Harrison Freed’s one-out single in the top of the 10th inning plated Nick Lewis for an unearned run that lifted the La Crosse Loggers to an 11-10 Northwoods League victory over the Duluth Huskies in front of 1,202 fans Tuesday night at Wade Stadium.
The Duluth Huskies took advantage of four errors and got quality pitching from Hayden Shenefield and Tim Holdgrafer to down the Mankato MoonDogs 5-2 in a key Northwoods League baseball game on Saturday night before 987 at Franklin Rogers Park in Mankato, Minn. Duluth (23-10), which maintains a one-game lead over Bismarck (22-11) atop a crowded North Division leaderboard, scored three unanswered runs and that was all Shenefield and Holdgrafer would need.
The Mora Blue Devils rallied with three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat the Lake Superior Sea Dogs 4-2 in a non-league game on Saturday at Brennan Field in Hinckley. Ara Patterson got the pitching win, allowing two runs and seven hits in 7 2/3 innings.
Film Festival seeks judges The Highway 61 Film Festival is in need of judges to critique the hundreds of movies that have been submitted to the annual event in Pine City, Minn. Volunteers are asked to pick one or more categories: drama feature, drama short, animation feature, animation short, documentary feature, documentary short, comedy feature, comedy short, action/horror feature, action/horror short, student short. Each judge will watch 10-12 short films, and those judging feature films will watch up to four full-length picks.
College men’s hockey: UMD sets program attendance mark Minnesota Duluth’s average home attendance for men’s hockey games set a program record this season and ranked fifth among NCAA Division I schools, according to figures released Monday. UMD averaged 6,411 fans per game at Amsoil Arena, third-best among NCHC teams and above the previous-best team mark of 6,328 set in the first full season at Amsoil in 2011-12. North Dakota was tops nationally with an 11,516 per-game mark, followed by Wisconsin (10,931), Minnesota (9,982) and Colorado College (6,530). r UMD fell to No.
The Heartland Indie Best-seller List, as brought to you by the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association, the Midwest Booksellers Association and IndieBound for the week ending July 27. Visit IndieBound.org. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Book of Life, by Deborah Harkness (Viking, $28.95) 2. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt (Little Brown, $30) 3. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr (Scribner, $27) 4.
The Duluth Police Department’s latest wanted person of the week has a warrant out for his arrest on a probation violation in a first-degree criminal damage to property case. Christopher Wayne James Swinger, 38, was convicted of the charge last September, and had an 18-month prison sentence stayed for three years of supervised probation. Authorities say he has violated his conditions, and a warrant for his arrest was issued last week. Swinger is described as 5 feet 9, 180 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call 911.