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Bowling Legend Visits State H.S. Tournament

Welcome to a competition filled with drama. The Minnesota State High School Bowling Tournament gives participants the tingles. “It’s so exciting,” said Derrick Prenot of the Winona bowling team. “We were kind of anxious after the first round because we weren’t sure if we were gonna make it in or not. Then we heard our name and we were like, ‘Whoa!’ And then we kinda kicked butt in, not to brag or anything, we kinda kicked butt in the second round. Now we’re here.”

12/12/2014

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Minn., 3 More College Teams Get To Play At Madison Square Garden

The court at Madison Square Garden got quite a workout over the weekend with the East Regional of the NCAA tournament held there. Four more college teams are back at the Garden in a hurry as the NIT semifinals will be played there Tuesday and the title game on Thursday.

03/31/2014

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No NCAA Tourney, But Gophers Get No. 1 Seed In NIT

Minnesota’s first postseason under coach Richard Pitino will be in the NIT, just like his predecessor Tubby Smith.

03/16/2014

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Lawmakers Want Tougher Rules On H.S. Transfer Athletes

As the boys state hockey tournament skates into the Xcel Energy Center, it’s another showdown in St. Paul that some high school athletes are fighting to win. Lawmakers are wondering if some students and their parents are going too far to gain a competitive edge.

03/05/2014

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Gophers Face Wisconsin In Big 10 Women’s Tourney

Minnesota has the sixth seed for the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament, and the Gophers will bring two of the conference’s biggest stars to the event. The Gophers finished 8-8 in Big Ten play and 19-11 overall. They’ll play 11th seed Wisconsin in Indianapolis in the opening round Thursday night.

03/03/2014

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Fight Between Parents, Coach Breaks Out After Youth Hockey Game

It’s not uncommon for fights to break out on the ice at hockey games, but off the ice is another story. Over the weekend, an upset parent in West Fargo took their conflict into the locker room — and attacked a coach.

02/11/2014

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Meet Mr. Clutch: Jack Teske, The Oct. 25 ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week

Eastview is the defending state champ in boys soccer. And they’re in the state semifinals this year. But neither of those things would be true if it weren’t for this week’s ASPIRE Athlete of the Week – Jack Teske.

10/25/2013

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Tickets On Sale For Big Ten Men’s Hockey Tourney

All-session ticket packages go on sale Monday for the inaugural Big Ten Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament. The tournament will be held March 20-22, 2014, at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

10/14/2013

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Root Lifts Yale Past Minnesota In OT

Jesse Root scored 9 seconds into overtime to give fourth-seeded Yale a 3-2 victory over top-seeded Minnesota in the NCAA West Regional semifinals Friday.

03/29/2013

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Howland Holds News Conference To Thank UCLA Players, Staff

Ousted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year’s NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.

03/26/2013

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4 Gopher Teams, 4 Paramount Games

Friday’s a big night for Gopher athletics. Four Gopher teams — the men’s and women’s hockey and basketball teams are competing in prime time tournaments tonight.

03/22/2013

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Smith’s Double-Double Leads Butler To 68-56 Win

Andrew Smith had a double-double with a career-high 16 rebounds and 14 points, and Butler made 18 of 20 free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell 68-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.

03/21/2013

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John Calipari In The Stands As Tyus Jones Cruises In First State Game

There’s no question as to who’s the biggest name at the Minnesota state high school boys basketball tournament Wednesday at the Target Center.

03/20/2013

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DeLaSalle, Red Wing Advance To 3A Championship

Two-time defending champion DeLaSalle will play Red Wing for the three-peat in the Class 3A girls state basketball title game.

03/14/2013

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Ohio State Women Eliminate Minnesota, 58-47

Tayler Hill scored 25 points to help Ohio State beat Minnesota 58-47 on Thursday in the opening round of the Big Ten Conference tournament.

03/07/2013

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Marshall Makes State Hockey Tournament Debut

There’s a new team making an unlikely appearance. The Marshall Tigers qualified for state this year for the first time ever for boys hockey.

03/06/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Andrew Martinson Is The Cobbers’ Best Deep Threat Ever

Andrew Martinson is a 21st-century, red-blooded American man.

02/21/2013

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All Systems Go For US Pond Hockey Championships

The eighth-annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships begins this weekend, and the player with most unpredictable moves ever year is the weather.

01/17/2013

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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: Carleton’s 1st-Year Phenom Leads MIAC In Scoring

Yes, Branden McGarrity’s getting an education at the top-notch liberal arts college situated in Northfield, Minn., but he’s also dishing out some serious knowledge on the soccer pitch this fall.

11/02/2012

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Whiffle Ball Tournament Goes To Bat Against Breast Cancer

There’s special meaning behind a Wiffle Ball field in a St. Michael neighborhood, northwest of the Twin Cities. “It’s just fun to come out here and be with all my friends,” said 14-year-old Jack Kelly.

08/18/2012

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Balanced Field Readies For Big Ten Tournament

Perhaps the most unpredictable Big Ten tournament ever will begin Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

03/07/2012

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Big Ice-Fishing Tournament On Gull Lake Is On

It’s a “go” for one of Minnesota’s largest ice fishing tournaments

01/26/2012

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Golfers Hit The Course In Honor Of Jablonski

Our record breaking warm weather inspired golfers to do some good out on the course Tuesday.

01/10/2012

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Rolling Twins Win National Wheelchair Softball Tourney

It may be too early to decide the fate of one local Twins team but for another, the victory has been sealed.

08/22/2011

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