Local
December 6, 2017
The two-handed technique proved valuable to Sawyer Stevens.

Tevlin: Minnesota bus crash survivor was broken but never defeated

Sawyer Stevens' $100,000 scholarship won during the Big Ten title game doesn't compare to the story of his rise from the bus crash near Cottonwood, Minn., in 2008.
Gophers
December 4, 2017
Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer celebrates with his team after their 27-21 Big Ten Champsionship win over the Wisconsin Badgers at Lucas Oi

Football playoff committee to conference champs: So what?

By picking Alabama over Ohio State for the final spot, the College Football Playoff committee emphasized its goal to find the four best teams, regardless of league.
Gophers
December 4, 2017
The two-handed technique proved valuable to Sawyer Stevens.

Deadly Minnesota bus crash survivor wins $100,000 scholarship at Big Ten title game

The college student said what doctors did for him many years ago has inspired him to pursue being a neurosurgeon.
Sports
December 2, 2017

Concordia (St. Paul) wins Central Region, advances to Elite Eight in volleyball

Marshall, Minn. – Concordia (St. Paul) will get the chance to defend its NCAA Division II national volleyball title.The Golden Bears defeated Minnesota Duluth…
Colleges
December 2, 2017

Saturday's college hockey roundup

Andrew Oglevie's goal at 1:30 of the opening period was the winner as the No. 4 Notre Dame edged host Michigan State 2-0 in Big…
Sports
December 2, 2017
Badgers coach Tony Granato argued a no-call Friday in a loss to the Gophers. His other job is coaching the U.S. men’s hockey team, with no NHL help.

Scoggins: Olympics without NHL players still excites U.S. coach Granato

NHL players won't participate in the Winter Games in in February. But ... "Did you have fun watching 1980? Did you have fun watching 1988? It's going to be a phenomenal tournament," Tony Granato said.
Sports
December 2, 2017

Minnesota Duluth loses 38-28 in Mineral Water Bowl

Jaylen Zachery returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown to help Central Missouri rally for a 38-28 victory over Minnesota Duluth on Saturday…
Sports
December 2, 2017

St. Thomas football falls 24-10 to defending NCAA Division III champ

BELTON, TEXAS – St. Thomas came up with a strong defensive effort against the defending NCAA Division III champion on Saturday.But Mary Hardin-Baylor scored…
Sports
December 2, 2017
Marquis Wimberly dived past MSU Mankato defender Keyshawn Davis to catch a 30-yard touchdown pass, putting Texas A&M-Commerce ahead 30-21 with 6:47 to

Minnesota State Mankato loses at home to Texas A&M-Commerce

MANKATO — Texas A&M-Commerce pulled off its third upset in three weeks with a 31-21 victory over previously unbeaten Minnesota State Mankato in the NCAA…
Gophers
December 2, 2017
Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst shared a smile with Ohio State counterpart Urban Meyer during a news conference for the Big Ten championship game Friday i

Path straightforward for Badgers, much less so for Buckeyes

Wisconsin and Ohio State face each other in the Big Ten football title game tonight in Indianapolis.
Gophers
December 2, 2017
St. Thomas' Gabe Green (6) celebrated with Tommies tight end Grant Slavik after scoring a touchdown against St. John's at Target Field on Sept. 23.

Gabe Green finds role at a new position for Tommies

The former Southern Miss QB has made an impact this season as a St. Thomas wide receiver.
Sports
December 2, 2017

Friday's college hockey roundup: Notre Dame tops Michigan State

Top-ranked Denver beat UMD 1-0 on a second-period goal.
Gophers
December 2, 2017
Gophers defensemen Tyler Nanne (29) and Ryan Zuhlsdorf (20) celebrated a goal by Nanne in the second period Friday.

Gophers turn back Badgers 5-4, extend home winning streak

A burst of four goals provides a lead that holds up against Wisconsin.
Sports
December 2, 2017

A look at Saturday's other major conference championship games

The SEC and ACC champions are near-locks to make the College Football Playoff.
Gophers
December 1, 2017

Concordia (St. Paul) to play Minnesota Duluth for Central Region volleyball title

Concordia defeated Missouri Western while UMD beat host Southwest Minnesota State.
Gophers
December 1, 2017
Last February: The Gophers celebrated beating the Badgers last Feb. 25, 3-2. (Star Tribune file photo)

Gophers will try to get back at Badgers – on the ice this time

Less than a week after the Gophers football was shutout 31-0 at the hands of Wisconsin, the Gophers men's hockey team will get its chance to beat the Badgers.
Gophers
December 1, 2017
Gophers junior setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson grew up wanting to play for the Gophers.

Talent spike: Minnesota is a national volleyball hotbed

The Gophers are a national power, state college programs are thriving and the pipeline of in-state volleyball talent is among the nation's best.
Gophers
December 1, 2017
Three Gophers to watch this weekend in the NCAA tournament: Alexis Hart (left to right), Molly Lohman and Samantha Seliger-Swenson. (Star Tribune phot

NCAA volleyball preview: Gophers vs. North Dakota

The Gophers (26-5) are matching up with North Dakota (30-7) for the third time in two years, after the Gophers beat the Fighting Hawks in four sets in 2016 and in three sets last season.
Gophers
December 1, 2017

Three Minnesota volleyball teams win first-round NCAA Division II matches

Marshall, Minn. – Mariya Sampson had 14 kills and hit .394 to lead Concordia (St. Paul) past Central Oklahoma 25-20, 25-23, 25-22 on Thursday…
Colleges
November 30, 2017

Area small college football playoffs update

NCAA quarterfinals await for Mavericks, TommiesDIVISION II playoffs QUARTERFINALS, SaturdayTexas A&M-Commerce (11-1) at MSU Mankato (13-0), noon: Texas A&M-Commerce has pulled off two…