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

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

Farmington a-Twitter as 9-year drought ends

Paul Harrington came home to coach Farmington and led the Tigers into the state tourney.

Updated: June 05, 2012, - 05:16 PM

Bloomington Jefferson's back to 'take it all'

 Bloomington Jefferson returns to the state softball tournament with confidence to avoid a repeat of last year.

Updated: June 05, 2012, - 04:36 PM

Moments of glory series: Adam Hauser's one NHL game

Former Gophers goalie Adam Hauser's lone NHL game was for Los Angeles in 2006.

Updated: June 05, 2012, - 12:13 PM

'Unbelievable second life' on Champions Tour for Haas, mates

 His record-tying victory last weekend in Iowa was the second for the 58-year-old in 10 months.

Updated: June 05, 2012, - 01:18 AM

Maple Grove pitcher is a striking success

Cayli Sadler could finish her high school pitching career with more than 500 strikeouts.

Updated: June 04, 2012, - 10:36 PM

Moments of glory series: Trevor Winter's NBA job? Hack-a-Shaq

Trevor Winter only played five minutes in the NBA, but the former Slayton, Minn., and Gophers center got to battle against 15-time All-Star Shaquille O'Neal.

Updated: June 04, 2012, - 05:54 AM

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