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Dozier's 2-run shot in 8th spurs Twins to 5-3 win over Rays

Brian Dozier's tiebreaking two-run home run for Minnesota with two outs in the eighth inning followed a pitching change by Tampa Bay and spurred the Twins to a 5-3 victory Saturday afternoon over the Rays.

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Hawks rout Lumberjacks, advance to 7AAA semis

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The No. 1 seed Hermantown softball team defeated No. 5 seed Cloquet 10-3 in the MSHSL Section 7AAA tournament quarterfinals at Braun Park in Cloquet, Minn. on Saturday. 

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Archer on the mark against Twins with 11 Ks, Rays win 5-2

Chris Archer struck out 11 while pitching into the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays hit three home runs in a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.

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Lynx beat Sun for 2nd time in 3 days, 82-68

Sylvia Fowles had 20 points and nine rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun for the second time in three days, 82-68 on Friday night.

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UMD's Colbenson finishes second in 3,000-meter steeplechase at NCAAs

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) senior Breanna Colbenson for the second consecutive year claimed All-American status by finishing second in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday in Bradenton, Florida. 

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Tigers end Spartans' season with 4-0 rout in WIAA playoffs Video included

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The No. 4 seed Superior softball team was unable to scratch any runs across as they were defeated 4-0 by No. 5 seed Marshfield in the WIAA Regional Final at NBC Spartan Sports Complex in Superior, Wis. on Friday.  

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Big first inning lifts Mustangs over Eskomos in regular season finale Video included

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The Mora baseball team scored five runs in the first inning, eventually leading to a 6-2 win over Esko in its regular season finale in Esko, Minn. on Friday.  

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Saints' Russert claims 13th at NCAA III Championships

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College of St. Scholastica (CSS) senior Hannah Russert finished 13th in the Heptathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday in Geneva, Ohio  

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Vikings coach says if he has to coach with 1 eye, he will

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says he is not going to let the lingering eye issues that caused him to miss practice this week shorten his career.

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Top seeds Virginia, Esko take upper hand in Section 7AA softball playoffs Video included

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The top-seeded Virginia and Esko softball teams played like it on Thursday afternoon, each winning two games and taking an upper hand in the Section 7A playoffs at Braun Park.

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Duluth lacrosse completes season sweep of Proctor-Hermantown Video included

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The Duluth boys' lacrosse team completed a regular season sweep of area rival Proctor-Hermantown on Thursday night, winning 10-6 at Public Schools Stadium.

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Ray strong in start, leads Diamondbacks past Brewers in series opener

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Robbie Ray pitched seven innings of two-hit ball to lower the NL's second-best road ERA to 0.57, Gregor Blanco and Chris Owings homered, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 Thursday night for their ninth win in 10 games.

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Milwaukee's Braun, Pina leave game Thursday with injuries

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Milwaukee Brewers catcher Manny Pina and left fielder Ryan Braun left the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night with injuries. 

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High-powered offense leads Duluth girls to season sweep of Grand Rapids Video included

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The Duluth girls' lacrosse team used a high-powered offense Thursday night en route to a 19-6 win over Grand Rapids at Duluth East High School.

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Duluth East's Schneider, Grand Rapids' Pallin/Garzini win Section 7AA tennis titles

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Duluth East's Elliot Schneider and Grand Rapids' pairing of Ian Pallin and Matteo Garzini have won Section 7AA boys' tennis titles and will advance to next month's MSHSL Class AA tournament.

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Virginia's Seitz, Hibbing's Jolowsky/Blagoue win Section 7A tennis titles Video included

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Virginia's Jake Seitz and Hibbing's pairing of Jake Jolowsky and Reece Blagoue won Section 7A boys' tennis titles on Wednesday afternoon, advancing them to next month's MSHSL Class A tournament.

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UMD's Trost, Colbenson advance to NCAA track and field finals

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's runners Emi Trost and Breanna Colbenson have advanced past the preliminaries and will both compete for national titles this weekend at the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championships in Bradenton, Fla.

