Linda Hill-MacDonald, the interim women’s basketball coach at Fredonia (N.Y.) State last season, was named the head coach on Tuesday after leading the Blue Devils to a 15-10 record.

“She did an outstanding job last year as interim coach,” said Greg Prechtl, the school’s athletic director. “It is not every day that a college division [III] program is able to hire a coach with Big Ten, A[tlantic]-10, and WNBA experience.”

Hill-MacDonald coached the Gophers from 1990 to ’97, the University of Buffalo from 2005 to ’12 and, in between, the WNBA’s Cleveland Rockers from 1997 to ’99.

 

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The American Association baseball game between Fargo-Moorhead and the St. Paul Saints on Tuesday at Midway Stadium was suspended with two out in the bottom of the ninth because of a power failure with the visiting RedHawks ahead 10-5. It will be resumed Wednesday night. One bank of lights went out.

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