Local Sports

Slade Heggen makes a play at home plate in the Honkers win over Waterloo Sunday
Honkers sitting in the dugout at Waterloo

  • Schott, Bleess qualify for racing championships

    Chatfield natives Lucas Schott and Jacob Bleess have qualified for Saturday's Championships in the World Modified Dirt Track Championships at Deer Creek Speedway.

  • New Bruins Head Coach Kyle Grabowski "excited" to be in Austin

    It's been a few months since the Austin Bruins finished as Robertson Cup Finals runners-up--and a few months since the team hired Kyle Grabowski as their new head coach.

  • Sled Hockey on its way to Rochester

    Minnesota is known as the "state of hockey," and on its way to Rochester, any person will have the opportunity to play.

  • Kris Humphries and YMCA Host Kids Basketball Camp

    Washington Wizard and Minnesota native Kris Humphries teamed up with the Rochester YMCA to host his 8th annual kids basketball camp.

  • Joe Duffin (36) fields a grounder at first base against the Express on Friday Night. Honkers swept by Express, fall farther back in North

    (Rochester, Minn.)- The Rochester Honkers dropped the second game of their series against the Eau Claire Express Friday night 4-2. Tyler Feyereisen (St. Thomas) was charged with the loss for Rochester, but showed improvement from his starts before the All-Star break, making it through the fifth inning, after being pulled due to the pitch count in the first and second in his previous two starts. Bryce Hensley (Catawba CC) earned his first win of the season for the Express, while Victor Sanchez (New Mexico) got the save.

  • Chatfield natives "at home" racing at Deer Creek Speedway

    (ABC 6 News) - Deer Creek Speedway is rumbling and bumbling for the 5th Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championship this weekend--a prime opportunity to catch up with a couple of local racers.  

  • Ryan Webberley fielding a ground ball in Thursday's game against Eau Claire Honkers fall to Express in first game after All-Star

    (Rochester, Minn)- The Rochester Honkers fell 7-3 to the Eau Clair Express Thursday in their first game back from the All-Star Break. Jordan Gross (Tulane) was charged with the loss for the Honkers, giving up fve runs, three earned, on six hits in three innings pitched. Erich Uelman (Cal Poly) earned the win for Eau Claire, throwing seven shutout innings, tallying nine strikeouts and allowing just three hits.

  • Deer Creek to Host Championships, Hundreds of National Drivers

    Deer Creek Speedway is hosting the Fifth Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championships this weekend, bringing thousands of fans and hundreds of drivers to Spring Valley.


  • Sean Live at Deer Creek Speedway

    ABC 6 Sports Reporter Sean Tehan sits down with 2013 Modified Dirt Track Champion Jason Hughes live from Spring Valley.

  • Kasson-Mantorville Track and Field Runners return from Australia

    Soon to be Kasson-Mantorville KoMet Juniors Cole Marshall and Brennan Gustafson returned from Australia after competing in the 2015 Down Under International Games.

  • Yano picks up strikeout in ASG as North falls 3-1

    Rochester Honkers’ starting pitcher Jayson Yano (Stevens Institute) appeared in the 2015 Marshfield Clinic Northwoods League All-Star Game on Tuesday night, picking up one strikeout and inducing a pair of groundouts in four batters faced as the North Division All-Stars fell to the South 3-1.

  • Rochester Honkers’ slugger Joe DeRoche-Duffin won the individual crown in the 2015 Marshfield Home Run Contest with eight home runs, helping the North division beat the South 22-21 in the team contest. Duffin wins HR Contest, leads North to team title

    Rochester Honkers’ slugger Joe DeRoche-Duffin won the individual crown in the 2015 Marshfield Home Run Contest with eight home runs, helping the North division beat the South 22-21 in the team contest.

  • Marcus Sherels Ready For Some Football

    Vikings Cornerback and Rochester native Marcus Sherels had an autograph signing with fans at Scheels in Rochester on Monday night.

  • Sherels "Feels Good" Giving Back to Fans

    Vikings Cornerback and Rochester native Marcus Sherels meets and greets with fans at Scheels in Rochester before heading back to camp.

  • Royals Lose Late Lead, Fall to Bandits

    The Rochester Royals had a late lead Sunday at Mayo Field, but the Eagan Bandits pushed 8 across in the last 3 innings for a 9-4 victory.

  • Miles Mastrobuoni batting for the Honkers at Alexandria Honkers lose 3-0 lead, drop game two in Alexandria

    (Rochester, Minn.)— The Rochester Honkers dropped the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Alexandria 5-3 in seven innings after holding a 3-0 lead as late as the sixth. Matt Walker (UCLA) would be charged with the loss for Rochester. Josh Baumgart (Creighton) picked up the win for Alexandria, while Eric White (Dallas Baptist) got the save.

  • Royals Blow Out Aces

    After a back-and-forth first inning, the Rochester Royals beat the Owatonna Aces 14-5.

  • Scott Schreiber fielding a ball at third base against Willmar on Friday Honkers swept by Stingers at Mayo Field

    (Rochester, Minn.)— The Rochester Honkers fell to the Willmar Stingers 7-1 Friday night at Mayo Field. It was the fourth time the Stingers topped the Honkers in Rochester this season, completing the season sweep. Rochester finished the regular season 2-6 against the first half champs.

  • Thursday Heavy Rainfall won't hurt Spring Creek MX Park Championship Series

    Millville, home to Spring Creek MX Park, had to deal with heavy rainfall on Thursday, two days before the 8th Round of the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship Series. According to some of the Motocross Riders, the rain won't hurt, but it will help Spring Creek's track conditions.

  • Minnesota-Native Ryan Dungey on ESPY Award: "Dream Come True"

    ABC 6 News caught up with Belle Plaine Minnesota native Ryan Dungey on his ESPY Award for "Best Male Action Athlete". Dungey is in Millville for the 8th round of the Lucas Oil Championship Series at Spring Creek MX Park.