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Season Ends in Waterloo for Duluth Huskies

The Huskies finish their season with a 30-40 overall record.

WATERLOO, Iowa – The Duluth Huskies’ season came to an end Tuesday night as Waterloo got the shutout win 6-0 in the Northwoods League playoffs. The Huskies finish their season with a 30-40 overall record. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Duluth Huskies Can’t Complete Rally in First Playoff Game to Waterloo Bucks

Bryan Broecker went 2-for-2 with 2 RBI and a home run. The Huskies will need to win on Monday to keep their season alive. First pitch in Waterloo is set for 6:35 p.m. 

WATERLOO, Iowa – The Duluth Huskies started to put together another rally late on Sunday but couldn’t finish it off, as the Waterloo Bucks got the 8-6 win win in game one of the best-of-three first round playoff series. Down 8-3 in the eight, the Huskies scored twice to cut the lead to three. In the ninth, Mike Boeve drove…

Duluth Huskies Win Big in Regular Season Finale

The Huskies will now head to Waterloo to begin the best-of-three first round playoff series in their first postseason appearance since 2018.

DULUTH, Minn. – Michael Sarhatt led the way with four hits and 2 RBI as the Duluth Huskies got the 13-3 win over Bismarck on Saturday to end the regular season. Mike Boeve went 3-for-3 with 3 RBI while Calyn Halvorson went 3-for-5 with 2 RBI and scored three times. The Huskies will now prepare for the playoffs, which start…

Duluth Huskies Rally Comes Up Short Against Bismarck, But Eau Claire Loss Clinches Playoff Spot

Dom Meza homered in the seventh inning as the Huskies are heading to the postseason for the first time since 2018.

DULUTH, Minn. – Down 8-0 in the seventh, the Duluth Huskies started to rally, but came up just short in the ninth as Bismarck got the 8-7 win. However, with Willmar beating Eau Claire, the Huskies have clinched a playoff spot and are back in the postseason for the first time since 2018. The Huskies and Bismarck Larks will wrap…

Duluth Huskies Inch Closer to Postseason with Road Win Over Mankato

Five different players drove in multiple runs for the Huskies, who swept their final road series of the season.

MANKATO, Minn. – Mike Boeve and Calyn Halvorson each homered in the third inning as the Duluth Huskies topped Mankato 14-8 Thursday night at ISG Field. Five different players drove in multiple runs for the Huskies, who swept their final road series of the season. Friday night, they will host Bismarck for their final series of the season. A win…

Brooks’ Leadoff Home Run Powers Duluth Huskies Over Mankato

Brooks led the way with three RBI while Mike Boeve and Bryan Broecker chipped in with two RBI each.

MANKATO, Minn. – Shortstop Michael Brooks delivered his team-leading fifth home run of the season on the first pitch of the game as the Duluth Huskies topped Mankato 12-5 Thursday night at ISG Field. Brooks led the way with three RBI while Mike Boeve and Bryan Broecker chipped in with two RBI each. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Gerl Twirls Gem as Duluth Huskies Blank Willmar

Ben Gerl twirled seven shutout innings, allowing just four hits while striking out five batters.

DULUTH, Minn. – Ben Gerl twirled seven shutout innings, allowing just four hits while striking out five batters as the Duluth Huskies shutout Willmar 5-0 Tuesday night at Wade Stadium. Mike Boeve and Ambren Voitik each finished with two hits as the Huskies will travel to Mankato for their final road series of the season. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Duluth Huskies Fall to Willmar as Playoff Race Tightens

Mike Boeve led the way with three hits as the Huskies will look for better results Tuesday night.

DULUTH, Minn. – A seven-run sixth inning would be the difference as the Duluth Huskies fell to Willmar 10-5 Monday night at Wade Stadium. Mike Boeve led the way with three hits as the Huskies will look for better results Tuesday night. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Duluth Huskies Hang On for Much-Needed Win Over St. Cloud Rox

Calyn Halvorson went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI while Bryan Broecker went 2-for-4 with 4 RBI as the Huskies got their first win over the Rox this season.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies battled back-and-forth, but a sac fly in the bottom of the eighth gave them the 8-7 win over the St. Cloud Rox in the final meeting between the two this season. This was also the Huskies’ first win over the Rox this year. Calyn Halvorson went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI…

Six-Run Sixth Gives St. Cloud Rox Win Over Duluth Huskies

Ambren Voitik went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI while Mike Boeve went 2-for-5 with a run scored. 

