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Sports from the week of August 8, 2001 Headlight Herald - Serving Tracy, Minnesota, since 1880

Softball team ends season with 12-6 record

The Tracy Community Education girls' softball team ended its season Sunday with a 12-6 season record. Tracy hosted the Redwood County Girls Softball League Tournament and finished third with 2 wins and 2 losses.

"We were seeded third and that is just where we finished," said Coach Paul Skoglund. In the first game of the double-elinination tourney, Tracy was paired with Clements, the No. 6 seeded team, and won easily 26-3.

"We really hit the ball well in this game," said Skoglund. "We scored in every inning." Tracy beat Seaforth, the second- seeded team, 10-6.

“We caught opposing players in run-downs and ran aggressively on the base paths. They have been a great bunch of girls to coach for Rick Anderson and me. They listened to coaching, played hard, and had fun. It should have been great preparation for next spring's fast pitch team,” Skoglund concluded.

Milroy ends season 14-11, 3 wins short of trip to state

The Milroy Legion baseball team's season ended at Fairmont in the district tournament Friday.

Luverne eliminated Milroy with a 6-2 win. Luverne ended the Tracy/Milroy/Balaton high school team's this spring in the Section 3A finals also.

The Legion squad ended their season with 14-11 record. Luverne went on to beat Slayton twice to win the trip to the state legion tourney.

"I told the kids before the game that either Luverne or we (Milroy) would win the tournament," said Milroy Coach Chris Miller. “ We had our chances to win the game but couldn't capitalize on them. Luverne is a good team.”

Kim & Terry Anderson top couples' golf tourney

Forty-six golfers participated in the Couples' Open at the Tracy Country Club Sunday.

Kim and Terry Anderson of Windom carded a 70 to take first in the championship flight. Al and Diane Deming were second at 71 and Bruce Lerohl and Jeanette Hollingsworth were third at 72.

Dave and Julie Sogge topped the first flight with a 76, followed by Ric and Lisa Sell, 77; and Perry and Carol Fales,77.

In the second flight, Tom and Marilyn Lee won with a 76 followed by Dan Schwab and Becky Lecy with an 80.