Gabby Antolak

Gabby Antolak of Zimmerman has been named to the coaches’ all-state softball team and will be also playing in the all-star series. The senior catcher batted .561 with five home runs, 18 runs-batted-in, and 25 runs this season, while making 122 putouts with errors and throwing out numerous runners on the bases. The Minnesota-Crookston recruit […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports Editor In Gabby Antolak’s long tenure with Zimmerman softball, she has never played with girls her own age. She started as the baby in eighth and ninth grade, and grew into mama bear of a young squad the last two seasons that have brought ZHS above .500 again. The 6-foot senior […]

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  Zimmerman catcher Gabby Antolak has signed a letter of intent to play softball with University of Minnesota-Crookston, announced UMC coach Ed Deugan. Antolak hit .459 with 21 runs-batted-in as a junior with the Thunder and made no errors, then hit .416 for her club team. “I like to carry two catchers on the roster,” […]

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Zimmerman nabbed its first softball win, 7-4 over Foley in eight innings Thursday. Katelyn Bauer and Carlie Lage had two  hits each, Gabby Antolak drove home two runs, and Ashley Pool got the win with four strong innings in relief of Brooke Larson-Vamdeberg. Coach Emily Zahn also cited “strong  base-running, defensive plays, and key bunts” […]

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Sara Warren drove home the game-winner with a single up the middle as Milaca tipped Zimmerman 8-7 on Tuesday in Milaca. “It was a battle,” noted Thunder coach Emily Zahn. Ashley Johnson pitched the distance for Milaca, giving up seven hits and seven walks, but striking out 11. Ashley Pool went the distance for Zimmerman […]

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The Zimmerman Thunder lost their opener to Rockford 5-3 on Monday. Gabby Antolak was 2-for-3 with a double. Brooke Larson-Vandenberg four innings (three strikeouts) and Ashley Pool pitched three innings (five strikeouts) in their varsity debuts. Lexi Majeski pitched a five-hitter with eight strikeouts for Rockford. Ashley Dick, Megan Westrup and Brianna Calder each had […]

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