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North Woods' Olson, Mille Lacs' Schultz win individual titles at 7A golf meet

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North Woods' Tate Olson and Mille Lacs' Heidi Schultz won the individual titles at the two-day Section 7A golf tournament, which wrapped up Thursday afternoon at the Virginia Golf Course.

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St. Scholastica's Russert 11th in heptathlon after day one at NCAAs

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St. Scholastica senior Hannah Russert sits in 11th place after day one of the heptathlon at the NCAA Division III outdoor track and field championships in Geneva, Ohio.

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UMD's Trost named USTFCCCA Central Region track athlete of the year

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) junior Emi Trost has been named the United States Track and Field and Coaches' Association (USTFCCCA) Central Region outdoor track athlete of the year, it was announced on Thursday afternoon.

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Former UMD captain Koizumi named Vermont women's hockey coach

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Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey captain Jessica Koizumi has been named the new associate head coach at Vermont, it was announced on Thursday afternoon.

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Despite progress, future for Minnesota QB Bridgewater still unclear

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Teddy Bridgewater has reached the point in rehabilitation where he's able to drop back to pass on his surgically repaired left knee. Just when the 24-year-old quarterback might return to live action with the Minnesota Vikings remains largely unknown.

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Cossalter's record-breaking 100-meter dash the highlight of 7A subsections Video included

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Esko's Dawsen Cossalter turned in a record-breaking performance on Wednesday afternoon, posting a time of 10.96 seconds in the 100-meter dash at the Section 7A South subsection meet at Esko Community Fields.

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C-E-C's Radovich, Hermantown's Otterson win 2017 Lumberjack Invite Video included

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Cloquet-Esko-Carlton's Matt Radovich and Hermantown's Frankie Otterson won individual titles at the 2017 Lumberjack Invitational on Wednesday afternoon at the Cloquet Country Club.

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Proctor-Hermantown beats Grand Rapids, stretches win streak to five games Video included

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The Proctor-Hermantown boys' lacrosse team beat Grand Rapids 9-6 on Wednesday night at Corey Veech Memorial Field, stretching the team's current winning streak to five games.

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Following in family footsteps, Chad Benham leads high-scoring Deer River baseball team Video included

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If your baseball jersey says "Benham" on the back and "Deer River" on the front, it usually means one simple thing: that you're a great athlete. 

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Thompson's three-run HR powers Superior to win in playoff opener Video included

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Erin Thompson hit a three-run home run in the second inning on Wednesday afternoon, helping the Superior softball team to a 12-0 win over Wausau East in the opening round of the WIAA Division 1 playoffs.

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Berrios shines on mound, Minnesota completes sweep in Baltimore

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Jose Berrios took a two-hitter into the seventh inning, Kennys Vargas drove in two runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 4-3 on Wednesday to complete their first three-game sweep in Baltimore since 1996.

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Toronto hammers four home runs, sweeps interleague series with Milwaukee

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Ryan Goins hit his first career grand slam, one of four homers for the Toronto Blue Jays in an 8-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. The Blue Jays swept the two-game interleague series and wrapped up a seven-game road trip with three straight victories.

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Former UMD standouts Morin, Cava to play professionally in Sweden

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Former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's hockey standouts Sidney Morin and Michela Cava will play overseas in Sweden, it was announced on Wednesday morning.

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Johnson, Danovsky each knock in three, Superior wins first LSC title since 2004 Video included

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Gunner Johnson and Jared Danovsky each knocked in three runs on Tuesday afternoon, leading the Superior baseball team to an 11-1 win over Hermantown at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex.

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Duluth East beats Grand Rapids, advances to 7AA semifinals Video included

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The Duluth East boys' tennis team beat Grand Rapids 5-2 on Tuesday afternoon at the Longview Tennis Courts, and the Greyhounds now advance to the Section 7AA semifinals next week.

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Morales HR helps Toronto hold off Milwaukee in series opener

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Kendrys Morales hit a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays held off the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Tuesday night. Six of the first eight Blue Jays batters reached based against Milwaukee starter Jimmy Nelson (2-3).

