10/11/2010 - 12:45 PM
It was a tale of two games this past weekend for the St. Cloud State soccer team as they took down Upper Iowa in dramatic fashion on Friday but fell to Winona State on Sunday.
Junior forward Alex Pafko put the ball in the back of the net with just 18 seconds left in overtime in Friday’s game against Upper Iowa to give the Huskies the win. Pafko’s sixth goal of the season put SCSU one game above .500 on the season and in the conference.
The Huskies’ record went back to .500 however as they were shut out by the Warriors of Winona State on Sunday 2-0 at Husky Stadium. The two goals were the most given up by SCSU all season long.
10/11/2010 - 12:30 PM
The St. Cloud State volleyball team continued its hot play as they stretched their winning streak to three matches with two wins this weekend on the road.
Friday saw the Huskies take down Winona State 3-1 and also saw senior captain
Ashley Shields record her 1,000th career kill. Shields had 12 kills in the match for the Huskies and was one of three SCSU players with double digit kills. Kayla Tschida led St. Cloud with 16 kills and Lauren Cipperly added 14 in the victory.
The Huskies won their third straight match in thrilling fashion on Saturday as they had to come back from a 0-2 deficit to take down the Peacocks of Upper Iowa in five sets.
The Huskies are now 12-5 overall and 7-2 in the NSIC. They take on the number two team in the nation in Minnesota Duluth on Tuesday at Halenbeck Hall. That match can be heard on 88.1 FM KVSC and online at kvsc.org. First serve is set for 7 p.m. with Michael Jamnick and Matt Bishop having the call.
10/11/2010 - 11:11 AM
The St. Cloud State men’s hockey team got mixed results this weekend at the Maverick Stampede tournament in Omaha, Nebraska. The #4 Huskies beat #18 RIT on Friday by a score of 3-1, but were outplayed in Saturday’s 6-2 loss to Clarkson.
Friday’s game saw Mike Lee start for St. Cloud State, and the sophomore goalie was sharp for the Huskies. The game was knotted at zero until the Huskies got a goal from senior forward Nick Oslund at the 13:43 mark of the second period to make it 1-0. R-I-T tied the game in the third, but Ben Hanowski responded with a goal for St. Cloud, and Travis Novak added an empty net goal to give St. Cloud the win. Lee finished with 26 saves.
Saturday the Huskies again saw the game remain scoreless until the second period, but in only a matter of minutes, things fell apart against Clarkson. The Golden Knights scored just over five minutes into the period to make it 1-0. Clarkson would not be finished and would add three more goals in just a span of minutes to make it 4-0. Senior goalie Dan Dunn was pulled in favor of Lee, and the Huskies responded with goals from Tony Mosey and Hanowski to cut the lead in half. Clarkson however put the game away in the third with two late tallies.
Host school Nebraska-Omaha won the tournament with wins over RIT and Clarkson. St. Cloud State returns home this weekend for a pair of games versus #3 Miami-Ohio. Puck drop is 7:07 both Friday and Saturday, and you can hear both games right here on KVSC.
10/09/2010 - 7:00 AM
Wide Receiver Fred Williams keeps adding to the record books and the St. Cloud State football team continues to find themselves in the win column. The Huskies won their fifth straight game Saturday, with a 31-17 victory over Minnesota State-Mankato, spoiling the Mavericks homecoming. Williams continued to be the favorite target downfield and made six catches and scored two touchdowns for the Huskies.
With his catch on the first touchdown, Williams became SCSU’s all-time leader in receiving yards. The previous title was held by John Kimbrough with 2,878 yards.
The Huskies are now 5-1 on the season and 5-0 in the NSIC. They return home this weekend to do battle with Southwest Minnesota State University at 1 P.M. Saturday. You can hear that game right here on 88.1 FM KVSC- Dave Overlund has the call.
10/04/2010 - 11:30 AM
The St. Cloud State volleyball team headed to St. Paul this past weekend to take on the three-time defending national champion Concordia-St. Paul and the Golden Bears showed why they are a volleyball power, sweeping the Huskies in three sets.
Concordia gave the Huskies their first loss in three matches, winning by scores of 25-14, 25-17 and 25-9. The Huskies were led by senior captain Ashley Shields as she posted six kills in the contest.
SCSU is now 9-5 overall and 4-2 in the always rugged NSIC. The Huskies will return home Tuesday night for a matchup against the ferocious Peacocks of Upper Iowa.
