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Rochester icons inducted into high school Hall of Fame

A pair of Rochester men are being inducted into the Minnesota State High School League Hall of Fame...One from John Marshall and one from Lourdes. Former Athletic Director Marv Peters just capped a 44-year run at Lourdes High School, he'll be inducted as an administrator. During his time in charge of the Eagles, the sports teams made 170 trips to the State Tournament winning 45 State Championships and finishing runner-up on 30 other occasions. From 1974 to 1995 Peters was ...

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Twins split double header, lose series to Indians

After a rain out on Wednesday, the Twins played a day night double header with the Cleveland Indians to complete a three-game series with their division rival.  The Twins dropped the day game, 9-3, thus losing the series, but they would take the second game of the double header with a 4-2 victory. Despite the final score, the first game of the double header was close until the eighth inning. The Indians jumped out to a 3-0 lead after a Jason Kipnis RBI single, but they brought...

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Coming home: Cullen picks Wild for 21st NHL season

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Posted: Aug 16, 2017 2:17 PM CDTUpdated: Aug 16, 2017 2:17 PM CDT By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer The Minnesota Wild and center Matt Cullen have agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract, bringing him back to his home state for a 21st season in the NHL. The Wild announced the deal, which includes $700,000 in potential performance bonuses, on Wednesday. Cullen played the last two years with Pittsburgh, winning consecutive Stanley Cups with the Penguins. He played three ... More>>

Indians-Twins postponed by rain, split doubleheader Thursday

Posted: Aug 16, 2017 7:58 PM CDTUpdated: Aug 16, 2017 7:58 PM CDT By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twins have postponed their game against the Cleveland Indians because of rain, scheduling a split doubleheader to finish the series. With wet and stormy weather forecast throughout Wednesday night in Minnesota, the Twins called the middle game of the series. They'll play the Indians twice Thursday, trailing them by six games in the AL Centra... More>>

Twins downed by Indians, as Salazar strikes out 10.

The Twins got out to a 1-0 lead but were downed by five home runs hit by the Cleveland Indians in an 8-1 loss. The first run on the board came in the second, thanks to a Byron Buxton RBI single to left that drove in Eddie Rosario, to give the Twins the 1-0 lead. After that the Twins were unable to score on Danny Salazar (W, 5-5), while Cleveland's offense knocked five home runs.  With Bartolo Colon on the mound (L, 4-10), the Twins gave up the first home run to Carlo... More>>

Vikings WR Treadwell back at practice after hamstring injury

Posted: Aug 15, 2017 7:20 PM CDTUpdated: Aug 15, 2017 7:20 PM CDT EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Laquon Treadwell has returned to practice following a two-week absence caused by a hamstring injury. Treadwell took his first turns in full-team drills on Tuesday since July 31, when he was last seen in a scuffle with safety Antone Exum. Treadwell said he hopes to be able to play with the Vikings in their exhibition game at Seattle on Friday. Key pl... More>>

Gophers to face 4 major foes on non-conference schedule

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Posted: Aug 15, 2017 2:08 PM CDTUpdated: Aug 15, 2017 2:08 PM CDT MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota men's basketball team will face four major opponents on their 13-game non conference schedule this season . The Gophers play at Providence on Nov. 13 and host Miami on Nov. 29 in conference challenge events against the Big East and ACC. They face Alabama on Nov. 25 in New York in the Barclays Center Classic, following a matchup with Massachusetts the day before. Then the Goph...

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Wolves lidlifter at revamped Target Center: Oct. 20 vs. Utah

Posted: Aug 14, 2017 5:30 PM CDTUpdated: Aug 14, 2017 5:30 PM CDT MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves will play their first game at newly remodeled Target Center against the Utah Jazz on Oct. 20. The $140 million arena renovation is scheduled to be finished in time for one of the most anticipated seasons in franchise history. The Timberwolves open on the road for a fourth straight year, on Oct. 18 against the San Antonio Spurs. The NBA released the 2017-18 sched... More>>

High School football begins Video included

Monday marked the beginning of the 2017 high school football season in southeast Minnesota, as multiple teams took part in their first official workout. News Center Sports' Pat Lund has more. More>>

Honkers end season with three game losing streak

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Honkers first baseman Zach Zubia was named league MVP, but he couldn't bring a victory to his team to end the season, as the Honkers finished the 2017 season on a three-game losing streak, finishing with a record of 30-39, 12.5 games out of first place. On Friday in Duluth, the Honkers had a chance to win, tying the game at 3-3 in the sixth, but the bullpen faltered, giving up four runs combined in the seventh and eighth in the eventual 7-3 loss. Saturday, the Honkers began a t... More>>

Twins eighth-inning rally gives them 6-4 win and series victory in Detroit

Byron Buxton's RBI single to center broke a 4-4 tie, giving the Twins a 5-4 lead in the top of the eighth, as they went on to win 6-4 in Detroit on Sunday.