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Fowles scores 21, Minnesota beats Connecticut to continue undefeated start

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Sylvia Fowles had 21 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 80-78 on Tuesday night. Seimone Augustus added 16 points, including nine in the third quarter, for the Lynx (4-0).

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Santana spins two-hit shutout, Dozier homers in Minnesota win

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Ervin Santana pitched a two-hitter for his 10th career shutout, Brian Dozier homered and the surging Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Tuesday night.

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UW-Superior's Ruehl named to USTFCCCA all-region team

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UW-Superior track and field senior Svenja Ruehl has been named to the all-Central Region team by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association (USTFCCCA), it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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St. Scholastica's Russert, Gibson earn all-Central Region honors

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St. Scholastica track and field seniors Hannah Russert and Taylor Gibson have been named to the all-Central Region team by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association (USTFCCCA), it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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St. Scholastica's Neutzling leads all-Midwest Region picks

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St. Scholastica junior outfielder Steven Neutzling has been named to the all-Midwest Region first team by d3baseball.com, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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Proctor softball rallies, advances in Section 7AA playoffs

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The Proctor softball team scored 10 unanswered runs on Tuesday afternoon, ultimately beating Eveleth-Gilbert 13-3 in the opening round of the Section 7AA playoffs at Terry Egerdahl Field.

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Minnesota F Fitzgerald gets sixth year of eligibility, will debut in 2017-18

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Minnesota forward Davonte Fitzgerald has been awarded a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA after sitting out the last two years as a transfer and because of injury.

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Minnesota QB Bridgewater continues rehab with teammates at OTAs

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The Minnesota Vikings have begun offseason practice, and Teddy Bridgewater has taken the field with them.

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Milwaukee GM Hammond leaves, signs 5-year deal with Orlando

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The Orlando Magic have hired Milwaukee Bucks general manager John Hammond to be their new GM. Hammond had been with the Bucks the past nine seasons.

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Minnesota's Olympic champions will receive rings on Tuesday night

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The five Olympic champions from the Minnesota Lynx are getting a little more hardware. Team USA women's national team director Carol Callan was in town Tuesday to give Lindsay Whalen, Maya Moore, Seimone Augustus, Sylvia Fowles and coach Cheryl Reeve the Olympic rings they earned after winning the gold medal at the Rio Games last summer.

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Thompson's 2 RBI lead Superior softball to second straight LSC title Video included

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Erin Thompson hit a two-run double in the fourth inning on Monday afternoon, helping lift the Superior softball team to a 5-3 win over Hermantown at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex.

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Superior's field athletes lead qualifiers, advance to Thursday's sectional meet Video included

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The Superior track and field teams won four separate field events at Monday's WIAA Division 1 regional meet, putting them among the qualifiers for Thursday's sectionals and one step away from the state tournament.

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UMD's track undergoing first major renovation since 1985 Video included

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The track surrounding Malosky Stadium on the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) campus is undergoing its first major renovation project since the mid-1980s, school officials confirmed to KBJR6 Sports on Monday afternoon.

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Kepler leads offensive surge in Minnesota's comeback victory

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Max Kepler homered and drove in four runs, Miguel Sano and Jorge Polanco each had a career-high four hits and the Minnesota Twins roared back to beat the Baltimore Orioles 14-7 Monday night.

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After record-setting performance, St. Scholastica's Russert wants repeat in NCAAs Video included

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St. Scholastica senior Hannah Russert set a program-record last week in the heptathlon at the Gregory Invitational, but this week she's focused on a new challenge. Doing it all over again.

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For UMD's Colbenson, NCAAs provide chance to go out a winner Video included

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Breanna Colbenson has twice been named an All-American for the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's track and field team, but she hopes she's not quite done collecting that particular honor.

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Minnesota C Fowles wins Western Conference player of the week honors

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Minnesota center Sylvia Fowles has been named the WNBA's Western Conference player of the week, it was announced on Monday afternoon.

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Minnesota's Zimmer taking time off after eighth eye surgery

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Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer will be taking some time away from the team to recover from multiple eye surgeries. The Vikings say Zimmer is expected to return "in a few weeks."

