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Jansen CMC Female Athlete of the Week

EV-W softball player Whitney Jansen has been named Central Minnesota Conference female athlete of the week. The sophomore went 7-18 at the plate with 16 RBI’s and four home runs. Photo courtesy of Julie Bulau.

Lady Eagles at Alexandria tourney

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer It was Saturday on the diamonds for the Eden Valley-Watkins girls, as they played in the -Alexandria tournament on May 1. The Eagles were defeated in their second game of the day, by Alexandria, 10-0, after having lost by a 6-3 final tally to a very capable Little Falls squad,…

EV-W softballers swamp Jags

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Eden Valley-Watkins softball team defeated Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, 16-4, Tuesday, May 4. It was a great performance for the Eagles, both at the plate and in the field (EV-W: 16 runs, 10 hits, 2 errors; BBE: 4 runs, 2 hits, 4 errors). Stats: Whitney Jansen, 1 for 4, run scored, 2…

Softball Eagles tripped up by Huskers

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer It was disappointment for the Eden Valley-Watkins softball team last Thursday, May 6, as they lost a twin bill to Holdingford; 4-3 and 14-5. Game 1, EV-W: 3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors; Holdingford: 4 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors; Game 2, EV-W: 5 runs, 8 hits, 3 errors; Holdingford:…

Eagles dominate diamond vs Jaguars

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Eden Valley-Watkins battled Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa in a double-header last Tuesday, May 4. The Eagles won 12-4 and 8-4, to sweep the twin bill. Game 1 – EV-W stole the lead, late, and secured the vitory on an 8-run sixthe inning. Game 2 – The Eagles clinched the 8-4 win, with…

EV-W baseball team wins second double-dipper in as many days

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer On Thursday, May 6, it was a double-header win over Holdingford, for Eden Valley-Watkins, coming off a two-game victory celebration over BBE, on Tuesday, the Eagles kept it going on Thursday, with a pair of wins; 7-4 and 11-9, over the Huskers. HOLDINGFORD AB R H BI T. Lange 3…

EV-W/K track/field teams at Minnewaska

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The EV-W/K track and field teams performed at Minnewaska last Thursday, May 6. Boys’ relay members: 4×8: Jordan Wendroth, Matthew Loch, Alder Ertl, Ben Ruhland; 4×2: Parker Kenning, Gabe Becker, Charley Fish, Billy Fish; 4×1: John Maile, Peyton Hooper, Bryce Lyrek, Andy Becker; 4×4: Parker Kenning, Billy Fish, Tommy Becker,…

Baseball Cubs split double header with Eagles

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Kimball baseball team battled Eden Valley-Watkins in a double header last Thursday, April 29. Pounding-out 11 hits, the Cubs captured a 9-0 victory in game one. The Eagles turned the tables in game two, as they took the contest, 15-5 and chalked up 10 hits. EV-W AB R H…

Kuechle breaks school record

Congratulations to sophomore EV-W Brielle Kuechle who broke the school record in the long jump last Thursday, April 29, with a leap of 17’8”. The previous record of 17’0.75” was set in 1982 by Reneen Briese Babbitt. (See Morris track story from April 29 on page 7.) Photo courtesy of Julie Bulau.

EV-W baseball team posts nice win

By Pat Garry, Staff Writer The Eden Valley-Watkins baseball boys hosted Paynesville Monday, April 26, at the Watkins ball field. The Eagles handed the Bulldogs a 9-7 loss, despite a late-innings five-run flurry by the visitors. PAYNESVILLE AB R H BI G. Fuchs 4 1 1 0 D. Tangen 2 1 1 0 E. Nelson…

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