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Former Albert Lea athletes share their college sports stories

The Albert Lea class of 2019 saw a host of graduates move on to college, continuing their athletic careers in a number of different sports.  ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tyler Julson.

Albert Lea graduate named to All-Decade team at Jamestown

Albert Lea High School graduate Bryn Woodside was recently named to the University of Jamestown All-Decade women’s basketball team. Woodside was a first team selection ... Read more

1 month ago by Tyler Julson.

Gophers get big men transfers Liam Robbins, Brandon Johnson

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has added two accomplished frontcourt players to its roster, bringing in Liam Robbins from Drake and Brandon Johnson from Western Michigan. The ... Read more

1 month ago by Associated Press.

Minnesota’s Carr says he’ll enter NBA draft, not hire agent

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s Marcus Carr will declare his early entry for the NBA draft, the sophomore point guard said on Monday night in a post ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Wethington named to USCHO rookie team

University of Minnesota freshman defensemen Madeline Wethington has been named to the USCHO All-Rookie Team, U.S. College Hockey Online announced this week. Along with earning ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Gable Steveson named Hodge Trophy finalist

Minnesota’s sophomore heavyweight Gable Steveson has been named a finalist for The WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy, the organization announced on Friday. Steveson, the 2020 Big Ten ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Minnesota center Daniel Oturu says he’s entering NBA draft

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota center Daniel Oturu said Monday he is declaring for the NBA draft after leading the Big Ten in rebounding and blocked shots ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Gophers seniors close out careers unceremoniously

With the 2019-20 season now suddenly in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look back at our seven seniors who have closed out their careers ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Campbell, Murray on the move as Wilson stays put

Two former Gophers were on the move in the NFL this past week, while another stayed put. Eric Murray left the Cleveland Browns to ink ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Gophers standout Oturu adds to awards collection

Monday morning brought another national recognition for Minnesota sophomore Daniel Oturu, as the National Association of Basketball Coaches voted him to its All-District 7 First Team. ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Kozelsky has her last NCAA championship run cut short

Wednesday morning should have been the start of the NCAA Division I swim and dive championships in Athens, Georgia. Albert Lea graduate Lindsey (Horejsi) Kozelsky, ... Read more

2 months ago by Tyler Julson.

Meyer ranked No. 6 MLB draft prospect by The Athletic

Max Meyer has been ranked the No. 6 overall 2020 MLB Draft prospect by The Athletic, as revealed in Keith Law’s annual listing of his top-30-rated ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

How will NCAA recoup millions from lost tournament?

The NCAA made more than $1 billion last year, almost $867 million from the men’s Division I basketball tournament, and most of that from a ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Pitino will return for 8th season with Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota coach Richard Pitino will return for his eighth season with the program, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed on Friday. ... Read more

3 months ago by Associated Press.

Scrubbed: March Madness leads long list of canceled sports

The world’s sports schedule cratered at warp speed Thursday, with one of the biggest events on the U.S. calendar, the fun-filled and colorful college basketball ... Read more

3 months ago by Associated Press.

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