Copy Editor | Sports

Ken Chia has worked in the Star Tribune sports department since 2002 after five years at the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison.

New jerseys and old friends: What Twins fans wore to the playoffs

Pick any significant Twins player, old or new, and odds are there was a fan wearing his jersey during the playoffs. Here's a look at dozens of those jerseys. Anyone remember Boof Bonser?

Friday's prep sports results

Scores and results from around the metro

Angry with Wolves late start? Charles Barkley shares your pain

Late starts are nothing new in the postseason, but Hall of Famer Barkley voiced his disdain and noted that the NBA needs to do better at considering its fans.


Strong start powers Hastings past Bloomington Kennedy

The Raiders scored on their first four possessions and now will face St. Thomas Academy for the section crown.

Chaska shuts out Waconia in section semifinal

The Hawks used a mix of runs and passes to win and advance to the section final against top-seeded Mankato West.

Elk River running game unstoppable against Duluth East in section semifinal

The Elks scored eight touchdowns, six of 32 yards or more, offsetting six touchdowns by East's Austan Overdahl.

Ex-Twins are everywhere (and in large numbers) in MLB playoffs

If you're going to pick a team to cheer for in the baseball postseason based on it having an ex-Twins on the roster, we have news: There's at least one on every team.

Triple play, flawless relief give Twins split in Kansas City with 2-1 victory

Five relievers combined for the final 15 outs, and the Twins — helped by turning a popped-up bunt into a triple play — held off the Royals.

Twins launch three home runs, edge Kansas City 5-4 to end losing streak

Jose Berrios was good enough before Hansel Robles escaped another ninth-inning jam.