21-year-old Susie Scanlan and her coach will travel to London this summer for the 2012 Olympic games. The Star Tribune reports the St. Paul Central grad had a breakthrough performance in February to boost her point standings.
Watch: Gophers troll Badgers with 'Jump Around' after Saturday's win
First they took Paul Bunyan's Axe. Then they took their tradition.
5 teams win first state championships at Prep Bowl
A pair of records fell as the Prep Bowl lived up to the hype.
Remains of missing WI mom found in Pine County, MN
Ashley Miller-Carlson was 33 years old.
Driver suffers severe burns in Golden Valley car crash
The cause of the crash is not yet clear.
D'Lo's late takeover helps Timberwolves win double-OT thriller
Russell caught fire to help the Timberwolves get back to .500.
Gophers suffocate Badgers, reclaim Paul Bunyan's Axe
Minnesota picked up its first home win over the Badgers since 2003.
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 unveils deals for 2-day 'Cyber Monday' event
The promotion kicks off Sunday, November 28.
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.
Paynesville man dies 6 months after being electrocuted in tree-cutting accident
Brad Kneisl was 31 years old.
St. Paul native eliminated from epee fencing in London
An Olympic fencer from St. Paul bowed out of the London Games in the first individual round of the women’s epee fencing competition on Monday, the Pioneer Press reports. Susie Scanlan will compete in the team event when the U.S. takes on Italy on Saturday.
Whalen helps Team USA women win opening game at Olympics
Former Gopher and current Lynx star Lindsay Whalen helped the women's U.S. national team win their first basketball game in the London Olympics Saturday, beating Croatia 81-56. Whalen scored nine points in 19 minutes on the court, while her Lynx teammates, Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus, had four and two points, respectively.
Augustus, Whalen and Moore named to 2012 U.S. Women's Olympic team
Three members of the Minnesota Lynx will play for the U.S. Women's Olympic team this summer in London. Forward Maya Moore and guards Lindsay Whalen and Siemone Augustus were all chosen to be part of the 12 player team. Augustus was part of the 2008 team that won the gold medal in Beijing.
Women's Basketball: Team USA zaps Canada from Olympic tournament
Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore had a strong fourth quarter, helping Team USA blow out Canada, 91-48, at the London Olympics. The U.S. Women now advance to the semifinals.
Minn. native Kalmoe named an Olympic rower
Megan Kalmoe, a Minneapolis native raised in St. Croix Falls, Wis., was named to the U.S. Olympic rowing team and will compete in the women's quadruple sculls at the London Games. In a video, she and her U.S. rowing teammates divulge their favorite workout songs.
US women's fencing team, including Minnesota's Scanlan, wins bronze
The USA women's epee fencing team, which includes St. Paul's Susie Scanlan, salvaged a disappointing London Games with a bronze medal on Saturday when the team defeated Russia in a dramatic sudden-death bout.
Four Lynx players among finalists for U.S. women's Olympic team
Four members of the WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx are among the 21 finalists being considered for Team USA at the Olympic Games in London. The 12-player roster will be chosen sometime this spring.
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