What’s The Secret To Osseo’s Sports Success?If Bill Quan was running a college athletic department, he'd be in line for a hefty raise right about now. As the activities coordinator at Osseo, the success his two highest-profile teams are having is quite impressive.
Wild Enters Familiar Territory After All-Star BreakThe All-Star break is over. It was back to work for the Wild with practice Monday afternoon. And they have some work to do.
Minnesota Mom Finishes Grueling 135-Mile Winter Bike Race – While BreastfeedingIt's a race so challenging less than half of those who enter are even able to finish. The Arrowhead 135 Ultra is a 135-mile endurance race along the rugged Arrowhead State Snowmobile Trail from International Falls to Tower, Minn.
Wild Seek Victory Before Taking NHL All-Star BreakThe figure skaters are gone and the Minnesota Wild finally have their home ice back. They face Arizona Monday night in their final game before the NHL All-Star Break.
Minnesota Snowboarder With Special Needs To Compete In X GamesIf you've ever wondered who it is that cleans your hotel room when you leave, Steve Utgaard is at your service.
Garnett Gives His Perspective On Losing, But Not Mitchell’s FutureIt had been exactly a month since Kevin Garnett last spoke to the media. In that time, the Wolves lost 14 out of 16 games.
New Chaska Curling Center Buzzing As Game Grows In PopularityIt's a Sunday afternoon and Jeff Isaacson is in his element. Not just because he's teaching, but because this is his classroom: The gleaming new Chaska Curling Center, a $26 million complex complete with its own restaurant, is practically so shiny you could see your reflection.
Youth Hockey Exploding In Popularity Across MinnesotaParticipation at the youngest level -- age 8-and-under -- has surged in the last three years. And this year, Minnesota set a new record, surpassing more than 17,000 kids age 8-and-under for the first time ever.
As Losing Mounts, Wolves' Mitchell Sees ProgressSix in a row. Ten of their last 11. Eighteen of their last 22. That is a lot of losing. "Yeah, definitely it's hard," Wolves forward Shabazz Muhammad said. "It's the NBA, and everybody's trying to step on your throat. Especially us, [because] we have a lot of young talent on our team."
Loss To Seahawks Only The Latest Playoff Gut Punch For VikingsIt instantly enters the pantheon of Vikings playoff gut-punches, right on par with some of the all-timers. Kind of par for the course for this franchise. Classic Vikings.
Twin Cities YMCA Revamps Approach To Youth SportsWe love our pro, college and high school sports, don't we? But the truth is, right now, youth sports in America is really struggling. According to a study by the Sports Fitness Industry Association, participation among kids age 6 to 17 has declined more than 9 percent in the last five years.
Adrian Peterson Shares A Passionate Perspective On PlayoffsThe Vikings have a once-in-a-generation running back in Adrian Peterson. It's not his fault their playoff appearances have been almost as rare. So as Minnesota prepares for its first postseason game since 2012 and only its second since 2009, Peterson’s perspective on the playoffs is an interesting one.