The Unlikeliest Season Turns Into A Baseball Gem


Front L-R: Gavin Helgeland, Alex Wensloff, Brady DeMars, Gavin Gunderson, Isaac Wensloff, and Tyler Bjerk Back L-R: Assistant Coach Tanner Landman, Eli Wensloff, Gavin Jensen, Cody Otto, Assistant Coach Todd Wensloff, Josh Tangen, Noah Urness, Cooper Flaig, Jack Haugen, Tanner George, Aaron Wensloff, Owen Jaenicke, Kaden Nelson, Logan Hedlund, Assistant Coach Nathan Voll, and Head Coach Josh Weckman

by Jeff Olsen

Maybe it really was the Field of Dreams for the Roseau Rams.

Certainly, they could dream of advancing to the state tournament.

They would have to win their section. But first, they had to defeat Crookston, East Grand Forks, Thief River Falls and then Perham in the best of three in the Section 8AA finals.

It came down to that third game, a real gut puncher, the equivalent of a cardiac arrest, because Perham wanted it as dearly as the Rams did.

Hang onto your wig, Martha!

The Rams won the section title, edging Perham 3-2.

Probably the best outcome was the Rams were unseeded at...

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