Sid's jottings

  • Article by: SID HARTMAN , Star Tribune
  • Updated: April 19, 2014 - 7:05 PM

SID’S JOTTINGS

Finance and Commerce reported that the University of Minnesota might break ground this fall on a new training facility at the Les Bolstad Golf Course and spend $3.5 million on a project that would include heated hitting stalls, an indoor putting studio, locker rooms, video technology training, a training room and offices. There also is talk about spending $7.5 million to renovate the 85-year-old golf course with work starting this fall if private money is available to do the job.

Reggie Meyer, the outstanding Totino-Grace pitcher and basketball player, signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Gophers. His father, Bob, played for the Gophers in John Anderson’s first year as coach, and his brother, Ben, is a junior pitcher on this year’s roster. Also in Anderson’s signing class were Alex Boxwell of Coon Rapids; Micah Coffey of Batavia, Ill.; Jeff Fasching of St. Cloud; Lucas Gilbreath of Westminster, Colo.; Toby Hanson of Delano; Fred Manke of Lodi, Wis.; and Luke Pettersen of Minnetonka.

Major League Baseball and the Twins will play host a major event at Target Field on Friday to launch the All-Star balloting process. Also look for MLB and the Twins to announce an All-Star statue program in St. Paul during the month of May.

Former Gophers hockey standout Nick Bjugstad ended up leading the Florida Panthers in scoring during his rookie season with 38 points (16 goals, 22 assists). While that’s a great success for Bjugstad, it doesn’t speak well for the Panthers as a team. His point total is the lowest to lead a team in scoring over an 82-game NHL season. The previous record was Scott Pellerin’s 39 in the Wild’s first season, 2000-01, and Pellerin played only 58 games with the Wild before being traded to the Carolina Hurricanes that season.

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions

ADVERTISEMENT

Cleveland 86 FINAL
Indiana 93
Washington 81 FINAL
Philadelphia 89
Golden State 102 4th Qtr 4:26
Toronto 74
New York 84 4th Qtr 5:04
Detroit 86
Orlando 84 4th Qtr 1:42
Atlanta 88
Charlotte 98 FINAL
Boston 106
LA Clippers 62 3rd Qtr 3:49
Memphis 50
Brooklyn 71 3rd Qtr 1:19
Houston 72
Miami 74 3rd Qtr 2:14
New Orleans 67
Minnesota 63 3rd Qtr 2:32
Chicago 71
Utah 33 2nd Qtr 8:49
Denver 21
San Antonio 9:00 PM
Sacramento
Milwaukee 9:30 PM
LA Lakers
Oklahoma City 9:30 PM
Portland
Boston 3 FINAL(OT)
New Jersey 2
Calgary 1 FINAL
NY Islanders 2
Washington 0 FINAL
Carolina 3
Chicago 0 3rd Prd 10:31
Tampa Bay 3
Colorado 1 2nd Prd 10:05
Dallas 1
Los Angeles 9:00 PM
Anaheim
Siena 63 FINAL
Quinnipiac 73
Harvard 49 FINAL
Cornell 57
Penn 69 FINAL
Brown 75
Fairfield 65 FINAL
Canisius 72
Manhattan 75 FINAL
Iona 79
Saint Peters 67 FINAL
Marist 69
Princeton 60 FINAL
Yale 81
Ohio 48 2nd Half 4:10
Akron 63
Dartmouth 60 2nd Half 7:30
Columbia 51
Valparaiso 9:00 PM
Cleveland State
Louisiana Tech 75 FINAL
Texas-El Paso 88
Seton Hall 77 FINAL
Xavier 60
Cornell 54 FINAL
Harvard 60
Yale 49 FINAL
(14) Princeton 67
Elon 51 FINAL
Drexel 54
Northeastern 47 FINAL
James Madison 82
St Johns 60 FINAL
Butler 49
Creighton 71 FINAL
Georgetown 62
Brown 58 FINAL
Penn 75
Columbia 50 FINAL
Dartmouth 60
Canisius 54 FINAL
Siena 58
St Josephs Brooklyn 35 FINAL
NJIT 78
Western Carolina 86 FINAL
UNC Greensboro 80
Colorado 56 2nd Half 3:50
Arizona 46
Southern Ill 52 2nd Half 13:12
Bradley 50
Drake 44 2nd Half 7:57
Wichita State 60
Indiana State 71 FINAL
Evansville 53
Illinois State 42 2nd Half 5:35
Loyola-Chicago 57
Northern Iowa 59 2nd Half 2:30
Missouri State 65
Utah 30 2nd Half 16:21
(10) Arizona State 20
Providence 37 2nd Half 12:48
Villanova 44

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: With Adrian Peterson's suspension overturned, what should the Vikings do?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

 
Close