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Baseball: American Legion season starts on Monday

American Legion baseball for 2019 will begin this week.

New Richmond and St. Croix Central will field Junior Legion and Senior Legion teams this summer, while Somerset will field a Junior Legion team.

The New Richmond Senior Legion team jumps right into action, playing this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The Seniors play at Altoona on Monday, before hosting Oakdale at 6 p.m. in a double-header Tuesday. The Seniors will play two games at Hudson on Wednesday, starting at 4:30 p.m.

The New Richmond Junior team gets started on Thursday, playing a double-header at Somerset, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Both St. Croix Central teams start their season on Tuesday. The Senior team will host Spring Valley at 5:30 p.m. and the Junior team will play a double-header at Barron, also starting at 5:30 p.m. The Central Junior Legion team plays its first home game on Friday, hosting Prescott at 5:30 p.m.

Somerset’s season begins Tuesday, hosting Hudson at 5 p.m. in a double-header. Somerset will host New Richmond at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Dave Newman

Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for more than 30 years.

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