Category: Sports

St. Cloud State recognized for community service efforts

St. Cloud State recognized for community service efforts

Five teams rank nationally for community service along with athletic rankings For the third consecutive year, the St. Cloud State University athletics department was recognized as one of the top in the nation in terms of community service. The Huskies recorded a high finish in the NCAA Division II Teamworks  HelperHelper competition. They Huskies ranked No. 28 in the country for their […]

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COVID-19 Leaves College Football Season in Limbo

COVID-19 Leaves College Football Season in Limbo

In just four short months college football is scheduled to kickoff. While this may excite some the future of college football this year is still very much up in the air. Not one of the 14 schools in the Big Ten Conference can say for sure they will have students back on campus this fall. No students means no football. […]

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St. Cloud Rox Hopeful to Start Season Mid-Summer

St. Cloud Rox Hopeful to Start Season Mid-Summer

The St. Cloud Rox baseball season is a tradition across the Greater Granite City Area. What is usually dubbed “Your Nine Inning Vacation” has been delayed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Rox who are a member club of the Northwoods League have been a St. Cloud staple since Vice President and Co-Owner Scott Schreiner purchased the club in 2012. […]

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MSHSL Cancels Sports and Events for Remainder of Academic Year

MSHSL Cancels Sports and Events for Remainder of Academic Year

In alignment with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz decision to extend the remainder of the 2019-2020 Academic Year in Minnesota schools to fully online, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) closely followed suit. The cancellation will effect all winter, spring, and summer sports and activities that would have had games/events before the COVID-19 Pandemic started. In a press release received […]

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Sauk Rapids high school seniors sign national letters of intent

Sauk Rapids high school seniors sign national letters of intent

The Sauk Rapids- Rice high school shined light on athletes in the class of 2020 who were congratulated with letters of intent. Fourteen seniors were honored and will be collegiate athletes this fall. Football, basketball, soccer and ice hockey were some of the many sports that the students committed to. Colleges ranged from University of Wisconsin-Stout, North Dakota Sate University, […]

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Life Link offers ray of hope as Covid-19 cases reach record high

Life Link offers ray of hope as Covid-19 cases reach record high

Today The Minnesota Department of Health reported a massive jump in COVID-19 cases as 463 more Minnesotans have tested positive. The 463 person jump is a new single-day increase high in the state of Minnesota. The additional cases have now brought Minnesota’s total case number to 4,644 with a total of 319 deaths. The main reason for the increase in […]

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Kayla Friesen skates in a game vs Hockey Training Institute. September 22, 2018. Photo by Maddie MacFarlane.

Former Husky drafted 2nd overall in NWHL Draft

Former Husky forward Kayla Friesen was drafted with the second overall pick in the NWHL draft by the Connecticut Whales last night. She loves playing the game, and couldn’t be more excited about being drafted so high, “I’ve always wanted to continue my hockey career after college, so to be given an opportunity to do that felt awesome. I definitely […]

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From the Bayou to the Lakes

From the Bayou to the Lakes

With the 22nd pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the Vikings took the highly sought-after wide receiver out of Louisiana State Justin Jefferson. Jefferson was a part of the stellar offensive attack from the Tigers during their championship run last season where he caught 111 passes, 18 of which were for touchdowns.   “He has a chance to be a pretty impactful rookie when we get him in here,” said Vikings […]

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St. John’s Football Alumni Drafted by Jacksonville Jaguars

St. John’s Football Alumni Drafted by Jacksonville Jaguars

With the lack of live sporting events due to the global pandemic the NFL Draft came as an oasis in the middle of a desert to sporting fans around the world. But for some in Central Minnesota the Draft hit a little closer to home with a St. John’s Player being selected into the pros. Offensive Linemen Ben Bartch was […]

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Minnesota GOP convention moved to online

Minnesota GOP convention moved to online

The Minnesota state republican party is moving its convention to an online format as the stay at home order continues statewide. The convention was originally slatted to be from May 15-16 in Rochester Minnesota. Minnesota State Chair Jennifer Carhanan stated that: “Our state convention is comprised of more than 4,000 dedicated grassroots activists from around the state, and as we near […]

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