Zimmerman baseball

Kyle Connelly fired his second straight shutout as the Zimmerman Thunder finished a 5-0 victory over the Foley Falcons on Wednesday, a game that was suspended due to rain on Tuesday. Connelly, senior righthander, struck out 11 and held the Falcons to four hits and three walks. His previous shutout was a 6-0 no-hitter over [...]

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Zimmerman pitcher Kyle Connelly threw the second no-hitter of his career in a 5-0 victory over Becker on Friday. The senior righthander struck out 10 batters and walked none. Two batters got aboard on  errors. Connelly, who has three wins this year and 15 in his career,  also had a six-inning no-hitter as a sophomore. [...]

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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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