I am the host of the WJON Morning News Watch, 5-10 weekday mornings. The listeners and I have healthy, fun and never negative conversations on WJON's 2-Cent Tuesday and What Up Wednesday. If you haven't checked it out, please do and find out how uplifting the shows can be. My wife and I reside in St. Cloud and have since 1998. We raised our 2 boys and little dog to be productive members of society.
Why Pickleball Is Growing in Popularity in Central MN
Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States. Brandon Mackie from Pickleheads.com feels pickleball will become the most popular sport in the country by participation in one year.
Crimestoppers: Stolen Truck and Trailer in Central MN
The St. Cloud Police Department are reporting a stolen vehicle on the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue Southeast. Alicia Mages from Tri-County Crimestoppers joined me on WJON.
Stingers Top Rox To Split 2-Game Set
The St. Cloud Rox lost in Willmar 8-6 Wednesday night to settle for a split in the 2-game series. The Rox opened up a 6-3 lead in the 4th inning after posting 5 runs in the inning.
Little Falls Baseball Headed to State; Sartell and Foley Play Today
The Little Falls baseball team needed two wins Wednesday to capture the section 8-3-A title and that's exactly what they got. The Flyers downed Rocori 6-1 in the first game at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud and then defeated the Spartans 13-9 in game two to captures the section championship.
Upsala Softball Ready to Make a Mark in Return to State Tourney
The Upsala softball team is back in the Class A State Tournament for a 2nd straight year. The Cardinals captured the section 6A title last week with a win over Browerville-Eagle Valley 6-1 in the section final.
Albany Boys Golf Wins Section 6-2-A Title
The Albany boys golf team won the section 6-2-A meet at Blackberry Ridge Tuesday coming from behind to defeat Pequot Lakes by just 4 strokes. Cathedral finished 3rd and Staples-Motley finished 4th.
Sartell, Foley Baseball Take Steps Toward State
The Sartell-St. Stephen baseball team has advanced to the section 8-4-A after posting a 11-7 win over Rogers in Rogers Tuesday. The Sabres scored 4 runs in the 7th inning to break a 7-all tie. Dylan Simones went 2-3 with 2 runs scored and 3 RBI, and Kade Lewis went 2-5 with 3 RBI.
Rox Rout Stingers to Move Into 1st, Alone
The St. Cloud Rox defeated Willmar on the road 11-1 Tuesday night. St. Cloud scored 2 runs in the 2nd inning, 3 in the 3rd, 3 in the 5th inning and single runs in the 6th, 7th and 9th innings.
Becker Is Battle Tested Heading to State Tourney
The Becker softball team is back in the state tournament this season after missing it last year. The Bulldogs won the Class 3-A softball title in 2021. Jason Baune is the head coach for Becker.
ROCORI Softball Excited for 2nd Straight State Tournament
The ROCORI softball team is back in the Class 3-A state tournament this week after capturing the section 8-3-A title last week by defeating Sauk Rapids-Rice 6-0 in the section final.