• Starbuck junior Legion keeps winning, starts well at Minnetonka

    | Published on June 20, 2022 at 2:22pm CDT

    June 14 at PRBA (Prairie Rivers Baseball Association) Starbuck 18 PRBA 1 Game 1 Starbuck Junior Legion Post 4582 was PRBA for a doubleheader on Friday, June 3. Starbuck got things started in the first inning when Austin Ballhagen singled on a 1-1 count, scoring the first run. Starbuck notched six more runs in the second inning and… Read More

  • Girls relay team places fifth at state

    | Published on June 20, 2022 at 2:22pm CDT

    The Minnewaska 4X400 girls relay team placed fifth at state. The team consisted of Teagan Stark, Olivia Danielson, Lauryn Ankeny and McKenzie Luetmer. The girls placed second in state prelims breaking the school record running a 4:05.34 on Thursday and placed fifth on Friday running a 4:07.71 in finals. Overall, the Laker girls team placed seventh in… Read More

  • Glenwood Lowry Legion team beats Ashby, Granite Falls last week

    | Published on June 20, 2022 at 2:20pm CDT

    The Glenwood Lowry Legion baseball team defeated the Ashby Arrows 6-4 at Marthaler Field last Tuesday then defeated Granite Falls 4-1 last Wednesday at Granite Falls. Against Ashby, Jacob Blair got the win pitching the full seven innings and giving up four runs on five hits and striking out 4.   Glenwood Lowry Legion built a five-run… Read More

  • Stars win big in Sunburg Tuesday; one more over the weekend

    | Published on June 20, 2022 at 2:19pm CDT

    June 14  at Sunburg Stars 10  Norway Lake-Sunburg 3 The Starbuck Stars punched out 10 hits, including a pair of home runs, to beat the Norway Lake-Sunburg Lakers 10-3 on Sunday in a County Line League amateur baseball game. Homering for Starbuck were Aaron VerSteeg and Matt Gruber. Gruber was 3-for-4 with a double, two runs and four RBIs. VerSteeg… Read More

  • Time to turn the page…

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 1:06pm CDT

    Sports Report by Mark Beasley After 15 years of covering the local sports scene for the newspaper, the time has come to hang up the camera and put away the notepad. The daily grind of the job, including working weekends, had become more and more of a chore. The event that hastened the decision came when… Read More

  • Stars wrap up week with win at Sunburg

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 1:05pm CDT

    June 3 at Morris Starbuck 20 Chokio 2  On Friday, June 3, Starbuck was at Morris to play the Chokio amateur team. The Stars routed the Coyotes, 20-2, scoring multiple runs in five of the seven innings played. Stars   353 054 0 – 20 17 2 Chokio 010 001 0 – 2 4 3 HITTING – Starbuck: Michael Gruber 2-5 r-3,… Read More

  • 4-0 start to season for Starbuck junior legion baseball team

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 1:04pm CDT

    June 3 at Bird Island Starbuck 12 BOLD 1 Game 1 Starbuck Junior Legion Post 4582 was in Bird Island for a doubleheader on Friday, June 3. In game one Starbuck scored in every inning on their way to a 12-1, five-inning victory. Dylan Alexander hit a two-out double in the first inning, then scored on a single by… Read More

  • Boys’ Tennis team shows well at first ever state tournament

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 1:02pm CDT

    The Minnewaska boys’ tennis team has set the bar high for future Laker teams to try and match. In their first state tournament in school history the boys’ team played very well, winning one match while losing two matches by the slimmest of margins. In singles’ play Tate Reichmann went further into the tournament than any… Read More

  • Girls earn five medals at state Track & Field meet

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 12:57pm CDT

    June 9-10 at St. Michael-Albertville State Class A meet The State Class A Track & Field meet went off on Thursday and Friday at St. Michael-Albertville High School. Minnewaska had athletes in eight different events, six for the girls and two for the boys. The preliminaries were held on Thursday, with the top two finishers in each heat… Read More

  • Stars get win with help from Twins’ pitchers

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 3:24pm CDT

    May 29 at Marthaler Field Starbuck 7  New London-Spicer 4  The Stars hosted New London on Sunday, May 29. Starbuck was looking for a two-game win streak, having beaten Regal a week earlier. The game didn’t begin well for the Stars, at all. The Twins knocked a three-run homer in the top of the first inning, coming after… Read More

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