Forum staff reports
GRAND FORKS – The body of a 23-year-old Grand Forks man was recovered in a pond in rural Grand Forks County on Sunday morning, July 1, after kayakers found the man’s belongings in the water, according to the sheriff’s office. The name of the man has not been released pending notification of his family. The death remains under investigation.
CHICAGO—Trey Vavra belted a three-run home run to help lead the Chicago Dogs to a 6-3 victory against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks on Sunday in American Association baseball before 1,439 fans at Impact Field. Vavra went 2-for-3 with four RBIs. The RedHawks (20-20) have lost three consecutive games. Leo Pina went 3-for-4 with two RBIs to lead F-M. Devan Ahart went 3-for-5, including a double and triple. The RedHawks next play at the St. Paul Saints (22-20) at 7:05 p.m. Monday.
CHICAGO—Michael Baca had a two-run single in the fifth inning to help vault the Chicago Dogs to a 4-1 victory against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks on Saturday in American Association baseball. Brennan Metzger paced the RedHawks, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run. Keury De La Cruz and Leo Pina added two hits each for F-M.
DES MOINES, Iowa—Minnesota State Moorhead senior Brian Huber finished 15th in the long jump at the United States Track and Field Outdoor Championships Sunday at Drake University. Huber's best jump of the day's his second effort of 24 feet, 7 inches. He did not advance to the finals as the top eight qualified to advance.
FARGO—The RedHawks ninth-inning rally came up just short Saturday, as they lost 5-4 to the Wichita Wingnuts at Newman Outdoor Field in American Association play. Devan Ahart drove in Brennan Metzger in the bottom of the ninth and Maikol Gonzalez then scored on a wild pitch, cutting it to 5-4. Keury De La Cruz grounded out and Leobaldo Pina then struck out to end the game. Gonzalez, De La Cruz and Tim Colwell each had an RBI for the RedHawks, who fell to 17-16 overall. The series wraps up at 1 p.m. Sunday at Newman Outdoor Field.
FARGO—Ethos Care, an organization formed by Bethany Retirement Living, Eventide Senior Living Communities and Knute Nelson of Alexandria, Minn., is now offering hospice services in Fargo-Moorhead and within a 30-mile radius of the metro area. Ethos Care is a Medicare-certified hospice agency and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.
FARGO—To watch all the election results live from the North Dakota Secretary of State's website, click here.
PERHAM TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A 12-year-old rural Perham boy was sent to a hospital after the dirt bike he was riding struck a passenger vehicle Thursday evening, June 7, the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office reported. According to the sheriff’s office report:
FARGO—Brennan Metzger blooped a single into right field and Maikol Gonzalez to lift the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks to a walkoff 3-2 win over Sioux Falls Monday night at Newman Outdoor Field. Devan Ahart and Charlie Valerio each went 2-for-4, accounting for half of the RedHawks eight hits. Reliever Randy McCurry was credited for the win allowing no hits and striking out two in the top of the ninth innings. Starter Sebastian Kessay allowed seven hits and two run in 4⅓ innings of work.
FARGO—Fargo-Moorhead compiled 17 hits in the RedHawks' 11-6 win over the Lincoln Saltdogs on Saturday in American Association baseball. Devan Ahart went 4-for-5 with a home run, four runs scored and three RBIs to lead the RedHawks. Keury De La Cruz added a homer and four RBIs. Will Solomon (1-1) picked up the win for Fargo-Moorhead (5-3). He pitched 5 1/3 innings, giving up three earned runs on nine hits and two walks with three strikeouts.