Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

Father-Son Dynamic Adds Special Bond to Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks

The RedHawks are operating under first year manager Jim Bennett while his son plays infield

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks have their final exhibition game on Wednesday. Half of the roster includes guys who played for the RedHawks last year. One notable addition is second baseman T.J. Bennett, whose dad is the new manager, Jim Bennett. T.J. says his dad hasn’t been the head coach of any of his teams since travel ball days….

RedHawks Drop to 0-3 in Exhibition Season

Goldeyes beat the RedHawks 10-7

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks had their first opportunity to play in front of a home crowd in the team’s third exhibition contest against the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Despite a big night at the plate from Chris Jacobs, his efforts were not enough as the RedHawks dropped their third consecutive contest to the Goldeyes, 10-7. The four-game exhibition series to…

Coach of the Week: RedHawks Manager Jim Bennett

Bennett is taking over in his first season with the RedHawks

FARGO, N.D. — Jim Bennett is gearing up for his first season as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks manager. Bennett replaces Michael Schlact, who accepting a job as a pitching coach for a Milwaukee Brewers minor league affiliate. He has been coaching since 1992 for various squads, most recently in the Australian Baseball League. Bennett is the KVRR Coach of the Week….

Jim Bennett Introduced As Third Manager in RedHawks Franchise History

RedHawks have a new manager heading into 2019 season

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo–Moorhead RedHawks have hired their new manager. The organization announced Jim Bennett as their third skipper in franchise history. Bennett replaces Michael Schlact who resigned last month to take a job with the Milwaukee Brewers organization. Bennett has spent the last five years coaching in the Australian Baseball League with the Perth Heat and Brisbane Bandits…

Saints Spoil RedHawks 4th of July with 8-5 Win

The RedHawks have lost five of their last six games

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks had fireworks after Wednesday night’s game against St. Paul, but they couldn’t muster enough fireworks during the contest. The RedHawks fell short against the Saints 8-5. Brandon Barker made his American Association debut for Fargo-Moorhead, but he didn’t record an out of the third inning. Saints outfielder Burt Reynolds hit a three-run homer in…

RedHawks End Three-Game Skid With 3-1 Win Over Gary

The RedHawks improve to 10-11 on the season

FARGO, N.D. (American Association) — The Gary SouthShore RailCats saw their three-game winning streak come to an end after falling to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 3-1, on a wet and windy Saturday evening at Newman Outdoor Field. The loss also snapped Gary’s season-best four-game road winning streak. Fargo-Moorhead (10-11) took their first opening lead with a pair of runs in the first….

New Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks General Manager Optimistic about 2018 Season

New entertainment options and promotional events set stage for 2018 season

FARGO, N.D. — As the Fargo Moorhead RedHawks take the field in their 23rd season at Newman Outdoor Field, General Manager Matt Rau is optimistic about his squad in his first year at the helm. “I think we’re going to be a very exciting team this year. Pitching has been pretty spot–on to start the year. Look at six games, we’ve…

Healthy Kids Day at YMCA Encourages Positive Lifestyle Choices

Many different exercise stations were set up around the Fercho Family YMCA

FARGO, N.D. — During the winter months, its easy for kids to spend their time indoors, glued to their devices. But with summer just around the corner, the YMCA is trying to change that mentality. “Kids are sitting in front of their TV’s, playing on their phones, so if we can at least get that idea in their heads to put…

RedHawks Name Michael Schlact as Team’s 2nd Manager

Schlact was serving an interim role to close out the season

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks announced Thursday that they are removing the ‘interim’ title from Michael Schlact and named him the team’s second manager. Schlact took over on August 13 after the team parted ways with Doug Simunic and helped the team go 16-8 in the final stretch of the year. He joined the team in 2015 as the…

RedHawks Fall in Series Finale with Gary

RedHawks lose first game without Former Manager Doug Simunic

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks shook things up Sunday by “relieving him of his duties with the organization” but the Hawks still fell to Gary Southshore by a score of 3-2. RedHawks ace Tyler Alexander had another great start. He threw eight innings and struck out 12 but still took the loss. Charlie Valerio pounded out four hits including…