Former NFL tight end and Super Bowl champion Ben Utecht spoke in St. Cloud on Tuesday to raise awareness on sports-related concussions. Utecht was forced to retire from football in 2009 after suffering his fifth diagnosed concussion during a pre-season practice with the Cincinnati Bengals.
From the Apollo Eagles' boys soccer team capturing a state championship for the first time in school history, to the Cathedral baseball team winning its second straight state title, 2014-15 was a very memorable year in St. Cloud area prep sports.
Jack Schramel and Nate Giambruno each had big games at the plate for CHS despite not having spectacular regular season statistics. The Crusaders will play against #5 seed Marshall Friday at noon on AM 1390 The Fan.
Schmidt learned he would stick with the big club and play in the game against his hometown team during the morning skate. There was speculation that he would be reassigned to Hershey (AHL) with other defensemen returning from injury.
Apollo is the fifth seed in the Section A tournament and will face fourth-seeded Breck School in the first round of the tourney on Wednesday night at 8 PM. The game can be heard on AM 1390 The Fan and on 1390thefan.com.
Cathedral boys hockey coach Eric Johnson and Apollo coach Pete Matanich have been friends since the pair were in college together. Now as coaches of crosstown rivals, they will meet on the ice Thursday night to battle for the Section 6A hockey crown and a berth in the state tournament. (7 PM, WJON.com)
It’s that glorious time of year where a local girl scout may soon be coming to your front door to sell you cookies. The Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines started their cookie sales this week.
The Tigers honored 11 seniors Thursday: goalies Brady Gerdes and Jake Berger, forwards Donald Bagley, Braden Altena, Max Webb, Harry Stanius, Mitch Schultzenberg, Alex Keller, and Kyle Blommer along with defenseman Logan Raygor.
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