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07/27/2016 - 8:00am
July has not been a kind month for the Glencoe Brewers.  Having entered the month with a 12-9 overall record that included its forfeit victory against Norwood, Glencoe lost five of six games in July to close out the regular season with a 13-14 overall record and a 9-9 mark in the final Crow River Valley League (CRVL) standings. The Brewers dropped both of their matchups last week...
07/27/2016 - 8:00am
 A pair of losses – one in-league, one out – brought the regular season to an end for the Brownton Bruins last week, though the squad didn’t go down without a fight in its Crow River Valley League (CRVL) finale at Green Isle on Sunday, July 24. Four days after losing 10-0 to visiting Chaska, Brownton trailed the...
07/27/2016 - 8:00am
At one point early this season, the defending state Class C champion Plato Blue Jays had a rather slight 4-3 overall record. That was on May 25, after Plato dropped a 4-2 decision to Green Isle at Blue Jay Stadium. Fast forward two months, and Plato put the finishing touches on its 18th-consecutive victory – an 11-0 defeat of...
07/27/2016 - 8:00am
While Plato gets to relax this week given its No. 1 seed, both Glencoe and Brownton will be fighting for their postseason lives as the Region 7C Tournament play-in series begin this week. The Bruins, which claimed the No. 9 seed in the final regional standings, are scheduled to open their play-in series at eighth-seeded Watertown at 7:30 p.m....
07/20/2016 - 8:00am
It has been a long time since the Plato Blue Jays have tasted defeat – nearly two months, to be exact. Plato clinched the Crow River Valley League (CRVL) regular-season championship and top seed in the coming Region 7C playoffs last week with its 15th and 16th consecutive victories, coupled with Green Isle’s loss to Waconia on...
07/20/2016 - 8:00am
The Plato American Legion Post 641 baseball team is still alive in the midst of the Division II, Third District playoffs, having won their first two tournament games on Saturday, July 16, before coming up short against Watertown the next day. Plato did not give up a single run on Saturday, blanking Sibley East 10-0 in the district opener...
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