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PIRATE WRESTLERS LOSE IN FINAL MATCH AS FOSSTON-BAGLEY WINS 40-37

The Crookston Pirate Wrestling team won seven matches and the Fosston-Bagley Brawlers won seven matches, but the Brawlers won the heavyweight match by a pin to win the match 40-37 in an exciting Section 8A match on Senior Night...

UMC BASEBALL PICKED TO FINISH 10TH, HJELLE NAMED PRESEASON PLAYER OF THE YEAR

The University of Minnesota Crookston baseball program was picked to finish 10th in the NSIC Preseason Baseball Coaches’ Poll released Thursday morning. The Golden Eagles received 67 votes in the poll. They were 24 votes behind the University of...

CROOKSTON YOUTH HOCKEY UPDATE – January 16, 2019

The Crookston Blue Line Club has released this weeks Crookston Youth Hockey update and players of the week.  See how all the teams did below -  Mite White The Mite White had a couple games Saturday in Thief River Falls. We...

CATHERINE TIEDEMANN SCORES GAME WINNER FOR CROOKSTON GIRLS HOCKEY IN OT TO BEAT PARK RAPIDS

Catherine Tiedemann, who lost her grandfather James "Jim" Sims Tuesday morning, scored an emotional game-winning goal with 2:19 left in overtime as the Crookston Pirate Girls hockey team beat the Park Rapids Panthers 3-2 in a Section 8A game...

UMC MEN’S BASKETBALL SNAPS SKID WITH WIN OVER JAMESTOWN

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) Men's Basketball team picked up a much-needed bounce-back win 79-63 over Jamestown in a non-conference game played at Lysaker Gymnasium in Crookston. Jamestown jumped out to a 6-0 start before Gable Smith (R-Sr., Lodi,...

CROOKSTON BOY’S BASKETBALL PULLS AWAY LATE TO BEAT PARK RAPIDS

The Crookston Pirates Boys Basketball team trailed by five with five minutes left in the game and went on an 11-0 run and made their free throws in the final minutes to beat the Park Rapids Panthers 55-44 in...

CROOKSTON BOY’S HOCKEY EARNS A BIG SECTION WIN AT DETROIT LAKES

Crookston Pirates Boys Hockey got a pair of goals from both Brock Heppner and Ben Andringa, and Quinn Westlake scored his first career goal in a 6-3 win over the Detroit Lakes Lakers on Tuesday night at Kent Freeman...

PIRATE GIRL’S BASKETBALL USES LATE RUN TO BEAT BGMR

The Crookston Pirate Girls Basketball team finished the game on a 10-2 run to beat the short-handed Badger-Greenbush-Middle River (BGMR) Gators 63-58 in a game played at the Crookston High School gymnasium.  BGMR was without two of their starters...

BIG THIRD PERIOD LEADS GRAND FORKS PAST CROOKSTON GIRL’S HOCKEY

The Crookston Pirate Girls Hockey team struggled to establish much offensive zone time in a 7-1  loss to Grand Forks in a non-section game played at the Eagles Arena in Grand Forks. Grand Forks dominated possession and zone time in...

HIBBING DEFENSE SHUTS DOWN PIRATE GIRLS BASKETBALL OFFENSE

The Hibbing Bluejackets played tough, physical defense and pulled away to beat the Crookston Pirate Girls Basketball team 46-30 in a game played in Hibbing. The game story and stats will be coming soon. Crookston got off to a slow start...

WARROAD CRUISES TO VICTORY OVER PIRATE BOYS HOCKEY

The Crookston Pirate Boy’s Hockey team didn’t have an answer for the Warroad Warriors' Grant Slukynsky on Saturday as Warroad defeated the Pirates 4-1 behind Slukynsky’s hat trick at the Crookston Sports Center. Both teams came out of the...

UMC MEN’S BASKETBALL STRUGGLES IN SECOND HALF OF LOSS TO MSU-MOORHEAD

Minnesota Crookston shot 54% from the field, but MSU-Moorhead shot 58% from the field and went 9-18 from the three-point line as the Dragons won 101-88 in an NSIC game played at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead. Chase Knickerbocker (Sr., Annandale)...

MSU-MOORHEAD PULLS AWAY IN FOURTH QUARTER IN WIN OVER UMC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

MSU-Moorhead Women’s Basketball used a strong fourth quarter to secure their 12th straight win beating Minnesota Crookston 78-65 in an NSIC game played at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead. MSU-Moorhead opened the first quarter with a three-pointer before Isieoma Odor (R-Sr., Bloomington)...

UMC MEN’S BASKETBALL DROPS TIGHT GAME AT NORTHERN STATE

Minnesota Crookston Men's Basketball was unable to tie the game in the final seconds of a 72-70 loss to Northern State in an NSIC game played at Wachs Arena in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Chase Knickerbocker (Sr., Annandale) opened the game...

CROOKSTON GIRL’S BASKETBALL USES STRONG SECOND HALF TO BEAT VIRGINIA

The Crookston Pirate Girls Basketball team led by one at halftime and used a strong second half to beat the Virginia Blue Devils 53-42 in a game played in Virginia. The first half was back and forth with Crookston leading...

PIRATE BOYS BASKETBALL STRUGGLES AGAINST FERTILE-BELTRAMI’S DEFENSE IN LOSS

The Fertile-Beltrami Falcons scored the final eight points of the game and played tough defense the entire game to beat the Crookston Pirate Boys Basketball team 59-48 in a game played at the Crookston High School gymnasium. Fertile-Beltrami had a...

UMC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COMEBACK FALLS SHORT AT NORTHERN STATE

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) Women's Basketball team outscored Northern State 18-9 in the first quarter, but the offense cooled off as Northern State won 60-59 in an NSIC game played at Wachs Arena in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Minnesota...