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    New Coach

    Nik Anderson Head Shot

    Congrats to Nik Anderson on being named the new MV Baseball Head Coach!

     Link: Letter From Anderson


     MV Baseball  Logo

    Coach Downey is stepping down as the Mounds View High School Baseball Coach.  

    Thank You to everyone for the opportunity to represent MVHS as the Baseball Coach; it has been an incredible honor!  
    Mark Downey




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    MVHS Baseball: @mvvarsbaseball 

    June, 2021


     MSHSL 2021

    Farmington 1, MV 0

    Link: State Brackets

     June, 2021


    Section Champions 

    ** Section Champions **


    6/9: MV 6, Roseville 0

    6/4: MV 12, Roseville 1

    6/2: MV 10, Spring Lake Park 0

    5/31: MV 10, Park Center 0

    Link: Game Recaps

    Link: Section 5AAAA Bracket

    Link: All Section Brackets

    May 26, 2021

    Senior Walk Around

    Seniors DQ

    “Senior Walk-Around” the bases; stopping at 1B to discuss memories of FR Yr, 2B SO Yr, 3B JR Yr, and at home plate memories of Senior season so far and what they want to accomplish the rest of this season.  Then off to DQ like the good old youth baseball days.

    May 23, 2021

    Banquet - Seniors

    Seniors recognized at Season-End Banquet today. Congratulations! Thanks for all you have done in your 4 years for the baseball program, and all you will continue to do this season in providing leadership for your team and the program!

     May 21, 2021

    Senior Day 2021

    Senior Day! Congrats Seniors!

    May 11, 2021

    Signing Celebration

     We celebrate with the seniors pursuing college baseball: Andrew Boeser, Mason Dean, Logan Grimm, Cole Hinkel, Will Rogers, Ben Rosin. Congratulations!

    May 8, 2021

    Pitch Hit Run Day

    MV Players assisted with the MLB Pitch-Hit-Run event where SAYB players enjoy participating and competing in this event.  Thanks to SAYB for the opportunity, and thanks to players from all 4 MV Teams that helped!  Good luck SAYB players this spring and summer!

    April 23, 2021

    SAYB Day 2021

    SAYB Day at the Varsity Game!

    April 17, 2021

    SAYB Pitching Catching Clinic

    SAYB Free Youth Clinic Today: 150 Players for Pitching and 120 Players for Catching! Thanks to the MV Varsity for volunteering! #SAYBMVHSPartnership

    April 5, 2021

    Mike Anderson - 1   Mike Anderson - 2

    Coach Anderson has coached SAYB teams for 23 yrs; he coached 33 of the 57 players in the 2021 MVHS program. Purpose driven; doing it for all the right reasons - How lucky are we in this community to have Mike Anderson and SAYB as partners!... #commitment #partnership

    February 21, 2021

    SAYB Tryout Helpers

    Parent in charge of SAYB Tryout today to Coach Downey: "The MV players were a big help and represented the program well." Coach Downey: "Of course they did - thanks to you parents for raising outstanding young men for us to work with!"

    February 7, 2021

    2021 Youth Clinic HS Players

    Thank You HS players for volunteering for the winter youth clinics! You help bridge the HS program with our outstanding SAYB youth program. You helped bring great joy to 160 kids who got to swing a bat and throw a ball with below zero temps outside!

    February 5, 2021

    Youth Clinics

    We conducted Youth Clinics two weekends in a row with 160 kids for each! The new Mustang Activity Center is awesome and provides the opportunity for 2X as many kids to participate as in past years!

    November 11, 2020

    Will Rogers Signing  

    Ben Rosin Signing

    Congrats Will Rogers (Arizona State) & Ben Rosin (NIACC) for signing letters of intent!  Congrats Mason Dean (Texas A&M) for verbal commit with signing this spring.  We celebrate with you!  Expecting great leadership from you and the entire 2021 senior class!

    October 10, 2020

     Ethan DeCaster Picture

     Congrats to MV Alums competing in college and pro baseball!

     Alumni Currently in Pro and College Baseball

     Alumni Formerly in Pro and College Baseball

    July 20, 2020


    Thanks St. Paul Saints for the opportunity to compete in the 2020 Senior Class Salute!  Mounds View and Irondale are combining to compete as the HORSEMEN in this tournament.  SAYB teammates back together one last time!

