COLLEGE HOCKEY: Senior Meirs Moore said today on Twitter that he's made a commitment to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., likely starting in 2014-15.RELATED CONTENT
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: Steve Rohlik and Brett Larson are together again — Rohlik as the Ohio State men’s hockey coach and Larson as associate head coach.RELATED CONTENT
Brenden Kotyk will be making a bit of history in going from St. Scholastica to Minnesota Duluth for hockey this fall.
Bagging groceries at Super One and handing out flyers at Walmart last fall gave Minnesota Wilderness players a way of connecting with folks in Cloquet. Now the team is no longer unknown in Northeastern Minnesota, thanks to a record-setting season.
NSIC athletes have witnessed Chanel Miller’s meteoric rise from 2012 newcomer of the year to 2013 preseason athlete of the year.
COLLEGE GOLF: Zero holes-in-one through 2012, then three in 77 days. That was the case for Hermantown's Andrew Oakes, a junior at Gustavus Adolphus.RELATED CONTENT
At age 2 Max Bartell had a racket in his hand. At age 3 he hit a tennis ball in the family living room and broke a window. At age 5 he was traveling with the Duluth Marshall boys team, tagging along with his dad, Kurt, the head coach.RELATED CONTENT
Despite 18 inches of new snow, the 24th Fitger's Five-Kilometer Run-Walk in downtown Duluth is on, race officials announced this morning.RELATED CONTENT
BOSTON MARATHON: America’s top two women distance runners were never really out of contention in Monday’s 117th Boston Marathon, yet never led over the 26.2 miles.RELATED CONTENT
Kenya's Rita Jeptoo won the 117th Boston Marathon women's title Monday morning in 2 hours, 26 minutes, 25 seconds for 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to downtown Boston and earn $150,000.
KEVIN PATES COLUMN: As much fun as it is to pin on a number and get an official time, being with friends, side-by-side over city and rural roads and trails, are the best days of running. That’s what I’ll remember most from 35 years as a citizen runner in Duluth.RELATED CONTENT
The time has raced by, but the people and the moments are forever stopped.RELATED CONTENT
The recorded voice you hear when calling the News Tribune sports department after hours is an employee long since gone from the company.
One sister lives in Arizona now, one brother in North Carolina. They won’t be home for Christmas. The family’s two eldest children enjoy the weather where they are.
There was a phone call on my birthday from a nursing home in St. Paul.