Zimmerman baseball

Jake Lindberg and the Mora Mustangs  beat the Zimmerman Thunder for the second time this year, 6-1, in Zimmerman on Thursday. Takuma Padilla homered in the fourth inning for the lone Thunder run. Taking the loss was Brandon Sevre. Lindberg, a senior, pitched the distance. He also beat the Thunder 3-1 in the season opener. [...]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor As much as Kyle Connelly has contributed in baseball and basketball at Zimmerman, it’s surprising to hear that his first sport was hockey. “My dad wanted to make me a hockey player,” chuckled Kyle, who played through mites. “He and his brothers played (at Burnsville) and they were coaches in [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder have a four-game losing streak after losing on the road to St. Cloud Cathedral 7-1 on Thursday and Maple Lake 6-3 on Friday. Eric Pelant of Cathedral  threw a no-hitter against the Thunder, striking out five. Evan Bye took the loss. Cathedral is 7-1 and Maple Lake 6-1, while Zimmerman dropped to [...]

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The Princeton Tigers scored five runs after two out in the fifth inning and went on to defeat the Zimmerman Thunder and their ace hurler Kyle Connelly 6-2 on Tuesday in Princeton. Zack Ludwig wen the distance for Princeton, spacing out seven hits and two walks, striking out four. Zimmerman’s Tony Obinger slugged a two-run [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder took a 10-1 beating on Friday from the Little Falls Flyers, who had beaten the defending state champions the day before. The Flyers (8-0) took a 4-1 lead against Zimmerman ace Kyle Connelly, who pitched five innings. That included a three-run homer by Spencer Fenske over the Thunder’s short right-field fence (270 [...]

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Alex Borchardt twirled a six-hit shutout as the Zimmerman Thunder downed the Foley Falcons 3-0 on Thursday, their first Granite Ridge Conference win. The senior struck out four, walked one and faced only 27 batters as the Thunder defense made just one error and got a double play on a line drive. Tony Obinger singled [...]

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The Zimmerman Thunder had beaten Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted five straight years, but the Lakers ended that streak on Tuesday, blanking the Thunder 3-0 in Winsted. “We were oh-for-ten with runners in scoring position, and that’s how we lost,” said coach Matt Kraus. The Thunder had six hits and five walks. Mack Riley had a single and [...]

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One big swing by Evan Bye provided enough runs to win, and Kyle Connelly did the rest, pitching a three-hitter, as Zimmerman beat Big Lake 6-1 in its baseball opener Monday. Bye, senior catcher, boomed a triple to right-center with bases loaded. Connelly struck out eight and walked none, while the Thunder defense made just [...]

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THUNDER GOLF, BOYS Coaches – Kurran Sagan (head), Pete Pouliot Opener – April 12 at Foley Starters back – Tommy Hanon (sr), Derek Faulkner (jr), Corey Foyt (sr), David Molinari (so), were No. 1, 3, 4, and 6 last year … In the mix – Adam Fordahl (sr), Max McNulty (so), Cody Slucom (jr), Phil [...]

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