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July 6th, 2016

A nice night at the BMX park

Blue Jays remain red hot

A 10-0, seven-inning shellacking of host Waconia on Wednesday, June 29, gave the Plato Blue Jays a perfect month of June, with the defending state champions riding a 12-game winning streak as the calendar turns to July.

Plato, in a virtual tie with Green Isle – the last team to defeat the Blue Jays, with that decision coming all the way back on May 22 – atop the Crow River Valley League (CRVL) West, had little trouble with the northern division-leading Wildcats in moving to 16-3 overall this season, breaking open the contest with a six-run fourth inning.

Brewers snap losing skid with late rally

The Glencoe Brewers tasted victory for the first time in more than two weeks on Thursday, June 30, snapping a five-game losing streak and closing out last month with an 8-7 defeat of visiting Mayer at Vollmer Field.

Glencoe was facing its sixth-straight setback, trailing the Blazers 7-6 heading into their final turn at the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning.

However, one-out singles by Mason Goettl and Stephen Wiblemo drove home Teddy Petersen and Brody Bratsch, respectively, with the tying and winning runs to hand the hosts a hard-earned victory.

'Special' CRVL meeting called for Monday

A special meeting of the Crow River Valley League (CRVL) has been called for Monday, July 11 at Dubb’s Grill and Bar in Glencoe.

The purpose of the meeting, as per a CRVL release, is: “Topic of discussion to be presented by Glencoe/Watertown/Mayer for the purpose of discussing the recruiting practices of the Green Isle Irish ball team.”

Green Isle currently co-leads the CRVL’s western division with the league’s lone undefeated in-circuit record of 11-0.

Brownton falls to Winsted

The Brownton Bruins missed out on a chance to hit the .500 mark with a 4-2 loss to visiting Winsted on Thursday, June 30.

Brownton entered the game at 8-9 overall, but could not break even on the season as the Wildcats never trailed after scoring a lone run in the top of the first inning.

Winsted held a 3-0 edge into the bottom of the third inning before the Bruins got on the board via a solo home run by Josh Dietz.

Glencoe VFW blanks Mound

The Glencoe VFW Post 5102 baseball team won again in its lone game last week, shutting out Mound 10-0 on Wednesday, June 29.

Starting pitcher Taylor Schauer went all five innings in an abbreviated complete game victory, allowing four hits and no walks with one strikeout.

Glencoe took a 1-0 lead in the first, and then broke the game open with five runs in the third inning and four more in the fourth to cruise to the victory.

Hatlestad, Bruins win at Arlington

Racing action was on again as drivers competed in the Premier Logistics IMCA Hobby feature on Saturday, July 2 at Arlington Raceway.

Among the winners on 10-race card were Glencoe’s Clint Hatlestad and Silver Lake’s Bob Bruins.

Hatlestad won the modifieds race over Trent Loverude of New Ulm and Tim Pessek of Hutchinson. Glencoe’s Josh Larsen finished in fourth place.

Bruins claimed first in the truck auto cross over Zach Kroyer and Brice Reierson.

June 29th

Sun comes out for Glencoe Days

Honoring peace officers

2016 Stewartfest Celebration