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Missed Opportunities Cost RedHawks in Series Opener

The RedHawks lost to Gary 3-2

FARGO, N.D. (RedHawks) — Chris Jacobs hit a solo home run in the ninth inning, but it wasn’t enough as the RedHawks proceeded to strand the game-tying run at second base in a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Gary SouthShore RailCats in front of a sold-out crowd of 4,494 fans at Newman Outdoor Field on Breast Cancer Awareness…

Legion Baseball: Moorhead’s Late Rally Dooms West Fargo

Blues scores three runs in the seventh with two outs to down Patriots

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Moorhead Blues used a two-out rally in the top of the seventh to sneak passed West Fargo 10-8 at Young Field on Tuesday night. Carter Howell singled in Tommy Horan from second base to tie the game at eight after the Patriots got the first two batters out in the inning. Caleb Saari later knocked…

Franek Falls in USA Wrestling Juniors Freestyle Championship

Jared Franek finishes runner-up for second consecutive year in USA National wrestling tournament.

FARGO, N.D. — For the second consecutive year West Fargo’s Jared Franek fell just short of his goal of winning a national title in the Juniors freestyle wrestling tournament at the FargoDome. Franek fell 13-2 to Danny Braunagel from Illinois to finish runner-up in the 160-pound weight class. Last year Franek lost in the championship match at 152-pounds.

Keury De La Cruz Knocks Three Hits as RedHawks Win 6-1

Trey McNutt earned the win with six innings of one-run baseball

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The RedHawks picked up their third consecutive series win by knocking off Sioux Falls Monday night 6-1. Keury De La Cruz went 3-for-5 in the matchup, including a double that spurred a two-out rally in the fourth inning. He also reached on an error in the ninth. Every starter recorded a hit for Fargo-Moorhead, including a…

Franek Advances to Junior Finals with Three Wins Monday

The West Fargo graduate won three bouts to advance all the way to the finals in the Junior National Championships

FARGO, N.D. — Last year at the USA Wrestling Junior & Cadet National Championships, Jared Franek finished runner-up at 152 pounds. Now, the West Fargo graduate is hoping to finish one spot better as he moves on to the finals at 160 pounds. Franek picked up three wins on Monday (7-3, 10-0, 11-0,) to sweep his way into the championship…

RedHawks Handed 9-3 Loss in Sioux Falls

The four-game series wraps up on Monday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Late-inning struggles from the pitching staff prevented a potential comeback from the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in Sioux Falls. The Canaries plated a total of seven runs in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings. Brandon Barker picks up the loss after giving up four runs, three of them earned. Benji Waite allowed four runs in relief. Leo Pina…

The East Tops the West in 11-Man and 9-Man ND Shrine Bowl Contests

132 student-athletes played in this year's 45th annual Shrine game

FARGO, N.D. — After a week of preparations, the 132-student athletes selected for the ND Shrine Bowl took the field Saturday night.   In both the 11-man and 9-man game, the East topped team West. The 11-man squad won 35-12, while the 9-man squad won 28-20. The athletes say they attribute the victory to their newfound brotherhood and chemistry on…

RedHawks Run Away with Series Opener against Sioux Falls

Fargo-Moorhead won 11-3

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Every starter for the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks reached base in their season opener against Sioux Falls. They compiled 11 runs on 12 hits to beat the Canaries 11-3. Charlie Valerio got the offense going in the first inning with a two-run home run, his 10th of the season. Leo Pina extended his hitting streak to nine games…

Lights, Camera, Schlaction: Get to Know RedHawks Manager Michael Schlact Pt. 6

The RedHawks manager sings his favorite song, discusses his favorite subject in school and goes deep into what gives his life purpose

FARGO, N.D. — In part six of a continuing series, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks manager Michael Schlact sings his favorite song, discusses his favorite subject in school and goes deep into what gives his life purpose.