Brian Stensaas

Digital copy editor, reporter | Sports
Phone: 612-673-4127
Brian Stensaas is a general assignment sports reporter. He writes most often on Timberwolves basketball and Wild hockey in addition to West metro high school sports teams.

Recent content from Brian Stensaas

Year after defeat, Cherry's jubilant in 1A softball

New year. New field. New result.

Updated: June 09, 2012, - 02:08 AM

2A softball: New Ulm wins first state championship

Brittany Hoffmann tried to block it out. But the sting from not coming through in the clutch earlier in the Class 2A softball tournament still throbbed inside the New Ulm junior.

Updated: June 09, 2012, - 02:07 AM

Moments of glory series: Paul Deutsch's brush with the NHL

The most enduring athletes in Minnesota history are well known. Names such as Puckett, Killebrew and Tarkenton bring about images...

Updated: June 08, 2012, - 06:53 AM

Cherry wins two close ones to play for 1A title

The Tigers upended four-time defending champion New Life Academy in the semifinals.

Updated: June 08, 2012, - 12:44 AM

Stillwater, Maple Grove advance to 3A final

The two metro schools won twice Thursday and will meet for the Class 3A softball title.

Updated: June 08, 2012, - 12:42 AM

Moments of glory series: George Tsamis' lone MLB victory

The Saints manager pitched 41 games for the Twins in 1993, beating Oakland on an otherwise miserable day for his only MLB victory.

Updated: June 07, 2012, - 12:46 AM

Unbeatens to clash in Class 1A softball quarterfinals

Joining the fun in the small-school class is four-time defending champ New Life Academy, with a mostly new cast.

Updated: June 06, 2012, - 06:21 PM

Moments of glory series: Gophers' Chad Roberg's one career goal

For the U's Chad Roberg, a midseason exhibition game against the U.S. National Development Team in 2003 was a night to remember.

Updated: June 06, 2012, - 06:52 AM

Dakota United's first loss is to champs

Before the CI (cognitively impaired) Division adapted softball tournament even began, Dakota United coach Mary Hautman lamented it was going to be tough.

Updated: June 05, 2012, - 06:00 PM

Adapted softball champs make it 11 for 12

They did it again.For the fourth consecutive year, Robbinsdale/Hopkins/Mound-Westonka hoisted the PI (physically impaired) Division adapted softball state champion trophy...

Updated: June 05, 2012, - 05:30 PM

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