The Morris/Benson boy’s hockey team lost last Saturday’s season-opening game to Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato 12-to-0. Sounds bad, until you hear about the Morris/Benson goalie’s Herculean effort. Read more →
The possibility that Major League Baseball owners would lockout players, raising the possibility that baseball would not return in the spring, ended overnight with word that the owners and players have reached a new collective bargaining agreement. Read more →
KARE 11’s Boyd Huppert confirmed anew a long-held personal observation I’ve had over the years of watching high school sports. If there’s an act of sportsmanship, it probably comes from the track-and-field kids, and it probably involves a female athlete. Read more →
One of the most impressive aspects of this collaboration between high school coaches to allow a young man to get the thrill of scoring a touchdown in a football game yesterday is that the game was early and close when he did it. Read more →
Amaiya Zafar, 16, a devout Muslim from Oakdale, Minn., was disqualified before she had a chance to fight for the championship at the Sugar Bert Boxing National Championships in Kissimmee, Fla., the Washington Post reports.
She wears a hijab underneath her protective headgear when she boxes and rules are rules.
And sportsmanship is sportsmanship as Aliyah Charbonier proved to the rulemakers. Read more →
Bernie Beaudry, 62, of Hugo a sound technician for Fox Sports, was a little late getting to his spot on the sideline at U.S. Bank Stadium yesterday and paid the price for his tardiness as the Vikings took the field yesterday. Read more →
The founder of the team fired the coach who inserted the 19-year-old in to play against the kids.
‘I could zoom right in and see the facial hair,” parent Kevin Stockwell said. ‘You know most 13 year olds are starting to get facial hair. This gentleman had facial hair and had arm tattoos.’ Read more →