Tricounty News

Marty Mudcats take third

The Marty Mudcats 16U fastpitch softball team took third place in the Gold Division of the Bison Showdown in Buffalo this W-Marty-Mudcats-IMG 7631past weekend.

Listed below are the highlights from the games this weekend. Overall Tournament Record: 4-1-1

Bison Showdown June 6-8

Friday Night, June 6, Mudcats vs. Monticello. Marty Mudcats won 7-6. Winning pitcher was Madison Libbesmeier with 5 strike outs and 5 hits allowed.

Mudcats offensive highlights are 5 hits, Becky Holtz 2-2, Tashi Kunkel 1-1 with a double.

Saturday, June 7, Mudcats vs. Wayzata. Mudcats won 5-1. Winning pitcher was Emily Utecht with 7 strike outs, and 4 hits allowed.


KAHS trap Competition week 5


This was our last week of competition. Our Athletes did a great job holding on to their 5th place position in the conference. Next stop is going to be the “Championship” which is Friday, June 6, in Alexandria. There they will compete against everyone in Class A, individually and as a team.

This week’s Top 5 shooters are:

1. Tanner Schreifels (45)

2. Jacob Borman (44)

3. William Tadych (43)

4. Sam Ehlinger (41)

5. Tom Lochen (40)



K-EV-W lady golfers compete at Kimball

Kimball Golf Club was the venue for the Thursday, May 22, Central Minnesota Conference girls’ meet. Shooting a magnificent team total 169, Osakis again topped all competitors and claimed yet another first-place finish. Too, the Silverstreaks took Meet Medalist honors, in the name of Alayna Eldred, who fired an impressive 39.

The conference battle included teams from Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted, Kimball-Eden Valley-Watkins, Maple Lake, Pierz, Rockford and Osakis.

Scoring summary: K-EV-W’s junior Nicole Vossen, 46; eighth-grader Trinity Erickson, 45; Ashley DeJuliannie, 65; B-B-E’s Peyton Miller shot 48, Maple Lake’s Maggie Carey shot 45, Pierz’s Jessica Hawks shot 45, Rockford’s Haley Woodrich shot 56,
HL-W-W’s Bailey Krumwiede shot 51, Osakis’s Alayna Eldred shot 39. Osakis took first place with a net 169; second place, Maple Lake, 193 net; third Place, B-B-E, 211 net; fourth place, HL-W-W, 222 net; fifth place, Pierz, 234 net; sixth Place, Rockford, 250 net.

K-EV-W boys’ golf team battles at Albion Ridges

The Kimball-Eden Valley-Watkins golfers competed in W-KEVW-Golf-2Central Minnesota Conference action at Albion Ridges Tuesday, May 20. The Meet Medalist honors went to Rockford’s Ty Griffin, who shot a blistering 38.

Meet Results/Team: first, Rockford, 166; second, Maple Lake, 179; third, Osakis, 180; fourth, B-B-E, 188; fifth, K-EV-W, 191; sixth, HL-W-W, 200; seventh, Pierz, 238.

Meet Results/Individual: Rockford, Ty Griffin, 38; Osakis, Joe Garcia, 43; B-B-E, Jackson Gregory, 46; K-EV-W, Tommy Wuertz, 44; HL-W-W, Jacob Tintes, 46; Pierz, Josh Rocheleau, 48; Maple Lake, Aidan Jude and Brandon Borrel, 42.

K-EV-W’s Nathan Vossen tees it up on hole #10. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs.


Kimball fastpitch team all systems ‘go’ for playoffs

Tuesday, May 20, Kimball played host to Swanville in the first round of the playoffs.


The Cubs cruised to a 12-3 victory. But Wednesday, the tables were turned on Kimball, when Browerville ambushed them in a 13-4 shellacking.

Swanville game highlights: Madison Schreifels, 2 for 2, 3 runs scored, 1 double; Madison Libbesmeier, 2 for 2, run scored, 2 walks; Lauren Libbesmeier, 2 for 4; Stacy Hurrle, Alexis Rose, Shay Krippner, Emily Utecht, Hayley Schiefelbein, Shelby Schiefelbein, Becky Holtz, and Kenzie Leither each had one hit for the Cubs. The winning pitcher was Alexis Rose, who struck out 15 in 7 innings, walked 2, and faced 32 batters, allowing
7 hits.