Girls fastpitch softball tournament to be June 25-26

June 22, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
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The seventh annual Tony’s Girls Fastpitch Tournament will be held June 25-26. The tourna­ment will kick off at 8 a.m. on Saturday.
A total of 22 teams will be participating this year, the largest field in the his­tory of the tournament…

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10U team heads to state

June 22, 2017

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The RTR 10u team punched their ticket to the state tournament this past weekend with a fourth place qualifying finish in the Redwood Falls tournament. Pictured in front are Dawson Bloom, Gavin Schreurs, Tyler Wichmann, Kason Dybdahl and Sean Griesse; in back are Joshua Kraft, Chase Christianson, Drew Chandler, Brooks Hess, Isaac Dagel, Isaac Janish and Seth Cowell. Coaches are David Kraft and Trent Griesse. Not pictured is Levi Tommeraasen.

13U team places fourth

June 22, 2017

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The RTR 13U baseball team placed fourth in the Morris tournament. In first game the boys lost to host team Morris 5-2, but came back to defeat Marshal in the second game. They lost to Annandale in the third place game by a score of 4-2. Pictured in front are Darren Baartman, Aiden Wichmann, Sam Nibbe, Rion Moat, Jack Christianson and Tucker Haroldson; in back are Coach Grant Wichmann, Cody Wichmann, Logan Lamote, Dylan Anderson, Hayden Gravley, Dalton Meucke, Coach Lyle Lamote and Coach Josh Gravley.

Trap shoot team does well at state

June 22, 2017

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Jason Honebrink

By Mark Wilmes
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The RTR MSHSCTL (Min­nesota State High School Clay Target League) Trap Team competed at the State Championships in Alexandria on June 12. The team members competed with approximately 800 shooters for the class 1A individual competition.

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The RTR trap shoot team, from left—Jason Honebrink, Max Schardin, Tate Thooft, Sam Schardin, Brenna Alexander, Lucas Erickson, Cameron Jorgensen and Landen Buse.

Royals split a pair at tourney

June 14, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
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The Minneota amateur baseball tournament was held over the weekend. The Ruthton Royals played two games and went 1-1 for the tournament.
Game 1 was going well for the Royals, who led the Minneota Mudhens by a 4-3 count heading into the bottom of the sixth, when their opponents plated 10 runs to pick up at 13-4 win…

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Taking a few swings

June 9, 2017

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Scores of area t-ball players and parents gathered Monday evening at the baseball diamonds in Tyler.

Camden Conference squads are announced in softball and baseball

June 9, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

 
The Camden Conference announced their all-conference teams in softball and baseball for this spring season. The RTR teams received three spots on the teams.
Kylea Baartman and Morgan Johnson were named to the all-conference team in the softball league…

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RTR track competes at Section 3A meet

June 9, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
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Several members of the RTR boys track team ad­vanced from sub-section competition to participate in the Section 3A meet at Paulsen Field in Pipestone on June 1. Results for RTR were as follows: 4×100 Relay:12th Place – Garrett Kern, Jonah Christensen, Jayden Strand, Tate Thooft – 47.50…

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RTR golfers fail to advance to State

June 9, 2017

By Jim Kopel
Tribute Sports

The second round of the Section 3A Golf Tournament was held at Worthington this past Wednesday. The total scores of both days were counted to determine the golfers who would ad­vance to state competition. Westbrook Walnut-Grove will advance to state com­petition as a team as they shot a 365 to advance. This is the first time to state competition for golf for ei­ther the boys or girls from WWG. The Windom Eagles will advance to the state competition in the girls’ competition.

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Royals drop two

June 9, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
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The Ruthton Royals were on the road on Sunday, traveling to Lakefield and Jackson. Ruthton dropped game one to the Lakefield Horned Frogs by a score of 7-1. Levi Hurst pitched six innings to take the loss for the Royals. Hurst was 2-for-3 at the plate, includ­ing a pair of doubles. Eric Wiering had a single and an RBI for the local team.

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