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Victory League: Nisswa pulls out pair of one-run games, including 13-inning thriller, advances to state semifinals

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Nisswa had only scored in two of the first 26 innings of the Class C state baseball tournament when the ninth inning started Sunday. With the game still scoreless through eight innings of Sunday’s … Continue reading

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Victory League: Nisswa shuts out Blue Earth, 1-0

In its first season as a Victory League team, Nisswa will be the last one standing, after the Lightning slipped past Blue Earth 1-0 in a pitchers’ duel Saturday. Nisswa spent the season battling with Fort Ripley in the North … Continue reading

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Victory League: Sobieski rallies fall short in state tourney opener, Nisswa blanks Blue Earth

Sobieski cut New Prague’s lead in half with two runs in the eighth inning Saturday, but left the bases loaded in the eighth and ninth, falling 4-2 in the first round of the Class C state tournament. Nisswa edged Blue … Continue reading

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Victory League: Sobieski repeats as Region 8C champs

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com It wasn’t the easiest path, but Sobieski ended up back in the same spot it was a year ago: Region 8C champions. Sobieski dropped two of its first three games of the regular season, … Continue reading

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Victory League: Lightning strikes for 13 runs to rough up stingy Rebels staff, earn state bid

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Nisswa dropped its first four meetings of the season to Fort Ripley. Sunday, the Lightning reversed the trend to win the biggest meeting yet, punching its ticket to the state tournament with a thunderous … Continue reading

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Victory League: Nisswa rallies early, pours it on late in 11-3 win

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com With a spot in the state play-in game on the line, Lastrup took an early 3-0 lead in Sunday’s game against Nisswa. After that, the wheels began to slowly, then dramatically fall off, as … Continue reading

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Victory League: Roepke spins three-hitter to guide Lightning past Steves

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Nisswa received a dominant pitching performance from Jason Roepke, Saturday, and along with it a trip to the second round of the Region 8C tournament, as the Lightning defeated St. Stephen 5-1. Roepke allowed … Continue reading

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Victory League: Kalis drives in six, scores three as Rebels romp

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Fort Ripley refused to let up in Sunday’s North Division championship, sounding defeating Nisswa 11-1 in seven innings. Logan Kalis provided the Rebels with more than enough offense, finishing a single shy of the … Continue reading

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Victory League: Nisswa escapes bases-loaded jam in ninth to clinch region bid

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Nisswa’s Adam Hardy delivered a big two-run homer in the top of the ninth in Saturday’s North Division elimination game against St. Mathias. It pushed the Lightning’s lead to 5-2 with the Devils down … Continue reading

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Victory League: Fort Ripley offense breaks out with 13 runs to dominate Nisswa

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Fort Ripley has made its mark this season with lights-out pitching. Sunday, it was the offense’s turn to do the heavy lifting, scoring 13 runs on 11 hits to spark a 13-4 win over … Continue reading

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