North Branch baseball

After pulling off a couple of upsets in Section 7AAA play, the No. 8 section seeded North Branch baseball team had its season end when the boys lost 4-0 to No. 3 seed Grand Rapids. Nick Pilz and Michael Naggatz each got a hit in the June 4 game at Grand Rapids. Jacob Kari pitched [...]

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The North Branch baseball team won its first three section playoff games, upsetting higher seeds Anoka and Elk River, and then lost the next in Section 7AAA double elimination play. After defeating No. 9 section seed Chisago Lakes 4-2 in the first playoff game May 27, the No. 8 seeded Vikings traveled to Anoka and [...]

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The No. 8 section seeded North Branch baseball team hosted and tamed No. 9 seeded Chisago Lakes 4-2 in the opening round of Section 7AAA play last Monday. Chisago jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but North Branch battled back to 2-1 on an RBI single by Nick Pilz in the [...]

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The North Branch Vikings baseball team was finally able to get in some games between snowflakes last week. On April 26 and 27 the team competed in the Princeton Invitational and defeated Monticello 1-0 and Cloquet 13-7, before losing to St. Francis 6-1. In the game against Monticello Josh Benolken had one run and one [...]

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Student athletes know they live in Minnesota when colder temperatures and even snow cover can hinder the start of spring sports. Managing around the elements have been those such as the North Branch baseball team. At right, players practiced indoors last week due to the weather’s impact on the home ball fields. At left, the [...]

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By Victoria Dahlin— After the season ended for North Branch in the first round of the Section 7AAA playoffs last week, team members received North Suburban Conference awards. On May 29, the No. 10 section seeded Vikings faced No. 7 seed Chisago Lakes Area and lost 4-3 to the Wildcats in its last game of [...]

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