Gophers
February 26, 2022
Gophers seniors Luke Loewe (left), Payton Willis and Eric Curry (right) listened to Coach Ben Johnson at the Athletes Village on Oct. 4.

Seniors helped set foundation for Gophers men's basketball

The Gophers will honor their eight seniors Sunday in the final home game against Indiana.
Sports
February 26, 2022

LIU Brooklyn tops Fairleigh Dickinson 84-77

Eral Penn had a career-high 37 points as Long Island Brooklyn topped Fairleigh Dickinson 84-77 on Saturday.
Olympics
February 26, 2022
Jessie Diggins was comforted after crossing the finish during the women’s 30km mass start free cross-country skiing competition at the 2022 Winter O

Rested Diggins returning to competition, less than a week after Olympics

Afton's Jessie Diggins, who capped the Beijing Games with a silver medal, says she is recharged and ready for the World Cup circuit. First up: Finland.
Wild
February 26, 2022
Auston Matthews of Toronto worked the puck between Wild forwards Kirill Kaprizov (97) and Mats Zuccarello on Thursday.

Bumpy Canadian road trip ends for Wild with difficult Saturday task

A game against the red-hot Flames in Calgary will be a tough test for the struggling Wild, which has dropped four of its last five.
Gophers
February 26, 2022
Minnesota defenseman Brock Faber (14) attempts a shot agains Wisconsin during the first period Friday, Feb. 25, 2022 at 3M Arena at Mariucci in Minnea

Gophers hockey takes Big Ten lead with 5-0 romp over Wisconsin

Ben Meyers got a third-period hat trick and Justen Close posted a 20-save shutout as the fourth-ranked Gophers continued their red-hot roll to end the regular season.
Gophers
February 26, 2022
Ramler Lexy

U gymnastics sets program record, sparked by two perfect 10s

Lexy Ramler had a 10 on beam and Mya Hooten a perfect score in floor exercise for Minnesota.
Wolves
February 25, 2022
76ers guard James Harden is defended by Timberwolves forward Anthony Edwards during the first half Friday in Minneapolis.

76ers throttle Wolves 133-102 in Harden's Philly debut

The Timberwolves had little answer for James Harden, who started, played 35 minutes and scored 27 points with 12 assists to lead a Philadelphia power show at Target Center.
High Schools
February 25, 2022

Hat trick in 1:38 by Warroad's Lila Lanctot in Class 1A semifinal looks like a record-breaker

She scored three faster than Natalie Darwitz did in 1998, and the Lakers' burst of four goals in 2:08 isn't far off the team's mark set in 2013.
Colleges
February 25, 2022

MIAC basketball semifinals: Augsburg women move on; men stunned by Macalester

The MIAC men's and women's basketball championship games are set following Friday night's games.
High Schools
February 25, 2022

Proctor/Hermantown uses big third-period rally to defeat Orono

The defending 1A champion trailed 1-0 going into the third period, but rallied to take a 4-1 victory and get a chance to play No. 1 seed Warroad for another state title.
High Schools
February 25, 2022
Minnetonka players celebrate after defeating Edina 2-1 in the MSHSL state tournament class 2A girl's hockey semi-finals Friday, Feb. 25, 2022 at Xcel

Minnetonka knocks Edina out of the way in pursuit of the Class 2A state championship

The Skippers cleared a semifinal barrier that had stopped them the past three seasons.
High Schools
February 25, 2022
Andover forward Maya Engler (11) celebrates after scoring a goal against Gentry Academy in the first period of the MSHSL state tournament Class 2A gir

Andover puts in one exceptional minute, rolls over Gentry Academy and into final

The Huskies scored three goals in a burst at the start of the third period.

Minnesota Sports

Complete coverage of the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Wild, Minnesota Lynx, Minnesota United, Minnesota Aurora, Minnesota Whitecaps, University of Minnesota Golden Gophers and Minnesota high school sports.