DULUTH, Minn. – The Huskies took their first lead of the day in the fourth scoring three runs, but couldn’t hold onto that lead for long, as St. Cloud scored six in the sixth to get the 10-4 win. The Rox have now won all seven meetings against the Huskies this season. Ambren Voitik went 2-for-3 with a run scored…

Duluth Huskies Hang On for Big, Bounce-Back Win Over La Crosse Loggers

Ambren Voitik delivered the game-winning RBI in the sixth inning to give the Huskies the series split over divisional foes La Crosse.

DULUTH, Minn. – Ambren Voitik delivered the game-winning RBI with the bases loaded and no outs in the sixth to score Brett Paulsen to give the Huskies got the 4-3 win over the La Crosse Loggers. Mike Boeve went 1-for-3 with 2 RBI while Michael Broks went 1-for-3 with two runs scored. Richard Kiel got the win, allowing just one…

La Crosse Loggers’ Bats Too Much for Duluth Huskies

Mike Boeve led the Huskies with two hits and two RBI as they will be back at home against the Loggers on Friday night.

DULUTH, Minn. – The La Crosse Loggers would scored seven runs in the first inning and eight runs in the fifth inning as they topped the Duluth Huskies 18-6 Thursday night at Wade Stadium. Mike Boeve led the Huskies with two hits and two RBI as they will be back at home against the Loggers on Friday night. Categories: College,…

Duluth Huskies Score Early and Often in Win Over Mankato

Calyn Halvorson led the team with three RBI, while Mike Boeve and Peyton Powell also drove in two runs each.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies scored in all but two innings in the game as they topped Mankato 11-2 Tuesday night at Wade Stadium. Calyn Halvorson led the team with three RBI, while Mike Boeve and Peyton Powell also drove in two runs each. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Huskies Snap 5-Game Losing Skid, Beat Stingers 9-2

The Huskies were squaring off with the Willmar Stingers again Sunday as Duluth snapped their 5-game losing streak with a 9-2 win.

DULUTH, Minn.– The Huskies were squaring off with the Willmar Stingers again Sunday as Duluth snapped their 5-game losing streak with a 9-2 win. In the bottom of the fifth inning, Ambren Voitik comes up with a 2-RBI single to make it 5-1 Huskies. In the bottom of the sixth, Michael Brooks rips a double into left plating 2 more…

Huskies Fall to Stingers in First Home Game of Second Half

After taking some time off for the All-Star break, the Duluth Huskies made their return to Wade Stadium this afternoon to take on the Willmar Stingers and lost 11-4.

DULUTH, Minn.– After taking some time off for the All-Star break, the Duluth Huskies made their return to Wade Stadium this afternoon to take on the Willmar Stingers and lost 11-4. In the bottom of the first Mike Boeve rips it down the third base line to get the huskies on the board in the first. Peyton Powell hits one…

Huskies Looking to Continue Strong Start to Second Half

Despite dropping two games before the All-Star break, the Huskies are 7-5 during the second half, which is currently the best mark in the Great Plains Division.

DULUTH, Minn. – The first half of the season for the Duluth Huskies was one to forget but as time went on, they’ve started to click, fit the pieces together and are now sitting atop the division standings for the second half. Despite dropping two games before the All-Star break, the Huskies are 7-5 during the second half, which is…

Huskies Drop Series Opener to Mankato MoonDogs

Peyton Powell went 3-for-4 at the plate while Ambren Voitik went 2-for-5 with an RBI. 

DULUTH, Minn. – The Huskies gave up four runs in the sixth inning and then couldn’t rally back as Mankato got the 6-3 win in the series opener. Peyton Powell went 3-for-4 at the plate while Ambren Voitik went 2-for-5 with an RBI. The Huskies and MoonDogs will wrap up the series on Sunday with first pitch set for 1:05…

Huskies Complete Another Late Rally to Sweep Minnesota Mud Puppies

The Huskies scored six runs in the eighth inning to sweep the two-game series against the Mud Puppies.

DULUTH, Minn. – For the second night in a row, the Duluth Huskies battled back in the eighth inning, six runs on Friday, to get the 10-7 win over the Minnesota Mud Puppies and sweep the series. Charlie Rhee and Ryan McDonald drove in two runs each while Michael Brooks and Calyn Halvorson each scored twice. The Huskies will be…

Eighth-Inning Comeback Pushes Duluth Huskies Past Minnesota Mud Puppies

The Huskies scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and Jared Southard came up with the save in the ninth to keep Duluth on top of their division.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies would erase a three-run deficit in the eighth inning to pick up the comeback win over the Minnesota Mud Puppies 5-4 Thursday night at Wade Stadium. The Huskies scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and Jared Southard came up with the save in the ninth to keep Duluth on top…

Duluth Huskies Split Home Doubleheader Against Eau Claire

Duluth will be back at home Thursday night for a two-game series against the Minnesota Mud Puppies.

