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Park Center Wins Class 3A Girls Crown In 3OT

Ann Simonet scored 26 points as Park Center beat Marshall 73-71 in triple overtime to win the Class 3A state girls basketball championship Saturday night. It is the first title for the Pirates (26-5), who also got 21 points from Cayla McMorris.

03/22/2014

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Win-E-Mac Beats Minneota, 61-53, In Class 1A

Madison McKeever scored 27 points and Korbyn Ross added 17 to lead Win-E-Mac past defending-champion Minneota, 61-53, in the Class 1A championship. The Patriots (31-2) were up 47-32 with 12:21 left in the game when the Vikings (32-2) pulled within 52-50 with three minutes left.

03/22/2014

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New Richland-H-E-G Beats Kenyon-Wanamingo In 2A

Carlie Wagner scored 36 points as top-ranked New Richland-H-E-G defeated Kenyon-Wanamingo 71-61 on Saturday in the Class 2A girls’ basketball championship game at Williams Arena. After the game, the senior guard shed tears of happiness because of her accomplishments, but she wasn’t focused on her state-tournament record 130 points through three games or her state-record 53 points in this year’s quarterfinal.

03/22/2014

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For March 21, 2014: Reid Travis

He has enjoyed a high school career rivaled by few, winning state titles in all three of his varsity seasons, and he has Stanford set in his future.

03/21/2014

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League Introduces Team Sports To Kids With Autism

In a packed gym on a Saturday morning, the atmosphere is downright raucous. With every basket, the crowd goes wild. Every basket. Even the opponent’s.

03/18/2014

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Tips To Gain An Edge On Your Bracket

Filling out a March Madness bracket is an annual tradition. And we’ve got some tips for you. Here’s how to win your bracket pool.

03/17/2014

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Travis, DeLaSalle Beat Austin For Class 3A Crown

For Reid Travis, his basketball career has only begun. Still, his last game for DeLaSalle was hard to let go. Finishing with a third straight state championship, then, was the way to do it. Travis scored 16 points on 8-for-9 shooting, and DeLaSalle overwhelmed Austin again for the Class 3A title during a 60-40 victory on Saturday night.

03/15/2014

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Esko Beats Annandale 60-41 In 2A Title Game

Ekso’s top scorers differ slightly on how long they’ve played together and how long they’ve been itching to win a state championship game — Marc Peterson says since fourth grade and Kory Deadrick says sixth, when fellow senior Casey Staniger arrived in town.

03/15/2014

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Hopkins’ Win Over Shakopee Provokes Shot Clock Debate

High school tournament time is almost a guarantee for something exciting. In the boys’ basketball, Thursday night’s game between Hopkins and Shakopee was a thriller, going in to a fourth overtime. Many argue you win basketball games by playing the game. Thursday night Hopkins won by not playing.

03/14/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The Morning News With Dave Lee….. 3-10-14

Click the link above to listen to podcasts of some of the highlites from Today’s Show!

03/10/2014

New York Knicks v Minnesota Timberwolves

Melo, Knicks Snap 7-Game Skid, Top Wolves 118-106

Carmelo Anthony scored 33 points to help the New York Knicks snap a seven-game losing streak with a 118-106 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Tyson Chandler had 15 points and 14 rebounds and Amare Stoudemire added 18 points and eight

03/05/2014

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In NCAA D3 Basketball Tournaments, 7 Minn. Teams

Four women’s teams and three men’s teams from Minnesota have been picked for the NCAA Division III basketball tournaments.

03/04/2014

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Timberwolves Outlast Nuggets For 132-128 Win

Kevin Love scored 33 points and tied a season high with 19 rebounds for his NBA-best 50th double-double this season, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the skidding Denver Nuggets 132-128 on Monday night for their third win in a row.

03/03/2014

Minnesota v Michigan

Gopher Basketball Loses To U. Of Michigan 66 – 56

Nik Stauskas scored 21 points and Glenn Robinson III provided an emotional lift with his dunks as No. 16 Michigan clinched at least a share of the Big Ten title with a 66-56 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.

03/01/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For Feb. 28, 2014

As we inch closer to the start of the boys state hockey tournament, the games get intense.

02/28/2014

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