Sports

Today’s Sports Clip: This 2-year-old hockey fan is insane, adorable

Minnesota is the State of Hockey. Nobody else in the U.S. seems to match our enthusiasm for the sport.

Except for this 2-year-old Penguins fan, caught on camera celebrating a Sidney Crosby goal at one of the team’s games this season.

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Track & Field MacCray/RCW Invite Results

Boys results - Team scoring

(1) Yellow Medicine East 172 (2) Lakeview 94 (3) BOLD/BLHS 83.5 (4) Benson/KMS 78 (5) Montevideo 72 (6) ACGC 61 (7) MACCRAY/RCW 45.5 (8) Central Minnesota Christian 45 (9) Community Christian 40 (10 ECHO Charter 5

Individual leaders

(Top 3)

Hurdles

110 highs: Paxton Dandurand, YM, 19.17; Hunter Ordracek, BB, 20:21; Travis Dreyer, Mtv, 20:52 … 300 intermediates: Lincoln Pahl, BB, 43.02; Anthony Bosch, Mtv, 45.83; Jase Peterson, ACG, 47.9

Sprints

100: Jacob Pederson, YME, 11.05; Lucas Van Eps, CMC, 11.9; David Marr, MR, 12.02 … 200: Pederson, YM, 22.98; M.

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Track & Field Litchfield Quad Results

Boys results - Team scoring

Waconia 96, Delano 90, Holy Family 57, Litchfield 28

Litchfield leaders

Sprints

100: 7. Steven Orzolek 12.74 … 200: 14. Owen Kragenbring 27.14 … 400: 2. Dylan Madsen 56.71

Runs

800: 5. Dylan Watt 2:37 … 1600: 5.

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Vikings’ schedule analysis: A late-season playoff push?

VIKINGS 2014 SCHEDULE
1: Sept. 7 @ St. Louis (noon)
2: Sept. 14 vs. New England (noon)
3: Sept. 21 @ New Orleans (noon)
4: Sept. 28 vs. Atlanta (3:25 p.m.)
5: Oct. 2 @ Green Bay (7:25 p.m.)
6: Oct.

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Colabello drives in four, Twins sting Rays in 12

The Twins picked up their first extra-inning win of the season Wednesday night, with a 6-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.

The win snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Rays, at Tropicana Field.

Chris Colabello‘s base hit in the 12th inning scored Joe Mauer and Trevor Plouffe and gave the Twins a two-run lead.

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Today’s Sports Clip: Colabello hits a birthday blast for his mom

The Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 in 12 innings on Wednesday night.

Tonight’s game had a very special moment for one Twins player and his mom.

Chris Colabello has been one of the best stories in baseball so far in 2014. 

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‘Joke of a suspension’: Twitter reacts to Matt Cooke’s punishment

The NHL suspended Minnesota Wild forward Matt Cooke for seven games on Wednesday night.

Cooke was suspended for his Game 3 hit on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.

The suspension ensures that the Wild will have to play without Cooke for the remainder of the Colorado series and should they win, the start of the Western Conference semifinals.

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Schedule announced: Vikings open in St. Louis, host Chicago to close

The Minnesota Vikings are moving outside, but they open the 2014 regular season indoors – in St. Louis.

The Vikings just released their 2014 schedule and they play the St. Louis Rams, in Mike Zimmer’s first game as head coach, on Sept.

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Boys Baseball Holdingford 4, Eden Valley-Watkins 3

The Huskers loaded the bases in the bottom of the seventh, and Jordan Gombos was hit by a pitch to send in the winning run as Holdingford topped Eden Valley-Watkins.

Jeremy Springer was 2-for-4 with an RBI to lead Holdingford (1-0 Central Minnesota Conference, 2-0 overall).

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Girls Softball Eden Valley-Watkins 9, Holdingford 5

The Eagles erased a 4-2 deficit in a five-run fifth inning to pick up their third straight victory.

Mindy Forcier led the Eagles (3-0) with a 3-for-3 day and Ashley Anderson added two hits. Jamie Scherer picked up the complete game win and improved to 3-0 for the Eagles.

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