Bayside Chatter: Softball teams hit fieldBarnum has definitely marked its name as the favorite for the Polar League softball title as they allowed no hits in their first two games.
By: Steve Gow, Lake County News Chronicle
Barnum has definitely marked its name as the favorite for the Polar League softball title as they allowed no hits in their first two games.
Two Harbors has also thrown their hat into the ring with a 2-0 victory over Floodwood.
It used to be that following the Great Eight
hockey tournament, an all-star team was picked to represent Minnesota at the Chicago Showcase, which was pretty much a national high school hockey tournament.
Now the Chicago Showcase has moved to Pittsburgh and Minnesota has decided to host its own event.
The first annual CCM Minnesota Showcase will be April 23 and 24 in Plymouth with five teams in a round-robin event. They will include Michigan, Wisconsin, North Dakota, a Great Eight Minnesota team and a Select 18 Minnesota team. It was originally hoped to be an eight-team tournament.
On Friday, May 7, at Wade Stadium in Duluth, St. Scholastica will play Crown College in a baseball game at 4 p.m.
Former Mariner Jordan Sandstrom is scheduled to play all nine positions in that contest.
Bernie Zupancich and Jeff Berquist were the winners of the annual LeBlanc Brothers smear tournament. They finished first out of 17 teams in the round-robin event.
Don’t forget to remember that this season’s Rocky Taconite softball tournament will be held on the weekend of the Fourth of July. If things don’t work out there, it could very well be the final Rocky.
Boston College defeated Wisconsin 5-0 to win the men’s Division I Frozen Four, its second title in three years. It’s also the third in a row for Boston as they were top dog last season.