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Tommies eliminate CSS baseball from Midwest Regional with 10-5 victory

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The University of St.Thomas scored five runs in the top of the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie and soar to a 10-5 victory over the College of St. Scholastica (CSS) baseball team on Sunday, eliminating the Saints from the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional in Whitewater, Wis. 

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Galaxy win second straight, beat Minnesota United 2-1

Giovani dos Santos scored and the Los Angeles Galaxy capitalized on Minnesota's own goal to beat expansion United 2-1 on Sunday.

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Minor gets first win since 2014 as Royals beat Twins 6-4

Mike Minor won for the first time since 2014 and Brandon Moss hit two of Kansas City's four home runs, leading the Royals over the Minnesota Twins 6-4 Sunday in a doubleheader opener.

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Bryant hits 2 HRs to back Arrieta; Cubs rout Brewers 13-6

Kris Bryant hit two home runs and Jake Arrieta tossed six strong innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 13-6 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.

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Late-game heroics lift CSS baseball to 11-8 win over Adrian

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The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) baseball team trailed 8-7 going into its final at-bat, but scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning to defeat Adrian 11-8 in an elimination game in the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional in Whitewater, Wis. on Saturday.

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Fowles, Augustus lift Lynx over Wings 89-87

Sylvia Fowles scored 27 points and Seimone Augustus hit the tie-breaking jumper with 4.3 seconds left to lift the Minnesota Lynx to an 89-87 win over the Dallas Wings on Saturday night.

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Hunters build early lead, defeat Hilltoppers 5-3 in crosstown tilt Video included

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The Duluth Denfeld baseball team jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the second inning and held on to win against Lake Superior Conference rival Duluth Marshall 5-3 at Wade Stadium on Saturday.  

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Stealth rout Bison 18-11 for fourth straight win Video included

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The Proctor/Hermantown boys' lacrosse team defeated Buffalo 18-11 on Saturday at Corey Veech Memorial Field for a program-record fourth consecutive win. The Stealth is now (8-4) overall and is scheduled to host Grand Rapids on Monday, May 22 at 7 p.m.  More>>

Brewers, Cubs rained out at Wrigley Field, makeup on July 6

The game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon has been rained out.

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Royals-Twins washed out, with doubleheader set for Sunday

The Minnesota Twins have postponed their game against the Kansas City Royals because of rain, prompting a doubleheader to finish the series.

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Vargas, Polanco play hero as Minnesota rallies past KC at home

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Pinch hitter Kennys Vargas launched a tying, two-run homer in the ninth inning and Jorge Polanco hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th, lifting the Minnesota Twins over the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Friday night.

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LCA, Cloquet team up to host Last Chance track and field invitational Video included

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Lakeview Christian Academy and Cloquet teamed up on Friday afternoon to host a Last Chance Invitational for area track and field teams at Bromberg Field, a meet that serves as a final tuneup before sections.

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Okemos F Van Wieren makes verbal commitment to UMD women's hockey

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Okemos freshman forward Clara Van Wieren has made a verbal commitment to play Division I hockey at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD), she announced on Friday night via her Twitter account.

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Cloquet rallies past Proctor, snaps six-game losing streak Video included

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The Cloquet softball team rallied from an early 2-0 deficit on Friday afternoon to beat Proctor 9-7 at Braun Park, snapping a six-game losing streak in the process.

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Duluth falls to St. Michael-Albertville, suffers second straight loss Video included

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The Duluth boys' lacrosse team fell 13-3 on Friday night to St. Michael-Albertville at Public Schools Stadium, marking the Wolfpack's second straight loss.

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Bandy leads surging Brewers to win over NL Central rival Cubs

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Jett Bandy and Domingo Santana hit two-run singles, helping the surging Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-3 rain-interrupted victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

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Alcoverde strikes out 13 in complete game shutout, keeps St. Scholastica alive in NCAAs

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Martin Alcoverde struck out a career-high 13 batters in a complete-game shutout on Friday morning, helping the St. Scholastica baseball team stay alive in the NCAA Midwest Regional tournament.

