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March 13, 2016
College Baseball: Warriors blanked by Indian Hills
OTTUMWA, IOWA — The offense continued to be MIA for the Ridgewater baseball team, which suffered a 3-0 loss to Indian Hills Saturday. It was the third time in two days the Falcons shut out the Warriors. Ridgewater was also done in by sluggish defense, as three errors resulted in...
March 13, 2016 - 11:38pm
March 8, 2016
College Softball: Warriors end Florida trip with wild win
TITUSVILLE, Fla. — The Ridgewater College softball team ended its annual Florida trip in victorious fashion on Tuesday. After giving up a seven-run inning to MCAC rival Itasca in the second of two games on Tuesday, the Warriors rallied for an 11-10 walk-off win. The Warriors started...
March 8, 2016 - 11:22pm
College Baseball: Offense dries up for Warriors in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS — The Ridgewater baseball team mustered just six hits and a run in two losses to St. Louis Community College on Tuesday. SLCC’s Cory Canterbury and David Prost both drove in two runs to back winning pitcher Ben Stephens’ two-hitter in a 10-0, five-inning victory. SLCC...
March 8, 2016 - 11:21pm
College Softball: Warriors generate offense but still drop two in Florida
The Ridgewater softball team pounded out 19 hits and scored 13 runs in its two games Monday, but the Warriors’ pitching couldn’t keep pace as the team lost two games
March 8, 2016 - 11:28am
March 7, 2016
College Football: Gophers hope ‘DBU’ nickname catches on
The University of Minnesota secondary likes to call its part of the football program DBU, as in Defensive Back University. But even the Gophers admit that name is a work in progress
March 7, 2016 - 11:54pm
February 26, 2016
College Wrestling: Two Warriors still in hunt for titles
Two Ridgewater wrestlers are still in the hunt for national titles after the first day of the NJCAA Wrestling Championships on Friday
February 26, 2016 - 11:49pm
February 4, 2016
College Wrestling: Ridgewater wins MCAC title
WILLMAR — After narrowly losing to Rochester for the team title at the MCAC Tournament last Saturday, Ridgewater extracted some revenge on Thursday by edging the Yellowjackets 21-19 to finish 4-0 in conference duals. Rochester did surrender 12 points early by forfeiting the first...
February 4, 2016 - 11:59pm
January 30, 2016
Concordia to discontinue nine major programs; considering cuts to staff too
Under financial stress, Concordia College says it plans to discontinue nine majors and one concentration, including several languages. The cuts...
January 30, 2016 - 5:53pm
Ridgewater named among top 150 community colleges
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College is among 150 community colleges across the nation eligible to be considered for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community...
January 30, 2016 - 5:46pm
January 27, 2016
Men's Basketball: Ridgewater falls out of first place
ST. CLOUD — A 25-point, seven-assist effort by Nick Raeker catapulted St. Cloud Tech to a 90-77 win over Ridgewater in a critical MCAC South Division men’s basketball game Wednesday. After falling behind 37-18, the Warriors closed the first half on a furious 17-0 run, getting...
January 27, 2016 - 11:39pm
Stingers name Passauer as field manager for 2016
WILLMAR — A familiar face will lead the 2016 Willmar Stingers. Matt Passauer has been named manager, succeeding Drew Saberhagen. Passauer was the Stingers’ pitching coach for two years under Saberhagen. “I’m honored and excited for the opportunity to come back to Willmar and...
January 27, 2016 - 11:37pm
January 14, 2016
Minnesota announces new student loan refinancing program
ST. PAUL -- The Dayton administration and legislators announced a new loan refinancing program Thursday to help Minnesotans tackle their student loan debt. An estimated 500,000 Minnesotans carrying large amounts of student loan debt could potentially save tens of thousands of dollars....
January 14, 2016 - 8:57pm
January 1, 2016
The Insider: Alabama favored in CFP title game
The Alabama Crimson Tide are seven-point favorites over the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Arizona
January 1, 2016 - 10:28pm
December 14, 2015
The Insider: Cardinals sweep CLC hockey honors
Willmar senior Isaac Kobienia and junior Riley Schneider were named the boys and girls Central Lakes Conference Performers of the Week for hockey on Monday. Kobienia scored five goals and assisted on another in a 3-2 loss to St. Cloud Tech on Thursday and a 6-2 win over Marshall on...
December 14, 2015 - 10:54pm
November 21, 2015
College Football Notebook: LSU’s Miles under fire
A national championship in 2007 and a pair of Southeastern Conference championships might not be enough for LSU coach Les Miles to keep his job in 2016
November 21, 2015 - 12:01am