Mark Ovenden

Jacobs has big game against old team as Canaries fall

Jacobs has big game against old team as Canaries fall

SIOUX FALLS, SD…The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks scored three runs in the top of the first inning – two off a Charlie Valerio home run – and led the entire way to an 11-3 victory against the Sioux Falls Canaries. The two teams combined for 23 hits but the RedHawks were able to convert their 12 hits into 11 runs on the…

Pentagon Schoolers win at Summer Slam

Pentagon Schoolers win at Summer Slam

SIOUX FALLS, SD… 150 teams are in Sioux Falls for the Summer Slam Tournament at the Sanford Pentagon. Among the pool play games Friday was the Pentagon Schoolers against the Dakota Wolves. The Schoolers jumped out to an early 10 point lead when Winner’s Brady Fritz scored on the fast break. A pair of Langford Lions helped keep it close…

Scoreboard Friday, July 13th

Scoreboard Friday, July 13th

Scoreboard Friday, July 13th American League Twins 11, Tampa Bay 8 *Mauer HR, 4 RBI’s American Association Fargo-Moorhead 11, Canaries 3  *Garrett 2 RBI’s Senior Players Championship 2nd Round @ Chicago -11 Scott Parel -10 Jeff Maggert, Brandt Jobe -9   Tom Byrum (5 others) Women’s Senior U.S. Open 2nd Round @ Chicago -4 Trish Johnson -4 Laura Davies -1 Julie…

Byrum 2 back at Senior Players Championship

Byrum 2 back at Senior Players Championship

CHICAGO, IL… The Senior Players Championship is the 4th major of the season for the Champions Tour. Most of these players will be in Sioux Falls in September for the Sanford International. Among them will be Onida native Tom Byrum who’s put together back to back great rounds and is in 4th place after 36 holes. He fired a 67…

Will Lorenzo return to Storm in 2019?

Will Lorenzo return to Storm in 2019?

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Storm season ended just short of another United Bowl win and championship, something they’d done 10 times. So to lose in the title game two straight years doesn’t set well with players like QB Lorenzo Brown. He considered retirement after last year’s loss to Arizona. But Brown returned and had a standout season for the Storm….

Scoreboard Thursday, July 12th

Scoreboard Thursday, July 12th

Scoreboard Thursday, July 12th Senior Players Championship 1st Round @ Chicago -7 Kenny Perry -7 Mike Small -6 Bart Bryant -6 Glen Day -6 Jeff Maggert -5 Tom Byrum Women’s U.S. Open 1st Round @ Chicago -3 Elaine Crosby -2 Laura Davies -2 Trish Johnson -2 Liselotte Neumann +9 Kris Tschetter (77th) +21 Jerilyn Britz (118th) State Match Play Golf…

Hard work pays off for Metzger on Dakotas Tour

Hard work pays off for Metzger on Dakotas Tour

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The hard work on the range is something that’s part of the deal for professional golfers. And for Andre Metzger, who won both at Willow Run and Bakker Crossing this past week on the Dakotas Tour, it’s really paying off. He’s the tour’s money leader this summer thus far after ending on top last year after the…

Renner and SF West win legion games Wednesday

Renner and SF West win legion games Wednesday

RENNER AND SIOUX FALLS, SD… Wednesday night featured legion games in Renner and also at Harmodon Park in Sioux Falls. SF East jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead in Renner as Mitchell Tolk had 2 RBI’s. But Peyton Garbers had a bases-clearing double and Justin Aldrich 4 hits as Renner roared back to win 9-6. In Sioux Falls, it…

Birds Beat Winnipeg in 18 innings!

Birds Beat Winnipeg in 18 innings!

WINNIPEG…After 18 grueling innings, the Sioux Falls Canaries collected an historic victory Tuesday, defeating the Winnipeg Goldeyes 4-2 in the longest game (by innings) in American Association history. Chris Grayson hit a two-run home run in the top of the 18th to break the deadlock after neither team had scored for nine consecutive frames. “It was so much excitement and…