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NATE LUBARSKI NAMED NEW CROOKSTON PIRATE FOOTBALL COACH

Nate Lubarski has been named the new Crookston Pirate Football coach pending Crookston School Board approval.  Lubarski has been instrumental in reviving the weight room numbers and selecting certain equipment for interval training in the recently redone Crookston High...

CROOKSTON PIRATE VARSITY FALL SPORTS SCHEDULES RELEASED

Crookston High School Activities Director Greg Garmen has released the 2021 fall sports schedules.  As you know, the schedules are subject to changes because of weather, and once again because of COVID (hopefully not!!).  The Crookston Pirate Varsity Fall...

UMC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL GETS VERBAL COMMITMENT FROM MOOSE-LAKE/WILLOW RIVER STAR

The University of Minnesota Crookston Golden Eagle Women’s Basketball team has received a verbal commitment from Natalie Mikrot of Moose Lake/Willow River high school.  Mikrot received a scholarship offer from UMC in late July and made the decision to...

UMC ATHLETICS HIRES A NEW SOFTBALL COACH

The University of Minnesota Crookston softball program announced the hiring of Nick Weinmeister as head softball coach. Weinmeister arrives in Crookston from Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa. Weinmeister was the head softball coach for three seasons, along with...

JOSLYNN LEACH SIGNS LETTER OF INTENT TO PLAY GOLF AT CONCORDIA COLLEGE

Crookston Pirate Girls Golfer Joslynn Leach has signed a letter of intent to play golf at Concordia College in Moorhead. Leach wrapped up her Pirate career in June with a 31st place finish at the State Tournament held at...

UMC VOLLEYBALL SIGNS 5’11 SERBIAN OUTSIDE HITTER

The University of Minnesota Crookston volleyball program announced the signing of Bojana Stekovic (OH, 5-11, Gornji Milanovac, Serbia/Marshalltown Community College). Stekovic is the third signee for the Golden Eagles joining Bailey Schaefer (OH, 5-9, Brandon/Brandon-Evansville H.S.) and Layne Whaley...

CROOKSTON BLUE LINE CLUB GOLF SCRAMBLE TO BE HELD AUGUST 20

The 17th Annual Crookston Blue Line Club Golf Scramble will be held on Friday, August 20 at Minakwa Golf Course in Crookston. It will be a five-person scramble with registration at 8:00 a.m. and a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start. Team sponsorship...

CROOKSTON PIRATE SOFTBALL HANDS OUT AWARDS

The Crookston Pirate Softball team held its end of the year celebration this week and handed out letters and individual awards.   MVP - Jenna Coauette Pirate Pride award - Reese Swanson Defensive MVP - Amber Cymbaluk Slugger of the year - Addie Fee Most...

CROOKSTON LEGION BASEBALL BATTLES BUT LOSES TO BRECKENRIDGE IN SUB-STATE TOURNEY

The Crookston American Legion Nels T. Wold Post 20 baseball team battled but came up short in a 7-5 loss to Breckenridge Post 53 in the first round of the Northwest Sub-state Baseball tournament in Red Lake Falls.  Breckenridge started...

SPORTS FEEVER – July 22, 2021

Welcome to another Sports Feever column.  We are less than a month away from the first Fall sport practice on August, 16!   It is hard to believe.   We will be looking at the fall sports season over the next...

RED LAKE FALLS JUNIOR GOLF TOURNAMENT WILL BE JULY 26

The Knights of Columbus Chapter of Red Lake County will sponsor a Junior Golf Tournament on Monday, July 26 with a 9:00 a.m. shotgun start at the Oak Knolls Golf Course in Red Lake Falls. Entry fee is $10, while...

UMC VOLLEYBALL TEAM RECEIVES ACADEMIC AWARD FOR 2020-21 SEASON

The University of Minnesota Crookston volleyball team is the recipient of the United States Marine Corps (USMC)/American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2020-21 season. The award, initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors volleyball teams that...

PIRATE GIRLS HOCKEY FINISHES FOURTH PLACE IN GRAND FORKS TOURNEY

The Crookston Pirate Girls Hockey team competed in the Grand Forks Summer Invitational at the ICON Sports Center this weekend.  Crookston, Grand Forks, Mandan, East Grand Forks, Fargo Davies, Minot, Bismarck, and a combination of Thief River Falls and...

2021 NORTHWEST SUB-STATE AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT BRACKET RELEASED

The bracket for the 2021 Northwest Sub-state American Legion Baseball tournament has been released.  The tournament will be played at Red Lake Falls Thursday, July 22 through Sunday, July 25.  The seeds and bracket are listed below -  North seeds...

KALEB THINGELSTAD SIGNS TO PLAY GOLF AT KANSAS WESLEYAN

Crookston High School graduate Kaleb Thingelstad recently signed a letter of intent to play golf at Kansas Wesleyan University in Selina, Kansas. Thingelstad came out for golf during his senior season and had an impressive year.  He was the only...

CROOKSTON LEGION BASEBALL BEAT WIN-E-MAC, FALL TO FOSSTON, ADVANCE TO DISTRICTS

The Crookston American Legion Nels T. Wold Post 20 baseball team is taking on Win-E-Mac in the District 9 Division II sub-district tournament in Roseau.  The winner will play in the third-place game and advance to the District tournament...

RED LAKE COUNTY LEGION BASEBALL FALLS TO FOSSTON TO WRAP UP SEASON

Fosston scored seven runs in the second inning and that proved to be enough as they beat the Red Lake County American Legion Baseball team 13-3 in six innings in a game played at Gilbertson Field in Roseau. In the...

RED LAKE COUNTY LEGION BASEBALL SHUTOUT BY ROSEAU, BOUNCE BACK TO BEAT STEPHEN-ARGYLE

Roseau scored four runs in the first inning and coasted to an 11-0 victory in five innings over Red Lake County in the first round of the District 9 sub-district American Legion Baseball tournament in Roseau. In the top of...

STEPHEN-ARGYLE LEGION BASEBALL FALLS TO WIN-E-MAC AND RED LAKE COUNTY IN SUB-DISTRICT

The Win-E-Mac American Legion Baseball team had solid pitching and scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Stephen-Argyle 11-1 in six innings in the first round and came up short in an 8-3 loss...

CROOKSTON LEGION BASEBALL FALLS TO WARROAD, BEATS LANCASTER TO STAY ALIVE IN TOURNEY PLAY

The Crookston American Legion Nels T. Wold Post 20 baseball team led 5-0 going into the bottom of the sixth inning, but Warroad scored six runs in the sixth inning to win the game 6-5 in the first round...

SPORTS FEEVER – July 15, 2021

Welcome to another Sports Feever column by the infamous Chris Fee.  We are a little short again this week.  We have been getting ready for our 60th Annual KROX Crazy Auctions on Thursday and the legion baseball tournament Friday,...

CROOKSTON PIRATE GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM WINS FERGUS FALLS TOURNAMENT

The Crookston Pirate Girls Basketball team won the Championship of one of the brackets at a Fergus Falls tournament on Wednesday afternoon.  Crookston beat Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 43-33 in the first round.  In the semi-finals, they beat Hawley 45-27.  In the championship,...