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Passion for British Whites turns into family affair and all-natural farming business

By SARAH LIDEEN, Staff Writer, sarah.lideen@ecm-inc.com   As a child, Christina Traeger of Avon, dreamt of running a dairy farm, but in 1996 when she purchased her first cow, she knew that beef farming was her true calling. “I knew I wanted … Continue reading

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Victory League: Lastrup edges past Avon, 1-0

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Lastrup edged Avon 1-0 in the battle of the Lakers, Saturday, advancing to the final four in the Region 8C tournament. Chad Weiss dominated on the mound for Lastrup, striking out 13 batters in … Continue reading

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Victory League: Collins strikes out 13 as Avon shuts down Buckman

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Kyle Collins struck out 13 batters over eight shutout innings of work to help Avon stave off elimination, Sunday, with a 3-0 win over Buckman. Avon scored two runs in the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Victory League: Branum fans 10 as Fort Ripley blanks Avon 2-0

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Fort Ripley entered the Region 8C tournament, Saturday, with an unblemished 14-0 record in Victory League play this summer. Most of those wins came on the strength of strong pitching efforts, as the Rebels … Continue reading

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Victory League: St. Wendel tops top-seeded Avon for second time in South

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com St. Wendel knocked off top-seeded Avon for the second time in the South Division playoffs Saturday, 4-2. Sloppy defense by the Lakers and opportunistic offense by the Saints led to the win. St. Wendel … Continue reading

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Victory League: Avon uses nine-run second to cruise in South

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Top seed Avon avoided an early exit from the South Division playoffs with a 14-6 win over Opole, Sunday. The Lakers fell in an early 2-0 hole after the top of the first inning, … Continue reading

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Victory League: St. Wendel stuns top-seeded Avon in South

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Fourth-seeded St. Wendel stunned the South’s top seed Avon, Saturday, 4-2. Avon scored both of its runs in the third inning on a double and a sacrfice fly. For six innings that appeared as … Continue reading

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Victory League: St. Stephen wins, but not by enough to overtake Avon

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com St. Stephen went into Saturday’s game against Avon knowing it not only needed to win, but win by seven runs to seize the South Division title. The Steves accomplished the first task, but only … Continue reading

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Victory League: Avon slips past St. Wendel in extra innings

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Avon escaped with a 3-2, 10-inning win over St. Wendel Sunday, regaining sole possession of first place in the South Division. With the game tied 2-2, St. Wendel put runners at first and second … Continue reading

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Victory League: Fuchs scatters 10 hits to post shutout for Upsala

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Even when he isn’t dominant he dominates. Upsala starting pitcher John Fuchs gave up 10 base hits Saturday versus Avon, but still managed to post a shutout, leading the Blue Jays past the Lakers … Continue reading

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