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Bethel ousted by defending champ Mary Hardin-Baylor in D-III playoffs

After the Royals scored on the second play of the fourth quarter to take an 11-point lead, the Crusaders started their comeback on the first play of their ensuing possession and won 41-28.


Live at noon: Watch Bethel vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor in NCAA quarterfinals

The Royals travel to Texas to face Mary Hardin-Baylor, which has lost only two of its last 60 games and went 11-1 this season. Tap here for live video and in-game stats.


Gophers women's hockey to face MSU Mankato team on upswing

The Mavericks fell to 0-6 after getting swept resoundingly by the Gophers in mid-October but have since gone 7-1.


Concordia (St. Paul) gears up for NCAA D-II volleyball quarterfinals

The Golden Bears, who are making their 12th appearance in the Elite Eight since Brady Starkey became coach, are making their first quarterfinals appearance since 2017.


Prep Athletes of the Week: Mayer Lutheran star gets one day off

The Crusaders' Madeline Guetzkow just finished a standout volleyball season then got a short break before joining the basketball team.


Live: Watch four Minnesota teams in Division II, III football playoffs

St. John's has a noon D-III home game. Bemidji State and Minnesota State travel for 1 p.m. kickoffs in D-II and Bethel goes to Oregon for a 2 p.m. start in D-III. Tap here for links to watch .


Gophers men's hockey set for series against quietly dangerous Arizona State

Minnesota has faced a string of top 10 opponents, but the Sun Devils have a win against North Dakota and other impressive results.


Gophers women's hockey heads to Henderson, Nev., for tournament

No. 3 Minnesota faces No. 12 Penn State in Friday's opener and will play either unranked Boston University or No. 5 Yale on Saturday.


Prep Athletes of the Week: Monticello's Adalynn Biegler is a state champ in eighth grade

She won two swimming titles Saturday, completing a season of improvement.


St. Thomas wins Pioneer Football League title outright with 27-13 victory at Butler

The Tommies won a league championship in their second year in Division I but remain ineligible for the FCS playoffs.