Rogers baseball

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor It took a while for Ryan Gelle to break into varsity sports at Rogers because the Royals had a pretty good class ahead of him, especially in basketball. But Gelle was ready when his turn came. The 2013 graduate made all-Mississippi 8 in both basketball and baseball as a senior, […]

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ROYAL LACROSSE, BOYS Record —3-10, first-year team All-section 2nd team — Nick Fossum (sr attack), Torrey Goelz (fr LSM) Team awards — MVP: Cameron Bursch (sr attack) … Most improved: Ethan York (so) … Practice player: John Wuollet (jr) … Ironman: Nick Prtzybilla (fr) … Leadership: Mitch Forney (sr) … Heart: Fossum … Mr. Versatility: […]

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The Rogers Royals season ended at Midway Stadium in St. Paul on Monday with a 10-3 loss to Centennial in the Section 5AAA tournament.   Centennial had 15 hits against three Royal pitchers – Adam Nauth, Luke Selkin and Peter Fehr — including a two-run homer by Adam Anderson.   Caleb Reese was 3-for-4 with […]

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                The Rogers Royals lost to Totino-Grace 6-1 in Section 5AAA on Friday at Coon Rapids. Kyle Ellis pitched for the Royals (9-10 overall, 1-1 in the playoffs). Rogers will meet Centennial on Monday at the same site, Winter Crest Park. Totino-Grace junior Reggie Meyer pitched the victory […]

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Adam Nauth tossed a three-hitter as the Rogers Royals beat the Osseo Orioles 3-2 in a play-in game to open Section 5AAA play on Thursday. The No. 6 seeded Royals (9-9) will meet No. 3 Totino-Grace on Friday at 3:30 p.m. as the tournament continues at host site Winter Crest Park in Coon Rapids. Nauth, […]

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Ryan Gelle belted two solo home runs as Rogers thumped St. Cloud Apollo 13-2 on Friday, snapping a six-game losing streak. Gelle was 2-for-4 with his first two round-trippers of the season at St. John’s University’s turf field. Scott Neubauer was 3-for-4 with three RBI and Tyler Antony 2-for-3 with four RBI. Other RBI hits […]

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With a chance to nab their first conference baseball title, the Rogers Royals had their hopes scuttled by the Big Lake Hornets on Tuesday in Big Lake. The Hornets swept the Royals 6-1 and 5-2, capturing the Mississippi 8 title. The two teams had shared first place coming in with identical 5-2 conference records. Big […]

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A pair of two-run doubles by Ryan Gelle, and yet another complete-game win by Kyle Ellis, helped the Rogers Royals sweep a doubleheader from Buffalo 6-3 and 3-2 on Thursday. Rogers knocked Buffalo out of contention for the Mississippi 8 title and earned a shot at the championship. The Royals have a doubleheader Tuesday at […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor This would be Ryan Gelle’s game to win or lose, Brian Harapat decided, so the Rogers coach left his star cleanup hitter in the game against Zimmerman when things got dicey in the seventh inning Wednesday. Gelle, who pitched the last three innings in his 2013 mound debut, gave up […]

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