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The Home Run: Today's greater Minnesota sports stories


St. Cloud: The best D2 baseball team in the country is SCSU

If you blinked this spring you might have missed one of the 51 victories or three losses the St. Cloud State baseball team has piled up. Seriously, SCSU is 51-3 and ranked No. 1 in the country. The Huskies are hosting the NCAA Division II Central Region tournament at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud and open play Thursday against six-seed Henderson State.

– Read more from KNSI

St. Cloud: Johnnies are hot entering NCAA Tournament

La Crosse, Wisconsin, is the site of today's NCAA Tournament first-round game for the St. John's Johnnies. The Johnnies, who haven't won an NCAA Tournament game since 1994, play Coe College from Iowa at 10 a.m. St. John's had to win four straight and beat St. Thomas twice on Sunday to win the MIAC tournament just to get into the big dance.

– Read more from the St. Cloud Times

Mankato: Minnesota State women's hockey has a new head coach

John Harrington is his name and coaching Mavericks women's hockey is his new game. Harrington spent the last four years as a scout for the Colorado Avalanche. Prior to that he coached men's hockey at St. John's, Denver and St. Cloud State.

– Read more from the Mankato Free Press

Rochester: Ever heard of foot golf?

Foot golf is a real thing, and you can play it at Willow Creek golf course in Rochester. All you need is a soccer ball and a golf course, which Willow Creek's executive nine-hole course offers. The sport has "giant holes" to the side of the greens that allow the soccer ball to sink into the bottom of the cup.

– Read more from the Post Bulletin

Next Up

D'Angelo Russell

D'Lo's late takeover helps Timberwolves win double-OT thriller

Russell caught fire to help the Timberwolves get back to .500.

Gopher Football

Gophers suffocate Badgers, reclaim Paul Bunyan's Axe

Minnesota picked up its first home win over the Badgers since 2003.

Meeker County Sheriff's Office

Boy, 6, run over after falling off trailer in Meeker Co. tree farm accident

He was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center with internal injuries.

Target store

Target unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event

The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.

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Edina police warn of recent burglary trend targeting garages and vehicles

The Edina Police Department is increasing patrols in affected neighborhoods in response to the trend.

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Charges: Man shot Uber Eats driver making a delivery in Cottage Grove

Otis Donnell Shipp was charged with second-degree attempted murder after turning himself in on Wednesday.

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Waterfront hotel in Duluth sustains damage in kitchen fire

Authorities estimate the damage at around $75,000.

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Large groups of thieves target 2 Twin Cities Best Buys on Black Friday

It bears similarities to the flash-mob style thefts seen recently in California.

Karl-Anthony Towns

Timberwolves' winning streak snapped at five games

The Wolves' bid for their longest winning streak since 2014 came up short.

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Teen arrested over fatal shooting of 5-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park

Police say the teen was filming a social media video while handling a gun.

Joe Biden

President Biden coming to Minnesota to promote Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Tuesday's trip follows passage of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal.