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N. Dakota Runner Carries Injured Opponent On Her Back

Some 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.

10/17/2014

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Solar Car Race To End At University Of Minnesota

A 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.

07/27/2014

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Beyond Bounds: Plain Cheerios Fuel St. Olaf’s First-Year Phenom

The 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.

10/05/2013

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For Oct. 4: Emi Trost

Emi 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.

10/04/2013

St. Thomas senior Taylor Berg is seeded first nationally in the 5,000-meter run heading into the NCAA championships. (credit: GSmithSports)

Beyond Bounds: UST’s Taylor Berg Could Coast To A National Title

One 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.

05/22/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Late-Bloomer Keaton Wendroth Squashes Injury Bug

The 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.

11/15/2012

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32 NFL Stadiums, In 17 Weeks, With Wounded Warriors

Thursday night’s game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game has become a pretty hot ticket here in the Twin Cities.

10/25/2012

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Parents File Complaints To Get Young Athletes On Varsity Teams

Talent 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.

10/11/2012

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Augustana Freshman Runner Chosen For Team USA

A freshman from Augustana College has been chosen to represent Team USA at the North America, Central America and Caribbean Cross Country Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad, later this month.

03/01/2012

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City Of Lakes Loppet To Kick Off Saturday

More than 6,000 skiers will strap on their cross-country skis for this year’s City of Lakes Loppet.

02/04/2011

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