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Delano trapshooting team finishes second at national championship

The Delano Tigers Trap Team shot its way to second place at the national championship July 12-15 in Mason, MI.

The meet included 173 teams from around the country.

The only team better than Delano was conference rival St. Michael-Albertville.

A total of five Minnesota team’s finished in the top-10.

Read more about how the Tigers did it in Friday’s Delano Herald Journal.

Loretto riding seven-game winning streak

Loretto is hot when it needs to be, near the end of the season.

The Larks carry a seven-game winning streak into Wednesday night’s home game against Litchfield. Included in that streak is a 9-4 win at Maple Lake, the North Star League’s top team, Friday night, and a 4-2 win at St. Michael Sunday.

Including Wednesday’s game, Loretto has three games remaining. They host Howard Lake Friday night, and finish the regular season Sunday at Buffalo.

North Star League Schedule: Wednesday, July 18

Wednesday July 18
Maple Lake at Buffalo 7:30
Litchfield at Loretto 7:30
Delano at D-C 7:30
Maple Plain at Hutchinson 7:30

North Star League Schedule: Tuesday, July 17

Tuesday July 17
Waverly at Buffalo 7:30

Two tournaments coming to Municipal Stadium

Storied Delano Municipal Stadium will add two more noteworthy tournaments to its resume in the next couple week.

Next week, Wednesday and Thursday, July 18-19, the ball park hosts the VFW Sub-District Tournament.

The following week, Monday through Saturday, July 23-28, the Legion Sub-State 4 Tournament will be played at Municipal Stadium.

For the VFW tournament, the game times are 12:30 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 5 p.m., and 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, and 5 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

The participating teams are Delano, Litchfield, Becker, Aitken, Pillager, Maple Lake, Sartell and either St. Cloud or Princeton.

The seedings and match-ups were not known at press time.

The double-elimination Legion tournament will include Delano, Excelsior, Excelsior 2, Wayzata, Wayzata 2, St. Louis Park, Hopkins and Armstrong.

The seedings and brackets will come out next week.

North Star League Schedule: Sunday, July 15

Sunday July 15
Howard Lake at Maple Lake 6:00
Buffalo at Waverly 2:00
Delano at Maple Plain 2:00
D-C at Hutchinson 2:00
(Mike Marquardt Hall of Fame day)
Loretto at St Michael 5:00
(Joe Barbeln Hall of Fame day)