DULUTH, Minn. – For the first and only time this season, the Duluth Huskies hosted a doubleheader at Wade Stadium against Eau Claire. The Huskies took Game One 4-3 and dropped the nightcap to the Express 10-6. Duluth will be back at home Thursday night for a two-game series against the Minnesota Mud Puppies. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Huskies Bats Come to Life in Sweep of Rochester Honkers

Peyton Powell, Calyn Halvorson and Jesse Pierece drove in two runs each. 

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies came out on top of a back-and-forth with the Rochester Honkers, getting the 10-8 win to sweep the two-game series. The Huskies scored their runs in bunches, plating four in the third and five in the seventh to help secure the win. Peyton Powell, Calyn Halvorson and Jesse Pierece drove in two runs each….

Chisholm Native Eli Sundquist Among Four All-Star Selections for Duluth Huskies

Sundquist has been stellar on the mound for the Huskies this season with 39 strikeouts, which ranks fifth in the entire Northwoods League.

DULUTH, Minn. – Friday, the Northwoods League announced the rosters for this year’s All-Star game and the Duluth Huskies will have four representatives: infielder Ambren Voitik, third baseman Mike Boeve, along with pitchers will McEntire and Chisholm native Eli Sundquist. “I was pretty surprised. I was happy, excited, just all the above. It was nice to get that nomination to…

Duluth Huskies Get Shutout Win at Home Over Rochester

Jonny Guzman tossed seven one-hit innings while striking out three as the Huskies got the 6-0 shutout win.

DULUTH, Minn. – Jonny Guzman tossed seven one-hit innings while striking out three as the Huskies got the 6-0 shutout win over Rochester on Thursday night. At the plate, Calyn Halvorson went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI and two runs scored while Bryan Broecker went 2-for-4 while driving in three runs. Rochester and the Huskies will wrap up the series on…

Huskies Drop First Game of Second Half to Eau Claire Express

Ambren Voitik drove in the only run for the Huskies.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies were down early and couldn’t fight back, as Eau Claire got the 8-1 win to hand the Huskies their first loss of the second half. Ambren Voitik drove in the only run for the Huskies, an RBI single in the fourth inning while Peyton Powell went 1-for-4 with a run scored. The Express scored…

Duluth Huskies Fall at Home to Rochester Honkers

The Huskies will kick-off the second half of their season Tuesday with a road trip to Eau Claire.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies got off to a great start with three runs in the first. But Rochester would heat up late and pick up the road win 8-5 at Wade Stadium. The Huskies will kick-off the second half of their season Tuesday with a road trip to Eau Claire. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Powell Leads Way as Huskies’ Top Rochester

DULUTH, Minn.– The Huskies were hosting the honkers Sunday afternoon at Wade Stadium. In the bottom of the second, the Huskies got on the board with a sacrifice fly from Beau Wimpee to score Peyton Powell. In the fifth inning, Powell drove in two with an RBI single putting Duluth up 3-2 and the Huskies would add one more in…

St. Cloud Dominates Huskies to Sweep Weekend Series

Mike Boeve and Cason Tollett drove in the only two runs of the day for the Huskies.

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Cloud Rox started strong and put up nine in the third inning to get the 12-2 road win over the Huskies on Saturday to sweep the weekend series. The win gives the Rox the first half Great Plains West Division title while the Huskies fall to 1-11 against division foes this season. Mike Boeve went…

Huskies Rally Falls Short in Loss to Bismarck Larks

Xavier Carter went 3-for-5 with an RBI while Blayne Robinson drove in two runs.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Huskies lead in the third inning didn’t last long, then they couldn’t complete the rally late, as Bismarck left with the 10-6 win to split the weekend series. Xavier Carter went 3-for-5 with an RBI while Blayne Robinson drove in two runs. Will McEntire got the start on the mound and gave up three runs (one…

Huskies Earn First Walk-Off Win of Season

Kimo Fukofuka came in as a pinch hitter in the bottom of the ninth with the bases loaded and delivered, squeezing a single seven feet down the first base line to score Ambren Voitik and give the Huskies the 5-4 win.

