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Legion team falls twice to Luverne

The Blue Earth/Winnebago Post 89 and 82 American Legion baseball team came up short in their bid to advance to the State Legion baseball tournament. BE/W faced Luverne Post 123 on Saturday, July 24, needing to win one game to move on to State while Luverne would have to defeat BE/W twice to ...

Pirates down the Spiders 8-3

The Blue Earth Pirates pounded out an 8-3 win over the Cleveland Spiders on July 24 to wrap up their regular season with an 11-4 record and a third place finish in the 13/60 Baseball League. Brandyn Olsen stroked a two-out double in the bottom of the first inning against the Spiders to give ...

Legions lose in playoffs

The USC Legions baseball team of Wells dropped game 12 of the 2021 District 2 tournament in Wabasso 3-1 to Springfield. Blake Schroeder picked up the hard luck loss going six innings, allowing five hits, striking out seven batters and walking one. Ian Crawford threw a scoreless seventh ...

BE/W inches towards State berth

The Blue Earth/Winnebago Post 89 and 82 American Legion baseball team found themselves trailing Luverne 3-0 after the top half of the first inning when the two teams met last Saturday, July 17. BE/W and Luverne were the last two undefeated squads remaining in the double-elimination Southwest ...

USC Legions stave off elimination

The United South Central Legions baseball team competed in the Sub-State tournament and picked up an opening game win over Jackson. Blake Schroeder threw 7 2/3 innings with Ian Crawford getting the final out. Schroeder struck out nine and gave up three hits. Taybor Connelly, Jackson ...

Diamonds win last game of season

The Blue Earth Diamonds softball team ended their season on a high note on Thursday, July 22, by downing the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Buccaneers 13-3. Kylee Eckmann, Olivia Dutton and Hannah Meyer shared the pitching duties and held the Bucs scoreless until the top of the seventh ...

BE/W Legion is Sub-District champs

Sub-State Tournament BE/W 9, Pipestone 4 BE/W defeated Pipestone 9-4 on Thursday, July 15 in the opening round of the American Legion Southwest Sub-State Tournament. Logan O’Hara hit his fourth home run in as many games, Keegan O’Brien hit a two-run double and Anthony Carr added a ...

Diamonds rally for late-inning victory

The Blue Earth Diamonds softball team trailed host Cleveland 12-10 heading into their final at-bat in the top of the seventh inning. The Diamonds put on their rally caps and scored six runs and then held Cleveland scoreless in the bottom of the seventh inning to go home with a thrilling 16-12 ...

Pirates rally for ninth inning win

Kane Malo’s ninth inning, bases-loaded double drove in two runs to lift the Blue Earth Pirates to a 4-3 victory over the visiting Morristown Morries in baseball action Wednesday night, July 7. The Pirates came to bat in the bottom of the ninth inning trailing the Morries 3-2. Morristown had ...

Wells Legion team downs BE/W

The Wells Post 210 American Legion baseball team handed the Blue Earth/Winnebago Post 89 and 82 team their first loss of the season, 16-6, in the final game before the playoffs begin. The game was played at Veterans Field in Blue Earth on Monday, July 5. Wells jumped out to a 9-0 lead after ...