Josh Randt

07/30/2014 - 2:46pm
If you noticed an influx of young bikers around Glencoe this past weekend, it wasn’t a new gang in town, but participants in the Buffalo Creek BMX state qualifier held on Sunday. Riders from all sorts of locations, including locals, stormed Sterner Park Saturday and Sunday for the state qualifier and Race for Life events. Despite some rain delays Sunday, the event went quite well, said Ryan Voss...
07/30/2014 - 2:40pm
With its third win of the weekend, the Plato Legion Post 641 baseball team punched its ticket to the American Legion Baseball Division II state tournament in Luverne, Minn., this coming weekend. After opening the playoffs with three straight wins a week ago, Post 641 returned to Cannon Falls Saturday to finish what it started. Plato won in...
07/30/2014 - 2:25pm
The Brownton Bruins swept Carver in two games in the Crow River Valley League South Division playoffs last week, advancing them to the Region 7C playoffs. The Bruins, the third-seed team from the South Division, will face Waconia, the second seed from the North Division, Friday at 5:30 p.m. on Barney Tadsen Field in Glencoe. All Region 7C games...
07/30/2014 - 1:32pm
They say you don’t tug on superman’s cape; you don’t spit into the wind; you don’t pitch meat to the Plato Blue Jays, especially them Odegaard kids. That last bit was definitely not something mentioned in Jim Croce’s 1972 single. But if he were from Plato and wrote it after the Blue Jays’ July 23, 14-4, playoff victory over Cologne, he might have...
07/30/2014 - 1:21pm
Back in the Region 7C tournament for the first time since 2012, Glencoe Brewers’ Co-manager Stephen Wiblemo stressed that “the pressure is on the other team,” when Glencoe meets powerhouse Green Isle in the opening round Thursday. “Our expectations are that Green Isle is going to be very good,” said Wiblemo after the Brewers’ 8-5 tournament-...
07/23/2014 - 10:02am
The final week of regular season ball ended like an AMC drama series for the Plato Blue Jays, who fell one win short of clinching the No. 1 seed in the Crow River Valley League’s South Division. The Jays benefited from a power outage in Young America on July 15 that postponed the game two days later. That game restarted after Plato was down 2-0...
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