Q and A with North Dakota State (and Minnesota native)WR Phoenix Sproles

Interview by Tony Langfellow Phoenix Sproles: Sophomore Wide Receiver  New Hope, MN  (Robbinsdale Cooper HS) Phoenix Sproles, who played his high school football for his step-father Willie Howard at Robbinsdale Cooper High School (New Hope, MN) is having a break-out sophomore season. Heading into the final regular season game Sproles had amassed 479 yards receiving on 28 catches and two touchdowns for the unbeaten and top ranked Bison. We caught up with Sproles after their 49-14 win over the University of South Dakota (Nov 16) that clinched yet another conference championship for NDSU: MN Score: So just tell me about … Continue reading Q and A with North Dakota State (and Minnesota native)WR Phoenix Sproles

Odorizzi accepts Twins qualifying offer; signed for 2020

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins announced today that right-handed pitcher Jake Odorizzi has accepted the club’s qualifying offer and is signed through the 2020 season. Odorizzi, a 2019 American League All-Star, led the Twins pitching staff in wins last season, going a career-best 15-7 with a 3.51 ERA (159.0 IP, 62 ER), 53 walks and a career-high 178 strikeouts. Since joining the Twins in a trade during February of 2018, the Breese, Illinois native has gone 22-17 with a 4.01 ERA (323.1 IP, 144 ER), 123 walks and 340 strikeouts in 62 starts. The 29-year-old right-hander finished the … Continue reading Odorizzi accepts Twins qualifying offer; signed for 2020

Columbia Heights draws statewide excitement for one day tournament

Story and photos by Paul Langfellow   Photo Gallery The MYAS one-day Winter Shootout basketball tournaments are back and this past weekend the Columbia Heights Basketball Association hosted a boys tournament at Columbia Heights High School. The tournament featured teams in grades 4th through 8th with 24 teams facing off against each other. The November 9th tournament included boys basketball teams from the Twin Cities metro as well as teams from across the state.   Unique to last Saturday’s tournament were teams that made the long journey from their home courts such as Hermantown located north near Duluth, and Stewartville, located … Continue reading Columbia Heights draws statewide excitement for one day tournament

Rocco Baldelli named American League Manager of the Year

Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN – The Minnesota Twins were informed today that Rocco Baldelli has been named the American League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Baldelli led the Twins to their first American League Central division title since 2010 with a record of 101-61. Baldelli becomes the fourth manager in club history to win the award, joining Tom Kelly (1991), Ron Gardenhire (2010) and Paul Molitor (2017). Behind Baldelli, the Twins joined the Houston Astros (107 wins), the Los Angeles Dodgers (106 wins) and the New York Yankees (103 wins) as the only four clubs … Continue reading Rocco Baldelli named American League Manager of the Year

Photo Gallery/Video Recap: Vikings win in Dallas

Minnesota bounces back from their loss in Kansas City one week ago to take out the Cowboys in Dallas 28-24. The win raises Minnesota’s record to 7-and-3 and keeps them within one game of the first place Packers. Click here for photo gallery Photos by Robin Alam Continue reading Photo Gallery/Video Recap: Vikings win in Dallas