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August 8, 2013
Blast return from national tournament with heads held high
Cloquet's Minnesota Blast may have gone 1-3 overall at the ASA Northern National softball tournament last week, but in the eyes of their coaches,...
August 8, 2013 - 1:44pm
July 25, 2013
Despite youth, Blast score upset at State
In softball, experience usually counts for quite a lot. That's why when a young team wins, it's pretty sweet. The U-18 Minnesota Blast, a team...
July 25, 2013 - 3:44pm
July 18, 2013
Cloquet team takes first at local state tournament
Cloquet was the place to be last weekend for softball fans, as 34 teams in age brackets from U-10 to U-18 took part in the United States Specialty...
July 18, 2013 - 2:40pm
July 11, 2013
Cloquet's Paulson a perfect match for softball
Carlton's Grace Macor hasn't yet played a full season of softball with Cloquet's Shania Paulson, but it took only one play for her to see her teammate's love for the game. Macor was pitching late in the last inning of Saturday's game when -- with the winning run on base -- Paulson...
July 11, 2013 - 3:59pm
Braun Park prepares for state tournament
Braun Park will prove its worth this weekend, as the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Minnesota fastpitch softball northern state tournament comes to Cloquet. USSSA state director Scott Brown said Wednesday afternoon that 34 teams ranging from ages 10-and-Under...
July 11, 2013 - 9:02am
July 5, 2013
A weekend of softball, for Ashley
Erica Eller walked out of Braun Park Sunday evening wearing her runner-up medal proudly. But the smiling, 12-year-old Cloquet Middle School...
July 5, 2013 - 3:25pm
June 20, 2013
Sun starting to shine on summer softball
Watching his Minnesota Blast softball team answer with two victories Tuesday night, Coach Kerry Rodd said he more thoroughly enjoyed the questions he was asked throughout the evening. "They're always asking questions," said Rodd of the Blast, an 18-and-under Cloquet varsity-based...
June 20, 2013 - 5:13am
June 6, 2013
'Jacks fall to Hawks in championship
Cloquet softball Coach Ron Tondryk admitted that his 'Jacks would need to play a virtually perfect game to defeat Hermantown in the Section 7AA softball finals. Last Thursday in Cohasset, the 'Jacks did just that for five and a half innings before the Hawks (20-3) erupted for seven...
June 6, 2013 - 8:01am
May 30, 2013
Lumberjacks earn their way to championship match
They did it the hard way, but the Cloquet softball team is back in the Section 7AA finals after three dramatic wins on Tuesday in Cohasset. The 'Jacks slugged their way through the losers' bracket thanks to three great performances by pitcher Chandler Beaupre and clutch hitting that...
May 30, 2013 - 3:28pm
May 29, 2013
All Conference team announced in softball
The Lake Superior Conference announces the following athletes have been named to the Girls Softball All Conference Team: First Team -- Junior Chandler Beaupre of Cloquet; Katie Thun and Mackenzie Herzig of Hermantown; Sarah Hendrickson, Melissa Jarvi and Alexia Klaas of Duluth Denfeld;...
May 29, 2013 - 6:30pm
May 23, 2013
Softball Preview....Pitching pivotal in playoffs
Throughout a normal school day, it's common to see Cloquet softball pitcher Chandler Beaupre exercising her right wrist. "I do them every class," said Beaupre of her hourly wrist movements.
May 23, 2013 - 11:16am
May 16, 2013
Softball Roundup...News about Esko and other area teams
Springtime is always busy for Esko softball player Dani Johnson. After playing four games in less than 24 hours, the 18-year-old third baseman...
May 16, 2013 - 1:17pm
May 9, 2013
Carlton pairs up wins
There were times Tuesday when all Grace Macor could do was focus on freshman catcher Hannah Benson's black face paint. "It was all over her...
May 9, 2013 - 4:44pm
Cloquet picks up their first win
The Cloquet softball team is finally back on the field after the long winter marred the start of the season. The 'Jacks picked up their first win of the season in three tries with a 5-1 win at Superior on Tuesday. Chandler Beaupre went the distance to earn the win for Cloquet, scattering...
May 9, 2013 - 1:39pm
Thunder softball finished, baseball fights on
The Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College softball program has officially finished the collegiate season this spring. The Thunder, which originated in 2008, played just six games during March -- all indoors -- at the Minnesota Classic at the Rosemount Irish Dome, defeating only...
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May 9, 2013 - 11:46am