As COVID-19 continues to spread, it’s just going to keep getting harder to stay active.
MADELIA — Madelia was scheduled to play a baseball game Saturday. Baseball and softball games at St. Clair were supposed to be held Tuesday, the same day that Maple River was scheduled to play games.
With everything that’s going on outside the sports world, you may not want to think about anything within it. And that makes perfect sense.
MANKATO — Minnesota State’s Dryden McKay was named one of 10 semifinalists for the Mike Richter Award, which goes to the top goaltender in the men’s college hockey.
Not even the Summer Olympics could withstand the force of the coronavirus. After weeks of hedging, the IOC took the unprecedented step of postponing the world's biggest sporting event, a global extravaganza that's been cemented into the calendar for more than a century.
The NCAA made the right decision to grant another year of eligibility to spring athletes who are missing the bulk of their seasons right now due to the coronavirus pandemic.
MANKATO — The Mankato East, Mankato West, Mankato Loyola and Nicollet/Loyola basketball teams combined for 89 victories this season, while the East boys and West girls each had 20-win seasons.
Like everyone else, Shane Zylstra is hunkered down at home, waiting for the all-clear to resume a normal life, which for him includes working out daily, hoping to get an opportunity in professional football.
Connor Mackey was invited to the Calgary Flames; summer prospect camp in 2017 following his final year of junior hockey and prior to starting his college hockey career at Minnesota State.
Flipping through the guides pages on the TV last weekend, it looks like To Be Announced is going to be a pretty popular show for the next couple weeks of corona-cation.
Rebekah Kolstad and a few of her teammates were in Vietnam, enjoying a vacation during a two-week break from the hockey season for Chinese New Year, when the call came in:
MANKATO — Minnesota State senior center and co-captain Marc Michaelis was named WCHA Player of the Year and a top-10 Hobey Baker Award finalist on Wednesday.
During this week in March, Minnesota State men’s basketball coach Matt Margenthaler and his staff would usually be spread out across the Midwest, watching high-school state tournaments or junior college playoff games with an eye on potential recruits.
MANKATO — Bethany Lutheran women’s basketball player Hanna Geistfeld was named First Team All-West Region and Gustavus Adolphus’ Caitlin Rorman was named the region’s Rookie of the Year by d3hoops.com on Tuesday.
The Minnesota State High School League on Tuesday clarified its limitations on spring activity participation following Gov. Tim Walz’s emergency order closing the state’s schools starting Wednesday.
MANKATO — Minnesota State senior forward Marc Michaelis, junior defenseman Connor Mackey and sophomore goaltender Dryden McKay all received All-WCHA first-team honors on Monday, as the league announced its all-conference teams.
The Minnesota State High School League updated its spring activity participation limitations on Sunday following Gov. Tim Walz’s executive order closing schools effective Wednesday through March 27.
High school sports ended a little early with Friday’s cancelation of the rest of the postseason, which included the girls basketball state semifinals and finals and the remaining boys basketball section and state tournaments, due to the coronavirus outbreak. Here’s a collection of photos of …
When it was first reported that Utah Jazz’ Rudy Gobert had tested positive for coronavirus, Minnesota State men’s and women’s track field coach Mike Turgeon, along with wrestling coach Jim Makovsky figured they were in for a wild 24 hours.
Seniors Hannah Potter and Rachel Breck were in the gym at Waseca High School, about to board the team bus to drive to the University of Minnesota for Friday’s semifinal game of the Class AA girls basketball tournament.
MINNEAPOLIS — The stability and related success the Minnesota Vikings enjoyed on defense during coach Mike Zimmer’s first six seasons will face a big test in 2020.
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota coach Richard Pitino will return for his eighth season with the program, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed on Friday.
BURNSVILLE — The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference on Thursday suspended all athletic activities for each of its 16-member institutions, including Minnesota State, due to the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus.
MINNEAPOLIS — Coach Tyler Kaus knew that Thursday could be the last game for the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown girls basketball team, but he didn’t tell his players before they took the court.
WATERVILLE — The volleyball and softball teams at Waterville-Elysian-Morristown have had plenty of success recently. The boys basketball, football and wrestling teams also have a rich history of state-tournament success.
MANKATO — It’s been four years in the making and junior Trenton McManus intends to make the most of his first trip to NCAA Division II wrestling nationals this weekend.
The NCAA basketball tournaments are on — for now — though the buzzer-beaters, upsets and all the other shining moments will take place in mostly empty arenas.
The Waseca girls basketball team faced the undefeated Vikings from Pelican Rapids in a Class AA state quarterfinal game played at Williams Arena on Wednesday. In a tight first half, Camryn McQuery's layup to beat the clock was the only thing to separate the two teams at the half. In the seco…
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Age 90, died March 24, 2020, in Northfield. Survived by his wife of 64 years, June (Blanchard); sons, Eric of St. Paul, Hugh (Sherry) of Elko and 2 grandchildren. 25-year US Department of the Treasury employee. www.northfieldfuneral.com
Darlene "Dolly" Marie (Peterson) Melvin, 78, Mankato, and mother of Ricky, Susan, John and Lori, died Friday (3-27-2020). Private burial Calvary Cemetery with a celebration to be held later. Sign guestbook and leave a condolence, use www.mankatomortuary.com
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