Baseball

West Fargo Woman Celebrating More than a Century of Loving Baseball and the Minnesota Twins

Viola Toppin has been following the Twins for as long as she can remember and that means being a baseball fan for more than a century.

WEST FARGO, ND —  As the Minnesota Twins get ready to take on the Chicago White Sox Thursday, West Fargo’s Viola Toppin will be in the crowd. Toppin has been following the Twins for as long as she can remember and that means being a baseball fan for more than a century. “I kind of grew up listening to baseball,”…

Saltdogs Homer Four times, Down RedHawks in Series Finale

RedHawks pitcher Cesilio Pimentel picks up first loss of the season.

FARGO, ND (RedHawks Baseball) — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks lost Thursday afternoon 11-9 in a shootout with the Lincoln Saltdogs. RedHawks starter, Cesilio Pimentel (5-1) picked up his first loss of the season, giving up seven runs (six earned) in his five innings of work. The Lincoln offense homered three times in the game with the first dinger coming from Randolph…

RedHawks Fall to Explorers in Home Opener

Tyler Alexander throws six innings in 5-3 loss.

FARGO, N.D. – The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks returned home to Newman Outdoor Field for the team’s home opener. The RedHawks could not bring their road success back home with them as they fell 5-3 to the Sioux City Explorers. Tyler Alexander got the start for Fargo-Moorhead, he finished with six innings, gave up three earned runs and struck out five in…

Relentless: Joe Hallock’s Road to Recovery

Two years after suffering a stroke, Joe Hallock thrives on baseball diamond for Concordia.

FARGO, N.D. — People don’t always go to college near their hometown, Fargo Shanley graduate Joe Hallock did. “I like it a lot, I can go see my family whenever I want,” Cobber catcher Joe Hallock said. “Friends can come watch. It is a good atmosphere, especially on game day.” During Joe’s time at Concordia, he cherishes game days and every…

RedHawks Donate To Shriner’s Hospital for Home Exhibition Game

Staff with the RedHawks said they tries to be as active in the community as possible

FARGO, N.D. — Dig out those foam fingers and baseball hats. The RedHawks  hosted their first home exhibition game of the summer. Tickets were $7 each, with a portion of the cost going toward the Shrine Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Both new and returning playing battled the St. Paul Saints. This is the organization’s 22nd season. Tickets are available at…

Sheyenne Baseball, Softball, Soccer all Pick up Wins

Mustangs run the table in Thursday's games

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Thursday was a good day for West Fargo Sheyenne athletics. The baseball team needed extra innings but took care of business at home against Red River 8-7. The Mustang softball team played Shanley in the Randy Nelson memorial game to honor the late Deacons’ Activities Director who died of cancer in 2014. Sheyenne won the game…

Coach of the Week: Concordia Baseball’s Chris Coste

Coste and the Cobbers have won 8 of their last 9 games

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia baseball coach Chris Coste is in his third season as the Cobbers’ skipper after taking over for Bucky Burgau. The Cobbers (18-12, 7-5 SL) have won eight of their last nine games and are finding a groove as the regular season winds down. Coste is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra,…

Bison Baseball Looks for Momentum in Last Stretch of Homestand

Highlights and analysis from NDSU's 7-3 homestand

FARGO, N.D. – The Omaha Mavericks defeated the North Dakota State University baseball team, 3-1, in the opening game of a three-game Summit League series Friday, April 21, at Newman Outdoor Field. With the loss, the Bison drop to 18-19 overall and 9-7 in Summit League play while the Mavericks improve to 9-28 on the season and 6-10 in league…

Cobbers Split Home Series with Carleton

Concordia wins game two in walk-off fashion.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Cobber Athletics) — The “Walkoff Wonders” continued their last at-bat success as Brett Swanson’s sacrifice fly scored Nate Leintz with one out in the bottom of the 10th in Game 2 to give Concordia a split with Carleton. The Cobbers could never get on track on offense in the first game and fell 2-1 but then rallied from a 4-0…

College Baseball: Bison Bats Dormant as Gophers Win 6-1

NDSU loses season series 2-1 with the loss

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State dropped its second contest in three games against Minnesota. The Bison gave up two unearned runs in the first inning and were never able to get the lead after that, as they go on to lose 6-1. Riley Johnson picks up the loss, going three innings while allowing zero earned runs. NDSU is back…