Isanti Redbirds

Isanti kept its amateur baseball season alive by sweeping the best-of-three opening round against higher seed Elk River last weekend in Class B Section 8 action. The Redbirds began with a 16-2, seven-inning swamping of the Pioneers Friday night. Wyatt Soderquist returned to the lineup with a 4-for-4 night to drive in four runs, and [...]

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After making the long trip up I-94, Isanti battled hard in last weekend’s Class B Super Section tournament in Moorhead. The Redbirds’ amateur baseball season came to a close after the team went 1-2 in games at Jack Williams Stadium. Isanti opened action Friday night against host Moorhead which saw the Brewers win 8-7 in [...]

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Getting “the” win necessary to advance, Isanti held off top-seed Blaine 4-2 when the Section 8B amateur baseball tournament resumed Aug. 8 in Forest Lake. The Redbirds next head to Moorhead this weekend for the Class B Super Sections level of the playoffs. Dallas Nelson tossed the first seven innings, allowing two runs while scattering [...]

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Isanti earned the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye for the Section 8B tournament hosted at Forest Lake. The Redbirds will open the playoffs with a 4 p.m. game on Saturday, Aug. 3 against the winner of No. 3 Forest Lake and No. 6 East Bethel. With a victory, Isanti would next play at [...]

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In a battle for first place in the Metro Minny League, visiting Blaine slipped past Isanti 7-6 in 10 innings to open up space in the standings July 17. Tyler Schaff and Wyatt Soderquist both had two hits for the Redbirds, and Isanti pitchers Adam West, Matt Duong and Brian Schultz combined for 10 strikeouts. [...]

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Even with breaking in a new rider/runner, the Isanti Redbirds still had what it takes to flush the competition in Saturday afternoon’s Isanti Outhouse Races. The Redbirds cruised to their fifth straight and 11th title over the past 13 years. The ‘Birds veteran rider, Nate Brutsman, is now outhouse racing in Kansas, so the scramble [...]

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From Isanti Manager Steve Allen:  Recently, the Isanti Redbirds picked up three victories against Forest Lake, Hamel and East Bethel, advancing the team within a half-game of Metro Minny League leader Blaine. The Redbirds host Blaine Wednesday evening, July 17 at 7:30 p.m. The ‘Birds defeated an excellent Forest Lake Brewers team 4-3 in a great [...]

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