Division III

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Minnesota State Gets Bye To Start D2 Playoffs

Minnesota State has a first-round bye in the NCAA Division II playoffs.

11/17/2014

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Fmr. Gopher Women’s Basketball Coach Finds Home At Macalester

It might be on a different campus, on a different level, but it’s still a basketball court in Minnesota. And Kelly Roysland is in her element.

10/24/2014

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St. Thomas Softball Pitcher Sees Success On And Off Field

The St. Thomas softball team is once again one of the best in the nation, ranked number 19 in the latest Division III poll. Leading the way is a pitcher that’s been nearly impossible to score on lately. The numbers will turn your head, and your bat too.

04/19/2014

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Beyond Bounds: 8 Reasons To Root For Paige This NCAA Postseason

How gifted is Paige Brimeyer? Her hardware would tell you the senior’s an All-American volleyball hotshot for St. Thomas, as her powerhouse volleyball program takes aim Thursday at a second-straight D-III championship, hosting the first-round NCAA Regional.

11/13/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Bethel’s Safety 1 Of The Nation’s Most Selfless Football Players

I only planned to chat with Bethel senior JD Mehlhorn for 20 minutes or so. Nearly an hour later, I realized something Mehlhorn’s even aware of — brevity is not his strong suit.

09/28/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 6 Reasons Why Tremayne Is Tommie Football’s Poster Boy

Everybody loves Tremayne Williams. Both on and off the record, his trainers, his teammates and his coach respect and revere the face of the 2013 Tommie football team. “He’s our poster boy,” coach Glenn Caruso said during two-a-days last week at O’Shaughnessy Stadium.

09/06/2013

Steve Maher, St. Thomas' All-American pitcher and record-holder, is baffling D-I and D-II hitters in the Northwoods League for the Waterloo Bucks. (credit: University of St. Thomas/Mike Ekern)

Beyond Bounds: Steve Maher’s Having A Better Summer Than You

I’m confident the following is true. Steve Maher’s summer > your summer. Before you angrily start over-sharing your Instagram lake pics en masse, here’s why. The All-American pitcher from Division-III St. Thomas is playing America’s pastime – every – single – day in the Northwoods League with the Waterloo Bucks (seriously, like some 75 games in 70 days).

07/20/2013

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St. Thomas Basketball Teams Start D3 Tournaments

The St. Thomas men’s basketball team starts the NCAA Division III tournament this weekend with a first-round game against Aurora University.

03/01/2013

Tommy Hannon (left) and John Nance lead the No. 1-ranked Tommies and the two St. Paul natives have been inseparable since fifth-grade little league baseball. (credit: Mike Ekern/University of St. Thomas)

Beyond Bounds: Best Friends Tommy Hannon & John Nance Go 1-On-1

The best friend dynamic between St. Thomas’ John Nance and Tommy Hannon is so genuine, so goofy, and so … simply entertaining that I found myself momentarily forgetting to interview two of the cornerstones for […]

02/07/2013

The business major and French minor has a 3.5 GPA and runs his own summer basketball camp for nearly 100 athletes. (credit: Mike Ekern/University of St. Thomas)

Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Will DeBerg

St. Thomas senior Will DeBerg has a specific memory he recounts with detail and ecstatic ease — one he wants to repeat.

02/02/2013

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MSU, St. Thomas Headline Area NCAA Football Action

Northern Sun conference champion Minnesota State has the weekend off. The Mavericks have extra time to rest before they host their first playoff game.

11/13/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Bethel’s Brainy Gavin Maurer Up For 2 Nat’l Scholar Awards

It’s safe to say Gavin Maurer’s got a secure handle on things, i.e. the game of life.

10/17/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Kaiti Wachter Is The Best Story You’ll Read All Week

Take a moment and learn about Kaiti Wachter, her mother, and even her grandmother. You won’t be disappointed you did.

09/13/2012

Junior David Rosenthal was not only an All-American last year, he helped the St. Olaf men's soccer team advance to the second round of the NCAA postseason. (credit: St. Olaf Sports Information)

Beyond Bounds: St. Olaf’s Rosenthal Is As Good As Billed, Plus Some Quirks

David Rosenthal pushes the boundaries of the term exceptional. Not only was the forward the StarTribune and Pioneer Press Player of the Year coming out of Apple Valley High School, he excelled at the next level, too.

09/05/2012

Tyler Maxwell has hopes of netting All-American honors this year. (credit: Stephen Geffre, Augsburg College)

Beyond Bounds: Before Augsburg’s RB Was All-MIAC, He Was A Grape

Let’s play two truths and a lie with Augsburg star running back Tyler Maxwell.

08/14/2012

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