Albert Lea baseball team beat Wells in 1965

Published 6:00 am Sunday, April 26, 2015

50 years ago: 1965

• In their opening Border League baseball game, the Glenville High School Trojans defeated Emmons 5-2. Dick Grinolds was the winning pitcher, and Al Rasmussen took the loss for the Eagles.

• Tom Hoffman had two RBIs for the Albert Lea baseball team in its 5-4 win over Wells. Jim Bratvold picked up the win for the Tigers. Tom Colby had two hits for the Wildcats.

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• Freeborn High School opened its baseball season with a 4-3 non-conference victory over Minnesota Lake. Chuck Hinkley pitched the win, and Tom Howser had two RBIs for Freeborn.

• The Albert Lea track team won a triangular meet with 66 points to Anoka’s 40 and Owatonna’s 38. John Fredrickson won the 100- and 200-yard dashes, and Tom Boyer won the discus and the shot put for the Tigers.


25 years ago: 1990

• Jenny Ortgies threw a three-hitter and had three hits in the Albert Lea softball team’s win over Rochester John Marshall.

• The Albert Lea girls’ golf team defeated Rochester Mayo 192-219. Scores for the Tigers were Leah Mattson, medalist, 46, Melissa Boom and Lisa Christophersen, 48, and Jodi Mack, 50.

• The Alden-Conger-Freeborn baseball team raised its season record to 6-0 after defeating Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 6-4. Winning pitcher Wes Stoneback had 11 strikeouts and Ron Redman had three hits and two RBIs for the Knights.


10 years ago: 2005

• The Albert Lea Tribune All-Area basketball Coach of the Year was Matt Addington of Albert Lea. Named as the All-Area basketball Player of the Year was Parker Skophammer of Albert Lea. Named to the All-Area First Team were Skophammer and Ryan Moore of Albert Lea; Joe Woefel of Lake Mills; Bjorn Peterson of New Richland; and Adam Schrader and Brandon Haugh of United South Central. Named to the Second Team were Mike Behrends of Albert Lea; Tyler Ziebell and Dustin Rayman of Glenville-Emmons; Jake Bushlack of NRHEG; Cole Christianson of Lake Mills; and Cody Hanson and Eric Parker of Northwood-Kensett.