10/04/2010 - 11:00 AM
It was a tough weekend for the St. Cloud State soccer team as they fell to Minnesota-Duluth 1-0 and Bemidji State 1-0 at Husky Stadium.
The loss to UMD was the first time since October 19th, 2008 that the Huskies fell at the friendly confines of Husky Stadium. Freshman Kenzie Hanzlick was in goal for the Huskies and made five saves in the loss, falling to 2-4 on the season.
It was another 1-0 loss Sunday for the Huskies as the Beavers of Bemidji State came out with a victory. Ashlee Ellefsen was the lone goal scorer of the game for the Beavers as the Huskies were shut out for the fifth time this season. Freshman goalkeeper Molly Bender was in between the pipes for SCSU and recorded six saves while losing her first game of her young career.
The Huskies are now 5-5 on the season and 3-3 in conference play.
10/03/2010 - 12:00 PM
St. Cloud State fans got a first taste of what is to come in the 2010-11 season at National Hockey Center Saturday night. The St. Cloud State Men’s Hockey team took the ice for the first time, and beat the University of Manitoba 7-4 in Exhibition play.
The Huskies skated eight new freshmen players, and they made a big impact on the scoreboard. Forward Mitch MacMillan registered a goal and an assist, Bryce Johnson scored the final goal, and Cam Reid added a helper.
Junior forward Drew LeBlanc also scored twice for St. Cloud, who struck three consecutive times in the third to break the 4-4 tie. The Huskies travel to Omaha, Nebraska this weekend for a tournament where they will take on RIT Friday afternoon and Clarkson Saturday.
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10/02/2010 - 5:00 AM
Fred Williams and the St. Cloud State football team rolled to their fourth straight win Saturday in a 42-10 blowout of Northern State on the road. Williams had nine catches for 170 yards and found the end-zone four times for the Huskies who improved to 4-1, and have not lost since the season opener.
Williams also wrote himself into the St. Cloud record books as he surpassed Mike McKinney for the most catches in SCSU history with his 203rd grab. First year quarterback Phillip Klaphake threw for 218 yards and four touchdowns and completed all but five of his 19 passes.
The Huskies continue on the road this week with a game again Minnesota State Mankato. Kick-off is slated for 1 p.m. Saturday.
09/29/2010 - 1:00 AM
When the St. Cloud State Men’s Hockey team takes the ice for the first time Saturday in an exhibition game versus Manitoba, it will be the first glance at a squad that has been tabbed with some high expectations. As preseason polls continue to trickle out, St. Cloud State finds themselves ranked number six in the nation in the USA Today poll. Defending national champion Boston College is first, while WCHA rival North Dakota is second.
The Huskies are not only getting noticed nationally, but in their own conference as well. The WCHA coaches picked the Huskies to finish second in the conference behind North Dakota. UND got ten first place votes, while SCSU received the other two. The Huskies were picked third by members of the media in the WCHA behind UND and Minnesota Duluth.
Last season the Huskies finished third in the WCHA and won their first NCAA tournament game versus Northern Michigan. St. Cloud’s game Saturday against Manitoba will be carried right here on KVSC- pregame starts at 6:40 p.m. and puck drop is slated for 7:07 p.m.
09/27/2010 - 1:00 AM
What’s the best way a team can start their home schedule? How about going undefeated? That’s exactly what the St. Cloud State volleyball team did this weekend as they took down Minnesota-State Moorhead and Minnesota-Crookston at Halenbeck Hall.
The Huskies started the weekend off right with a 3-1 win over Moorhead on Friday night in the home opener. Junior Erica Beacom had a career match, posting 13 kills in the four set victory. Beacom was helped out defensively by SCSU junior libero Chelsea Nagle. The defensive-specialist posted a personal season-best 26 digs in the victory.
SCSU kept its hot play going on Saturday, cruising past the Golden Eagles of Crookston in three sets. Sophomore outside-hitter Lauren Cipperly recorded her fourth double-double of the season as she notched 11 kills and 14 digs. Tri-captain setter Jen Waterman had a match-high 34 set assists in the win as well.
The Huskies are 9-4 on the year and 4-1 in NSIC play. The last time SCSU had just one loss through their first five conference matches was in 1995 when they started their then North Central Conference season 4-1. St. Cloud will have their work cut out for them next weekend as they head down to St. Paul to take on the Concordia-St. Paul Golden Bears. Concordia has won the national championship three years in a row.
09/27/2010 - 11:45 AM
It was an exciting weekend for the St. Cloud State soccer team as they defeated Minnesota-Crookston and Minnesota-Moorhead by a combined score of 7-0 and stretching their win streak to three games.
