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TRAVIS ROSS FINISHES 12TH PLACE AT THE MINNESOTA STATE OPEN AND TAKES HOME SOME MONEY

Crookston's Travis Ross had an outstanding third round and shot a four-under-par 68 to finish with a three-round 212 score to finish in a tie for 12th place at the Minnesota State Open Championship at Royal Golf Club in...

TRAVIS ROSS IN A TIE FOR 25TH PLACE GOING INTO FINAL ROUND OF MN STATE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP

Crookston's Travis Ross shot a two-over-par 74 in the second round of the Minnesota State Open Championship at Royal Golf Club in Lake Elmo, Minnesota. Ross had two bogies, two birdies, and five pars on the front nine. On...

SEVERAL AREA BASEBALL PLAYERS AND TEAMS RECEIVE MN BASEBALL COACHES ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS

The Minnesota High School Baseball Coaches Association named the 2020 All-State Academic team and several student-athletes from the area made the team. Class A All-State Academic Team Dawson Feuillerat (Stephen-Argyle) and a UMC Baseball recruit Nathan Fortman and Dustin Osland (Win-E-Mac) Treydon Boushee...

TRAVIS ROSS AND EVAN DIMKE WIN THE MINAKWA FOURTH OF JULY TOURNAMENT

Minakwa Golf Course held their annual Fourth of July tournament last weekend. The tournament was 27 holes with different formats on each round of nine holes. There were three flights in the tournament and the top three teams from...

TRAVIS ROSS IN 17TH PLACE AFTER FIRST ROUND OF MINNESOTA STATE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Crookston's Travis Ross is tied for 17th place out of 156 golfers with a two-under-par 70 after the first round of the 103rd Minnesota State Open Men's Golf tournament at Royal Golf Club in Lake Elmo, Minnesota. Ross had...

MINNESOTA TWINS 2020 60-GAME SCHEDULE RELEASED

The Minnesota Twins 60th season will begin on Friday, July 24 at the Chicago White Sox.  The 60 game schedule includes 10 games apiece against American League Central rivals (Chicago White Sox, Detroit Lions, Cleveland Indians, and Kansas City...

MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA JUNIOR COLLEGE FALL SPORTS CANCELED FOR UPCOMING SEASON

The Minnesota State presidents of the member colleges of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference (MCAC) announced they have canceled football, volleyball, and soccer this fall. The MCAC consists of 24 two-year colleges located in Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin,...

UMC ATHLETICS DEDICATES LYSAKER GYM COURT IN HONOR OF LONGTIME MEN’S BASKETBALL COACH GARY SENSKE

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) recently has undergone a major renovation as the entire Lysaker Gymnasium floor was sanded down, repainted and sealed this spring. In addition, Golden Eagle athletics is very excited to announce that the renovated...

SPORTS FEEVER – June 25, 2020

Welcome to another edition of the world-famous Sports Feever column. Outdoor youth sports games are allowed as of Wednesday and indoor games will be allowed on July 1.  That is a positive step forward.  But, it isn't all good news....

CROOKSTON BASEBALL STARTS ORGANIZED PRACTICE, HOPEFUL TO PLAY SOME GAMES

In any other summer, the sounds of batting practice, pitching and taking infield are routine. In 2020, they are sounds many have longed to hear. After spring sports and legion baseball were canceled across Minnesota this year, the opportunity to...

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TO START 60 GAME SEASON JULY 23 OR 24 – KROX WILL CARRY THE TWINS AGAIN

Major League Baseball has issued a 60-game schedule that will start  July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus following months of acrimony. This will be MLB's shortest season since...

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH GIVES OKAY FOR OUTDOOR YOUTH SPORTS GAMES STARTING JUNE 24, INDOOR BEGINS JULY 1

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) today issued new guidance on youth sports participation during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance recommends that youth sports games and scrimmages resume June 24 or later for outdoor sports, and July 1...

UMC MENS GOLFER CONNOR HUMBLE NAMED ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR

University of Minnesota Crookston men’s golfer Connor Humble (Jr., Rosemount) was named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar as announced by the GCAA. Humble is just the second student-athlete for Minnesota Crookston men’s golfer to ever receive the award, joining...

SPORTS FEEVER – June 18, 2020

Welcome to another Sports Feever column.  High school athletes and coaches have started their summer workouts as of Monday, June 15 and it seems like a lot of student-athletes are taking advantage of the workouts. Major League Baseball looks to...

UMC SOCCER ANNOUNCES THE SIGNING OF ANOTHER TRANSFER

The University of Minnesota Crookston women’s soccer program announced the addition of the University of Illinois Springfield transfer Alyssa Pavlacic (D, 5-9, St. Charles, Mo./University of Illinois Springfield). Pavlacic is the seventh signee for the Golden Eagles in the...

CROOKSTON HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER AND COACH, WES HANSON LOVES TO FISH FOR MONSTER MUSKIE

Crookston High School teacher and coach Wes Hanson isn't only a great teacher and coach, but he is also an avid Muskie fisherman. The thrill of catching the monster fish has had him "hooked" for the past 10-plus years....

UMC WOMEN’S GOLF SIGNS A HILLSBORO, NORTH DAKOTA PRODUCT

The University of Minnesota Crookston women’s golf team announced the addition of Tiffany Kozojed (Hillsboro, N.D./Hillsboro H.S.) to their 2020-21 signing class. Kozojed is the fifth signee for the Golden Eagle women’s golf program. She joins Ciera Kotaska (Thief...

SPORTS FEEVER – June 11, 2020

Last weekend should have been the Minnesota State High School League State track meet, State Softball, and the State golf tournament should have been this week and State Baseball should have started today.  It is just another reminder of...

BEN ANDRINGA AND QUINN WESTLAKE COMPETE IN FINAL HIGH SCHOOL GOLF TOURNEY

Two recent Crookston High School graduates, Ben Andringa and Quinn Westlake competed in their final tournament as high school golfers in the Bell Bank High School Senior Invitational at Fargo Country Club on Monday. Andringa shot a 96 (+24),...

CROOKSTON HIGH SCHOOL TO OFFER SUMMER FAST PROGRAM (STRENGTH TRAINING)

The Pirate Flexibility, Agility, and Strength Training Program will be starting on Monday, June 15. Students interested in participating in the program are encouraged to register by June 11. The Fast Program information is below -  When - June 15-August 6 (Mondays...

SPORTS FEEVER – June 4, 2020

It has been a tough week in the state of Minnesota and across the nation after the death of George Floyd.  I might have shared the moment I experienced racism in person, but in case you missed it, here...

EAST GRAND FORKS CITY COUNCIL APPROVES SUMMER REC ACTIVITIES STARTING JULY 6

The East Grand Forks City Council gave permission to East Grand Forks Parks and Recreation to begin Summer activities the week of July 6. Registration for programs will open the week of June 8. They are currently updating the...