DULUTH, Minn. – Kimo Fukofuka came in as a pinch hitter in the bottom of the ninth with the bases loaded and delivered, squeezing a single seven feet down the first base line to score Ambren Voitik and give the Huskies their first walk-off win of the season, 5-4 over Bismarck. Former Duluth Marshall standout Ben Pedersen got the start…

Duluth Huskies Drop Home Series to Waterloo

Mike Boeve led the Huskies with two RBI as the Huskies will look for better results this weekend when they host Bismarck.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Waterloo Bucks would score nine runs in the final two innings as they get the road win over the Duluth Huskies 11-5 Friday night at Wade Stadium. Mike Boeve led the way with two RBI as the Huskies will look for better results this weekend when they host Bismarck.   Categories: College, Friday Night Frenzy, Northwoods…

Late Rally Falls Short for Duluth Huskies

Michael Brooks and Kimo Fukofuka each finished with two RBI as the Huskies return home Friday night to host the Bucks.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies would score five runs in the ninth inning. But their late rally would fall short as Waterloo held on for the win 8-5 Thursday night at Wade Stadium. Michael Brooks and Kimo Fukofuka each finished with two RBI as the Huskies return home Friday night to host the Bucks. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

“H” Returns to Scoreboard at Wade Stadium

Wednesday morning, workers showed up to Wade Stadium to finally put the "H" back on the scoreboard.

DULUTH, Minn. – Last month during a Duluth Denfeld baseball practice, high winds blew off the “h” on the scoreboard at Wade Stadium. Duluth Huskies general manager Greg Culver was relieved to find out that no one was hurt. “So I came back to the ballpark to find the H propped up in the breezeway, notified the city on what…

Huskies Top Mud Puppies at Wade Stadium

Seven players finished with at least one hit to help Duluth get the home win.

DULUTH, Minn. – Ambren Voitik’s bases-clearing triple in the third inning powered the Duluth Huskies past the Minnesota Mud Puppies 7-3 Monday night at Wade Stadium. These two teams will be back at it again tomorrow night. First pitch scheduled for 6:35 p.m. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Duluth Huskies Snap Skid Against La Crosse

The Huskies improve to 3-7 as they travel to St. Cloud Thursday night.

DULUTH, Minn. – Jesse Pierce led the way with three RBI as the Duluth Huskies held off a late rally to defeat La Crosse 11-7 Wednesday night at Wade Stadium. The Huskies improve to 3-7 as they travel to St. Cloud Thursday night. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Duluth Huskies Fall at Home to La Crosse

Mike Boeve led the way with three hits as the Huskies fall to 2-7 on the season.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies scored three runs in the first inning, but were shutout the rest of the way as La Crosse picked up the road win 6-3 Tuesday night at Wade Stadium. Mike Boeve led the way with three hits as the Huskies fall to 2-7 on the season. They’ll look for better results Wednesday afternoon when…

Duluth Huskies to Lift Mask Mandates, Attendance Restrictions

The team will no longer require fans to wear masks at Wade Stadium.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies have officially wrapped up their first week of the season. And even with the restrictions at Wade Stadium, the fan experience has been mostly positive so far. But Monday, the team made a big announcement about a return to normalcy for the rest of the season. Beginning Tuesday, the Huskies will no longer require…

Huskies Edge Eau Claire for Second Win of Season

Former Duluth Marshall star pitcher Ben Pedersen got his second start of the season and allowed two runs while striking out five and walking two batters over six innings of work as the Huskies snap a four-game losing skid.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies got back in the win column on Sunday with a 4-3 win over Eau Claire to snap a four-game losing skid. Former Duluth Marshall star pitcher Ben Pedersen got his second start of the season and allowed two runs while striking out five and walking two batters over six innings of work. At the…

4th Annual Last Runner Standing Returns to In-Person Event at Spirit Mountain

Normally, the event takes two days to crown a winner but because of the record heat on Saturday, the last runner, Mark Emmons, finished early Sunday morning after completing 16 races.

