Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14.
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PERHAM — The Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton junior Legion baseball team overcame a seven-run deficit and completed a sweep of the Perham Stingers Wednesday at Krueger Field winning game one 9-8 and the nightcap 11-8. Perham blew open the opening game batting around in a seven-run second inning on RBI base hits by Dylan Perrine, Alec Meyer, Patrick Murphy and Brady Stoll. Murphy held D-G-F off the scoreboard for five innings.
PERHAM — The Perham Buzz and East Grand Forks split a doubleheader Monday in a pair of one-run affairs. Perham took the opener 5-4, while East Grand Forks answered with a 12-11 come-from-behind win in the last inning to earn the split. Buzz starter Jack Stigman controlled six innings allowing only two hits, while Perham’s offense staked out a 5-0 lead heading to the final inning of game one.
PERHAM — Grand Rapids swept four games to claim the third annual Highway 10 Classic baseball title defeating Fargo 21-5 in Sunday’s title game. Grand Rapids opened the tournament defeating the Perham Stingers 11-1.
PERHAM — Last year’s runner-up Casey Miller, of Baxter, returned to win the 11th annual Average Jo Triathlon in a time of 1:03.40. Miller finished the 0.3-mile swim in 8:02, the 12-mile bike ride in 30:24 and the four-mile run in 23.58. Fargo's Brandon Scheel placed second two minutes behind Miller in 1:05.41. Cheryl Rosentreter of Geneval, Ill., was the top female finishers placing 13th overall in a time of 1:17.09. She was the top female last year in a time of 1:13.08. Perham's Ben Olson was the top local male finisher placing 23rd in 1:23.00.
COLOGNE — The 2014 Highway 10 Classic baseball tournament will be played in New York Mills and Perham this weekend June 27-29. The tournament is more than baseball games; the goal of the tournament is eliminating youth suicide by providing suicide education, awareness and prevention grants to schools, and by using the tournament to provide that education in a fun venue. Last year’s tournament was taken by storm by Team Andy from Norwood Young America. After hearing about the Classic, a group of Andy Hendel’s friends, 16-17 years of age, formed a team with little adult assistance and m
New York Mills' seniors Brandon Kupfer and Tyler Patron were named to the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State team. Logan Sandgren of BOLD was named the Class A player of the year. 2014 Class A MSHSBCA All-State Team First Name, Last Name, Year, High School
MINNEAPOLIS — The New York Mills Eagles came up 90-feet short from tying the state championship game in their final at-bat to finish the season with their only loss - a 5-4 heartbreaker to New Life Academy of Woodbury (25-4) at Target Field Saturday.
CHASKA — The New York Mills Eagles (25-0) made it two walk-off wins in a row advancing to the Minnesota Class A state baseball championship game and keeping a perfect record intact with a 6-5 last inning victory over Chatfield (22-4) at Chaska Athletic Park Friday afternoon. With the game tied at five in the bottom of the seventh, the Eagles loaded the bases started by a leadoff base hit by Brandon Kupfer.
CHASKA — The New York Mills Eagles (24-0) rallied with four runs in the final two innings to advance to the Minnesota Class A state baseball semifinals defeating Ely 4-3 on a walk-off liner by Damon Tumberg to score Nick Kupfer with the game-winner at Chaska Athletic Park Thursday evening. “It was crazy,” said Tumberg. “I was just thinking hit the ball, put it in play and was just praying and praying I could get the job done.”