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Attorneys Say Settlement In Abuse Case Against St. John’s

A Minnesota man has settled a lawsuit with St. John’s Abbey that will force the release of personnel files for 19 monks accused of sexually abusing minors, attorneys said Monday.

04/27/2015

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Harrison Helps St. John’s Beat Minnesota 70-61

D’Angelo Harrison had a key four-point play and finished with 19 points and five steals to help St. John’s beat Minnesota 70-61 on Wednesday night in the NIT Season Tip-Off semifinals. Harrison converted the four-point play with 2:23 left to give St. John’s a 65-59 lead. He saved a loose ball before diving out of bounds, then drifted to the right corner and was fouled on a 3-pointer.

11/26/2014

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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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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Looks To Rebound At St. Olaf

The St. Thomas football team likely has to win the rest of its games after losing to St. John’s last Saturday to get to the NCAA Playoffs. They still face tough league games against Bethel, the consensus MIAC favorite, Ausgburg, Concordia and Gustavus.

10/03/2014

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Tommies Blog: Rival St. John’s Visits St. Paul Saturday

If you attend college at St. Thomas or St. John’s, the weekend where the two squads square off on the football field represents everything that’s right about college athletics. It will be an electric atmosphere on Saturday as the No. 10-ranked Tommies (2-0) host the Johnnies at O’Shaughnessy Stadium. With a forecast of close to 80 degrees and sunny skies expected, it will be a packed house as more than 10,000 fans are anticipated to represent the two schools.

09/26/2014

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5 Priests’ Files Released In Alleged Sexual Abuse Case; New Lawsuit Filed

More information on members of the clergy accused of sexually abusing children was released on Monday.

05/19/2014

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Beyond Bounds: 7 Reasons Why UST Harry Pitera’s Always Smirking

Why’s Harry Pitera always got a grin on his face? Probably because the two-time All-MIAC outside linebacker has his No. 2-ranked Tommies off to a 2-0 start. Maybe it’s knowing that 10,000-plus fans will be on hand to watch his senior class aim to cap their careers having never lost to arch-rival St. John’s, former MIAC immortal and national powerhouse.

09/20/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Hosts Rival St. John’s In MIAC Opener

St. Thomas hosts arguably the biggest small-college athletic event of the year Saturday as it opens the MIAC football slate against rival St. John’s at O’Shaughnessy Stadium. When the two teams met in St. Paul two years ago, St. Thomas broke a 29-year record with more than 10,000 people in attendance as the Tommies rolled to a 63-7 victory.

09/19/2013

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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.

03/18/2013

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Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know It

The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.

03/12/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas 13-0, Hosts Rival Johnnies Saturday On TV

The St. Thomas basketball team is in the grind of its conference schedule, but it’s been making things look rather easy lately.

01/11/2013

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Mike Max’s News & Notes

Kevin Love seems to be in a better place with the Timberwolves after meeting with Glen Taylor. He says he’s looking forward to the future because of Ricky Rubio.

12/20/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Renaissance Man Brett Baune Breaks Records, Speaks Latin

Hey MIAC football teams, remember that Brett Baune guy from Concordia? You know, the fullback who racked up a school record 34 career touchdowns thanks to running all over you these past couple years?

11/17/2012

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Wins 3rd Straight Over St. John’s

One can’t blame the St. Thomas football team if it enjoyed its post game celebration a little more than usual on Saturday. After all, it’s always more fun to beat your rival in their home stadium.

09/17/2012

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Klobuchar Asked To Prom While At Tommie/Johnnie Football Game

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is playing it safe at the St. Thomas/St. John’s football game in Collegeville.

09/15/2012

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Tommies Blog: It’s Rivalry Week For St. Thomas

Opening the conference season doesn’t get much better than facing arguably your biggest rival, and that’s exactly the case for St. Thomas this week.

09/13/2012

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Bethel Coach To Receive The Gift Of Life

As a quarterback, Scott Kirchoff led his Hutchinson team to a state title. He took his winner’s mentality to Bethel, where he won consistently.

08/18/2012

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Hospital Workers Union Votes To Authorize Strike

Talks between eight Twin Cities hospitals and thousands of employees are underway in an effort to reach a new contract and avert a walkout.

05/16/2012

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St. John’s Breaks Tradition, Names Lay President

Carleton College economics professor Michael Hemesath was named president of St. John’s on Tuesday. He says the selection of a lay president represents a new era for the Benedictine institution in Collegeville.

04/10/2012

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St. John’s Abbey To Celebrate Church’s 50 Years

The monks of St. John’s Abbey celebrate on Sunday the 50th anniversary of the dedication of their famous Abbey and University Church in Collegeville.

10/23/2011

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Routs St. John’s 63-7

It was unfamiliar territory for both St. Thomas and St. John’s at O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul on Saturday.

10/01/2011

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Gears Up To Face Rival Johnnies

Focus isn’t going to be an issue this week for the St. Thomas football team, at least if you ask coach Glenn Caruso. It’s too big of a week for the Tommies program to go into a game without the necessary focus to come away with a win Saturday afternoon.

09/30/2011

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Power Outage Cancels Classes At Prep School

A preparatory school has canceled classes on Tuesday due to a power outage.

09/13/2011

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St. John’s To Mail Letter About Abuse To Alumni

St. John’s Abbey and the survivors of sexual misconduct by current and former abbey members have reached an agreement about the distribution of a letter signed by two survivors and Abbot John Klassen.

04/01/2011