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Sports 6WUHQJWK \RX FDQ WUXVW _ 6FKHGXOH D IUHH SRUWIROLR UHYLHZ WRGD\ Sun Sailor Newspapers welcomes your sports news and story ideas. Send to sports editor John Sherman at john.sherman@ecm-inc.com; mail to: Sun Sailor, 10917 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 0LFKDHO - *HUJHQ )LQDQFLDO $GYLVRU   _ PLFKDHOJHUJHQ#UEFFRP k  $ GLYLVLRQ RI 5%& &DSLWDO 0DUNHWV //& 0HPEHU 1<6(),15$6,3& sailor.mnsun.com STARS Of the Week Lynn Anderson The Hopkins resident joined her partner, Justin Burleson, to tie for fi fth place in the Minnesota Golf Association’s Mixed Amateur Team Champi- onship last week. Ander- son and Burleson posted rounds of 69 and 72 in the two-day event. Mike Davis Davis, who plays left fi eld for the Minnetonka Millers amateur baseball team, hit a 385-foot home run over the left-center- fi eld fence in a 7-1 River- view League victory over Hit Dawg Academy. Hannah Gelhar The Minnetonka golfer shot a hole-in-one on No. 8 at Glen Lake Golf Club last week. Wyatt Nelson Just back from an in- jury, Nelson pitched six innings of three hit ball as the Hopkins Flyers Amer- ican Legion baseball team defeated Wayzata 3-2 in the Delano Stars and Stripes Invitational. Sam Sikkink picked up the save for Hopkins. Joe Shallenberger The Minnetonka Mill- ers amateur baseball shortstop hit a 420-foot home run over the cen- ter-fi eld fence to help his team beat Hit Dawg Academy 7-1 in a River- view League game at Vet- erans Field. Nick Thimsen The Excelsior Legion baseball left fi elder had a big night in a win over Wasilla, Alaska last week in Anchorage. He went two-for-four at the plate with two runs scored and two RBIs. Aaron Wukmir Wukmir, the ace right- hander for the Excelsior American Legion team pitched three-hit ball over fi ve innings as the Fire Club beat Ione Peak, Utah 6-1 at a baseball tourna- ment in Anchorage, Alas- ka July 3. Thursday, July 5, 2018 • Page 14 Twenge is National Baseball Coach of the Year for 2018 Skipper mentor selected by peers in sport By JOHN SHERMAN john.sherman@ecm-inc.com Hardly a day goes by when Paul Twenge’s thoughts aren’t focused on baseball. It could be the middle of the spring season, mid- summer or a cold day in January. His mind is never too far from the sport he loves. That is one reason Min- netonka’s head coach was recently named National Coach of