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14-run first inning leads Superior to shutout win over Ashland Video included

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The Superior softball team scored 14 runs in the first inning on Thursday afternoon en route to a 21-0 win over Ashland at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex.

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Berrios dazzles, Minnesota salvages doubleheader split with Colorado

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Jose Berrios allowed two hits and struck out 11 over 7 2/3 innings as the Minnesota Twins beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 on Thursday night, salvaging a split of an interleague doubleheader between the first-place teams in the AL Central and NL West.

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Records fall, Cloquet wins team titles at LSC track and field meet Video included

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On a day that saw several meet records fall, the Cloquet boys' and girls' teams both emerged victorious on Thursday afternoon at the Lake Superior Conference (LSC) track and field meet at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex.

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Strong start powers Proctor past Duluth East, to fourth straight win Video included

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The Proctor softball team jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and never looked back on Thursday afternoon, beating Duluth East 5-1 at Ordean East Middle School.

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Nelson, Smith included in UW-Superior's HOF Class of 2017

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Longtime athletic director Steven Nelson and men's basketball all-time leading scorer Jake Smith are among the five inductees into the UW-Superior Athletic Hall of Fame, it was announced on Thursday afternoon.

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Superior's White will sign NLI to St. Cloud State track and field Video included

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Superior senior thrower Daisy White will sign a national letter of intent on Friday afternoon, accepting a Division II track and field scholarship from St. Cloud State.

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Moore's double double leads Minnesota to win, (2-0) start

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Maya Moore scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half to lead a balanced Minnesota offense and help the Lynx beat the New York Liberty 90-71 on Thursday night.

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Duluth native, longtime MLB scout Pajari signs on with Duluth Huskies

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Turns out, you can come home again. At least, you can if you're Les Pajari. The Duluth, Minn. native and longtime MLB scout has signed on with the Duluth Huskies staff for the 2017 season, general manager Greg Culver confirmed to KBJR6 Sports on Thursday evening.

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Superior native, former Vikings coach Grant runs disciplined garage sale

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Former Minnesota Vikings coach Bud Grant coach runs his garage sales with steely discipline.

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Sogard's four hits, three RBI lead Milwaukee to win over San Diego

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Eric Sogard had his second four-hit game in three days and drove in three runs, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the San Diego Padres 4-2 Thursday.

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Big innings sink St. Scholastica baseball in NCAA tourney opener

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UW-La Crosse scored 10 of its 11 runs in two innings on Thursday morning, leading that team to an 11-2 win over St. Scholastica in the opening game of the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional tournament.

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Arenado, Colorado take game one of doubleheader in Minnesota

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Nolan Arenado got Colorado going with a first-inning home run, Mark Reynolds added a two-run single and the road-tough Rockies beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Thursday in the first game of a doubleheader.

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Former Wilderness assistant Petrich named head coach of NAHL's Kenai River

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Former Minnesota Wilderness assistant coach Josh Petrich has been named the new head coach of the Kenai River Brown Bears in the North American Hockey League (NAHL), it was announced on Thursday afternoon.

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Milwaukee F Antetokounmpo named to all-NBA second team

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Milwaukee forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named to the all-NBA second team, it was announced on Thursday afternoon. 

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Minnesota C Towns narrowly misses all-NBA selection

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Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns just missed out in the All-NBA voting that was released on Thursday.

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St. Scholastica focusing on process, not prize at NCAA regional Video included

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It may be a cliche --- one nearly every team ever has used --- but the St. Scholastica baseball team insists it's not worried about the ultimate prize at this weekend's NCAA Division III Midwest Regional tournament. Instead, it's focused on continuing the process.

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Despite following mom to UMD, Hermantown's Thomas to pave own path Video included

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The past five seasons, there's been a familiar thought ringing through the heads of the Hermantown softball team whenever senior Jordyn Thomas steps up to bat. "When she goes up the plate," senior Breanna Thomas said, "we're like 'Oh we're good, we're good.'"

