State Amateur Baseball Opens This Weekend
Here is a quick synopsis of area teams and their opponents in the Minnesota Amateur Baseball Tournament which opens on Friday, August 15 in Belle Plaine and Jordan. I received a number of inquiries about this and so I thought a quick listing might be easiest. Faribault plays Sunday, August 24 at 7:30pm in Belle Plaine against the winner of Luverne and Delano. St. Patrick plays Saturday, August 16 at 1:30pm in Belle Plaine against Richmond. St. Benedict plays Saturday, August 16 at 5pm against Loretto. New Market plays Mora at 11am on Saturday, August 16 in Jordan. Owatonna faces New Munich at 7:30pm Saturday, August 16 in Jordan. Waseca plays Saturday, August 23 at 11am in Jordan against the winner of the Nisswa vs. Cannon Falls game. Blue Earth plays Friday, August 22 at 7:30pm in Belle Plaine against the winner of the Spring Hill vs. Fort Ripley contest. Hampton plays 1:30pm on Saturday, August 16 in Jordan against Fairmont. Cannon Falls tangles with Nisswa at 11am on Saturday, August 16 in Belle Plaine. Belle Plaine will open at Jordan on Friday, August 15 at 7:30pm against Detroit Lakes while Jordan opens in Belle Plaine at noon Sunday, August 17 against Luxemberg. Green Isle faces Lamberton at 5pm on Saturday, August 16 in Belle Plaine.