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The Big Ten is back in a BIG way

The Big Ten is back in a BIG way

Ethan Olson, Editor

September 23, 2020

In the midst of the continuing pandemic that is COVID-19, the Big Ten has recently decided that it is time to bring back the college sports that have been out of our lives for months. On September 16, the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors released a press conference announcing their plans...

The Loons excite in opening weekend win

The Loons excite in opening weekend win

Ethan Olson, Sports & Feature Editor

March 6, 2020

With a mixture of pace and passion, Minnesota United opened their 2020 MLS campaign with a convincing 3-1 win over the Portland Timbers. United only needed 42% possession over the 90 minutes to put the game away and this may be just a taste of what's to come. The Loon's first two goals came from industrious...

The Loons gearing up to show the MLS what they’re all about

Ethan Olson, Sports and Feature Editor

February 25, 2020

As the MLS season quickly approaches, the upstart Minnesota United are finalizing their roster in their preseason games, and there is quite the hype around the team Coach Adrian Heath is building. The Loons have already played two games this preseason, a 2-2 draw against the New England Revol...

Timberwolves looking for post-All Star Break spark

Timberwolves looking for post-All Star Break spark

Michael Geiger, Opinion Editor

February 23, 2020

As the NBA moves into the second half of its 2019-2020 season, the Minnesota Timberwolves remain in a state of flux. Through 53 games, Minnesota’s record is a paltry 16-37, the fourth-worst record in the league. The Timberwolves have struggled on the court, both at home (7-20) and on the road (9-17). ...

Minnesota sports fans shouldn’t forget the Timberwolves


Benjamin Dettmer, Contributor & Social Media Editor

November 9, 2019

There’s an awful lot to be excited about if you’re a Minnesota Sports fan right now. P.J. Fleck has led the Gopher football team to its first 8-0 start since 1941 when the team won the national championship. Fleck just inked a 7-year extension to coach the Gophers through 2026. The Minnesota Twins...

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