On Saturday it was the Huskies all over Crookston by a score of 5-0. Balance was the name of the game in the victory as five different players accounted for the Husky goals. Freshman goalkeeper Molly Bender posted her second shutout of the season and stayed undefeated in her collegiate career.
Sunday saw the Huskies take down the Dragons of Minnesota-State Moorhead by a score of 2-0 behind another shutout from Bender. She was helped out offensively by junior Alex Pafko. The Blaine, Minnesota native scored her fifth goal of the season in a strong offensive effort that saw SCSU put 11 shots on net.
The Huskies are now 5-2 overall and 3-1 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Coach Becky Heiberger’s squad will begin a six-game home-stand on Saturday against the University of Minnesota Duluth at Husky Stadium.
09/27/2010 - 11:30 AM
The St. Cloud State football team continued to roll as they took it to the University of Mary on Saturday, winning 30-14 at Husky Stadium.
It was a ground-game frenzy for the Huskies as they rushed for 291 yards on 49 carries against the Marauders in the victory. The Huskies were led on the ground by freshman Damon Treat. The Fairfield, California native ran 12 times for 130 yards in front of about four-thousand fans.
Redshirt-freshman signal-caller Phillip Klaphake continued his impressive season. The quarterback accounted for 171 total yards and three touchdowns, two rushing and one passing. Klaphake has now thrown for 937 yards through four games with eight touchdowns and just one interception, a key to the Huskies’ early season success.
SCSU is now 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The Huskies will hit the road as they take on Northern State University on Saturday in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m.
09/20/2010 - 3:00 AM
The next step in determining the future of St. Cloud State football is set to take place today. The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, the league St. Cloud State’s Division II sports play in, requires a football program for membership in the league. Today, at a meeting of NSIC Presidents, St. Cloud State President Earl Potter is asking for permission to waive that requirement.
Potter claimed in a St. Cloud Times article last month that asking for the waiver was required to determine the next step SCSU would take in regards to solving a $500,000 shortcoming in the 2012 budget. Even if the waiver is granted, according to Potter it does not mean that football necessarily be eliminated.
Potter expects a verdict from fellow NSIC Presidents on the waiver at today’s meeting. If in fact that decision is made today, Potter is expected to share the final three proposals in regards to the athletic budget with the St. Cloud community on Tuesday.
KVSC will be monitoring this story as it progresses and will have updates later in the day.
09/19/2010 - 5:00 AM
After starting the season the road for two games, the St. Cloud State football team was happy to be home this weekend and did not disappoint the Husky faithful. SCSU won their home opener 31-26 over #17 Winona State on Saturday at Husky Stadium.
In front of a loud crowd of 4,106 fans, the Huskies took on Winona State for the first time in 28 years and upset the Warriors in a game that saw multiple lead changes. The game started with first year quarterback Phillip Klaphake finding his favorite receiver in Fred Williams for a 54-yard strike to put St. Cloud on the board first. Klaphake threw for 205 yards and two touchdowns.
The Huskies fell behind 14-10 early, but battled back with strong defense and took a commanding 31-17 lead off an interception return for a touchdown by junior Josh Everson. St. Cloud held off the Warriors late in the game and held on for the victory.
With the win, the Huskies move to 2-1 and 2-0 in the NSIC. St. Cloud State will play the University of Mary on Saturday at Husky Stadium in a game you can hear right here on KVSC. Kickoff is slated for 5 PM, pre-game starts at 4:40.
09/19/2010 - 2:00 AM
Last year’s dismal 7-25 record is a distant memory for the St. Cloud State volleyball team. With their fast start under new head coach Michelle Blaeser, the squad has already matched its win total from last season after picking up a pair of victories this past weekend.
Friday the Huskies traveled to North Dakota to take on the University of Mary and they wasted no time picking up their first conference win of the year sweeping in three sets by scores of 25-21, 25-17, and 25-21. Lauren Cipperly led the charge with 12 kills and 12 digs.
Saturday the Huskies continued their success and notched win number seven in South Dakota over Northern State in match that went the five set distance. The Huskies were beaten badly in the first set 25-10, but battled back and won the deciding set 16-14.
St. Cloud is now 7-3 on the year, and 2-0 in the conference. The Huskies take on Southwest Minnesota State on Tuesday in Marshall, and will have their first home game Friday against MSU Moorhead at 7 PM at Halenbeck Hall. KVSC will be broadcasting that game live right here on 88.1 FM.Page [ << 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 >> ]
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