Alexandria Twins Face Off For Top Spot At State Cross Country MeetThe state cross country meet was held Saturday at St. Olaf, with the biggest question mark surrounding the girls Double-A race. It was a showdown between two twin sisters from Alexandria, years in the making.
Apple Valley High Senior Jumps From Alpine Skiing To Cross Country TeamHit the road with Robert Hapke and it's pretty clear pretty quickly why he's going where he's going. What's harder to figure out is how the senior from Apple Valley got so fast so fast.
Macalester Cross Country Athlete Also A World-Champion Log RollerWhen Gretchen Greene runs a race, it's only part of the picture of her athletic accomplishments. Cross country isn't her only sport.
Minnesotans Earn Cross-Country Medals At Nordic Skiing World ChampionshipsNo American woman had ever won a major championship medal in a long distance cross-country skiing race before Tuesday.
N. Dakota Runner Carries Injured Opponent On Her BackSome true sportsmanship happened last weekend at a cross country meet in northern Minnesota. Teams were racing at the Ponderosa Golf Course near Glyndon when Danielle Lenoue, a runner from Fargo, injured her knee while out on the course. She went down not far from the finish line when Devils Lake senior Melanie Bailey came running.
Solar Car Race To End At University Of MinnesotaA cross-country solar car race is set to finish at the University of Minnesota on Monday. About 10 solar cars from colleges around the world are competing in the eight-day, 1,700-mile American Solar Challenge.
Beyond Bounds: Plain Cheerios Fuel St. Olaf's First-Year PhenomThe first-year came in first. After 251 of the region's best cross country athletes darted through the serene arboretum surrounding St. Olaf College, Noelle Olson -- who had just started college mere weeks beforehand -- came out on top.
ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For Oct. 4: Emi TrostEmi Trost excels for Cannon Falls cross country – she's been ranked No. 1 in Class A all year – and yet she also thrives in the classroom. But this week's ASPIRE Athlete of the Week doesn't even attend her local high school.
Beyond Bounds: UST's Taylor Berg Could Coast To A National TitleOne day of rest a month. Just one. That rigid regimen's one of the reasons the human gazelle Taylor Berg could bring home an NCAA crown this weekend.
Beyond Bounds: Late-Bloomer Keaton Wendroth Squashes Injury BugThe details say a lot. Junior Keaton Wendroth knows the exact date he finally overcame the second injury that contributed to keeping him out of the collegiate cross country scene.
32 NFL Stadiums, In 17 Weeks, With Wounded WarriorsThursday night's game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game has become a pretty hot ticket here in the Twin Cities.
Parents File Complaints To Get Young Athletes On Varsity TeamsTalent trumps age when it comes to certain sports. That's why parents in the Anoka-Hennepin School District say seventh and eighth graders should be allowed to try out for varsity teams.