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UMD men's hockey schedule features Denver, UND, Icebreaker in 2017-18 Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team officially announced its 2017-18 schedule on Wednesday afternoon, putting dates and times to matchups either the conference or the school had already confirmed.

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Watching old team in playoffs, Minnesota owner Leipold happy for Nashville

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Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold says he's "happily surprised" by the excitement generated in Nashville by the Predators, the club he helped enter the NHL nearly 20 years ago.

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UMD's Trost named NSIC track athlete of the year, leads all-NSIC picks Video included

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) junior runner Emi Trost has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) outdoor track athlete of the year, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.

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Hayward native Taylor named NSIC newcomer of the year

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Hayward, Wis. native and Winona State freshman thrower Katie Taylor has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) outdoor track and field newcomer of the year, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.

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UMD's Owens named all-NSIC performer in outdoor javelin

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) freshman thrower Bradford Owens has been named to the all-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) first team, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.

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Vikings: No decision made, but training camp move possible for 2018

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The Minnesota Vikings will be able to hold training camp at their new headquarters as soon as next year.

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Minnesota signs former Chicago DT Sutton

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The Minnesota Vikings have signed defensive tackle Will Sutton, who was cut last week after three seasons with the Chicago Bears. Sutton was a third-round pick in 2014 from Arizona State, drafted by the Bears for a 4-3 scheme.

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Andrews named Plante's successor, will take over as Hermantown boys' coach Video included

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Patrick Andrews is well aware of the challenge ahead --- how does one replace a legend? Well, for starters, the newly named Hermantown boys' hockey coach says he won't be trying to replace his predecessor, Bruce Plante. He does, though, want to mimic his success.

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Blackmon's HR part of four-run sixth, Colorado tops Minnesota

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Charlie Blackmon hit a towering two-run homer during a four-run sixth inning and finished with three hits to lead the Colorado Rockies over the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Tuesday night.

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For Northland hockey fans, millions of reasons to root for Fritch's Predators

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If you're a Northland hockey fan and still wondering who to root for as the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs continue, you may want to look no further than the Nashville Predators.

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UMD football names four seniors, one junior as 2017 team captains Video included

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) football team has selected its five captains for the 2017 season, picking four seniors and a junior as leaders headed into the fall.

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With no lottery luck, Minnesota again moves down and will pick No. 7

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The Minnesota Timberwolves have never moved up in the NBA Draft Lottery. They have moved down, and did so again on Tuesday night in securing the No. 7 overall pick in next month's draft.

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St. Scholastica's Mizera, Bremer earn NFCA all-region honors

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St. Scholastica senior pitcher Chrisi Mizera and junior infielder Alexa Bremer have been named to the all-Midwest Region third team by the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association (NFCA), it was announced late Monday evening.

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Ahead of NCAAs, UMD running trio earns USTFCCCA all-region honors Video included

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Three University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) runners will leave next Monday for the NCAA Division II championships in Bradenton, Fla., and all three were named Tuesday all-Central Region performers by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association (USTFCCCA). 

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Northland baseball trio earns all-UMAC first team honors

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Three Northland College baseball players have been named to the all-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) first team, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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UW-Superior's Patko earns second straight all-UMAC first team honor

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Stone Lake, Wis. native and UW-Superior senior infielder Chad Patko has been named to the all-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) baseball first team, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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St. Scholastica's Neutzling, Zwak lead UMAC baseball awards Video included

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St. Scholastica junior outfielder Steven Neutzling and freshman infielder Joey Zwak have earned Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) baseball yearly awards, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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Wilderness captain Mills makes Division I commitment to Niagara

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Minnesota Wilderness forward Zach Mills has made a verbal commitment to play Division I hockey at Niagara University, he announced on Tuesday afternoon via his Twitter account.

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SJHL's Patt commits to UMD hockey, will fill void left by Miska

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team had a hole to fill after freshman goaltender Hunter Miska's early departure, and it was announced Tuesday afternoon that void will be filled Benjamin Patt.

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Duluth East beats Duluth Marshall in crosstown regular season finale

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The Duluth East boys' tennis team closed out the regular season on Monday night with a 6-1 win over crosstown rival Duluth Marshall at the Arrowhead Tennis Center.

