SAW: Spring sports rewind

It was a fantastic spring for local athletes

Posted: Wed Jun 20 17:49:27 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Jun 20 17:49:27 PDT 2018

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the minnesota state baseball tournament monday... it signaled the end.. of the spring sports season. - doesn't it seem like just yesterday.. we were playing the waiting game.. watching all the snow melt. - whitney blakemore is taking us on a spring sports rewind.xxx spring saw rewind-pkg-1 spring saw rewind-pkg-2 on the second week of april we made our way to clear lake to catch up with gretchen jones...followin g in her brother's footsteps on the tennis courts the lion senior capped off her multi sport career with a 4th place state finish. spring saw rewind-pkg-3 throughout the tournament even i just improved a lot with consistency and i was getting hits on pace which was fun. spring saw rewind-pkg-4 the very next week headed out to a sno w covered forest city track...the indian boys with 21 seniors had another successful season winning the district title for the third year in a row and sending 8 entries to state. next we caught up with the talented and speedy brenna jacobs...after helping her volleyball team get to state and basketball to the region final she finished her career placing in 3 events at state. in may we honored one of the best distance runners north iowa has ever seen...crestwoo d's ellie friesen...recent ly winning two drake relays titles she two weeks later took first in all four of her events at state and finished her career with 20 state track and cross country medals... finally to come down there after all those four years of going down there to finally win it it felt great. one week later we made our way to the green...austin eckenrod has been a standout golfer for newman all four years and put his best rounds together as a senior medaling at conference and district and placing 5th at state. a lot of hours and work has been put into my golf our final saw of the spring was the clear lake boys golf team...moving up to class 3a didn't stop these lions placing at state for a second straight year taking bronze... spring saw rewind-pkg-5 this is the closest team i've been on even if it's not the best they are looking up to me i'm looking up to them we can all rely on each other. spring saw rewind-pkg-6 whitney blakemore kimt news 3 sports. spring saw rewind-vo-1 - we still have a few weeks left for some great summer student athletes of the week...nominate someone at this link at kimt.com and you just may see them featured next wednesday. / spx fp multi line:mn hs baseball
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