Potential For Tommie-Johnnie Rematch In D3 PlayoffsSt. Thomas and St. John's are again on track for a postseason rematch.
Hamline, Concordia Play Inaugural Baseball Games At CHS FieldIt'll forever be known as the home of the Saint Paul Saints. Saturday, though, the secondary tenant steals the thunder. CHS Field, the sparkling new ballpark in Saint Paul's Lowertown neighborhood, echoes with balls hitting bats and slapping into leather mitts.
Sharp Turnaround Takes Hamline To NCAA D3 Hockey TourneyThe Hamline men's hockey team has completed a remarkable turnaround to reach the NCAA Division III tournament. The Pipers were placed in the 11-team field on Monday, having received an automatic bid for winning the MIAC tournament.
From Driving To The Hoop To Driving A Squad CarHamline women’s basketball player Jordan Sammons leads the MIAC in several statistical categories. Judging by her pre-game introduction, dropping hints is one of them.
In NCAA D3 Basketball Tournaments, 7 Minn. Teams Four women's teams and three men's teams from Minnesota have been picked for the NCAA Division III basketball tournaments.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas, St. Olaf Meet Wednesday For MIAC LeadEvery game is big in conference play, but St. Thomas and St. Olaf meet Wednesday night for the biggest game the two teams have played in a long time. It’s been a while since the Oles have been a relevant program in MIAC men’s basketball. St. Olaf has made the playoffs twice in the last six seasons, losing in the quarterfinals both times. With a playoff spot locked up for both teams, St. Thomas needs a road win Wednesday to essentially clinch the regular season title and a No. 1 seed in the playoffs.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Holds 1-Game Lead In MIACThe hopes for an undefeated MIAC season came to an end for the St. Thomas men’s basketball team on Monday with a 77-69 loss at rival St. John’s. That loss ended a six-game win streak for the No. 11-ranked Tommies, but it didn’t take long to get back in the winning column.
What’s Coach Johnson Want From Bethel Players? Obedience, Focused Play In the late ‘80s, conventional wisdom suggested Bethel would not compete in the MIAC in football. Back then Steve Johnson showed up, and the Royals are playing in their ninth NCAA playoff. He's got discipline but he's got a connection to his players that creates a culture.
Beyond Bounds: 8 Reasons To Root For Paige This NCAA PostseasonHow 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.
Beyond Bounds: Star Skater + Video Production Phenom = Carolyn DraayerI laughed at the use of "possibly" and "try." "My goal is to possibly try to get hired at a studio or a video production house," Carolyn Draayer said. It was a preposterous statement, as the Gustavus junior's knack for video production should inevitably have studios hustling to try and get her on board.
Beyond Bounds: Who Wins When St. Thomas' 2 Star WRs Go 1-On-1?The similarities between shifty St. Thomas wideouts – and close friends – senior Dan Noehring and junior Dan Ferrazzo are numerous. The Dan duo were both: -Captains of their high school football teams (Noehring hails from Lakeville South, and Ferrazzo's a Mahtomedi product).
Beyond Bounds: Is This The Start Of Brett Draxler's Astronomical Career Arc?The nadir of Brett Draxler's golf career arrived Sept. 8, 2013. The junior scored an 87 while on St. John's second team -- he's well aware weekend warriors can replicate such a round. "It was terrible… the worst round I've shot," he conceded.