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Big first inning lifts Eveleth-Gilbert to road win over Hermantown

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The Eveleth-Gilbert baseball team scored six runs in the first inning on Monday afternoon, and that was enough in what turned out to be a 6-3 win over Hermantown at Don Fitchner Memorial Field.

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Mihalik's sacrifice fly lifts Hermantown softball over Virginia

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Hannah Mihalik hit a sacrifice fly on Monday afternoon, lifting the Hermantown softball team to a 3-2 win over Virginia at Don Fitchner Memorial Field. 

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Superior, Ashland both snap losing streaks in doubleheader split

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The Superior and Ashland baseball teams split an afternoon doubleheader on Monday at the NBC Spartan Sports Complex, with both teams earning wins that snapped short losing streaks.

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International Falls' Rasmussen aces 233-yard par 4 at The Quarry

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International Falls sophomore Morgan Rasmussen is probably pretty good with her putter, but she didn't need it Monday afternoon on the No. 10 hole at The Quarry Golf Course in Biwabik, Minn.

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After NCAA seeding snub, Minnesota softball putting on strong front

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The Minnesota Gophers' powerhouse softball team isn't hiding their shock and anger over being unseeded going into the NCAA tournament. The Gophers are 54-3, but didn't land one of the top 16 seeds when the 64-team field was unveiled Sunday.

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Tough to leave UMD, but bigger stages and prizes await Maddie Rooney Video included

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Two years ago, just getting to the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) was a dream come true. Now, goaltender Maddie Rooney is putting that dream on hold so she can chase another --- an Olympic gold medal.

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NCHC scoring champ Iafallo picked as UMD's MVP in 2016-17

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Alex Iafallo is going out in style. The outgoing senior was the leading scorer for the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's hockey team this season, and on Monday he was named the recipient of the Keith "Huffer" Christiansen award as the team's most valuable player for 2016-17.

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Former UMD RB Walker still waiting on NFL, will have CFL tryout Video included

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The NFL dream lives on for former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) running back Darren Walker, but he is now exploring other options for continuing his football career into the professional ranks.

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After UMAC title, St. Scholastica draws UW-La Crosse as NCAA opponent Video included

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The St. Scholastica baseball team is making its 13th straight appearance in the NCAA Division III tournament and has drawn UW-La Crosse as an opening round opponent, it was announced on Monday morning.

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Lone Star defeats Aston 3-0 to claim 2017 Robertson Cup Video included

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The Lone Star Brahmas defeated the Aston Rebels 3-0 to claim the North American Hockey League (NAHL) Robertson Cup on Sunday at the Duluth Heritage Sports Center.  

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Fowles scores 26 points, Lynx beat Sky 70-61 in opener

Sylvia Fowles had 26 points and 10 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 70-61 on Sunday night in the season opener for both teams.

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Duluth FC forces 1-1 draw to open 2017 NPSL season

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Former College of St. Scholastica (CSS) forward Kyle Farrar scored in the 91st minute for the Duluth FC Bluegreens to force a 1-1 tie with Minnesota Twinstars FC to begin the Northern Premier Soccer League (NPSL) season in Minnetonka, Minn. on Sunday. 

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Brewers bash Mets pitching again, come back for 11-9 win

Manny Pina hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, capping the Milwaukee Brewers' comeback from a six-run deficit for an 11-9 win Sunday over the New York Mets.

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Kipnis homers twice in leadoff spot, Indians beat Twins 8-3

Jason Kipnis, moved to the leadoff spot for the first time this season, was 4 for 5 with two homers and four RBIs, and the Cleveland Indians woke up from an offensive slumber in an 8-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on...

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Another tournament, another UMAC title for Saints baseball Video included

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For the 20th consecutive season, the College of St. Scholastica (CSS) baseball team won the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) tournament by defeating Bethany Lutheran College 8-0 on Saturday at Wade Stadium. 

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Trost, Colbenson pace Bulldogs in NSIC Outdoor Championships

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The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) men's and women's track and field teams placed seventh and fifth respectively in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Outdoor Championships on Saturday in St. Paul.  

