K-Heart Sports – 07/13/21

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BISMARCK, ND – Night one of the Lion’s All-Star Basketball series at Bismarck Legacy High School saw Class A sweep both the boys and girls contests. The Class A girls won 75-54 as Ryleigh Wacha and Taylor Fey of Fargo Davies along with Ashley Holen of Watford City each tallied 10 points. Carlee Sieben of Grafton tallied a game high 11 points for Class B.
The Class A boys scored a 81-68 win. Jacksen Moni of West Fargo Sheyenne led the way with 18, while Brooks Carroll of Jamestown added 10. Class B was led by Alex Huber of Edgeley-Kulm-Montpelier with a game high 27 points while Aidan Rebel of New England added 10.
The Lion’s All-Star Basketball series will finish tonight at West Fargo High School.
MINOT, ND – The Minot Vistas split, the Minot Metros were swept, and Dalton Bowling hit a 3-run homer as the Sabre Dogs doubled up the Trappers.
American Legion Baseball
Class AA
Mandan Chiefs 9, Minot Vistas 7
Minot Vistas 11, Mandan Chiefs 8
Class A
Bismarck Capitals 11, Minot Metros 1
Bismarck Capitals 10, Minot Metros 0
Jamestown Eagles 7, Bismarck Reps 0
Jamestown Eagles 12, Bismarck Reps 3
Class B
Surrey 31, Burlington 2 (5)
Surrey 14, Burlington 3 (3)
Crosby 18, Stanley 17
Expedition League Baseball
Souris Valley Sabre Dogs 12, Pierre Trappers 6
DENVER (AP) – For the second straight time, Pete Alonso has won MLB’s Home Run Derby. He bested Shohei Ohtani, Trey Mancini and Juan Soto on a night of record long balls in the thin Rocky Mountain air of Coors Field. Alonso, a New York Mets first baseman, hit 74 total home runs and beat Mancini 23-22 in the final round, joining Ken Griffey Jr. (1998-99) and Yoenis Cespedes (2013-14) in winning consecutive titles. Batting second, Alonso trailed 22-17 after the first two minutes of the final round, then hit six homers on six swings over the first 28 seconds of his final minute.


UNDATED (AP) – The Tampa Bay Lightning celebrated their second consecutive Stanley Cup championship with a boat parade in downtown Tampa on Monday. Team captain Steven Stamkos set the tone with a T-shirt that read: “BACK TO BOAT.” Hundreds of boats and other watercraft, along with thousands of fans, lined the waterfront under mostly sunny skies. However, a post-parade rally in a downtown park was delayed because of a thunderstorm. Players later arrived and interacted with fans located behind barricades in a steady rain. This was the third boat parade in Tampa in 10 months. The Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers also celebrated on the water.

In other NHL news:
– The Chicago Blackhawks have traded two-time Norris Trophy winner Duncan Keith to the Edmonton Oilers for young defenseman Caleb Jones and a third-round draft pick. The Blackhawks also sent forward Tim Soderlund to the Oilers, who were looking for some help on defense after they were swept by Winnipeg in the first round of the playoffs. The 2022 draft pick becomes a second-rounder if Edmonton reaches next year’s Stanley Cup Final and Keith is among the top four Oilers defensemen in total ice time through three rounds. Keith has two years left on his contract at a salary-cap hit just over $5.5 million. He turns 38 on Friday.
– Police in Michigan have turned over their investigation into the fireworks death of Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivleniek to a prosecutor for review. Novi police Lt. Jason Meier says his department has not requested charges in Kivlenieks’ Fourth of July death. Meier also says Kivlenieks’ death still is considered accidental and the police investigation was complete unless otherwise directed by the Oakland County prosecutor’s office.The 24-year-old died of chest trauma from an errant fireworks mortar blast.


SANDWICH, England (AP) – Zach Johnson is the latest player out of the British Open. The R&A says the 2015 British Open champion tested positive for the coronavirus. Johnson played at the John Deere Classic in Illinois on Sunday and had to be tested before getting on a charter flight. The R&A says Louis de Jager also tested positive and withdrew. He was one of the local qualifiers from two weeks ago. Ryan Moore earned a spot as the highest finisher not already exempt from the John Deere Classic. Moore chose not to go. That makes 16 players who have withdrawn in the last three weeks.



DETROIT (AP) – The Detroit Lions say Ford Field can be at full capacity this season, a year after the public did not have access to games during the pandemic. The Lions said the decision was made in large part because of Michigan’s steady COVID-19 vaccination rate. The team will follow the state’s reopening guidelines and will not require fans to wear masks. The Lions will not ask spectators for proof of vaccination status, but they will encourage unvaccinated fans to wear a face covering.

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