Twins Blog: 8 Things We Watched ForSix months ago, we here at the Twins Blog brought you 8 Things To Watch for as the 2015 Twins season rolled along. Now that the season has come to a conclusion, it's only fitting we go back and review what did - or didn't - happen as the 2015 campaign progressed.
Tommies Blog: St. Olaf Next After St. Thomas Wins Rivalry Game 35-14The St. Thomas football team controlled both sides of the line of scrimmage in front of a record crowd of more than 17,000 to claim a 35-14 win over rival St. Johns.
Prep Blog: Week 7, Previewing 'The Big 4'October is a great month for the high school sports scene. Every game is big in every sport, and on the Friday night football fields, the sun is down before kickoff. And the playoffs are right around the corner.
Vikings Blog: Vikings Defense Takes A Charge Out Of San DiegoThe Minnesota Vikings defense is building a reputation for being tenacious. Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers found this out the hard way on Sunday. The Vikings defense brought constant pressure throughout the game, making Rivers feel uncomfortable whenever he dropped back in the pocket.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas/St. John's Rivalry Takes National Stage SaturdayOne of the great rivalries in small-college football takes center stage on Saturday as No. 8-ranked St. John's hosts No. 12-ranked St. Thomas at Clemens Stadium in Collegeville. And for both programs, it's a game that can go a long way in determining the outcome of the league champion at the end of the year.
Prep Blog: Week 6, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's another huge week in high school football as after Friday night's action, there are just two weeks left in the regular season. That means the focus for many teams has shifted to the playoffs. The primary focus is still the Friday night opponent every week, but teams are now looking at where they might be headed for the postseason.
Tommies Blog: Defense Dominates In 51-7 Win Over UW-La CrosseSt. Thomas opened its home schedule Saturday with a convincing 51-7 victory over UW-La Crosse. The Tommies led 23-0 at the half and scored the game's first 30 points.
Prep Blog: Week 5, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's another huge week in high school football across Minnesota, and it's hard to believe we're already halfway through the regular season. There are a ton of big games this week and some big rivalry games are being renewed.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Preps For La Crosse In Home OpenerThe St. Thomas football team entered the 2015 season ranked No. 18 in the country in Division III, coming off an 8-3 season and returning several starters. The Tommies lived up to that billing, and then some, in their season opener at UW-Eau Claire last Saturday night.
Prep Blog: Week 4, Previewing 'The Big 4'School just got started for everyone across Minnesota, but the high school football season is already well underway. After this week's action, the season will be half over. It's Week 4 in prep football and several teams are looking to stay undefeated as we head towards the second half of the season.
Twins Blog: Wild About The Wild Card2015 has been a far more exciting and entertaining season for Twins fans than many of us anticipated. And while there are many factors that play into the level of interest in a ball club that’s spent the last four seasons mired in 90-plus loss territory, there’s one that stands above the rest. Namely, the existence of the Wild Card game.
Wander Minnesota: The Making Of A MuseumMany times I've written about the strong museum presence we have in Minnesota. But it's always interesting and fun to find a newcomer trying to make its way.