the Year by the American Baseball Coach- es’ Association. “The award is huge be- cause it comes from my peers,” sai BGvVvRv6WFVB2'FV vFFR֖WF&Цw&VR( ėN( 2B&RЦǒ&WBRFVvN( 0&WBFR&w&BאW'2WfW'FV( fP66VBB֖WF2vFVBF@V&&R&WBFRvRv&BƖRF2&V6rЦ旦W2FRFw2v^( fRFPvVW"&w&( ХGvVvRV&VBV&ƖW F2V"FBRv2vpF&R&VB2&VvP66bFRV"&VvR6fW'2֖W6FW0v֗76W&62V'&6B'F@6WFFF'WBFW&Rv27W'&6PGF6VBFFRWGFW"R&RЦ6VfVBFB6f&V@b26VV7F2ЧF66bFRV"GvVvR6BRFpFBGG&7FVBFFP֖WF""V'0vv2֖WF( 2&WЧWFF2VƗFR&6V&6VG( ֖WF26Ч7FFǒBw&VB&6V&FV2( R6B( ĒFP&VVf6'bFRv&FR'FR6VGBFR66W2W WF&w&( Х&"F6֖rF֖ЦWFvW&RR26FR766FRFWF2F&V2ЧF"w6FRFVB66VGGvVvRv2FRVB&6RЦ&66Bf&6VfW'6GFf V'2FRG&6F&6FFRv66WfV&RЧ6VFVB6WfW&6VvW0f"( FR&vvW7BFffW&V6P2FBv66&6RЦ&RF( B&V7'VB( P6B( ŖRFRFRW'0RfRBf&W FV( ХGvVvR6B2FV0W7VǒfR6R&6RХ&7&W'''V&Vv7G&F2Vf"FRV&7&W'''Vv6v&Vv@7VFVǐRFvFv2FR#WfVG2&RЦBR֖R'V2'F6ЧFf"WFvW2BVFW"2g&VRGV@fVRf&F2FPvV'6FR&7&W'''V6&6R֖f6gF&FW&WFR2&7Ц&W''fW7Ffv7BV( 26wF66gF&FW&VB&VvpB6GW&FVǒBB6VG&&2v66VFR@&FVǒBF@FvFv&G2f"FPf'7BB6V6B6Pf6W'2Ffrࢅ5T4"5DdbD%4U$␤֖WF( 2VGvVvR2&VVVBFFf6v6666bFRV"'FRW&6&6V&66W>( 766F&7V6Ɨ7G2B606R&VBFWFW2( FRFVb6&pFWFW2vFFW"7'G02G&VVFW26FfR( ЦR6BF2V"f"7F6RRbGvVv^( 27FFPW'26W&6&V"v26vƖRf"֖ЦWF( 27FFR6আ6WFV'4U$দ6W&V6֖26Фf&W"vFvfW&W"7FWЦR&VW2&VV&V@2FRWrv&2fW&66B&fFV6R6BЦVגǖWF&fFV6RFWF2FЧ&V7F"&666B( &WGvVV7FW( 2WW&ЦV6R76BVFW6Ц7F2&6FFR'B`66r6fFV@6RvRw&VBVBЧvFFWfVrW fW&&w&6P2v&VBF7FWFFFRFRFW7B66p7FWR&VWFV6VW2BFV&W0BƖVBFVFFPvRFVvFgVv2F2FVF6FB2Ч6VVBW"FWfVW 66WBF&V6RV@66( Х&VW( 2&WfW266ЦrWW&V6R6VFW27FB2VB66f FRfW&6V"v62&6VB&ЦwF6Rv26"Ч7VBBb66B7BV2&v66Rb&VW( 2v2@&fFV6R2FFWfVVf&G&r&w&ЧFV7W&R&W"FV6VPBWfV26R6FƶV@&WB7&V6rFRVЦ&W'2FR&w&@6WFrf"FR6fW"ЦV6RFFR( &fFV6RGG&7FV@R&V6W6RbG27FЦVBb&6&7FW"VFW'6B6W'f6PFFW'2FR7GVFVG>( FǒƗfW2( 6B&VW( Ē&VƖWfRFW6R6&7FW"Ц7F72&R'VFr&627V66W76gVVR7V66W72ЦgVFV2B7V66W76gV6&FW&'RbFRWF7'G2WfVG2GW&rFP2&7&W''fW2ЧFfv&RFR6&FW&'g&3F336GW&FVǒB&6RVG'2VF6WFvW2bbF&VB6'2vV6BF&6VRGvVvRvRrVv&6V&FW&R2ǒvVVVgBFR6WFVЦWW&6VvFWFW2( ФVwVR66VGVR&VWgW'FW"'6W'fV@F&VRvW2&R66VBЧFB6R2W6FVB&WBVVBf"GVW6FVǒr( VWFrBv&rVFv0vFFR&fFV6R6S3vRB&pVGFgW'FW"FRfvr&7BV0W&&w&B&&v6ЧfFrW'2vFFRVRBrB6V^( 0F2FWVVBF&R7V266WW"7FFV@6W76gVVWr6FfR&֖wFvBvw7VGW&RB6vr676VBs3FR7GVFVBFWFW2FBB676Vv6&R&WBFV2&PfW"vW2&R6W@FW7BVRvvV"f"vVFW6FVǒW'6W( Ф&֖wF&VRv&VW2FVw&VRv6BR@726V6F2Ɩ2fVBBW6V6Цg&7B6VB7FFRV"vVFBS3fW'6GvFV62B'&V"&খGfW'F6rB֖ FRvW2&Цw&2FW6vখwFvBv7@vFBB&VBBФfrFR7V7'G2w&FW'2FfVBB0GvGFW"B7V7'G2BvVFV&&R@f6V&Bf6V&6sCRB&VBR7FХ7V7'G57FfbFV&fFV6R6FVג&W2WrVBfW&66f&W"vFW"&VW0Ɩ>( 6VV7FrV