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UMC MEN’S BASKETBALL SIGNS A GUARD/FORWARD WITH LOCAL TIES

The University of Minnesota Crookston men’s basketball program added Sam Tiley (G/F, 6-4 200, Fort Collins, Colo./Eastern Wyoming College) to their 2020-21 signing class. Tiley played two years at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington, Wyoming. As a sophomore, he averaged...

SPORTS FEEVER – May 21, 2020

I will start off the Sports Feever column this week with a message to the Crookston High School senior class of 2020. Crookston Graduating class of 2020, Congratulations on your graduation from high school and welcome to being an alumnus like...

CROOKSTON’S ALEECE DURBIN NAMED UND WOMENS TRACK MOST IMPROVED

Crookston High School graduate and current University of North Dakota Fighting Hawk Women’s trackster Aleece Durbin was named the Female Indoor Track team’s Most Improved athlete. Durbin just wrapped up her sophomore year where she ran the hurdles, sprints and...

UMC BASEBALL SIGNS TWO JUCO PITCHERS

The University of Minnesota Crookston baseball program announced the addition of two junior college pitchers to their signing class. The Golden Eagles signed Jackson Schneider (RHP, 6-1 195, Forest Lake, Minn./Century College) and Joey Greco (RHP, 6-2 195, Half...

CROOKSTON PIRATE SOFTBALL CELEBRATES “SENIOR DAY”

Thursday, May 14 would have been Senior Day for the Crookston Pirate Softball team. They weren't able to play, but the seven senior players still celebrated their day at the Donnie Lauf/Crookston American Legion Softball field behind Highland School...

SPORTS FEEVER – May 14, 2020

Welcome to another Sports Feever.  We are a little over six weeks of the pandemic's cancelation of sports and the next several weeks were supposed to be playoff time.  Most of the graduation ceremonies will be different next week...

CROOKSTON’S PAUL BITTNER TALKS CANCELATION OF AHL SEASON, FREE AGENCY, TIPS FOR KIDS, AND MORE

The cancelation of the American Hockey League (AHL) this week meant the end of the season for Crookston’s Paul Bittner, who plays for the Cleveland Monsters, an affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets. KROX’s Chris Fee caught up with...

MLB OWNERS TO PROPOSE HALF SEASON STARTING IN JULY TO PLAYERS UNION

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball owners have given the go-ahead to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting...

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL IN MINNESOTA THIS SUMMER IS CANCELED

There will be no American Legion Baseball in Minnesota this summer after the State executive committee met Saturday morning and canceled the 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The official release is below -  The American Legion Department of...

MINNESOTA VIKINGS 2020 SEASON SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

The NFL released the 2020 schedule Thursday evening, including the Minnesota Vikings.   A couple of games of interest are the season opener hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, September 13.  The Vikings will have one Monday night game on...

SPORTS FEEVER – May 14, 2020

Welcome to another Sports Feever.  We are a little over six weeks of the pandemic's cancelation of sports and the next several weeks were supposed to be playoff time.  Most of the graduation ceremonies will be different next week...

CROOKSTON’S PAUL BITTNER TALKS CANCELATION OF AHL SEASON, FREE AGENCY, TIPS FOR KIDS, AND MORE

The cancelation of the American Hockey League (AHL) this week meant the end of the season for Crookston’s Paul Bittner, who plays for the Cleveland Monsters, an affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets. KROX’s Chris Fee caught up with...

MLB OWNERS TO PROPOSE HALF SEASON STARTING IN JULY TO PLAYERS UNION

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball owners have given the go-ahead to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting...

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL IN MINNESOTA THIS SUMMER IS CANCELED

There will be no American Legion Baseball in Minnesota this summer after the State executive committee met Saturday morning and canceled the 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The official release is below -  The American Legion Department of...

MINNESOTA VIKINGS 2020 SEASON SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

The NFL released the 2020 schedule Thursday evening, including the Minnesota Vikings.   A couple of games of interest are the season opener hosting the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, September 13.  The Vikings will have one Monday night game on...

SPORTS FEEVER – May 7, 2020

Welcome to another Pulitzer Prize worthy Sports Feever Column. Ummmmmm......Okay, maybe a best sports column written by a radio announcer named Chris Fee.  In all seriousness, we have another column full of information for you again this week. KROX continues...

UMC WOMEN’S GOLF PROGRAM SIGNS JUCO TRANSFER FROM MADISON, MN

The University of Minnesota Crookston women’s golf program announced the signing of Abby Stender (Madison, Minn./Iowa Lakes Community College) to a National Letter of Intent. Stender competed the last two seasons for Iowa Lakes C.C., in Estherville, Iowa. Stender led...

UMC BASEBALL LANDS WADENA’S JAKE DYKHOFF – FORMER MR. BASEBALL FINALIST

The University of Minnesota Crookston baseball program announced the signing of one of the top junior college prospects in the region with the addition of Jake Dykhoff (RHP, 6-0 195, Wadena/Minnesota State Community and Technical College). As a sophomore, Dykhoff...

UMC MEN’S BASKETBALL ADDS 11TH SIGNEE, ANOTHER INTERNATIONAL PLAYER

The University of Minnesota Crookston men’s basketball program announced the signing of George Blaj-Voinescu (F/C, 6-8 210, Brasov, Romania/Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College). Blaj-Voinescu is the 11th and final signee for the Golden Eagles for the 2020-21 signing class. He...

UMC WOMEN’S GOLF HAS 3 FERTILE-BELTRAMI GRADS ON THE TEAM

Story by Shawn Smith (UMC Sports Information Director)- The University of Minnesota Crookston Athletic Department currently has six student-athletes from Fertile, representing three sports, with the women’s golf program having three Fertile-Beltrami High School grads competing on the team. The Golden...