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SPORTS FEEVER – August 11, 2022

Wait.....where did summer go??  Believe it or not, Minnesota State High School League Falls sports practices start on Monday!!!!   While I am saddened by this news because summer is sooooooo nice, it is an exciting time because fall...

UMC VOLLEYBALL PICKED 15TH IN PREASEASON NSIC COACHES POLL

Concordia University, St. Paul (CSP) was picked by the league coaches in the NSIC Preseason Volleyball Poll. The Golden Bears are coming off a 2021 season where they finished 24-9 and advanced to the NCAA Central Region Tournament Championship...

REGISTER NOW FOR THE OX CART DAYS 5K AND LITTLE TYKES RUN/WALK ON AUGUST 20

Sign up now for the Ox Cart Days 5K and Little tykes run/walk that will be held on Saturday, August 20.  You can register by clicking here. Registration on August 20 will be at 7:45 a.m.  The Little Tykes run...

UMC ATHLETICS HIRES ASSISTANT VOLLEYBALL COACH

The University of Minnesota Crookston athletic department announced the hiring of Bret Cariveau as interim assistant volleyball coach. Cariveau joins the Golden Eagles after spending the past three years running PU5H VBC, a volleyball club he founded in Western...

SPORTS FEEVER – August 4, 2022 – VOTE YES ON AUGUST 9!!!!!

Crookston School District residents.    On Tuesday, August 9 vote YES for the multi-use facility (new track and turf field).  It will be a huge addition to Crookston, the region, and to Pirate athletics!   Plus it will cost...

FERTILE-BELTRAMI GRADUATE RYLIN PETRY PLACES 2ND AT MGA STATE JR. BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP

Fertile Beltrami graduate Rylin Petry placed 2nd at the MGA State Jr. Boys championship played at Little Crow Country Club in Spicer MN. Petry graduated this past year from Fertile-Beltrami and helped the Falcons win back-to-back Class A State...

SPORTS FEEVER – July 28, 2022

The Stephen-Argyle Legion baseball team not being allowed to play in the sub-state tournament continues to be a discussion, especially at the Sub-state tournament that was held in Crookston last weekend. I attended a couple of games and I had...

CROOKSTON NATIVE PAUL BITTNER OVERCOMING INJURIES AS HE CONTINUES PROFESSIONAL HOCKEY CAREER

Crookston native and former second-round NHL draft pick Paul Bittner is heading to Norway this Saturday to compete in the Fjordkraft-ligaen league for the Stavanger Oilers. Bittner was the 38th overall selection in the 2015 NHL draft by the...

FORMER UMC STUDENT OLIVIA PUTTIN JOINS GOPHERS COMMUNICATIONS STAFF

Olivia Puttin joined the University of Minnesota Athletic Communication staff today and will serve as the primary media relations contact for the soccer and softball programs. Puttin returns to Minnesota after a two-year stint as a graduate assistant at the...

CROOKSTON’S ETHAN BOLL COMMITS TO PLAY D1 FOOTBALL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA

Crookston's Ethan Boll announced this morning (Thursday) that he has committed to the University of North Dakota to play Division I Football for the Fighting Hawks. Boll will be a Senior this upcoming year at Crookston and was the...

SPORTS FEEVER – July 21, 2022

Welcome to another stellar and memorable Sports Feever column.   This week was a big week at KROX as we were named one of five finalists for the prestigious Marconi Award for Best Small Market Radio Station by the...

ISAAC THOMFORDE WINS CHISAGO LAKES TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Isaac Thomforde, a Crookston High School junior this fall, won the Chisago Lakes Tennis tournament earlier this week. He went 4-0 on the day to win the championship. Isaac showed tremendous improvement in his second year of tennis last...

WARROAD WALKS OFF ON STEPHEN-ARGYLE AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

Earlier today the Warroad American Legion baseball team defeated Red Lake County 5-4 in extra innings, and Stephen-Argyle defeated Crookston 4-3 with a walk-off win. The two teams then met tonight with the winner earning the #3 seed from...

STEPHEN-ARGYLE COMES FROM BEHIND TO END CROOKSTON LEGION BASEBALL’S SEASON

The Crookston American Legion Post 20 baseball team took a 3-2 lead in the top of the seventh inning, but Stephen-Argyle responded with two runs in the bottom of the inning to win a loser-out game in the District...

WARROAD OUTLASTS RED LAKE COUNTY IN EXTRA INNINGS IN DISTRICT 9 NORTH-SUB DISTRICT TOURNAMENT

The Red Lake County American Legion Baseball team suffered a loss yesterday to Stephen-Argyle in the first round of the District 9 Division II North Sub-District Tournament. They were back in action today taking on top-seeded Warroad who also...

FOSSTON USES 7 RUN INNING TO DEFEAT STEPHEN-ARGYLE AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

After defeating Red Lake County earlier in the day, the Stephen-Argyle Legion baseball team battled Fosston on Saturday evening in the District 9 Division II North Sub-District Tournament. The winner would guarantee a spot in the Championship game of...

ROSEAU’S HOT BATS TOO MUCH FOR CROOKSTON AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

The Crookston American Legion Post 20 baseball team played in the first round of the District 9 Division II North Sub-District Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Crookston received the #5 seed and played the #4 seed Roseau who only played...

STEPHEN-ARGYLE PULLS AWAY LATE FOR WIN OVER RED LAKE COUNTY IN AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL

After rain and uncertainty of if games would be played today, the Red Lake County Legion and Stephen/Argyle Legion baseball teams met in the first round of the District 9 Division II North Sub-District Tournament on Saturday afternoon. All...

SPORTS FEEVER – July 14, 2022

Here is this week's ray of hope!!! A Twin Cities area woman has agreed to settle a defamation lawsuit filed by her daughter’s basketball coach in a long-running case revived by the Minnesota Supreme Court. Julie Bowlin has agreed to...

2022 NORTHWEST SUB-STATE JUNIOR LEGION TOURNEY BRACKET RELEASED

The 2022 Northwest Sub-state Junior American Legion Baseball tournament seeds and bracket were released on Wednesday evening.  The tournament will be played July 18-20 at Dilworth.  The seeds and bracket are below -  SEEDS -  1. Parkers Prairie 2. Fosston 3. Otter Tail...