The St. Cloud Area Slapshots adapted floor hockey team captured their second consecutive state championship with a pair of wins Saturday in Bloomington. Head coach Mike Bakken joined WJON's "Hang Up and Listen" Monday afternoon.
The Gophers received a bid to the NCAA tournament Sunday night when the pairings were announced and will play Louisville in the first round Thursday at 11:15, pregame on AM 1390-Granite City Sports at 10:45 a.m.
The Section 8-3-A and Section 6-2-A title will be decided tonight. Sartell-St. Stephen plays top seeded Bemidji tonight at 7:00 p.m. in Brainerd. Bemidji is seeded first in the section with Sartell as the #2 seed.
The Gopher basketball team defeated Penn State in overtime in the 2nd round of the Big Ten Tournament last night. The win may have cemented their place as an at-large team in the NCAA Tournament. The Star Tribune's Lavelle E Neal III joined me on WJON today.
The Gopher men's basketball team has likely done enough to earn a bid to the NCAA tournament after coming from behind to beat Penn State 77-72 in overtime in the 2nd round of the Big Ten Tournament last night in Chicago.
The Minnesota Wild lost at home to the Dallas Stars Thursday night. Dallas scored 3 goals within 2 minutes early in the 2nd period to take a 3-0 lead. Jason Zucker scored on a power play in the 2nd for Minnesota's only goal. Devan Dubnyk had 27 saves.