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Weber appointed to Conference Committee
Dayton tests the waters as issue
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Les Knutson: Remembering the 1965 Trojan Relays
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Summer is baseball time in Wilmont
WILMONT — Drive down Nobles County 25, and most of the time Wilmont will barely catch your eye. But if it’s a summer evening and the lights are on at Butts Probst Field, you can’t miss it. “There’s something that draws guys to wanna play there,” said Sam Baumgartner,...
April 7, 2015 - 9:28pm
March 16, 2015
Don’t ask state for stadium money, Bakk says
ST. PAUL — Major League Soccer appears ready to award a Minnesota franchise, but the top state senator warns team owners not to seek state aid for a stadium. “They shouldn’t even come by,” Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, D-Cook, said Monday. The league prefers its own...
March 16, 2015 - 8:38pm
February 2, 2015
Letter: Coach's gesture exemplified sportsmanship
By Gay Lynn Drooger, Edgerton Hats off to the Windom sixth- grade girls basketball coach and his team! We played against his team in the MCC basketball tournament last Saturday, and he purposely called a time out so our “special needs” player could make a basket. During the...
opinion / columns
February 2, 2015 - 4:53pm
January 19, 2015
From books to boards
ST. PAUL — A dozen fifth-grade boys with skinny legs sticking out of voluminous shorts dribbled basketballs, squeaking their sneakers up and down the tiled floor at Webster Elementary School in North St. Paul. Before these boys hit the court for practice, they hit the books:...
January 19, 2015 - 9:54pm
January 14, 2015
Triple ‘A’ students stand out, round out
WORTHINGTON — For high achievers like Worthington High School (WHS) seniors Betsy Thompson and Oliver Wolyniec, dilemmas can take this form: choosing between supporting one’s current athletic team or traveling with the marching band. In late December, the WHS band trip to Florida...
January 14, 2015 - 8:54pm
December 4, 2014
League board approves allowing transgender students in sports
BROOKLYN CENTER — The Minnesota State High School League’s board of directors passed a procedure Thursday for transgender students to participate in school sports. In a board room stuffed beyond capacity at league headquarters in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota became the 33rd state...
December 4, 2014 - 8:44pm
November 14, 2014
Cardinals shine in girls hockey opener, blank Windom
WINDOM — Luverne junior forward Madisyn Dingmann said Thursday that she and teammate Makayla Sterrett have been playing together since they were mites. That much seemed obvious when the two teamed up for three goals in the first 1:19 of the second period to help the Cardinals to...
November 14, 2014 - 9:59pm
September 30, 2014
Gardenhire out as Twins manager
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins announced Monday that they will replace Ron Gardenhire as manager in 2015. Gardenhire managed the Twins for 13 seasons, compiling a record of 1068-1039 (.507), trailing only Tom Kelly on the franchise's all-time managerial wins list. He was...
sports / pro
September 30, 2014 - 9:07am
September 17, 2014
SIBLEY, Iowa — Three Sibley-Ocheyedan High School seniors have stepped up to the plate when no one else did as certified student coaches for the Special Olympics. The three young men, Kramer Grimes, Major Postma and Reid VanWyk, are the only certified student coaches in Northwest...
September 17, 2014 - 8:44pm
September 4, 2014
Report offers look at concussions in high school sports
ST. PAUL — High school football and hockey players are more likely to suffer a concussion than those in other sports, according to a new report. And girls have higher concussion rates than boys who play the same high school sport. Using data collected from 36 Twin Cities-area...
September 4, 2014 - 8:35pm