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5 Volleyball games on the KOZY broadcast schedule

KOZY will be broadcasting 5 Grand Rapids Volleyball games this Fall in addition to all 8 Grand Rapids Football games. Volleyball games on our broadcast schedule are:

08/31 vs Deer River

09/21 @ Mesabi East
10/06 vs Virginia

10/08 vs Greenway

10/12 @ Bemidji

By |July 28th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on 5 Volleyball games on the KOZY broadcast schedule|

Grand Rapids Am Legion headed to state

Grand Rapids completed an undefeated run in the Sub-state 10 tournament on Sunday in Hibbing.  In the championship game on Sunday – Grand Rapids 12 Hibbing 5

Nick Johnson started and went the first 4 innings – Kyle Stram the win in relief with 5 innings pitched, 2 runs on 3 hits.

Tanner Shepherd 3-5 – a double – 3 rbi’s

Mike Heitkamp 2-3 3 RBI’s – 2 runs scored.

Grand Rapids had  12 runs, 12 hits, 10 lob
Hibbbing had 5 runs, 4 hits, 9 lob

GR now 27-5 will play Eden Prairie in Eden Prairie at 9:30 am on Friday in the MN State Legion Tournament.

By |July 27th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Grand Rapids Am Legion headed to state|

Rapids Am Legion wins 2

Grand Rapids American Legion baseball with 2 wins at the sub-state 10 tourney in Hibbing on Wednesday. 7-2 over Hermantown and 14-2 in 7 innings over Hibbing. Gunnar Harris the WP in game 1 and Nick Johnson in game 2. Mike Hietkamp 6-8 with 3 doubles in the two games. Kenn Hasbargen a 3 run HR. Grand Rapids will play West Duluth Thursday evening at 7:00 pm in Hibbing in a winner’s bracket game.

By |July 23rd, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Rapids Am Legion wins 2|

Baseball Playoffs in full swing

Eighth District Division II American Legion playoffs starting Tuesday. Esko over Deer River 8-7 and International Falls defeating Taconite 6-3. Winner’s bracket games on Friday – Ely vs Moose Lake and International Falls vs Esko. Elimination games – Taconite vs Deer River and Two Harbors vs Brookston.

American Legion Sub-state 10 playoffs start on Wednesday. Grand Rapids the #1 seed and play #8 Hermantown at 1 pm in Hibbing. Other Sub-state 10 games Cloquet vs West Duluth and Virginia vs Proctor in Nashwauk. Hibbing vs Duluth Lakeview in Hibbing.

VFW District 8 Tournament in Duluth starting Friday. Grand Rapids the #1 team from the North taking on Cloquet at 10:30. West Duluth vs Deer River at 1 pm.  All games at Wade Stadium in Duluth.

By |July 22nd, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Baseball Playoffs in full swing|

Grand Rapids Am Legion rolls on

Grand Rapids American Legion Baseball a win over Virginia on Tuesday.
Grand Rapids 14
Virginia 3 (5 innings)
WP- Tanner Shepard 1 scoreless inning pitched.
Tanner Shepard 3-3, 1 RBI, 4 runs
Nick Johnson 3-4, 2 rbi
Noah Johnson 2-2
Grand Rapids scored: 7 in 1st, 1 in 2nd, 2 in 4th, 4 in 5th
Virginia scored 1 in 3rd and 2 in 5th.
Grand Rapids is now 16-2 on the season and will play Deer River Wednesday night at 7:30 in Grand Rapids.

By |July 8th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Grand Rapids Am Legion rolls on|

Grand Rapids Am. Legion team wins

Grand Rapids American Legion team hosting the West Duluth Cubs on Monday evening in Grand Rapids.

                                         1    2    3    4    5    6    7     R    H    E
West Duluth Cubs       0    0    0    1    0    0    0     1     4     0
Grand Rapids               0    0    0    0    1    2    X     3     7     3

WP-   Noah Johnson       2 IP, 0 runs, 0 hits,  4K

John Baker threw the first 3 but couldn’t get an out in the 4th.  In the 4th he allowed 1 run on 2 hits, a walk and a HBP that drove in West Duluth’s only run in the 4th.
Nick Johnson relieved him and got out of the bases loaded nobody out jam without allowing any more damage.
Brooks Bachmann threw a scoreless 5th.

GR tied it in the bottom of the 5th when Nick Johnson singled with one out. Moved to 2nd on a passed ball. Went to 3rd on a fly out to right. And scored on a clutch single by Brooks Bachmann.

Noah Johnson pitched the 6th & 7th for the win.

GR scored  twice in the bottom of the 6th to secure the victory.

Ryan Barrett scored the winning run, running for Tanner Shepard, who had singled. Barrett scored on a sac fly by John Baker.  Kenn Hasbargen scored the insurance run on a single by Nick Johnson.

GR now 11-2 and plays In Proctor Tuesday night.

By |June 30th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Grand Rapids Am. Legion team wins|

Wild Road Tour

The Wild Road Tour came to Grand Rapids on Wednesday. Great fan turnout and a lot of fun. Jordan Leopold (aka Uncle Leo), Matt Dumba, and Wes Walz were here representing the Wild. They stopped in at the KOZY studio for a short time and I had a great time chatting with them. Here is the interview and a few pictures.

By |June 25th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Wild Road Tour|

Wild Road Tour

Wild Road Tour with Wes Walz, Matt Dumba, and Jordan Leopold coming to Grand Rapids this afternoon. 3-4 pm at the IRA Civic Center.

Wes Walz talking about the Road Tour in an interview with KOZY.

By |June 24th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Wild Road Tour|

Deer River State Tournament Baseball

The Deer River Warriors losing 2 games at the Single A State Tournament in Jordan and Chaska. 6-1 to New Ulm Cathedral and 9-2 to Kimball Area. Here are re-caps and highlights of the two games.

Game 1 Wrap-up

Game 2 Wrap-up

By |June 15th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Deer River State Tournament Baseball|

Rain changes baseball schedule

Rain has washed out Thursday’s games in the baseball state tournament. First round games are now on Friday, 2nd and 3rd rounds on Saturday, with championship games scheduled for Monday at Target Field. Game 1 for Deer River is now Friday at 5:30 vs New Ulm Cathedral in Jordan.

By |June 11th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Rain changes baseball schedule|