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#2 TCU Wins Tight Game Against the Gophers
The Gophers lost 23-17 to #2 TCU Thursday night. Minnesota trailed 10-0 after 1 quarter and 10-3 at halftime. Mitch Leidner threw for 197 yards and 1 touchdown with no interception,
SCSU Football Wins Season Opener 28-10
The St. Cloud State Football team began the 2015 season with a 28-10 win over Concordia-St. Paul at Husky Stadium Thursday night. SCSU led 14-0 after the first quarter and 21-3 at halftime.
Vikings Lose 24-17 to Titans
The Vikings lost their final 2015 preseason game 24-17 Thursday night. The Vikings played only a few 1st team players. Taylor Heinicke played the entire game at quarterback for the Vikings and was 27-41 for 279 yards and 2 touchdowns with no interceptions.
5 St. Cloud Area Teams Play in Class B/C State Amateur Baseball Tournament
The St. Cloud area will be well represented in the State Amateur Baseball Tournament this week. In Class C, the Sartell Muskies will play Sunday at 11am in Cold Spring, Kimball will play Ada at 11am Sunday in Watkins, Watkins will play at 11am Saturday Saturday in Watkins.
Twins Place Hughes on DL; To Recall Duffey
The Twins have placed starting pitcher Phil Hughes on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury and the team has recalled righthanded pitcher Tyler Duffey from Triple-A Rochester.
Twins Should Call Up Berrios
The Twins need a starting pitcher for the weekend series against Cleveland at Target Field. The top pitching prospect in the organization is Jose Berrios and he's been hot at Triple-A Rochester.
SCSU Pitcher Signs With the Dodgers
St. Cloud State junior pitcher Garrett Harrison has signed a free agent professional contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Harrison was pitching in the Northwoods League with the Green Bay Bullfrogs.
Twins Acquire Kevin Jepsen From Rays
The Twins have acquired right-handed relief pitcher Kevin Jepsen from the Tampa Bay Rays for 2 minor league pitchers in a trade deadline deal. The 31-year old Jepsen has a 2-5 record with a 2.81 ERA in 41 2/3 innings with 34 strikeouts.
Six Rox Players Named to Participate in The Northwoods League Dream Showcase
Six players from the St. Cloud Rox were selected to participate in the 2015 Northwoods League Major league Dream Showcase that will be hosted by the Madison Mallards at Warner Park on Tuesday, August 4th.
Gopher Football Picked 3rd in Big Ten West Division
The Gopher football team is picked 3rd in the Big Ten West Division preseason media poll. Wisconsin is picked to win the West Division with Nebraska 2nd. Wisconsin was picked to win the Division on 32 of 40 first place ballots,
Vikings Re-Work Adrian Peterson’s Contract
The Vikings re-worked running back Adrian Peterson's remaining 3 years on his contract to add guaranteed money. ESPN is reporting the deal will almost insure that Peterson will stay in Minnesota.
Twins Continue Road Trip in Anaheim
The Twins open a 3-game series in Anaheim against the Angels tonight at 9:05, pregame on WJON at 8:30. The Twins are 5 1/2 games back of Kansas City for first place in the American League Central. Minnesota is 50-42.