Sports

Tue
18
Jul
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3rd-4th Grade Baseball

A young Benson player has to duck to avoid being hit by a pitch during a 3rd-4th grade baseball league game against NLS last week in Benson.  More pictures from the game will be featured next week.

A young Benson player has to duck to avoid being hit by a pitch during a 3rd-4th grade baseball league game against NLS last week in Benson.  More pictures from the game will be featured next week.

Tue
18
Jul
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18U Softball

Emily Miller pitches for the Benson 18U softball team last week during a game against Morris as centerfielder Kaitlyn Berreau looks on from behind.

Emily Miller pitches for the Benson 18U softball team last week during a game against Morris as centerfielder Kaitlyn Berreau looks on from behind.

Fri
14
Jul
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Sam Gjerde award winner

Sam Gjerde, pitching for the Saints during the Section 3A finals against Edgerton, was selected as the Hengstler-Ranweiler Awardwinner for 2017, the first KMS female athlete to earn the honor.

Sam Gjerde, pitching for the Saints during the Section 3A finals against Edgerton, was selected as the Hengstler-Ranweiler Awardwinner for 2017, the first KMS female athlete to earn the honor.

Fri
14
Jul
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Willmar Stingers in town

The Willmar Stingers’ players did a great job in taking the time to meet with the local youth and share a book.  This was just one of the many activities at the Library this summer.

The Willmar Stingers’ players did a great job in taking the time to meet with the local youth and share a book.  This was just one of the many activities at the Library this summer.

Fri
14
Jul
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18U Softball

Grace Lee (left) plays ready defense for the Benson 18U #1 softball team during a game in Benson recently against the Benson 18U #2 team.  The teams were set to play in Benson again this Tuesday (yesterday).

Grace Lee (left) plays ready defense for the Benson 18U #1 softball team during a game in Benson recently against the Benson 18U #2 team.  The teams were set to play in Benson again this Tuesday (yesterday).
 

Fri
14
Jul
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Benson Legion Falls to Willmar 10-0

 With coach Eric Hulterstrum and teammate Will Enderson looking on, Sam Grussing bats for the Benson Jr. Legion baseball team during a game in Benson earlier this season.

The Benson Legion suffered a 10-0 loss to Willmar last Thursday night in Benson.  Willmar scored at least one run in every inning, ending the game after five innings due to the 10-run rule.  Willmar’s two pitchers also combined to strike out 13 Benson batters.  Overall, 13 of Benson’s 15 outs on the night came via strikeouts.

Justin Goossen took the loss on the mound for Benson, giving up eight hits and eight runs (seven earned) with three walks and there strikeouts over four innings.  Danny Lenarz pitched the final inning, Benson Legion Falls to WIllmar, 10-0....
 

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Fri
14
Jul
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Tennis Camp

Gwendolyn Wilcox hits a shot over the net during a mini summer tennis camp, Monday, as Toby Dammeyer (far left), Blake Brehmer, Elle Kletscher, Joe Wilcox, Cooper Koenig, and Scarlett Tolifson (far right) look on.

Gwendolyn Wilcox hits a shot over the net during a mini summer tennis camp, Monday, as Toby Dammeyer (far left), Blake Brehmer, Elle Kletscher, Joe Wilcox, Cooper Koenig, and Scarlett Tolifson (far right) look on.
 

Mon
10
Jul
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Area Softball Action

Cally Miller pitches for the Benson 18U #2 softball team during a game against the Benson 18U #1 team last week in Benson as centerfielder Beth Cain looks on.
A young pitcher pitches for the Benson Gold team vs. KMS III during Chippewa Valley softball action.
The KMS III pitcher follows through after letting go of a pitch during Chippewa Valley softball action last week.

Pictured, top:  Cally Miller pitches for the Benson 18U #2 softball team during a game against the Benson 18U #1 team last week in Benson as centerfielder Beth Cain looks on.

Pictured, middle:  A young pitcher pitches for the Benson Gold team vs. KMS III during Chippewa Valley softball action.

Pictured, bottom:  The KMS III pitcher follows through after letting go of a pitch during Chippewa Valley softball action last week.

Mon
10
Jul
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“Gymnastics Camp fun”

BKMS gymnastics coach Kathy Ahrndt and her daughter, Mariah, help a young gymnast with a skill.

Pictured: BKMS gymnastics coach Kathy Ahrndt and her daughter, Mariah, help a young gymnast with a skill.
 

Fri
30
Jun
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Benson 16U fastpitch team competes at Star of the North

Pictured are members of the team, starting in the front row  -- Lauren Wrobleski, Ellie Moesenthin, Zoe Doscher, Hannah Andrews, and Kaitlyn Knutson.  Back row -- Mariah Rodahl, Josie Connelly, Kara Kannegiesser, Leah Thompson, Sarah Brandt, Rachel Berens, Marissa Connelly, Kaitlyn Berreau, and Calley Miller.  Submitted photo.

The Benson 16 and under (16U) Fastpitch Softball Team competed in the Star of the North Tourney in St. Cloud, recently, losing to Litchfield and Sauk Rapids in pool play, while also beating the Rocori Flames.  In the single-elimination bracket, the Benson team was knocked out of the tournament by the Hopkins Royals.  Other teams in the tournament included Big Lake Hornets, Holdingford, and the Sartell Swarm. 

“The game experience against players slightly older allowed the girls to gauge where they are with skills,” said Benson head softball coach Barb Schwarz.  “We did not have a single 16-year old on our team.  It was an opportunity to be competitive in tournament action where you have to grind it out game after game and stay in the game mentally as well.” 

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