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Grizzlies crunch Blitz 66-0 to open 2017 season Video included

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The Midwest Premier Football League's (MPFL) North Shore Grizzlies led the Northland Blitz 46-0 at halftime, eventually leading to a 66-0 victory to begin the 2017 season at the NBC Sports Complex in Superior, Wis. on Saturday. 

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Brewers score 8 runs in 5th, beat Mets 11-4

Travis Shaw capped Milwaukee's eight-run fifth inning with a three-run homer, helping the Brewers beat the New York Mets 11-4 on Saturday night.

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Old Abes hold off Spartans to complete sweep Video included

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The Eau Claire Memorial baseball team improved to (16-4) on the season by adding a pair of 7-0 and 5-2 wins on Saturday against Superior at NBC Spartan Field. 

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Eight run inning lifts Wildcats over Lumberjacks Video included

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The Cloquet High School softball team dropped their sixth straight game in Saturday's 12-1 loss to Chisago Lakes at Braun Park. 

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St. Kate's ends CSS softball's season with 7-0 win in Decorah Regional

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The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) softball team managed just three hits and was shutout 7-0 by No. 25 St. Catherine in an elimination game at the NCAA Division III Regional in Decorah, Iowa on Saturday. 

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Berrios fine 1st start, Twins outlast Indians, squirrel 4-1

Jose Berrios pitched neatly into the eighth inning in his first start of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1 Saturday in a game delayed several minutes when a squirrel ran around the field.

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Toronto FC beats Minnesota United 3-2 for 6th straight win

Tosaint Ricketts broke a tie in the 77th minute and Toronto FC beat Minnesota United 3-2 on Saturday to push its club-record winning streak to six games.

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After making history at Drake Relays, UMD's Trost wins NSIC honor

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University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) junior Emi Trost has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) outdoor track athlete of the week, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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  • UMD's Colbenson finishes second in 3,000-meter steeplechase at NCAAs

    UMD's Colbenson finishes second in 3,000-meter steeplechase at NCAAs

    Friday, May 26 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-05-27 01:15:11 GMT

    University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) senior Breanna Colbenson for the second consecutive year claimed All-American status by finishing second in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday in Bradenton, Florida. 

    University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) senior Breanna Colbenson for the second consecutive year claimed All-American status by finishing second in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday in Bradenton, Florida. 

  • Saints' Russert claims 13th at NCAA III Championships

    Friday, May 26 2017 8:26 PM EDT2017-05-27 00:26:41 GMT

    College of St. Scholastica (CSS) senior Hannah Russert finished 13th in the Heptathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday in Geneva, Ohio  

    College of St. Scholastica (CSS) senior Hannah Russert finished 13th in the Heptathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday in Geneva, Ohio  

  • UMD's Trost, Colbenson advance to NCAA track and field finals

    UMD's Trost, Colbenson advance to NCAA track and field finals

    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-05-26 01:35:53 GMT

    University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's runners Emi Trost and Breanna Colbenson have advanced past the preliminaries and will both compete for national titles this weekend at the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championships in Bradenton, Fla.

    University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women's runners Emi Trost and Breanna Colbenson have advanced past the preliminaries and will both compete for national titles this weekend at the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field championships in Bradenton, Fla.

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  • Zach Schneider

    Zach Schneider

    Zach is homegrown in the Northland, having gone to high school at Duluth Marshall before graduating summa cum laude in 2010 from St. Scholastica with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

    Zach is homegrown in the Northland, having gone to high school at Duluth Marshall before graduating summa cum laude in 2010 from St. Scholastica with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

  • Alec Bochner

    Alec Bochner

    Alec joined KBJR6 in January of 2016. He worked five months as a General News Reporter before moving into the sports department as the Weekend Sports Anchor in May. A Cincinnati, Ohio native, Alec attended school at Chapman University in Orange, California.

    Alec joined KBJR6 in January of 2016. He worked five months as a General News Reporter before moving into the sports department as the Weekend Sports Anchor in May.

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