Tom Carothers

08/08/2017 - 3:46pm
Twenty-seven batters up, 27 batters down – all in a day’s work for Adam Prehn. Plato’s starting pitcher for the second round of the Region 7C Tournament on Sunday, Aug. 6, in New Germany, Prehn faced the challenging task of taking on Crow River Valley League North Division champion Waconia with a berth in the state tournament on the line. In just under two hours time, Prehn finished his day with...
08/08/2017 - 3:43pm
Two agonizingly close losses at the Region 7C Tournament spelled the end of the season for the Brownton Bruins. Brownton, which entered the regional bracket as an eighth seed on the strength of a playoff win over Glencoe, lost 3-1 to No. 1 seed Green Isle on Thursday, Aug. 3, before succumbing to fifth-seeded Young America three days later....
08/01/2017 - 3:33pm
Who needs hits when hit batters will do? The Brownton Bruins punched their ticket to the Region 7C Tournament by completing a two-games-to-one playoff series defeat of the Glencoe Brewers on Sunday, July 30. To accomplish the feat, the Bruins topped the Brewers 3-2 in the third and deciding game despite having more of their batters hit (five) than...
07/18/2017 - 3:37pm
A pair of setbacks last week dropped the Glencoe Brewers to 11-10 overall this season as the team heads into the final trio of regular season games looking to squelch its current three-game losing streak.  Young America dropped a 5-1 loss on the Brewers on Tuesday, July 11 at Vollmer Field, propelling itself to victory via a four-run...
07/18/2017 - 3:36pm
After suffering a frustrating loss to end the previous weekend, the Plato Blue Jays took it out on a pair of Crow River Valley League rivals as part of a clean sweep of this past weekend’s three-game set. Plato opened the stretch with a 13-5 thumping of host Winsted on Friday, July 14. Jake VonBerge, Tyler Lang and Nolan Lepel each...
07/18/2017 - 3:35pm
The Plato American Legion Post 641 baseball team remained alive in the Third District Division II Tournament after going 2-1 in the opening weekend of the playoffs in Waterville and Montgomery.  Plato opened with a win and a loss on Saturday, July 15, before downing a familiar foe the next day to advance to the final brackets of...
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