    Link: Senior Salute Schedule


    Advance Sale Tickets Only

    Link: Senior Salute Tickets


    Link: Online Streaming

    July 12, 2020

    2020 Seniors

    Josh LaValle demonstrated courage, perseverance and extraordinary will in facing adversity with tenacity and a positive attitude.  The Josh LaValle Mustang Award is annually awarded to the player that Best exemplifies Class, Commitment, and Unselfish Contribution to the team.

     For 2020, the Coaching Staff is awarding a Josh LaValle Mustang Award certificate to each of the 15 Seniors. Collectively they leave a significant legacy; including how to handle adversity as a team. #2020strong

    July 12, 2020

    2020 Senior Party

    Awesome to be able to gather with senior players and parents; to celebrate and recognize you at home plate!  Some emotions. Some laughter. Most of all, recognizing and celebrating all that you have accomplished to date and will down the road!  #2020strong  #class  #commitment

    May 16, 2020

    2020 Seniors

    The 2020 Senior Class!  #2020strong

    April 24, 2020

    2020 Senior Jerseys

    With the cancellation of the 2020 High School Baseball Season, our outstanding 2020 Senior Class will unfortunately not have the opportunity to wear their new black jerseys and compete with their friends in representing their school one last season.  We love our Seniors!

    April 2, 2020

    Dugout Painting - 1   Dugout Painting - 2

    Dugout Painting - 3   Dugout Painting - 4

    Thanks to John Trapnell for his significant time and effort in painting the Dugouts!  Thanks Bobby Trapnell for helping out as well!  Great idea and design!  They look fantastic! 

    March 6, 2020

    Baseball And Bat

    2020 Varsity Preview



    March 6, 2020

    Batting Cage - 2019 Snow   Batting Cages - 2020

    A year ago at this time, we had many inches of snow on the batting cages.  Today, none!  Rooting for this good weather to continue!



    March 3, 2020

    NHSBCA 2020 All-America

    Congrats Ian and Brett!  Well deserved.  Looking forward to enjoying a great season of baseball with you and your teammates!



    February 9, 2020

    2020 Youth Clinic

    Huge thanks to the Coaches and players that volunteered to help with the youth clinics this year - your contributions were tremendous in providing a fun experience for the kids, and positively representing MVHS baseball to young people in the community!



    February 5, 2020 

    Thank You Cards

    The Diamond Club Dinner is successful because of the many people that plan it and donate.  Thank-You Cards to them from players are meaningful!

    February 1, 2020 

    2020 Cub Foods

    As always, lots of positive comments from customers about the MV baseball players at Cub Foods today. Thanks to the parents and players for your efforts!



    January 26, 2020 

    14th Annual Diamond Club Dinner

    Diamond Club Perkins  

    Diamond CLub Rantz Perkins

    Diamond Club Pedersen

    Thanks Diamond Club for putting on another first class event!

    Thanks Twins and Gophers great Glen Perkins for great stories and message!  Thanks Twins HOF'er Jim Rantz for moderating with Glen and sharing your experiences!

    Thanks 1997 MV Alum Mark Pedersen for your great message about the importance of enjoying and cherishing your high school years; of enjoying competing with your boyhood friends! 



    December 10, 2019 

    People Mover

    School enhancements making it hard to get to the field? No Problem! Thanks to the Diamond Club for funding the new people mover! Note the baseball on the back and the bats on the side of the roof...



    November 25, 2019 

    Cub Foods 1

    Cub Foods 2

    Cub Foods 3

    Lots of positive comments from customers about the MV baseball players at Cub Foods today - "polite, respectful and hard working."  One customer tried to hire them to help her move next week...



    November 13, 2019

    Signing 2020     Signing Day - Seniors

    Congrats Ian Bahn (South Dakota State), Brett Bateman (Minnesota), Robert Hogan (North Iowa CC) & Ike Mezzenga (North Iowa CC) signing college letters of intent.  We celebrate with you! Especially because you are team focused - the MV class of 2020 is a close knit group!



    October 17, 2019

    Uniform - Front   Uniform - Back

    New Varsity Away Uniforms Coming in 2020!



    October 1, 2019

    Kettelhut - Baseball 2019

    Ben Kettelhut - Senior - 3-Sport Athete!

       Beistle 24-Pack Basketball Cutout, 13-1/2-Inch

    Some players choose to focus exclusively on Baseball - We Support You!  Some players choose to compete in multiple sports - We Celebrate and Support You!   Link below for complete list of multiple sport returning players: 

    Multi-Sport Baseball Players



    October 1, 2019

     Sam Hentges

    Congrats to MV grads that continue playing baseball in college and professionally! 

    Alumni Currently in Pro & College Baseball

    Alumni Formerly in Pro & College Baseball