DULUTH, Minn. – Last year, the Last Runner Standing event was moved to a virtual race due to the pandemic. Now it was held in-person again at the Spirit Mountain Grand Avenue Chalet this weekend but there were still some challenges. The Last Runner Standing race, which this year had closet to 70 runners, has people run 4.2 miles every…

Huskies Swept by St. Cloud Rox

The Huskies have now lost four straight.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies returned home on Saturday but their offensive struggles continued, as St. Cloud got the 6-2 win to extend the Huskies losing streak to four games. Mike Boeve had two hits and an RBI while Zac White and Ryan McDonald each had two hits and scored once. The Huskies fall to 1-5 on the season…

Coaches Corner: Duluth Huskies

For this week's segment, we hear from members of the Duluth Huskies.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we hear from members of the Duluth Huskies baseball team, including team manager Marcus Pointer, outfielders Kyle Westfall and Kimo Fukofuka and pitcher Ben Pedersen. Categories: College, Friday Night Frenzy, Northwoods League, Sports

Former Duluth Marshall Standout Ben Pedersen Solid in Debut for Duluth Huskies

The former Hilltopper finished with five strikeouts, allowing just two hits and no walks in four innings of work.

DULUTH, Minn. – Coming back to your hometown can be a very nerve-racking situation. But that wasn’t the case for Duluth native Ben Pedersen, who returned home Monday night to take the mound on Opening Day for the Duluth Huskies. “It felt great. I’ve been pitching on this field for a while so it takes the whole nerves thing out…

Duluth Huskies Top Waterloo for First Win of the Season

Outfielder Kimo Fukofuka homered in the second inning.

DULUTH, Minn. – Outfielder Kimo Fukofuka homered in the second inning as the Duluth Huskies avenged their loss on Opening Day with a win on Tuesday night 10-6 at Wade Stadium. The Huskies will look to keep rolling with a two-game series in Bismarck starting Wednesday night. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Duluth Huskies Fall to Waterloo on Opening Day

Duluth native Ben Pedersen threw four strong innings, striking out five batters and allowing just two hits.

DULUTH, Minn. – A five-run fifth inning would be the difference as the Waterloo Bucks spoil Opening Night for the Duluth Huskies with a 5-0 win Monday night at Wade Stadium. On a positive note, Duluth native Ben Pedersen threw four strong innings, striking out five batters and allowing just two hits. Categories: College, Northwoods League, Sports

Huskies Ready for Long-Awaited Return to Diamond

The Huskies will open the season on Monday against Waterloo. First pitch at Wade Stadium is set for 6:35 p.m. 

DULUTH, Minn. – Last season, the Duluth Huskies had to cancel their season due to the pandemic and it was a quiet summer. But now, we’re less than 24 hours away from summer ball finally returning to Duluth and the players and staff are ready to play ball. “Super excited, definitely nervous, definitely haven’t played in front of more than…

Duluth Huskies Announcing Big Changes at Wade Stadium

The rules and regulations could be loosened up between now and Opening Day if the local COVID situation improves.

DULUTH, Minn. – Last week, the Duluth Huskies announced that their 2021 season will begin on May 31st. But for summer baseball fans, the experience at Wade Stadium will be much different than what you’re used to. The team says for the time being they will only allow 900 people into the ballpark out of the 4,200 that are allowed…

Huskies Second Annual Golf Scrambles Raises Money to Support the Team

Last year, the Huskies donated the money raised to the Poplar Volunteer Fire Department. This year, the Poplar Golf Course suggested the money raised go back to the Huskies after their season was canceled.

POPLAR, Wis. – Things were pretty quiet this summer in Duluth as the Huskies canceled their season due to COVID-19. Not only did we not get any baseball but the team was also not able to bring in much money. So on Saturday, the Huskies ditched the baseball bat for a golf club to raise some money. Saturday was the…

Duluth Huskies to Host Second Annual Golf Scramble

The event will take place next Saturday at the Poplar Golf Course.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies will be hosting their second annual golf scramble next weekend at the Poplar Golf Course. Last year’s event raised money for the Poplar volunteer fire department. But this year, the golf course is lending a helping hand to the Huskies by donating all profits to the team after the cancellation of their 2020 season….

Duluth Huskies Officially Cancel 2020 Season

The team says that there are too many unanswerable questions in many areas critical to their 2020 season being successful

DULUTH, Minn. – Wednesday, the Duluth Huskies confirmed what many fans had feared since the pandemic began: their 2020 season has officially been cancelled. In a statement, the team says that there are too many unanswerable questions in many areas critical to their 2020 season being successful, including health issues and safety for fans, coaches, host families and staff. The…

Northwoods League Unveils Plan to Start Regular Season

When at least four teams within a close proximity receive clearance, they would play only against each other to minimize travel accommodations.

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The Northwoods League has created a plan to start their regular season. The league has set up three dates for teams to start playing if local restrictions are lifted and they are allowed to host games. When at least four teams within a close proximity receive clearance, they would play only against each other to minimize travel…