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Tom Jones: Albert Lea Thunder end season with a win 10 years ago

The Albert Lea Thunder ended their regular season with a 6-5 overtime win over Alexandria at Albert Lea City Arena. Joe Rogers earned his 13th ... Read more

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Tom Jones: USC coach given Tribune top honor 25 years ago

After his team finished 18-8 on the season that included winning the Section 2A Sub-Section 1A championship, United South Central’s Dale Koestler was named the ... Read more

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Tom Jones: Wolverines fell in semifinal 10 years ago

In the Class 1A west sub-section semi-final game at Mayo Civic Center, Glenville-Emmons fell to Goodhue 69-45. Peter Hansen led the scoring with 11 points ... Read more

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Tom Jones: Albert Lea hosted Golden Gloves match 25 years ago

Albert Lea hosted the first Golden Gloves match in town in 15 years. Picking up wins for Albert Lea were Adam Avlar, Joe Avelar, Erique ... Read more

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Tom Jones: A.L. senior finishes 2nd at state swimming meet 25 years ago

Sports Memories by Tom Jones 50 years ago: 1970 • Four pitchers who had won 20 games in a season were set to be starting ... Read more

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Tom Jones: Albert Lea shut out Austin 25 years ago in section tourney

The Albert Lea hockey team opened the Section 1AA tournament with a 3-0 shutout over Austin at Albert Lea City Arena. Matt Erickson, Jeff Hagedorn ... Read more

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Tom Jones: Albert Lea single-game scoring record broken 10 years ago

Abbey Arends set the Albert Lea girls’ basketball single-game scoring record when she poured in 37 points in the Tigers’ 72-58 victory over Fairmont. Read more

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Tom Jones: Goodnature accepted into Hall of Fame 10 years ago

It was announced that Albert Lea wrestling coach Larry Goodnature was one of eight inductees that would enter the Mayo Civic Center Region 1 Hall ... Read more

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Joe Mauer graces video game cover 10 years ago

50 years ago: 1970 • Mike Antonovich of Calumet recorded a hat trick and added an assist as the Minnesota Gophers hockey team defeated Michigan, ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Tom Jones: Albert Lea swim team won on senior night 25 years ago

The Albert Lea boys’ swim and dive team sent its seven seniors out with a splash as they defeated Winona 100-83 on senior night. The ... Read more

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Tom Jones: Albert Lea hockey topped the Big Nine 25 years ago

The Albert Lea hockey team stood alone at the top of the Big Nine Conference after an 8-1 win over Winona. Jeff Hagerdorn scored twice ... Read more

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Tom Jones: Vikings defeated Browns for championship 50 years ago

Joe Kapp, Gene Washington and Dave Osborn scored touchdowns and Fred Cox added two field goals as the Minnesota Vikings defeated the Cleveland Browns 27-7 ... Read more

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Tom Jones: Albert Lea JV took third in tourney 25 years ago

In the third-place game at the Austin Holiday Tournament, the Albert Lea junior varsity boys’ basketball team defeated Cambridge 52-46. Adam Conn and Jason Thompson ... Read more

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Tom Jones: Vikings won division in 1994

The Minnesota Vikings defeated the San Francisco 49ers 21-14 at the Metrodome to take the NFC Central Division Championship. Rookie Dewayne Washington returned a fumble ... Read more

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Tom Jones: New Vikings stadium proposed 10 years ago

50 years ago: 1969 • The Albert Lea boys’ basketball team traveled to Blue Earth and came home with a 63-43 win. Bill Nelson led ... Read more

3 months ago by Staff Reports.

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