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Tuesday, July 07, 2015 10:44 AM
 

Kingsland athletes in grades seven to12 intending to participate in extra-curricular activities for the fall season (football, volleyball, cross-country) and their parents are invited to the fall athletics PAC (Parents, Athletes, Coaches) meeting and Kingsland Athletic Booster Club grill-out on Monday, July 27. 

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    Kingsland athletes in grades seven to12 intending to participate in extra-curricular activities for the fall season (football, volleyball, cross-country) and their parents are invited to the fall athletics PAC (Parents, Athletes, Coaches) meeting and Kingsland Athletic Booster Club grill-out on Monday, July 27. 

     
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    One of the strongest pillars of the Twins organization is almost unknown to the general public. He is known, however, to thousands of folks who, since 1985, have purchased season tickets or have been group leaders for their companies or organizations and have planned group outings to watch the Twins play ball. Call him on his phone, and you will hear a magnificent set of pipes, with a warm, friendly voice answering: “Scott O’Connell here!”

     
  • 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.

     
  • Kingsland won the annual school bus races Saturday at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley for the second year in a row.

     
  • Former coach of Hall of Famer  donates $5,000 to local booster club

    A former coach of Brian Hoff donated $5,000 to the Kingsland Athletic Booster Club in honor of Hoff’s recent induction into the KABC Hall of Fame.

     
  • Quinn Larson got the only win for the GMLOK Bulldog baseball team this year, as they went 1-16 for the season.

     
  • Pink Out at Deer Creek Speedway on Saturday, June 27, (rain date Aug. 29) is a day to honor breast cancer survivors and raise awareness about breast cancer.

     
  • GMLOKS’ Kirtz and Bouska medal at  Class A State Track and Field Meet

    Seniors McKenzie Kirtz and Dominiq Bouska ended their athletic careers at Southland High School and GMLOKS track program with seventh place medals at the 2015 Minnesota State Track and Field Meet at Hamline University in St. Paul.

     
  • GMLOKS tracksters Kirtz and Bouska on to state meet

    GMLOKS standout runner McKenzie Kirtz won the 800 meters (2:21.48) and placed second in the 1600 meters (5:14.61) at the Class 1A Section track meet last week at Triton High School in Dodge Center. She will be competing at the Class A state track meet in each of those events at Hamline University in St. Paul this Friday and Saturday.  Also going to the big dance, qualifying on standards is Dominiq Bouska in the discus with a toss of 153’7”.

     
  • The Eagles of St. Johns Lutheran School in Wykoff were led by eighth grade pitcher Sydney Eickhoff to a 4-2 regular season record in softball this year.

     
  • GMLOK softball team loses to St. Charles 4-3  in sub-sections, finishes with 10-10 season record

    The GMLOK Lady Bulldogs finished the 2015 softball season with a 10-10 record, not bad for a team that consisted predominantly of sophomores.  In fact, in the season finale, sub-section game at St. Charles, there wasn’t a senior in the line-up.  The final score of the first round tournament game was 4-3, in favor of the Saints.  St. Charles scored the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning.  GMLOK started eight sophomores and one junior in their final game of the season.

     
  • GMLOK baseball season ends at Cotter

    The GMLOK Bulldog baseball team traveled to Winona Cotter for the first round of the sub-section tournament and lost to the Ramblers, 13-4.  Losing in the first round the team’s season came to an end at 1-17.

     
  • Kingsland has six qualify for second  round of Section 1A Golf Tournament
    The Kingsland boys team finished seventh, with a score of 383,  after the first day of play at the Section 1A Golf Tournament played at Willow Creek Golf Course on May 20.  
  • GMLOKS girls, boys take second at sub-section track meet

    The GMLOKS girls and boys track teams placed second in the Section 2 Sub-section track meet held at Grand Meadow last week.

     
  • The GMLOKS girls and boys track teams both placed first in the Southeast Conference Junior High Meet. The GMLOKS girls totaled 126 points, followed by Lanesboro/Fillmore Central with 59, Lyle/Pacelli 30 and Schaeffer Academy 10.

     
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