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Will open seats be familiar sight in sports as virus fades?

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Empty seats have been the norm the past few years at the University of Kansas, where a succession of football coaches has ... Read more

13 hours ago by Associated Press.

Hoops Hall mulls date for Bryant, class of 2020 induction

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was gearing up for a great year: not just the all-but-certain election of NBA superstars like Kobe Bryant, ... Read more

13 hours ago by Associated Press.

Albert Lea school board gets tour of new athletic facilities

Members of the Albert Lea school board got their first look at the new athletic facilities during their meeting Monday night. Read more

16 hours ago by Tyler Julson.

NCAA offers plan to bring athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring athletes back to campus during a pandemic. The Resocialization of Collegiate Sports: ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

NHL moves ahead with 24-team playoff format if play resumes

The NHL will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 — if it ... Read more

5 days ago by Associated Press.

Albert Lea pool closed for the season

The Albert Lea City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to close the city pool for the 2020 season.  Assistant City Manager Jerry Gabrielatos said Gov. Tim ... Read more

1 week ago by Sarah Stultz.

Iowa summer high school sports set to return

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday that the state’s high school summer sports will be allowed to play after the entire spring season was canceled ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tyler Julson.

Baseball and softball players honored with signs

GLENVILLE — Communities in the area continue to show their support for their local high school spring sports teams, especially the seniors who are missing ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tyler Julson.

Albert Lea hires new football coach

The Albert Lea High School athletics office announced the hiring of Paul Dunn as the new head coach of the Albert Lea varsity football program, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tyler Julson.

Season canceled for Albert Lea Grizzlies

After multiple board meetings over the past two months, the Southern Plains Football League made the decision to cancel its 2020 season due to concerns ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tyler Julson.

Albert Lea Anglers compete in socially distant tournament

The Albert Lea Anglers had a social distance “Crappie-a-thon” tournament. The tournament was based on the length of a five-stringer of crappies and ran for ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Vikes’ Zimmer sequestering at ranch with assistant coach son

MINNEAPOLIS — Mike Zimmer has managed to conduct some extra strategy sessions during this sequestered NFL offseason, despite being disconnected from all of his players ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

A.L. grad reflects on time in junior hockey, signs with Bethel

For 2018 Albert Lea High School graduate Michael Savelkoul, hockey has been a passion for as long as he can remember. This fall he will ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tyler Julson.

Alden-Conger awarded Twins Community Fund grant to help renovate softball and baseball fields

The Alden-Conger baseball and softball programs each received $7,500 to improve their respective fields in Alden. The funds come from a matching grant set up ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Tyler Julson.

Minnesota Legion Baseball season canceled over virus fears

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s American Legion Baseball season has been canceled over concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. “As much as we wanted to play this year, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

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