Monthly Archives: August 2013

Counter-program your winter trip

With summer gone, it’s time for a lot of travelers to change their focus from Gooseberry Falls and the Wisconsin Dells to the farther-flung destinations of winter.

You know that there are now nonstop flights from St. Cloud to the … Hit the jump to read the rest

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SJU football Friday update

More than a little late posting as I was out covering prep football tonight.

But the Johnnies again practiced in the heat this afternoon at Clemens Stadium – a practice that was scheduled to feature some first offense vs. first … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Heat forces Huskies to practice earlier

The St. Cloud State football team didn’t want to deal with the heat in the afternoon the past two days.

Therefore, SCSU head coach Scott Underwood decided to move the practices to early in the morning beginning at 5:30 a.m. … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Martin named No. 1 QB at SJU

When the St. John’s football team broke into first and second teams Tuesday afternoon, sophomore Nick Martin was running the first-team offense.

“As of today, Nick’s our starting quarterback,” Johnnies coach Gary Fasching said. “But we really feel like we … Hit the jump to read the rest

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CSB volleyball picked No. 2 in MIAC preseason poll

The St. Benedict volleyball team was picked to finish second behind defending Division III national champion St. Thomas in the MIAC’s preseason coaches’ poll released Tuesday.

The Blazers — who return every starter from a team that advanced to the … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Lawmakers to attend commissioning of USS Minnesota submarine

A group of Minnesota lawmakers, including several from the St. Cloud area, will be in Virginia next month to mark a special occasion for the U.S. Navy: the commissioning of its newest submarine, the USS Minnesota.

State Reps. Jeff Howe, … Hit the jump to read the rest

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2013-14 Granite City Lumberjacks regular season schedule

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Here is the NA3HL junior hockey schedule for the Granite City Lumberjacks:

Sept. 13 — North Iowa vs. Granite City, 7:30 p.m. at Sports Arena East, Sauk Rapids.

Sept. 14 — North Iowa vs. Granite City, 7:30 p.m. at Sports … Hit the jump to read the rest

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3 Huskies ranked in top 100 players in D-II

St. Cloud State senior football players Eli Shoemaker, Jack Moro and Phillip Klaphake are listed among the top 100 Division II players of 2013 by D2Football.com.

Shoemaker, a wide receiver, was ranked No. 73. He had 39 catches for 859 … Hit the jump to read the rest

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SJU football update Tuesday

A bit late posting tonight as I was back on the prep football preview trail at St. Cloud Cathedral, catching up with former St. John’s standout Andy Auger as he takes over the head coaching job of a team quarterbacked … Hit the jump to read the rest

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Big changes in MIAC WBB

MIAC women’s basketball coaches and school administrators have approved a major change in the way the conference schedule is organized.

Currently, all 12 conference teams play each other twice — once at home and once away — for a total … Hit the jump to read the rest

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