We’re about halfway through the MIAC football schedule, and the conference race is already starting to take shape. While many of the usual suspects are near the top, there’s one name that’s in unfamiliar territory. And St. Thomas remains one game back in the MIAC race after being Augsburg in its homecoming game 45-27.
President Barack Obama will land in Minnesota for a two-day visit on Thursday. After a town-hall style meeting at Minnehaha Park, the president will attend a fundraising dinner at the home of a Minneapolis couple.
Brookings Blizzard head coach Cory Laylin has accepted the head coaching position at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. Laylin has been head coach of the North American Hockey League team in South Dakota the past two seasons.
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The University of Minnesota has promoted associate athletic director and director of football operations Dan O’Brien.
A 28-year-old St. Paul woman was sentenced for her role in the hit-and-run death of a Macalester student in September 2012. Danielle Keller was recently sentenced to 25 days in prison and a $150 fine for careless driving.
For the second time this season, the St. Thomas football team got a lopsided win on its home field the week after a tough loss in the MIAC. Back in Week 4, the Tommies crushed Carleton 65-6 one week after a devastating 20-18 loss to St. John’s in their MIAC opener. St. Thomas suffered a tough 28-21 loss at Bethel last weekl, and it was followed by a dominating 43-7 win over Hamline on Saturday.
The St. Thomas football team knows it’s probably on the outside looking in when it comes to earning a playoff berth this year. The Tommies, which dropped to No. 15 in the latest Division III poll after losing 28-21 at Bethel last week, need to win their last four games and have Bethel go undefeated and win the MIAC to have any chance at the postseason.
It’s safe to say the St. Thomas men’s basketball team didn’t need much time to move on from its first loss of the season.
It might have been hard to tell the St. Thomas football team had won by looking at players and coaches after they left Klas Field at Hamline University on Saturday. The Tommies, ranked No. 3 in the nation, survived six turnovers in a 51-9 win over the Pipers to remain unbeaten on the season.
When you’re undefeated, every game is your biggest game of the year. Last week, the St. Thomas football team played its best overall game of the year in its biggest game of the year so far.
A young woman suffered serious injuries Tuesday evening after a car hit her while she was walking near the intersection of Grand and Hamline avenues in St. Paul, police said.
The St. Thomas football team gutted out a 17-0 win at Augsburg College Saturday to stay undefeated at 6-0. In the process, the No. 3-ranked Tommies claimed first place alone in the MIAC with a 4-0 mark.
Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty probably will be getting more national media attention now that he’s formed an exploratory committee in the race for the White House.