Delano Qualifies for Regions
It was an exciting finish to the 2016 North Star League season, where 5 teams finished with identical 12-8 records. With numerous tiebreakers in-play, the Athletics drew the #5 seed and will play the #4 seed Maple Plain Diamond Devils to open region playoffs on Friday, August 5th. All games will be played at Arnold Klaers Field in Loretto.
Muckenhirn and Wolfe selected in 2016 Major League Baseball Draft
Posted: June 12, 2016
A pair of Delano Athletics players will continue their baseball careers at the next level as left-handed pitcher Zach Muckenhirn was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 11th round, and shortstop Tyler Wolfe was drafted in the 39th round by the Houston Astros.
Muckenhirn and Wolfe are both graduates of Delano High School. Muckenhirn attended University of North Dakota and Wolfe attended Kansas State University.
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21 State Tournament Appearances
Delano finished the 2015 season with a 23-11 record.
The A’s finished fourth in the North Star League with a 15-7 mark. Maple Lake won the league championship with a 21-1 record.
From the North Star League, which played in Region 12C, Delano, Loretto, Maple Plain and Howard Lake played at state.
Plato won the championship.
The A’s have played in a total of 21 state tournaments — the most memorable in 1988, when they won the Class C championship. The A’s defeated current North Star League foe Maple Plain in the title game. Delano’s Dave Ditty was the tournament MVP.