• The Merrill Rangers pulled off a 9-0 triumph over Minocqua last Wednesday to put themselves within one game of playoff guarantee, but Dairyland League foe Whittlesey wrapped up the third seed in the division with Saturday’s 11-1 victory in seven innings.  
  • Tomahawk’s Post 93 American Legion team entered last weekend’s Marathon Regional with a stellar 21-1 record, but tough opponents stood between the Cubs and a state berth.  
  • Post 46 rallies to capture regional title and state slot
    The Legion Post 46 baseball team faced an enhanced challenge when shortstop Ty Grunenwald – a First team All-State player in the high school season – needed an emergency appendectomy just prior to Friday’s opening game of the Merrill Regional.

    But their backs were truly to the wall...

     
  • Memorial Pool Tournament donates over $12,000
    A very successful 11th Annual Mary Stahel Memorial Pool Tournament was held at Pagels Pub & Grub which resulted in three charities each receiving a $4,100 check.  
  • The American Legion Post 46 baseball team blew open a close game Monday night, taking down a 17-7 contest in five innings against Antigo, an opponent it will see in its next contest. 
  • Ogden joins national board
    Pheasants Forever (PF) and Quail Forever (QF) announce six new members to its National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC), including Irma’s Donald Ogden.  
  • Tomahawk’s American Legion Post 93 kept on rolling last week, adding three more victories to boost their record to an impressive 21-1 heading into Wednesday’s regional opener with Nekoosa in Marathon. 
  • Rangers come through in Abbotsford clutch
    The Merrill Rangers kept their playoff hopes alive with Sunday’s 9-6 home triumph over Abbotsford. 
  • The American Legion Post 46 baseball team ran its win streak to three games before dropping a couple of close ones to quality teams Holmen and Jefferson City in last weekend’s Merrill Tournament.  
  • Tomahawk’s American Legion Post 93 came up with five more victories last week to improve to 18-1 on the season. 
  • The Merrill Rangers took a couple of disappointing losses over the past week to drop them to 3-4 in the Dairyland League
    “We’re in a tough spot now,” 
  • Grunenwald revels in Senior Classic experience
    The experience could hardly have been sweeter for Merrill’s Ty Grunenwald when he participated in the Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Ass’n. Senior Classic, held June 27-28 at E.J. Schneider Field at UW-Oshkosh.  
  • The Merrill 12U Little League All Stars worked a 1-1 start to District 5 tournament play early last week.  
  • The American Legion Post 46 baseball team dropped a pair of Valley games early last week before killing their six-game losing streak two days before the  Fourth of July holiday. 
  • The Merrill Rangers got back on track last week, rallying for a 10-7 triumph over Abbotsford in Wednesday’s non-league contest, then blasting  
 
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