A hospital is hardly a fun place for a little boy, especially one from South Dakota having to be that far from home. But when he needed care, he came to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. And when he needed a little cheering up, he got quite a surprise from some special people there.
The man who is accused of stabbing a Wisconsin fisherman along the St. Croix River in April has been arrested for jumping bail. According to Polk County records, 19-year-old Levi Acre-Kendall was charged Thursday with two felony counts of jumping bail.
On April 14th, Peter Kelly of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin was fatally stabbed after an altercation with a group of men along the St. Croix River. He leaves behind a wife and 5 children.
A Minnesota wrestler is achieving life goals both on and off the mat. It’s pretty remarkable, considering Ben Cousins has autism and weighed nearly 200 pounds in 5th grade.
David McCoy heads to the state wrestling tournament.
Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlight the best plays from the big Friday night match-ups in high school sports.
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In a college wrestling room that has produced 11 national team titles and numerous individual champions, a group of kids is beginning their own wrestling journey. “Whether you get knocked down, this sport is all about how you get back up,” organizer Justin Benjamin said. And that’s exactly what the wrestlers in the Minneapolis Wrestling Club are all about.
Here is a glimmer of sports hope on the local landscape. The Gopher wrestling team is ranked number one in the country, with a local wrestler ranked number one as an individual. Dylan Ness knows what it means to work. He was state champion at Bloomington Kennedy High school.
A Minnesota father whose fight with cancer got national attention this year has died.
76 inches of snow…..Listen to Dave’s interview and other highlights from Thursday by clicking the link above.
His new film FOXCATCHER is wowing critics. Listen to the interview by clicking the link above.
John Hines fills in for Dave Lee on Thursday….listen back to some of the things you missed by clicking the link above.
In a sport dominated with big muscles, little spandex and a lot of smack talking, the culture of World Wrestling Entertainment is changing. No longer are women a pretty face to escort men to the ring. Now they’re getting between the ropes to take care of business.
Blaine High School’s Caleb Butler can run. In fact, he can do just about anything he sets his mind to. That’s what makes him special, according to Coach Rob Nick. “He’s a coach’s dream. He does everything we ask of him, his effort is always outstanding, he gives us 100 percent,” Nick said. “He’s just an amazing athlete. His strength is unbelievable, and for a kid to be 6’3′, 220 and to run 110 hurdles. He ran 300 hurdles, shot disc, he’s going to run a 4X1 for us.”
Penn State won its fourth consecutive NCAA wrestling title, holding off Minnesota 109.5-104 on Saturday night. Oklahoma State placed third with 96.5 points, Iowa was fourth with 78.5 and Edinboro (Pa.) fifth with 62.
Three-time defending champion Penn State holds the slimmest of leads heading into the final day of the NCAA national wrestling championships.
As we inch closer to the start of the boys state hockey tournament, the games get intense.
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The state wrestling tournament got underway Thursday and junior Lance Benick from Totino-Grace will be going for his third straight title. And as the No. 1 ranked wrestler in his weight class in the nation, he knows he’s the guy to beat.
Despite another 30 point effort from Kevin Love, the Wolves fall in Portland on Sunday Night. Click the link to hear Mike Max’s sports report with Dave Lee.
The first Rally of the new year held a huge wrestling tournament, loads of amazing winter sports highlights, and the story of a Minneapolis coach trying to bring new life to the school he once played for.
The Eden Prairie wrestling program had a chance to witness some history Friday night as its head coach was preparing to reach a milestone. Scot Davis made a name for himself in Owatonna, then took over the Eagles wrestling program. If the Eagles won Friday night, Davis would get his 1,000th career victory as a head coach.
A Minnesota high school athlete who was suspended over a tweet has dropped his push for a court order that would allow him to compete after learning he’ll be allowed to wrestle this season. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, had argued that his tweet about “drilling” his teammates was about tackling opponents.
A Minnesota high school athlete is challenging his suspension from sports, saying a tweet about drilling his teammates was about tackling opponents and wasn’t a threat. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, says the suspension from sports is hurting his chances of getting a wrestling scholarship to attend college. However, a school district attorney said in court Tuesday that his suspension was only for football and that he will still be able to wrestle, according to the Star Tribune.
Gold medalist Jordan Burroughs and his fiance nervously awaited word Sunday on whether wrestling would be reinstated as an Olympic sport.