High School Sports Rally

Crimson Baseball Motivated To Return To State Championships

View Comments
(credit: CBS) Mike Max
Mike Max returned to WCCO-TV as a sports reporter and anchor in Apr...
Read More

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. Sample Swedish Delicacies At The American Swedish Institute
  2. HSSR: 12/19/14 – Gavin Pugh Battles ALS
  3. MN Musician Takes Memoir To The Stage
  4. Kids Ski Free On Sunday At Afton Alps
  5. Raw Footage: Protesters Chant 'No Justice, No Peace' At MOA

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Maple Grove was a state runner up last year in baseball, but the memory of losing that final game is motivating the team this season.

Mitchell Bauer, a Crimson pitcher, says the team’s goal is to be state champions.

“We got the conference champs,” he said. “Now we’re working on sections.”

But the section the team is in is no layup – not with Coon Rapids ace Logan Shore and much more.

Coach Darby Carlson said it’s not going to be easy.

“There’s a lot of good athletes on a lot of teams,” he said.

But the skills of others won’t deter the team that was so close the clinching the championship last year.

“We’re very motivated,” said Brady Jacobs, an outfielder. “Everyone’s got it hung up in their locker…pictures from last year.”

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,387 other followers