Sports

Gopher football tickets being sold for big profits

With a new stadium that has fewer seats and an increase in demand, some students are selling their tickets to games for more than $100.

Vic Ellison is a 54-year-old Gophers football season ticket holder. He also has yet to attend a game at TCF Bank Stadium.

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I do believe, I do believe, I do believe!

by Jean Gabler | 9/17/09 • Since I have been writing this blog, the question I always get is how I came to love baseball as much as I do. I always answer that question by saying that I just always have. I grew up surrounded by baseball in New Ulm, Minnesota. Every Sunday we would be at a Tomahawk League game in some small town around New Ulm.

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Twins poised to make September run for the title

by Jean Gabler | 8/29/09 • For those of you who have missed my entries, I apologize. I did write an entry shortly after I returned from vacation but I just found out that it was lost in cyberspace.

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What is Title IX?

South High students Akeena Bronson, Jenny Houle and Mallory Cramer produced "What is Title IX?" a video about the impact of this law on women in sports.

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Soccer Fight raises concern about future of Hmong soccer

With the score tied at 1-1 midway through the second-half, the soccer match between “International” and “Vipers” was a tightly fought struggle that included much physical play.

A team comprised of

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PGA honors Black golf pioneer

William J. (Bill) Powell first learned to play golf at age nine. He later helped form his high school’s first golf team, and did the same in college. While serving in the U.S.MORE »

Getting your GameSpeed on

Ty Baker - Executive Director of EJ Henderson Youth Foundation (Photo by Jamal Denman)

GameSpeed Sports Academy, an athletic training facility in Eden Prairie, offers athletes of all ages and skill levels intense physical training, academic tutoring, and assistance with improving life aMORE »

The sport of awkward, feathery kings

Last week’s Extreme Race Day at Canterbury saw ostriches in the exact state God intended: being topped by tiny men and racing for sport.

This past Sunday, upon entering Canterbury Park amid a sea of fellow race-goers, one mother’s enthusiastic declaration to her toddler son rang true: “Go ostriches!MORE »

The wind beneath their wings

Bill Morton with a young couple from Norway. (Photo by Jeffrey -Farnam .com)

“How did you spend your summer?”
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