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Reusse: Augsburg, Gustavus show they could challenge MIAC powerhouses

St. John's and Bethel have played in the MIAC title game the past two years, but a repeat may not be guaranteed this year.

Reusse: Twins' next goal is simple: Win one lousy postseason game

An 18-game postseason losing streak that dates to 2004 continues to hang over this franchise, but at least it has the starting pitching to bring that slide to an end.

Reusse: Lewis made it feel good to be a Twins fan again

At times this season, it felt hard to give the Twins much credit. Then Royce Lewis returned in mid-August, and suddenly even septuagenarian sports writers got less grumpy.

Reusse: Hockeytown's Henry Boucha was my 'first in-person hockey hero'

He was different, meaning special, by any measure. Henry Boucha of Warroard earned the "legend" label in Minnesota, rising above all the others who made his hometown a hockey hotbed.

Reusse: Tommies don't look Ivy League part in 45-13 defeat at Harvard

St. Thomas put up a valiant effort, but the Tommies were no match after Harvard gained an early 21-0 lead.

Reusse: Why is St. Thomas playing Harvard? It's a Caruso family thing.

The Tommies take on the Crimson on Saturday in their first, but not last, football meeting — a game that came together with a little help, or a lot of help, from Caruso connections old and new.

Reusse: Coaches need to take cue from Reeve and up the insults

The championship-winning, truth-speaking Cheryl Reeve should coach the men in town on their postgame commentary. Tell the truth, guys!

Reusse: Bethel-Wartburg matchup displayed best of D-III football

Wartburg won the nonconference meeting between the Division III as Bethel's David Geebli broke his ankle in the first half.

Reusse: These Mets aren't as bad as originals, but that's not saying much

New York's biggest baseball disappointment this year — and that's saying something — arrived at Target Field on Friday looking to avoid a last-place finish.

Reusse: Big shot, left hook made Maxwell a North Star to remember

A well-rounded defenseman who made his mark in Minnesota, Brad Maxwell died at the age of 66 because of cancer.