UMD #1, Minnesota St #4, St.Cloud St #8 in pre-season USA college hockey poll

Back-to-back defending NCAA national champion University of Minnesota Duluth is number one with 508 points and 32 first-place votes in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Pre-season poll. Minnesota State checks in at #4 and St. Cloud State is #8. The NCHC and Hockey East Association each have four teams ranked, while the Big Ten and ECAC each have three ranked teams. The WCHA has one team ranked in this week’s poll. USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine 2019-20 Men’s College Hockey Poll – Preseason (First-place votes in parentheses) Rank School Final 2018-19 Rank 2018-19 Record Weeks in Top 15 1. University of … Continue reading UMD #1, Minnesota St #4, St.Cloud St #8 in pre-season USA college hockey poll

MN United plays LAFC to 1-1 draw

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (September 29, 2019) —  Its spot in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs already secured, Minnesota United entered Sunday night’s game looking to clinch a home game in the first round with a win over visiting LAFC. Full of confidence after defeating LAFC 2-0 at Banc of California Stadium earlier in the season, the Loons made life difficult for the Supporters’ Shield winners, clawing their way back after going down 1-0 to level the game and leave with a point — not as much as they had hoped for, but a nevertheless solid result against the presumptive favorites … Continue reading MN United plays LAFC to 1-1 draw

Minnesota College Football: Concordia-St.Paul gets comeback win at Wayne State

WAYNE, Neb. – Concordia-St. Paul (3-1 NSIC, 3-1 South) picked up a 28-21 comeback win on the road, topping Wayne State (1-3 NSIC, 1-3 South) on Saturday evening at Bob Cunningham Field (Memorial Stadium). The Golden Bears move to 3-1 for the first time since the 2013 season. Earlier this year, CSP snapped a 10 game losing streak in road night games dating back to that same 2013 season and have now won two road night games in a row. Concordia also improves to 11-10 all-time against Wayne State in an annual series dating back to 1999 when Concordia joined the … Continue reading Minnesota College Football: Concordia-St.Paul gets comeback win at Wayne State

MN United clinches first ever playoff spot

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (September 25, 2019) — They left it till nearly the last minute, but the Loons defeated the visiting Sporting Kansas City 2-1 and clinched the club’s first-ever playoff berth. Sporting KC came to Allianz Field with a similar game plan as many of those who have threatened to take points from the Loons – defend in a deep block and hit on the counterattack with pace. The strategy almost paid off for the visitors as a first half goal from Botond Baráth inside of six minutes stood until the 71st minute when Osvaldo Alonso finally broke through the … Continue reading MN United clinches first ever playoff spot

Minnesota Score and Minnesota Youth Athletic Services team up to provide complete coverage of community based youth basketball and baseball

Minneapolis, MN (September 25, 2019) Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS) and Minnesota Score Magazine and Radio today announced a new partnership that will fill a void for coverage of youth sports throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.  “Working with Minnesota Score is a unique way to provide the coverage and content that our partners, the parent-volunteer sports associations, deserve,” said Dawson Blanck, Executive Director, Minnesota Youth Athletic Services. The intent of this joint effort is to showcase the dedicated individuals who volunteer countless hours of time in order to provide safe, positive and productive experiences for youth athletes in Minnesota and … Continue reading Minnesota Score and Minnesota Youth Athletic Services team up to provide complete coverage of community based youth basketball and baseball

Minnesota United Defender Brent Kallman Suspended and Fined for PEDs

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., (Sept. 19, 2019) – Major League Soccer has suspended and fined Minnesota United defender Brent Kallman for violating the MLS Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health (SABH) Policy by testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Pursuant to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, Kallman is suspended for 10 MLS games, effective immediately, and has been fined 20 percent of his annual salary. Kallman will serve his suspension during Minnesota United’s four remaining MLS regular season matches, Minnesota United playoff matches this season, and any remaining games will be served during the 2020 MLS regular season. Per the CBA, during his … Continue reading Minnesota United Defender Brent Kallman Suspended and Fined for PEDs

Simply the Best: 1st Annual MYAS Invite Tournament set for Sunday, October 27

Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS) will tip off the 2019-20 basketball season with their special 1st Annual Invite tournament for Boys and Girls teams, grades 5-8. This exciting invitation-only event will feature the top A teams in Minnesota, with the intent of the tournament to match up the top teams in the state. It’s the best versus the best. How is this done? MYAS will use results from the 2019 Grade State Championships to determine who gets invited to this special event, while organizations that utilize the Trusted Coaches risk management platform program will get priority when selecting teams. In … Continue reading Simply the Best: 1st Annual MYAS Invite Tournament set for Sunday, October 27