/#comments Wed, 10 Jun 2015 19:35:57 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=122446 Fantastic weather for the 2015 Class AA Track & Field meet was enjoyed by athletes and fans both mornings of June 5 and 6 at Hamline University. Junior Joe Conrad was the first Bluejacket to compete when he went 15.78 to place 15th in the 110 Hurdles. Photos by Greg Hunt Senior John Solberg opened the State meet by placing 10th in the 100 Dash at 11.31 seconds, narrowly missing the finals. Junior Thomas Mickelson  zipped around the track in the 300 Hurdles on Friday where he placed 17th at 41.49. On Saturday morning, senior John Solberg returned for the Long Jump in the sun-dappled pits where he put up a 19-02.75 mark in the prelims for 20th place. Junior Allissa Smith moved into ninth place in the pole vault when she slipped over the bar at 10-06. On Friday morning for the Bluejacket girls, junior Madeline Krueger competed in the Discus. Her 120-06 chuck in the prelims qualified her for finals. Freshman Sydney Crocker in the 300-meter Hurdles. Crocker placed 12th in Friday’s prelims, crossing the line in 47.14. On Madeline Krueger's second discus toss in finals, she posted a 121-02 mark which earned her the eighth-place medal. Saturday morning in the girls Pole Vault, junior Allissa Smith stuck around late when she easily cleared 10-0. Allissa Smith smiles with pride following her pole vault. ]]> http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/10/sunshine-c-i-smiles-at-2015-state-track-field/feed/ 0 Cambridge Classic softball tourney marks 20 years this weekend http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/10/cambridge-classic-softball-tourney-marks-20-years-this-weekend/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/10/cambridge-classic-softball-tourney-marks-20-years-this-weekend/#comments Wed, 10 Jun 2015 19:10:53 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=122443 Kyle Grell from Cambridge Collision gets ready to tee off on a pitch in C-I Men’s League action June 4. Scared Hitless/Pizza Pub beat Cambridge Collision 14-4, moving in to second place behind undefeated East Central Livestock.

Kyle Grell from Cambridge Collision gets ready to tee off on a pitch in C-I Men’s League action June 4. Scared Hitless/Pizza Pub beat Cambridge Collision 14-4, moving in to second place behind undefeated East Central Livestock.

The first big slowpitch softball tourney of the season will be hosted this weekend in town. The 20th Annual Cambridge Softball Classic is scheduled for June 12-14 at Sandquist Family Park. Many of the state’s finest teams will compete in men’s and women’s divisions. The tournament begins at 6:45 p.m. Friday night, with the championship games slated for 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

C-I Softball Leagues

Wednesday Women’s League

Jailbirds 6-2; Beavers 6-2; Pine Brook Inn 6-2; Misfits 5-3; Screwballs 5-3; Twin City Security 4-4; Chaos 4-4; I’d Hit That 3-5; Out of Control 1-7; Little Red Wagon 0-8.

Thursday Men’s League

ECL 7-0; Scared Hitless 7-1; HB Sports 8-2; Nemesis 7-2; Lost Mule 5-3; Isanti Hitmen 5-3; Mayhem 5-3; American Eagle Plumbing 6-4; Jetlist 4-4; Amerprise 3-5; BJ Baas Builders 3-5; Smokin Guns 3-6; Brad’s Cab/Studweisers 2-4; Cambridge Collision 2-4; Muskrats 0-9; Leaf’s Towing 0-10.

Tuesday Men’s 35-Over Masters

Kostecka Farms 6-0; Drillers/Schwieters 5-1; Prefer Paving 3-3; East Central Transport 2-3; Sidelines 2-3; Wizards of OS 2-4; CFD/Camb. Bar & Grill 0-6.

Summer Co-Rec

Greenbergs/Quale 5-1; Lakes Gas 3-3; Jumpin Jacks 1-5.s

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Redbirds out to 2-0 start in Metro Minny http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/10/redbirds-out-to-2-0-start-in-metro-minny/ http://isanticountynews.com/2015/06/10/redbirds-out-to-2-0-start-in-metro-minny/#comments Wed, 10 Jun 2015 19:09:23 +0000 http://isanticountynews.com/?p=122441 Adam West allowed just one hit over six innings, striking out four, when Isanti defeated host East Bethel 10-0 June 7. Kyle Johnson and Brent Tholen both went 3-for-4 at the plate, with Johnson belting a homer, to lead the Redbirds to a 2-0 start in Metro Minny League games.

The Redbirds opened the league season June 6 with a 9-0 win over new team Andover. Alex Bauermeister also gave up just one hit over eight innings for the win, posting nine strikeouts. Collecting two hits each were Johnson (2 doubles), Tholen (3 RBI) and Tyler Schaff.

Bandits fall to Hinckley

Hinckley escaped a road game at Rum River, taking a 6-5 game in 11 innings June 7. Tyler Kronstedt went the distance for the Bandits, striking out four but allowing two homers. Collecting a pair of hits for Rum River were Kevin Auth, Jake Gagne and Jake Anderson.

The Bandits opened the league season by sweeping Nowthen 15-9 and 8-5 in a May 31 double-header. Auth struck out eight in the opener, with Eric Koplitz pitching the final 2.3 innings. Matt Ziebarth, Mike Scardigli and Andy Julkowski all had two hits.

Mike Koplitz got the win in Game 2, allowing five hits over seven innings. Ryan Miller and Shawn Motl scored two runs each in that victory.

Braham Snappers at Quamba Tourney

The Braham Snappers will play in Quamba’s first “Romp in the Swamp” baseball tourney this weekend. Games begin Friday night and carry through to Sunday.

The Snappers lost their last two Eastern Minny games, 12-5 to Chisago Lakes June 7 and 6-1 to Hinckley June 6. Nate Wendorf struck out four Hinckley batters over seven innings, and Andrew Heinze had two hits in that game.

Amateur Baseball

Isanti Redbirds

Sunday, June 14 • 5:00 p.m. Andover HOME

Monday, June 15 • 7:30 p.m. Blaine HOME

Rum River Bandits

Saturday, June 13 • 7:30 p.m. Hinckley AWAY

Wednesday, June 17 • 7:30 p.m. Mora HOME

Braham Snappers

Fri-Sun, June 12-14 • 6:30 p.m./TBD

Quamba Tournament  Wednesday, June 17 • 7:30 p.m. Quamba AWAY

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