Jamal James to face once-beaten Gonzalez on Feb 23 card at Mpls Armory

Minneapolis, Minnesota (January 17, 2019) — Welterweight contender Jamal “Shango” James of Minneapolis is geared up for another tough opponent at The Armory in Minneapolis on Saturday, Feb. 23, as he continues his quest to bring a world boxing championship home to Minnesota. James, ranked No. 3 in the world by the World Boxing Association, will square off against upset-minded Janer Gonzalez of Columbia, winner of 19 professional bouts with only one loss and one draw. Gonzalez has never been knocked out and 15 of his wins have come by way of stoppage. A victory over the tough Columbia fighter would … Continue reading Jamal James to face once-beaten Gonzalez on Feb 23 card at Mpls Armory

Minnetonka, Hermantown on top of boys AA, A hockey rankings

The Minnetonka Skippers are still the top ranked high school team in boys AA hockey according to the latest Let’s Play Hockey poll.  The Skippers stay on top after skating to a 3-3 tie with Hermantown last Saturday, the #1 ranked team in Class A. BOYS CLASS AA (first-place votes) – Jan. 16, 2019 Rk           Team                                                     Record                  Last Week 1              Minnetonka (10)                              15-0-1                   1 2              Andover                                              15-0-1                   2 3              Edina                                                     12-1-1                   3 4              Maple Grove                                     11-2-1                   4 5              Duluth East                                         10-3-2                   5 6              White Bear Lake                               12-2-1                   6 7              Blaine                                                    8-2-2                      7 8              Eden Prairie                                        9-4-2                      8 … Continue reading Minnetonka, Hermantown on top of boys AA, A hockey rankings

Concordia’s Haskins, Garrett secure NCAA Division Two honors

BROOKFIELD, Ill. – The Don Hansen Football Committee has released the 2018 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region 4 squad, with Concordia-St. Paul redshirt freshman Marcus Haskins being named Super Region 4 Freshman of the Year while he was joined on the First Team by sophomore defensive end Chris Garrett. The two selections to the First Team matches the 2005 season when the program had a defensive lineman and cornerback honored with Eric Power and Antonio Brown for the second NSIC Championship campaign. Haskins and Garrett make the First Team for the first time since Zach Moore was honored … Continue reading Concordia’s Haskins, Garrett secure NCAA Division Two honors

Girls’ consolation hockey moves to TRIA Rink

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — The Minnesota State High School League, in partnership with the Xcel Energy Center, announced today that the consolation series of the girls’ hockey state tournament will be played at TRIA Rink at Treasure Island Center in downtown Saint Paul beginning next month. With the quarterfinals and championship rounds already being played at the Xcel Energy Center, it brings the tournament to one centralized area for the first time since 2005. “This is incredible news,” said Tim Morris, executive director of the Minnesota Girls Hockey Coaches Association. “This move will keep the girls’ hockey state tournament in … Continue reading Girls’ consolation hockey moves to TRIA Rink

Vikings add former Broncos coach/QB Kubiak to staff

Eagan, Minn. (January 14, 2019) – The Minnesota Vikings have named Gary Kubiak assistant head coach/offensive advisor, Brian Pariani tight ends coach and Klint Kubiak quarterbacks coach. Gary Kubiak (koo-bee-ack) brings 24 years of NFL coaching experience, including 10 as a head coach, to the Vikings staff. Prior to joining the Vikings, he spent the last two seasons as senior personnel advisor for the Denver Broncos. Kubiak was with the Broncos franchise for 24 overall seasons, including nine seasons as a quarterback (1983-91), 11 seasons as offensive coordinator (1995-2005) two seasons as the Broncos’ head coach (2015-16) and the past … Continue reading Vikings add former Broncos coach/QB Kubiak to staff

Friday January 18: Wayzata at Edina boys hoops broadcast

    Tune in to AM 1440-KYCR at 5:30pm on Friday January 18th as 8th ranked Wayzata travels to Edina to take on the Hornets in a Lake Conference match-up. Edina upset top ranked Hopkins last Friday (Jan 11) 80-79 to move to 7-and-4 on the season. The game can also be heard online at this link: https://www.meridix.com/event/145708 Continue reading Friday January 18: Wayzata at Edina boys hoops broadcast