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CROOKSTON GIRL’S SOCCER PLAYS SOLID FIRST HALF, BUT FALLS TO FERGUS FALLS HILLCREST

The Crookston Pirate girls' soccer team played solid offensively in the first half and did enough defensively to stay in the game. Still, the Fergus Falls Hillcrest Academy Comets came away with a 2-0 win on Thursday afternoon at...

SHORT-HANDED CROOKSTON GIRL’S TENNIS BEATS PARK RAPIDS

The Crookston Pirates Girl's Tennis team was missing three players in their starting line up but continue to show off their depth with a 5-2 victory over the  Park Rapids Panthers in a Section 8A matchup in Park Rapids.  Singles Crookston...

THE SECTION 8A GIRLS SWIMMING AND DIVING MEET SCHEDULE HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED

The Section 8A Girls Swimming and Diving meet schedule has been announced.  The information is below – Diving: Thursday, October 22 at  Bemidji Warm-up:  11:30 a.m. Meet start:  1:00 p.m. Swimming events:  The Swimming events will be held at three different sites per the...

A TOUGH DETROIT LAKES TEAM SWIMS PAST CROOKSTON GIRL’S SWIMMING IN DUAL

The Crookston Pirate Girls Swim team took on another top Section 8A team and lost to the Detroit Lakes Lakers 143-30 in a dual at the Crookston Community Pool.   Detroit Lakes won all 13 events in the dual.  Even though...

SECTION 8A GIRLS TENNIS TOURNAMENT DATES ANNOUNCED

The Section 8A Girls Tennis coaches met online Wednesday night and the Section 8A Girls Tennis team tournament dates were decided. Quarterfinals - Tuesday, October 6  at the high seed Semi-finals - Thursday, October 8 at the high seed Championship -...

CROOKSTON PIRATE VOLLEYBALL 2020 SCHEDULE RELEASED

The Crookston Pirate Volleyball schedule has been released with 14 matches and the Section 8A playoff schedule is yet to be determined.  The preliminary schedule is below -  CROOKSTON PIRATE VOLLEYBALL 2020 SCHEDULE Thursday, October 8 - host Ada-Borup - 7:15...

CROOKSTON GIRL’S TENNIS CRUISES TO A VICTORY OVER DETROIT LAKES

The Crookston Pirates Girl's Tennis team played a great match and coasted to a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Lakes Lakers in a match played at the Crookston High School tennis courts. "The girls came out and played well,"...

CROOKSTON BOY’S SOCCER FALLS IN REMATCH WITH DETROIT LAKES

The Crookston Pirate Boy's Soccer team played hard for long intervals, but Detroit Lakes had a pair of goals scored late in both the first and second halves which helped the Lakers solidify a 6-0 win on Tuesday afternoon...

CROOKSTON GIRL’S SWIMMING FALLS IN DUAL AT PARK RAPIDS

The shorthanded Crookston Pirate Girl's Swimming team ran into a very good and deep Park Rapids Panther team and lost 108 to 36 in a dual at the Park Rapids High School Pool.  "Park Rapids is a very good...

CROOKSTON GIRL’S SOCCER PLAY HARD, COME UP SHORT IN LOSS TO EAST GRAND FORKS

The Crookston girls' soccer team gave one of the best teams in Section 8A all it could handle for more than 60 minutes, but East Grand Forks broke a second-half tie and added goals late to hand the Pirates...

MSHSL APPROVES FOOTBALL AND VOLLEYBALL THIS FALL

The Minnesota State High School League met Monday morning and approved Football and Volleyball Seasons this fall.  They also approved adapted soccer This fall. Football The board voted 15-3 in favor of having football this fall.   Practice will start September...

MINNESOTA GOLDEN GOPHER FOOTBALL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

The Big Ten announced Minnesota's 2020 football schedule today. The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers are slated to play eight conference games – four at home and four on the road. Special date games, including Fridays, will be determined and...

THE NORTH USES DEPTH TO BEAT CROOKSTON GIRL’S SWIMMERS IN A DUAL

The Crookston Pirate Girl's swim team lost a dual to The North (Roseau/Warroad/BGMR) 122-44 in a dual at the Crookston Community Pool.    The North won nine of the 11 varsity races to win the dual handily. Crookston's lone wins...

CROOKSTON GIRL’S TENNIS BOUNCES BACK TO BEAT EAST GRAND FORKS

The Crookston Pirate Girls Tennis team bounced back a day after their first loss of the season with a 5-2 victory over the East Grand Forks Green Wave at the Crookston High School tennis courts.  Crookston beat East Grand...

UMC TRAP TEAM GEARING UP FOR SECOND SEASON THIS FALL

The year 2020 has seen many sports seasons postponed or delayed due to COVID-19. This includes most University of Minnesota-Crookston athletics, as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced in August that fall sports will be postponed through December 31. One...

MSHSL EXPECTED TO LOOK AT FALL FOOTBALL AND VOLLEYBALL IN SPECIAL MEETING ON MONDAY

The president of the Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors has called a special board meeting for Monday, September 21 at 9:00 a.m.  The announcement didn’t include a reason for the meeting, but speculation is they will...

BIG TEN TO RESTART FOOTBALL SEASON WITH GAMES STARTING OCTOBER 23-24

The Big Ten Conference announced the restart of its 2020-21 football season, with play scheduled to begin October 23-24.  The schedule will be an eight-game schedule and it will be completed in time to be eligible for post-season play. On...

CROOKSTON GIRL’S SOCCER SHUT OUT BY EAST GRAND FORKS

The Crookston Pirate Girl's Soccer team played a solid first half, but a flurry of goals by East Grand Forks in the second half put the game away, as the Green Wave shut out the Pirates, 6-0, on Tuesday...

THIEF RIVER FALLS HANDS PIRATE GIRLS TENNIS THEIR FIRST LOSS OF SEASON

The Thief River Falls Prowlers came out strong and outlasted the Crookston Pirate Girls Tennis team for a 6-1 victory in a Section 8A matchup played at the Crookston High School tennis courts.  "We had some good matches and...

CROOKSTON BOY’S SOCCER FALLS IN REMATCH WITH PELICAN RAPIDS

The Crookston Pirate Boy's Soccer fell at Pelican Rapids Tuesday, 10-0, in a matchup of Section 8A opponents. The Pirates opened their 2020 season on September 1 with a 5-0 loss to Pelican Rapids at home. "We saw a...

BIG TEN PRESIDENTS TO HEAR PRESENTATION ABOUT PLAYING FOOTBALL THIS FALL

Story by the Associated Press The Big Ten university presidents will meet Sunday to hear a presentation about playing a football season _ maybe as soon as late October _ though a vote to restart the postponed season is not...

MINNESOTA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SUPPORTERS ASKING YOU TO CONTACT MSHSL BOARD

KROX received the following information from an area high school football coach as a large group of people are trying to get the Minnesota State High School League to overturn their decision to postpone football to start in Mid-March. ...