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  • RCTC Yellowjackets: "more talented, more size, more depth"

    RCTC Yellowjackets: "more talented, more size, more depth"

    The football season kicked off in Rochester late Wednesday afternoon as the RCTC Yellowjackets started training camp at the college.  Eric Waldstein begins his second season as the Jackets Head Coach.  "We had a pretty talented group last year. This year we're more talented. We've got more size. We've got more depth, so considering we won seven games last year, we're going to be a good team this year," said Waldstein.

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    The football season kicked off in Rochester late Wednesday afternoon as the RCTC Yellowjackets started training camp at the college.  Eric Waldstein begins his second season as the Jackets Head Coach.  "We had a pretty talented group last year. This year we're more talented. We've got more size. We've got more depth, so considering we won seven games last year, we're going to be a good team this year," said Waldstein.

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  • Twins back to .500 behind Colon's shutout

    Twins back to .500 behind Colon's shutout

    After becoming the second oldest pitcher to pitch a complete game, Bartolo Colon tossed his first scoreless outing of the season, bringing the Minnesota Twins back to .500 with a 4-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.  The win was the Twins fourth straight, and third straight against the Brewers in this four-game split city set.

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    After becoming the second oldest pitcher to pitch a complete game, Bartolo Colon tossed his first scoreless outing of the season, bringing the Minnesota Twins back to .500 with a 4-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.  The win was the Twins fourth straight, and third straight against the Brewers in this four-game split city set.

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  • Dozier's grand slam catapults Twins to 11-4 victory

    Dozier's grand slam catapults Twins to 11-4 victory

    Brian Dozier's grand slam in the fourth put an exclamation point on a six-run inning as the Minnesota Twins hit five home runs enroute to an 11-4 victory in an inter-league match with the Milwaukee Brewers.

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    Brian Dozier's grand slam in the fourth put an exclamation point on a six-run inning as the Minnesota Twins hit five home runs enroute to an 11-4 victory in an inter-league match with the Milwaukee Brewers.

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  • Twins two-run seventh the difference in 5-4 victory

    Twins two-run seventh the difference in 5-4 victory

    An Eddie Rosario RBI double tied thing up and a balk was the difference in a 5-4 comeback victory over Milwaukee on Monday.

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    An Eddie Rosario RBI double tied thing up and a balk was the difference in a 5-4 comeback victory over Milwaukee on Monday.

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  • Honkers split double header with Thunder Bay

    Honkers split double header with Thunder Bay

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    The Rochester Honkers took game one of their double header with Thunder Bay 4-2, but dropped the second game 4-0 Monday night.

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    The Rochester Honkers took game one of their double header with Thunder Bay 4-2, but dropped the second game 4-0 Monday night.

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  • Twins held to one run in 4-1 loss to Texas

    Twins held to one run in 4-1 loss to Texas

    A Joey Gallo three-run blast breaks a 1-1 tie as A.J. Griffin and the Texas Rangers bullpen shut down the Twins in a 4-1 loss, that drops to seven game sout of first place. Adalberto Mejia (L, 4-5) was on the mound for the Twins and got touched early in this one giving up a run in the first inning when Nomar Mazara drove a single up the middle to score Delino DeShields to give the Rangers a 1-0 lead. In the bottom of the third, the Twins struck back as Byron Buxton doubled to left t...

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    A Joey Gallo three-run blast breaks a 1-1 tie as A.J. Griffin and the Texas Rangers bullpen shut down the Twins in a 4-1 loss, that drops to seven game sout of first place. Adalberto Mejia (L, 4-5) was on the mound for the Twins and got touched early in this one giving up a run in the first inning when Nomar Mazara drove a single up the middle to score Delino DeShields to give the Rangers a 1-0 lead. In the bottom of the third, the Twins struck back as Byron Buxton doubled to left t...

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  • Twins come back from 5-0 to beat Rangers 6-5

    Twins come back from 5-0 to beat Rangers 6-5

    The Twins dug themselves into an early hole, giving up five runs in the first inning, but the offense fought back over the next four innings, taking a one-run lead in the bottom of the fifth in an eventual 6-5 victory. Jose Berrios wasn't sharp to start this one. In the first inning, Berrios gave up two home runs in the Rangers five-run first.  He gave up a lead-off single to Shin-Soo Choo, then, after striking out Elvis Andrus, he walked Nomar Mazara to bring up Adria...

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    The Twins dug themselves into an early hole, giving up five runs in the first inning, but the offense fought back over the next four innings, taking a one-run lead in the bottom of the fifth in an eventual 6-5 victory. Jose Berrios wasn't sharp to start this one. In the first inning, Berrios gave up two home runs in the Rangers five-run first.  He gave up a lead-off single to Shin-Soo Choo, then, after striking out Elvis Andrus, he walked Nomar Mazara to bring up Adria...

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