Knights baseball team bow to KMS in six innings, 16-3

May 25, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The KMS Saints used some timely hitting and the stolen base to score seven runs in the sec­ond and third innings as they would beat the RTR Knights in baseball action at Ruthton last Tuesday.
After striking out the first batter in the second inning Jared Baartman ran into trouble. He would hit a batter, then walk a batter before giving up a hit for a run. When the Saints final­ly were done, they would have scored five runs on four hits and three stolen bases.

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Knights beat MCC Rebels 6 to 5 in non-conference tilt

May 25, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR Baseball Knights traveled to Slayton last Friday to play the MCC Rebels in a non-conference action. In a thrilling finish, the Knights came from be­hind in the final inning to beat the home team. The game time temperature was about 50 degrees.
The first real threat of the game came in the top of the second inning as hits from Cameron Jorgensen and Kyle Fischer of the Knights put both runners on base. However, a strike­out ended the threat.

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Baseball team suffers tough loss to Vikings

May 25, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR baseball squad entertained the Minneo­ta Vikings last Friday in Ruthton. The Knights were short-handed as three starters were not available for this game. The game was a very close one for five innings as the score at that time was 1 to 1. How­ever, the Vikings, who had lost only one game all year, jumped on the Knights for nine runs in the sixth in­ning on their way to an 11 to 1 win.
Hunter Vanlerberghe started on the hill for the Knights and probably had his best effort of the year. He would go five plus in­nings and give up only two hits while allowing five runs, only two of them earned runs. He struck out five Viking batters…

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Track teams travel to Slayton

May 25, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

The RTR track teams competed in the Dick Da­vidson Invitational in Slay­ton on May 11. The boys finished in sixth place with the girls ending up in 10th.
Top five finishers were as follows:
Boys
200 Meters
5th Place – Jayden Strand – 24.29
400 Meters
3rd Place – Tucker Baune – 56.20

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Camden Conference track meet held in Cottonwood

May 25, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

The RTR track teams competed in the Camden Conference track meet in Cottonwood last Thurs­day. The boys finished in 5th place with 58 points. Lac qui Parle Valley won the meet with 132. The girls finished in 9th place. Canby won the meet with 141.5 points.
Top five finishers for the Knights was as follows:
Boys
200 Meters
4th Place – Tate Thooft – 25.71
110m Hurdles
5th Place – Zach Miller – 20.30

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Lady Knights sweep Blackjacks in softball

May 18, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The softball Lady Knights had their hitting shoes on Monday night as they would sweep the visiting Blackjacks from Dawson. Under very nice weather conditions to start the games, the Lady Knights would bang out 20 hits in the two games while holding the Black­jacks to only seven hits in the two games.
The first game was a short one as the Knights used the ten-run rule to complete things after only four and one half inning of play. The team took advan­tage of seven Jack errors to get some easy runs.

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Baseball team suffers tough loss

May 18, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The RTR baseball squad entertained the Minneo­ta Vikings last Friday in Ruthton. The Knights were short-handed as three starters were not available for this game. The game was a very close one for five innings as the score at that time was 1 to 1. How­ever, the Vikings, who had lost only one game all year, jumped on the Knights for nine runs in the sixth in­ning on their way to an 11 to 1 win.
Hunter Vanlerberghe started on the hill for the Knights and probably had his best effort of the year. He would go five plus in­nings and give up only two hits while allowing five runs, only two of them earned runs. He struck out five Viking batters.

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Lady golfers shoot low round of year in Minneota

May 18, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

Under great golfing con­ditions on Monday the RTR Lady Knights shot a 203 to finish second to the Minneota Vikings. The Vi­kings would shoot a 176. The 203 by the Knights was their best team score of the year. Canby would finish in third place with a 226.
The Lady Knights were led by McKinley Schreurs, who shot her best round ever with a 48.

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Track teams travel to Slayton

May 18, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

The RTR track teams competed in the Dick Da­vidson Invitational in Slay­ton on May 11. The boys finished in sixth place with the girls ending up in 10th.
Top five finishers were as follows:
Boys–200 Meters: 5th Place – Jayden Strand – 24.29; 400 Meters: 3rd Place – Tucker Baune – 56.20…

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Conference golf fights weather

May 18, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

This past Monday the Camden conference golf teams played their meet in Marshall. Eleven teams of boys and 10 teams of girls braved different weather conditions. Jackets were needed at 9 a.m. when the golfers started. Rain and lightning stopped play at about 10 a.m. for about an hour. When the golfers fin­ished up their 18 holes of play the sun was shining and their umbrellas were used for the bright sun.
LQPV won both the team event for both boys and girls. Their girls would shoot a 345 for first place honors. Minneota finished second with a 361 while Canby was third with a 411. RTR grabbed fourth place among the 10 teams with a 417.

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