Trent Snyder, 17, of Deerwood raced his 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo to his second feature win this season in a NASCAR Late Model 40-lapper at the 1-94 Raceway in Sauk Centre on June 16.
Snyder, who finished third in his heat race, said he started seventh and by the eighth lap he had already moved into second place.
On June 9, he finished sixth in a 100-lap feature at the raceway. He led the first 54 laps until a caution. On the restart, his car cut a tire which forced him to pit and lose his lead.
Devil Rays to hold tryouts
The Tampa Bay Devil Rays will be holding an open baseball tryout for high school and college players.
The try outs will be held Monday, June 25th at Dredd Scott Fields in Bloomington. Check -n begins at 9:00 a.m. Participants should bring their own glove, spikes and any other equipment they may need. Legion players should bring a signed permission slip from their coach.
For more information call (888) 995-6906 or (952) 996-6906.
Little Falls splits
The Little Falls American Legion fastpitch softball team split a two game home series with Holdingford on Tuesday, losing the first game 5-2 and winning 4-1 in the second.
In the first game the Flyers were out hit by Holdingford but played a strong defensive game behind Shanna Bach's six strikeouts. Holdingford had seven hits to Little Falls' three.
In the second game Angie Kliber went 2-3 at the plate to get the flyers only hits. Kliber also had an RBI and scored once. The Flyers took advantage of several walks and played strong defense.
The Flyers are now 3-3 on the season and travel to St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday June 26 for a game at 6:15 p.m.
Brainerd drops two to Apollo
The Brainerd VFW baseball team lost both ends of a doubleheader against St. Cloud Apollo 8-2, 12-10 at Joe Faber Field Tuesday.
In the first game Chad Weiss absorbed the loss pitching all six innings allowing four earned runs. Brainerd managed just seven hits, five coming in the seventh inning as Drew Boland, Aaron Jenkins, Tony Parrish, Jason Sather, and David Berndgen strung together consecutive hits to score Brainerd's only runs.
In the second game Parrish, Berndgen, and Fred Weiss pitched for Brainerd with Fred Weiss taking the loss. Brainerd scored seven runs in the second inning to jump out to a 8-3 lead but couldn't hold on as Apollo scored five runs in the sixth to take a 12-8 lead.
Brainerd rallied for two runs in the seventh but came up short. Mark Germain finished 3-for-4, Chad Weiss was 2-4 with a triple and a double, and Zach Docktor finished 2-4 for Brainerd.
DECORAH, Iowa -- Johanna Olson, a senior on the Luther College women's track and field tea, has been named to the Iowa Conference academic all-conference team.
Olson, a 1997 graduate of Wadena-Deer Creek High School, maintained a 3.5 grade-point average or higher and be a member of the varsity squad to earn the award.
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