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PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: No. 3 Tigers advance to Class AAA semifinals

MINNEAPOLIS - All five starters reached double figures for the Marshall boys basketball team during their first round state tournament matchup against Grand Rapids. That balanced scoring attack helped the Tigers cruise over the Thunderhawks, 83-64. "It's hard to defend our guys," Marshall ...

SMSU SOFTBALL: SMSU to host Dakota Wesleyan in home opener

MARSHALL - The Southwest Minnesota State University softball team will host its home opener in a doubleheader against Dakota Wesleyan on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m., in a matchup that was moved from last weekend due to inclement weather. SMSU makes its return to Marshall after playing a ...

NBA: Warriors, Timberwolves will play two preseason games in China

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves will play two preseason games in China in October. The league said Monday the games will be in Shenzhen on Oct. 5 and Shanghai on Oct. 8 as part of the NBA's Global Games China series. The Warriors are an excellent ...

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Fan bus organized for boys basketball state tournament

MARSHALL – The Marshall Hoops Club and Boys Basketball Booster Club is coordinating a fan bus to the quarterfinals of the boys basketball state tournament on Wednesday. The bus will leave at noon from the high school parking near the gym. The cost is $15 plus money will be needed to purchase ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU baseball drops three of four against Golden Bears

MINNETONKA – Concordia-St. Paul used a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the 10th inning to rally for a 7-3 victory in game two of a NSIC doubleheader on Sunday at Veterans Field. CSP won the opener 11-1 and took three of four games from SMSU in the conference opening series for both ...

YOUTH HOCKEY: Day one of Bantam A and AA state tournaments in the boOks

MARSHALL - The first day of the Bantam AA and A State tournament was highlighted by a pair of overtime games in the AA bracket. In the second game of the day in the AA bracket, Osseo-Maple Grove defeated Cloquet 3-2 in a four overtime thriller. With the win Osseo-Maple Grove will play ...