Lynx Collier named Western Conference Player of the Week.

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The WNBA today named Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played August 19 through August 25. The Player of the Week award is the first of her career. During the week, the 6-foot-1 forward led all scorers and rebounders in two of the three contests while leading all players in steals in each game during the week, averaging 18.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.33 steals per game during that stretch. She currently ranks second among rookies in scoring (12.7 ppg) as well as fifth overall in steals (1.93 spg) … Continue reading Lynx Collier named Western Conference Player of the Week.

Caleb Truax withdraws from August 31 bout at The Armory

Coon Rapids, Minnesota (August 21, 2019) — Caleb Truax is withdrawing from his August 31st match against Peter Quillin due to a right Achilles injury. Dr. Paul Schaefer of Health Partners’ Stillwater Medical Group recently diagnosed Truax with a “high-grade, partial-thickness tear of the Achilles tendon on his right ankle.” Truax initially sustained the Achilles injury in March, and the nature of the high-grade tear presented surgery and non-operative management as options. Truax elected for the latter option, starting with six weeks in a boot, then he transitioned to physical therapy and was progressing. But as his workouts intensified, he … Continue reading Caleb Truax withdraws from August 31 bout at The Armory

Coon Rapids-Andover team loses second game at Little League World Series

After posting an impressive 2-1 victory in their opening game of the Little League World Series, the Minnesota team from Coon Rapids-Andover American Little League took one on the chin today,  losing 11-0 in four innings to a team from South Riding, Virginia. The Virginia team representing the Southeast Region,  became just the second U.S. team ever to post back to back no-hitters in their first two games of the World Series. Justin Lee pitched all four innings in recording the no-hit shut out victory for Virginia. Next up for Coon Rapids-Andover is an elimination losers bracket game on Monday … Continue reading Coon Rapids-Andover team loses second game at Little League World Series