Chuck Anderson: Albert Lea Legion defeated Faribault 10 years ago

Published 7:56 pm Friday, July 20, 2018

Sports Memories by Chuck Anderson


50 years ago: 1968

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• In the Albert Lea slowpitch league, Piggly-Wiggly defeated City Pepsi 11-4 and Trades and Labor defeated COPI-KWIK 9-5. Piggly-Wiggly was led by Bill Satre and Dan Goodnature with three hits each. Lee Linde and Kent Dugstad had three hits each for Trades and Labor.   

• The Northside Mobil team defeated Coast to Coast 14-2 in the Albert Lea women’s softball league. Mary Ann Christian hit a home run and two triples and Athelene Tesch had three hits for Northside.

• In a State Line League amateur baseball game, Kiester-Bricelyn defeated Hayward, 6-1. Winning pitcher was Harold “Gabby” Pierce and Paul Haukous had two hits for the winners. Wayne Walcholz had two hits for Hayward.


25 years ago: 1993

• The Albert Lea girls’ 18 and under fastpitch team swept a double header from Geneva 11-10 and 6-4. Kris Jensen had two hits, including the winning RBI, and Natalie Mattson also had two hits for A.L. in the first game. Holly Wangsness and Molly Lehman each had two hits for Geneva. Kris Jensen pitched a complete game victory in the second game.

• The 1993 Freeborn County fastpitch old timers game was won by the County team 10-9 for its third win in a row. Larry Zevenbergen was the winning pitcher.

• The Albert Lea Eagles under 16 boys’ soccer team shut out Rosemount, 3-0. Scoring goals for Albert Lea were Nate Jensen, Brian Kyllo and Ryan Anderson. In goal for A.L. was Kyle Katzenmeyer.


10 years ago: 2008

• In sub-district baseball, Albert Lea Post 447 defeated Faribault, 3-2. Colby Strilaeff was the winning pitcher and Aaron Klatt had two RBI’s for A.L.

• New Richland American Legion Post 75 defeated Glenville-Emmons Post 264, 15-9. Jake Reyant was the winning pitcher.

• In the losers’ bracket of sub-district baseball, United South Central American Legion Post 210 defeated St. James 11-1 with Jake Bonsack the winning pitcher. Ned Kalis hit a grand slam home run. USC defeated Minnesota Lake 9-6  and qualified for the District playoffs.