WILLMAR -- The Rocori Spartans baseball team fell to Willmar on Thursday night in a Central Lakes Conference matchup. The Cardinals started the game off by scoring one run in the bottom of the first inning. They then added three runs in the second inning to stretch the lead to 4-0, which would end up being the final score. Rocori was held to just two hits in the game. Jordan Barth went 1-for-3 and Dalton Thelen finished 1-for-1 for the Spartans. Eli Backes pitched five inning
COLD SPRING -- The Rocori Spartans baseball team dodged the storm in two ways Tuesday evening. In a Central Lakes Conference doubleheader at the Cold Spring Baseball Park, the Spartans powered past the Sauk Rapids Storm in Game 1, winning 12-7. In the second game, Rocori couldn't quite dodge the storm, as Game 2 was postponed due to rain. A makeup date for the game will be announced at a later date. The highlight of the win for the Spartans came in the sixth inning, when they
As the second week of the 2017 comes to a close, we a look at the Athletes of the Week for the week of April 17-21. Rocori only played on Tuesday this week, facing Brainerd in a Central Lakes Conference doubleheader, falling in both games. 1. William Huls Huls built off of his fast start to the 2017 season, going 4-for-7 with two runs scored, two RBI and two stolen bases in two games during the week. On the season, Huls leads Rocori with a .500 batting average (7-for-14) and
BRAINERD -- The Rocori baseball team fell to Brainerd twice on Tuesday, April 18 in a doubleheader at Brainerd High School. In Game 1, Brainerd scored three runs in each the first and the third innings to jump out in front of the Rocori. The Warriors ended up coming away with the 8-4 victory. Grant Thomes led the way for Rocori, going 3-for-3 with one RBI. William Huls went 2-for-4 with one run scored and one RBI and Jordan Barth went 1-for-4 with one RBI for the Spartans, wh
As the first week of the 2017 Rocori baseball season comes to a close, we take a look at the Athletes of the Week for the week of April 10-14. 1. Jordan Barth. The senior shortstop concluded the first week of the season 3-for-7 with three singles, two RBI and two runs scored. Barth also had two steals during the week. Barth's week was highlighted by his performance against St. Cloud Tech in the season opener, where he went 2-for-4 with one run scored and one stolen base. 2. W
COLD SPRING -- The Rocori Spartans secured their first win of the season on Thursday evening in their home opener at the Cold Spring Baseball Park. The Spartans exploded for 10 runs en route to beating St. Cloud Apollo 10-7 in a Central Lakes Conference matchup. The fifth inning proved to be the difference maker in the game for both teams. Rocori, carrying a 3-2 lead into the fifth inning, gave up four runs to the Eagles in the top half of the fifth to fall behind 6-3. But Ro
ST. CLOUD -- The Rocori Spartans fell in a close contest on Tuesday night against St. Cloud Tech in the 2017 season opener at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud. The Spartans had the tying runs in scoring position with two outs in the top of the seventh inning, but couldn't bring them across the plate, falling to the Tigers by a score of 4-2. Tech kicked off the scoring in the game, scoring twice in the second inning and once in the third inning to jump out to a 3-0 lead. Rocori ba
The Rocori baseball team announced the varsity roster before they kick off the 2017 season on April 11 against St. Cloud Tech at the Municipal Athletic Complex in St. Cloud. To check out the 2017 varsity roster, along with the full Rocori baseball roster, click here.