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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...

SPORTS FEEVER – September 17, 2020

It sure is GREAT to see football and volleyball practices in Minnesota.  Hopefully, games are next! COVID continues to cause havoc and frustration for many.   Detroit Lakes High School found out over the weekend that a teacher tested positive for...

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...

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. ...

CROOKSTON PIRATE GIRL’S SWIMMERS TAKE ON GRAND FORKS CENTRAL/RED RIVER

The Crookston Pirate Girl's swim team swam against the mixed teams of Grand Forks Red River and Grand Forks Central at the Grand Forks Central pool.  Red River and Central practice and compete together, but they score as separate...

CROOKSTON GIRL’S TENNIS BEATS EAST GRAND FORKS AGAIN

The Crookston Pirate Girl's Tennis team improved to 5-0 on the year as they beat the East Grand Forks Green Wave 5-2 in a Section 8A matchup at the East Grand Forks Senior High Courts.  "We used a little...

CROOKSTON BOY’S SOCCER BEATS HILLCREST FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2005

The Crookston Pirates Boy's Soccer team's Noah Kiel scored a hat trick on the way to a 3-0 victory over the Fergus Falls Hillcrest Academy Comets in a Section 8A matchup at the Crookston High School soccer field on...

CROOKSTON GIRL’S SOCCER SHUT OUT BY DETROIT LAKES

The Crookston Pirate Girl's Soccer team started strong with a shot on goal in the first minute, but the Detroit Lakes Lakers would control the rest of the game on their way to a 4-0 victory in a Section...