Category: National

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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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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Women’s sports to be heavily affected by COVID-19 aftermath

Women’s sports to be heavily affected by COVID-19 aftermath

After a momentous couple of years for women’s sports, many are left wondering what will happen to these programs after the coronavirus pandemic is over with. “It’s hard to say what will happen in Turkey or China, where there are pretty strong economies for sport. But for sure, Italy I know will have to decrease salaries, maybe not at the […]

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Karl-Anthony Towns’ Mother Dies Due to COVID-19

Karl-Anthony Towns’ Mother Dies Due to COVID-19

(UTVS) The mother of Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns has died. Jacqueline Cruz-Towns passed away due to complications of COVID-19 earlier today on April 14th. Cruz-Towns went into a medically induced coma on March 25 due to the virus.   Towns’ father also tested positive for the COVID-19 back March and was hospitalized but is now recovering.   A spokesman for the family announced the news this afternoon stating, “The Towns […]

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Jack Ahcan signs with Boston Bruins

St. Cloud State Huskies men’s hockey defeseman Jack Ahcan has signed a pro contract with the Boston Bruins organization. The former Husky captain signed a two-year entry-level deal with the Bruins that was announced by Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney on March 27. Ahcan announced the signing the day prior via Twitter saying, “I am very humble and excited to […]

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Former kicker responds to gun photo controversy

Former kicker responds to gun photo controversy

Jay Feely has responded to criticism over a Saturday Twitter post. The former NFL kicker uploaded a picture of his daughter and her prom date, with Feely standing in between, holding a pistol. Feely said that the picture was meant to be a joke, and that the couple, who have dated for at least one year, were in on it. […]

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Twins eager and ready for upcoming Puerto Rico series

Twins eager and ready for upcoming Puerto Rico series

The Minnesota Twins are finally returning to the diamond. After three straight games were postponed due to a massive blizzard, the team is beginning a highly anticipated two-game series in Puerto Rico against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday. The clubhouse was littered with blue suitcases as players have been eager for the trip.

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Cold Twins Home Opener

After days of shoveling, target field is finally ready for opening day. It took more than 70 employees and shovels to clear the field for this afternoon’s game. Employees had to turn to hot water to melt the snow and ice from the stands and concourse. Fans attending the game are urged to dress warm as the game is expected […]

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