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Trevor Plouffe is now a fixture at third base for the Minnesota Twins. GORDY JONES/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP
Trevor Plouffe is now a fixture at third base for the Minnesota Twins. GORDY JONES/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 9:18 AM
 

Trevor Plouffe has developed into a solid major league third baseman. Trevor was drafted in 2004 after an All-American high school career, chosen in the first round (20th overall) by the Twins as a shortstop. Through the years as he learned his craft in the minors, he was occasionally called up to the Twins when someone was injured. But he would bounce around, playing every position — from short to third, second, first, and even a stint in the outfield.

  • Twins Talk: Quite an endeavor by Trevor Plouffe
     

    Trevor Plouffe has developed into a solid major league third baseman. Trevor was drafted in 2004 after an All-American high school career, chosen in the first round (20th overall) by the Twins as a shortstop. Through the years as he learned his craft in the minors, he was occasionally called up to the Twins when someone was injured. But he would bounce around, playing every position — from short to third, second, first, and even a stint in the outfield.

     
  • Four golfers earn all-conference acclaim
      Four Caledonia/Spring Grove golfers were recognized as the Three Rivers Conference East Division released its 2015 all-conference squad for boys and girls golf. 
  • Lion boys take tourney title; girls open net, cage campaigns
      Summer league play began with double headers for the high school volleyball girls at St. Mary's University in Winona and the basketball girls at Viterbo University in La Crosse. There was more volleyball over the weekend at the Star of the North Games in Rochester. 
  • Big guys, little guys busy on the diamonds

        There were a half dozen Little League baseball games last week while area men enjoyed their third week of action in the Canton Men's Softball League.

     
  • Bratland is All-State again, joined by Hoskins, Augedahl, Denstad on All-TRC team

    Sub-section 1AA East Champ Spring Grove/Caledonia players have earned some well-deserved awards for their 2015 softball campaign.

     
  • Summer sports: Summer league action underway for local youth, men
    Summer league play begins this week for high school girls basketball and volleyball with 7-on-7 football slated to start on June 28. Other local teams are well underway. 
  • Sports briefly: Section one squads enjoy postseason success
    Southeastern Minnesota high school teams experienced some sub-section and section playoff success, and some also achieved at the state tournaments in softball, baseball and golf. 
  • Rohrer runs seventh at state

    Caledonia/Spring Grove senior Nolan Rohrer competed at the 2015 Minnesota Class A Track and Field Championships at St. Paul's Hamline University last week.

     
  • All-Conference Warriors post great numbers

    Four Warrior baseball players have earned All-Conference honors in Three Rivers play.

     
  • Younger players develop with wins on the diamonds
    While the varsity softball and baseball teams were both successfully on the way to their section tournaments, many younger players were preparing for future varsity success.  
  • SG/C takes sub-section title with Bratland no-hitter
    The Caledonia/Spring Grove softball team won the sub-section championship before ending their post-season run last week at section against the defending state champs.  
  • Rohrer will sprint at state
    Caledonia/Spring Grove senior Nolan Rohrer will compete at the 2015 State Track and Field Meet. Rohrer qualified in the 200-meter dash, taking second place at the massive two-day (May 26 and 28) Section 1A Championships with a new personal-record time (22.62 seconds), also the third best 200M time in the C/SG record book. 
  • C/SG avenges losses, advances to section before season ends

    The Caledonia/Spring Grove baseball team (14-9) had a wild, five-game run in the sub-section and Section 1AA Tournaments. The Warriors won three and lost two in the double elimination playoffs, sending home both the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds.

     
  • Golf girls place fourth at section
    The Warriors ended their 2015 golfing season last week after Caledonia/Spring Grove players competed at the two-day Section 1AA championships on May 22 and 27. The venue for both days was Eastwood Golf Course in Rochester.

     
  • SG/C knocks off Lancers, Bulldogs on way to sub-section finals

    The Spring Grove/Caledonia softball team (16-6) cruised through the first two rounds of the 1AA Section Tourney last week and was set to take on top-seed Winona Cotter (19-3) in the sub-section championship game as this issue went to press. The teams split their regular-season series.

     
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