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UMC BASEBALL COMES FROM BEHIND TO BEAT #5 ST. CLOUD STATE

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) baseball team overcame a 3-0 deficit highlighted by a two-run home run from Reed Hjelle (Sr., East Grand Forks) to secure a 5-3 win over #5 St. Cloud State in an NSIC game...

UMC SOFTBALL SWEPT BY MSU-MANKATO

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) softball team lost both games of a double head by 8-0 and 2-0 scores to Minnesota State-Mankato in a Northern Sun Conference Double Header on Friday afternoon.   In the bottom of the second inning,...

PIRATE BOY’S TENNIS WINS A COUPLE MATCHES BUT FALLS TO BEMIDJI

The Crookston Pirates Boy's Tennis team loaded up their doubles and won two of three and lost some competitive singles matches in a 5-2 loss to the Bemidji Lumberjacks in a match played in Crookston. Crookston loaded up the doubles...

UMC MEN’S GOLF IN 10TH PLACE AFTER FIRST ROUND OF NSIC CHAMPIONSHIP

The University of Minnesota Crookston Men’s Golf team is in 10th place after the first round of the Northern Sun Conference Championship played at Shoal Creek Golf Club in Kansas City, Missouri.  Winona State is leading the 10-team field...

JASMIN HANSON HITS A HOME RUN, BUT PIRATE SOFTBALL FALLS TO EGF

One season after losing to East Grand Forks 23-0 in four innings, the Crookston Pirate softball team forced a complete seven-inning game while bringing the tying run to the plate before falling 9-5 to the Green Wave in a Section...

CROOKSTON WRESTLING CLUB HANDS OUT AWARDS

The Crookston Wrestling Club held their end of the year banquet/party and handed out five awards.  The award winners are listed below - Outstanding Wrestler: Pre-K through 2nd grade - Levi Kresl 3rd through 6th grade - Casey Weiland Most Improved: Pre-K through 2nd grade - Oliver...

SPORTS FEEVER – April 18, 2019

Welcome to one of the best stretches of the year.  We had the Final Four two weekends ago, last weekend Tiger Woods won the Masters and now it is Easter weekend. And......Spring has finally arrived.  The weather has finally started...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK – Rocky Bjorge

The KROX Radio Athlete of the Week is University of Minnesota Crookston Golden Eagle Softball player, Rocky Bjorge, a 5’7, senior first and third baseman, from Prior Lake majoring in Criminal Justice who is expected to graduate this spring in...

UMC BASEBALL SPLITS DOUBLEHEADER WITH SMSU

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) baseball team won game one 2-1 before falling in walk-off fashion 9-8 in game two in an NSIC doubleheader against "host" Southwest Minnesota State played at the UMC Baseball Field.  GAME ONE – Southwest...

UMC SOFTBALL SWEPT IN DOUBLEHEADER BY SCSU

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) softball team managed a combined four hits over two games as the St. Cloud State Huskies swept UMC in a pair of NSIC games played at Husky Stadium in St. Cloud.  GAME ONE –...

CROOKSTON PIRATE GIRLS TRACK FINISHES 3RD, BOYS FINISH 6TH AT PARK RAPIDS

The Crookston Pirate Girls Track team finished third place out of 12 teams and the Pirate Boys finished sixth place out of 13 teams at the Park Rapids Panthers Invitational Meet in Park Rapids. Park Rapids won the girls...

SACRED HEART 15-RUN RULES CROOKSTON PIRATE SOFTBALL IN SEASON OPENER

The Sacred Heart Eagles scored five runs while only recording one hit in the top of the first inning and cruised the rest of the way for a 15-0 victory in four innings over the Crookston Pirate Softball team...

CHOICE THERAPY NAMES JADA DILLABOUGH ATHLETE OF THE MONTH FOR MARCH

The Choice Therapy Athlete of the Month for March is Jada Dillabough. Jada's nominee described her as a hard worker, a true teammate, a leader with a positive attitude on and off her playing fields. We congratulate Jada! There will be...

PIRATE BOYS TENNIS FALL TO #5 RANKED TRF AFTER PLAYING IN 2 CITIES

The Crookston Pirate Boys Tennis team played the fifth-ranked Thief River Falls Prowlers in two cities in a span over five hours and after it was all said and done, the Prowlers won the match 6-1.  The match started...

UPPER IOWA SCORES 35 RUNS IN SWEEP OF UMC SOFTBALL

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) softball team gave up 35 runs over two losses to Upper Iowa in a pair NSIC games played at the Eischeid Softball Complex in Fayette, Iowa. GAME ONE – Minnesota Crookston's bats put the...

UMC FOOTBALL TEAM VOLUNTEERS AT SUN COUNTRY AND YOU

The University of Minnesota Crookston football team volunteered Sunday, April 14 at Sun Country and You, a non-profit in Crookston that assists parents and children in building a high-quality life through interaction with animals. Nine student-athletes volunteered for three...

EIGHT-RUN FIFTH INNING LEADS UMC BASEBALL TO SERIES WIN OVER UMARY

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) baseball team used an offensive surge in the fifth inning to blow past UMary 16-8 in an NSIC game played at Rough Rider Center in Watford City, North Dakota. After the University of Mary scraped...