EH? PLUS Diamonds and robots
Kids who attend Fridays Duluth Huskies game will have a chance to play catch with a robot at least on the receiving end.
Control Y, one of the Duluth East Daredevils robots, will launch foam basebal... Posted on 7/2/13 at 11:00 PM
STAFF BLOG ASTRO BOB A ballgame played in the night sky
The moon's back in the west tonight but very low especially from the northern U.S., where it sets about a half hour after sunset. Look for a wiry crescent around and shortly after sunset. Being so c... Posted on 8/19/12 at 11:44 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Not everything in Legislature is about the budget
While most legislative attention is focused on budget bills, several smaller measures also have passed the House, including:
A bill giving local governments the option to approve zoning variances. Ne... Posted on 4/5/11 at 11:43 AM
Alex Bacon hit a three-run home run for the second straight game to lead the Madison Mallards to a 10-7 victory over the Duluth Huskies in Game 1 of the Northwoods League championship series on Thursday night before 2,117 at Warner Park in Madison.
The Huskies (45-27) play the Madison Mallards (43-30) in Game 1 of the best-of-three Northwoods League championship series at 7:05 p.m. today at Warner Park in Madison. Games 2 and 3 (if necessary) would be at 6:35 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Wade Stadium in Duluth.
There’s Ryan Schmidt behind the plate, umpiring a ballgame. There he is at the concessions, being a good ambassador to a group of out-of-towners. There he is again, filling out the master tournament bracket.
The Esko Nitro, the smallest team in the eight-team field at the Intermediate Little League Central Regional Tournament in Kalamazoo, Mich., fell twice to West Portage, Mich., in the finals of that event.
What began as a vacation golf outing to the Dominican Republic 20 years ago bloomed into an annual pilgrimage for Dave Johnson and Bobbie Burns of Cloquet. No proselytizing involved, just lots of love, help and camaraderie. And a little baseball.
Carter Northey went 4-for-5 with two doubles and four RBIs as the Esko Nitro team, representing Minnesota, powered its way to a 14-9 victory over West Portage (Mich.) in a winner’s bracket game at the Intermediate Little League Central Regional Tournament on Wednesday in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Cloquet fell in the annual Lakeview Classic American Legion baseball tournament last weekend, losing games to Proctor 3-1 on Friday and Anoka 10-9 on Saturday. The defeats extended a four-game losing stretch littered with defensive mistakes.
Cloquet Legion lost to Hermantown Tuesday but plan to win when they host the Lakeview Classic Friday through Sunday. Cloquet plays at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Friday at Mettner Field (Athletic Park) off 14th Street in Cloquet.
Rogers, a 6-foot, 215-pound right-handed pitcher entering his senior season at the College of St. Scholastica, will start in the Duluth Huskies’ Northwoods League series opener against the Willmar Stingers at 6:35 p.m. in Duluth.
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