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  • Former MSU hockey player releases first album

    Brownlee, a one-time Vancouver Canucks prospect who played just one season of minor-league hockey after graduating from MSU in 2007, might be a ringer for his hockey team, but he’s definitely a musician.

    September 9, 2010

  • MSU fb1_9-3.jpg MSU's defense clamps down on Northern Michigan

    MSU backup quarterback Will Brogan produced Minnesota State’s only scoring drive midway through the fourth quarter, and the defense stopped a two-point conversion in the final minute that allowed the Mavericks to claim a 7-6 nonconference victory over Northern Michigan at Blakeslee Stadium.

    September 3, 2010 3 Photos

  • MSU hockey team begins workouts without Leitner

    Freshman Matt Leitner, a highly touted recruit who was considered one of the top forwards in the United States Hockey League last year, will not be on the Minnesota State men's hockey team this year after being declared academically ineligible.

    August 31, 2010

  • gilbert_andre.jpg MSU basketball team is transfer’s final stop

    Andre Gilbert played Division I basketball at South Dakota State and Kansas State.

    June 28, 2010 1 Photo

  • track announcement.jpg MSU picked to host NCAA indoor track and field championship in 2012

    On Tuesday, MSU announced that the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field meet is returning to the Myers Field House 2012.

    June 23, 2010 1 Photo

  • MSU basebl-Mitchell.jpg MSU pitcher Bret Mitchell drafted by the New York Mets

    Bret Mitchell, a right-handed pitcher who just completed his junior season at MSU and led the Mavericks to the NCAA Division II College World Series, was drafted by the New York Mets in the 12th round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday.

    June 9, 2010 1 Photo

  • Johnson-Whitney-action.jpg Former LCWM star lifts NDSU to national tourney

    Former Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial pitcher Whitney Johnson has carried over her success to the college game this season, helping North Dakota State reach the national tournament.

    May 19, 2010 1 Photo

  • MSU basebl-Miller.jpg Multi-faceted Miller contributing with his arm and bat for MSU

    Miller was an accomplished hitter and outfielder during his first two seasons at Minnesota State. However, the junior has found ways to contribute on the mound this season for the Mavericks as well.

    May 19, 2010 1 Photo

  • Miller, Danny_PE6X2321.jpg Mavericks headed to College World Series

    It took two games against its biggest rival, but the Minnesota State baseball team won the NCAA Division II Central Region championship on Sunday in Farmington, N.M.

    May 17, 2010 1 Photo

  • MSU men's hockey schedule set

    The Minnesota State men’s hockey team will be racking up the frequent-flyer miles in October and November. The university released the Mavericks’ 2010-11 schedule on Thursday, and a four-states-in-five-weeks road swing will be an early challenge.

    May 14, 2010

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