High School

  • Hermantwon Takes Down Simley in State Slugfest

    Mankato, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Hermantown Hawks tied a state record set in 1978 with 18 runs in the State Softball Class AAA Tournament, taking down Simley 18-12 in round one on Thursday.

  • Eskomos' Long Awaited State Birth Spoiled by Giants

    Mankato, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Esko High School made its first appearance in the State Softball Class AA Tournament since 2007, but their return was ruined as LeSuer-Henderson defeated the Eskomos 6-0 in round one.

  • Cherry Wins 19th Straight to Advance in State

    Mankato, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Cherry Tigers took an 18-game winning streak to the State Softball Class A Tournament and continued their winning ways, defeating Hayfield in the first round 7-3.

  • After Perfect 7AA Tourney, Esko Excited for State

    Esko, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Esko softball team this week will play in the program's first MSHSL Class AA tournament since 2007, and this year's team says the pressure is seemingly insignificant after a nerve-wrecking Section 7AA tournament.

  • Now in Class AAA, Hermantown Still at State

    Hermantown, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Hermantown softball team has been to the MSHSL Class AA tournament eight of the past nine seasons and 14 times since the turn of the century, but 2016 will mark the program's first appearance in the Class AAA field.

  • Riding 18-Game Win Streak, Cherry to State

    Cherry, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The Cherry softball team enters the MSHSL Class A tournament on an 18-game winning streak and hasn't lost since late April, but everything was not always as it seems with this Tigers team in 2016.

  • After 35 Year Drought, N'western is Back at State

    Maple, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- The Northwestern softball team has patiently waited 35 years for another chance at the WIAA Division 2 tournament, and this year's Tigers will finally get a chance to follow in the footsteps of the 1981 state champions.

  • Cherry's Roberts Leads, Cares For Tigers

    Cherry, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Joely Roberts scored the game-winning run for the Cherry softball team in the 2012 MSHSL Class A championship game, and this season she's leading the Tigers back to the state tournament as a senior.

  • Proctor Hangs On, Earns Spot in 7AA Final

    Hermantown, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Nick Emanuel hit a long fly ball with the bases loaded in the top of the seventh inning on Tuesday night, but Nathan Carlson caught it near the outfield fence to seal Proctor's 10-7 win over Esko in the Section 7AA semifinal at Don Fichtner Memorial Field.

  • Hibbing Falls in Section 7AAA Title Game

    Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The North Branch baseball team jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first three innings on Tuesday night en route to a 7-3 win over Hibbing in the Section 7AAA championship game at Wade Stadium.