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Bemidji State's NCAA football run continues, and two other things to watch

The Beavers have earned another rare playoff home game. They'll face Central Washington on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Division II tournament.

Minneapolis Washburn sophomore leads after Class 2A diving prelims

Madeline Kohel stood ahead of two-time defending champion Gabby Mauder of Woodbury.

Bethel gets a tough draw in D-III playoffs, and so does UMAC's champ

Bethel faces a 9-1 Wisconsin Whitewater team to open the NCAA Division III football playoffs. Two Minnesota teams from the Northern Sun are on the road, too.

100-year-old girls state tournament? It happened on the Iron Range.

This week's girls swimming and diving state meet will be the 48th in the modern era. But Minnesota's true pioneers first competed in the 1920s in pools funded by mining that were called 'the best in the nation.'

Five area football teams make Division II and Division III playoffs

Three NSIC teams were included in the 28-team Division II football playoff field and two teams from Minnesota were included in the 32-team Division III bracket.

Area college football: Adebayo lifts St. Thomas over San Diego in OT

The 11-yard touchdown run came after the Toreros missed a 28-yard field goal on their overtime possession.

The big list, bigger: The latest update shows 327 Minnesota athletes and their college commitments

A national signing day this week led to this list of Minnesota high school athletes officially aligning themselves with Division I or II colleges.

St. Paul hockey legend Cotroneo dies at age 93

Lou Cotroneo, a member of St. Paul Johnson's state championship team in 1947, coached in the Johnson program for 20 years and later worked for the North Stars and Wild.

Area college football: 3-team tussle in NSIC, Gustavus goes for MIAC title

Bemidji State, Augustana, MSU Mankato and UMD are also battling for spots in the 28-team Division II playoff field, which will be announced Sunday.

Prep Athletes of the Week: He's a winner for his 'big goals in big games'

Vinny Pearcy led Hill-Murray to the Class 2A boys soccer state championship.