Wednesday, August 14
Babe Ruth World Series: Semifinals, 5/8 p.m., Bismarck Municipal Ballpark.
Thursday, August 15
Babe Ruth World Series: Championship, 5 p.m., Bismarck Municipal Ballpark.
Friday, August 16
Auto racing: Mandan Dirt Series, 7 p.m., Dacotah Speedway.
High school boys soccer: East-West Crossover at Jamestown: Century vs. West Fargo, 2 p.m., Heil Field; Bismarck vs. Fargo Shanley, 3:30 p.m., Rotary Field; Century vs. Fargo Davies, 5 p.m., Heil Field; West Fargo Sheyenne at Legacy, 6:30 p.m., Sanford Sports Complex.
Saturday, August 17
High school boys soccer: East-West Crossover at Jamestown: Mandan vs. Grand Forks Central (11 a.m.) and Fargo North (2 p.m.) at Jamestown.
Sunday, August 18
No local events scheduled.
Monday, August 19
High school girls golf: Dickinson Invite, Heart River Golf Course, 9 a.m.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
KXMR (710 AM) – Minnesota at Milwaukee
FS1 — U.S. Amateur Championships: round of 64, Pinehurst, N.C.
4 a.m. (Thursday)
GOLF — European Tour: Czech Masters, first round, Czech Republic
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FS2 — Saratoga Live: From Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL
ESPN — World Series: Teams TBD, championship, Portland, Ore.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
FSN – Minnesota at Milwaukee
ESPN — Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia
TNT — UEFA Super Cup: Liverpool vs. Chelsea, Istanbul, Turkey
ESPN2 — Campeones Cup: Club America at Atlanta United
ESPN2 — Connecticut at Phoenix
10 YEARS AGO (2009): Defending state champion Minot looms as the favorite, but Century expects to be a factor in the coming high school girls golf season. Last year Century had a quartet of sophomores -- McKenzie McMillan, Adrianna Harris, Krissy Aasen and Alexa Dvorak -- finish among the West Region's top 16 in season average. The Patriots placed fifth in last year's state tournament.
20 YEARS AGO (1999): Jayme Berger of Mandan has signed a letter of intent to attend Coker College in South Carolina, a NCAA Division II school. Berger played baseball at Iowa Western Community College the past two seasons, batting .395 and .355. Berger was an all-state player at Mandan High School.
50 YEARS AGO (1969): Three-sport athlete Jim Gross of Shields has enrolled at Northern State College in Aberdeen, S.D. The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder played football and basketball and ran track for Fort Yates High School. He co-captained the 1969 basketball team that placed third in the state Class B tournament.
Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees hit 14 home runs against the Cleveland Indians in 1936. Gleyber Torres of the New York Yankees has hit 13 homers against the Baltimore Orioles this season.
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