04/20/2011 - 11:30 AM
The St. Cloud State softball team has been playing with heavy hearts all season long after the loss of former teammate Kelly Laas who passed away from ovarian cancer on March 2nd. This Friday the team will honor Laas at a memorial service at Newman Center in St. Cloud at 7 P.M.
Laas first took the field for the Huskies in 2008 and was majoring in elementary education at SCSU prior to her death. She started all 57 games in 2009, and was named the team’s Most Valuable Player in 2010 during her fight with the disease.
Index cards to write memories for those who knew Laas will be available at the service. Messages and thoughts can also be emailed to Kelly through Celest Stang of Athletic Media Relations. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
04/18/2011 - 12:15 PM
The setbacks in the NSIC continue for the St. Cloud State softball team as the squad dropped a pair of contests at Augustana on Sunday, losing 6-1 and 7-3. St. Cloud falls to 4-8 in the conference this season.
SCSU scored first in game one thanks to Ally Koski’s RBI double, but after that, the Vikings rattled off six straight runs. The Huskies were lead offensively in game two by Maggie Dunsmore who went three for three at the plate and scored a run, but it wasn’t enough with the potent Augustana attack.
The Huskies are now 19-18 on the season. SCSU is in action today with a doubleheader against Wayne State College at the Peter Chapman Softball Complex in Wayne.
04/18/2011 - 11:50 AM
The St. Cloud State womens tennis team’s run for their third straight Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference tournament title fell short this past weekend at the Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis.
The fourth-seeded Huskies lost a nail-biter to fifth-seed Minnesota State University-Mankato by a score of 5-4. The Huskies scored wins at the top three singles matches against the Mavericks but it was MSU who gained the upper hand in doubles. Katie Kotschevar was a bright spot for SCSU in the matchup as she won at #3 singles and also took home a win in #1 doubles along with Cassandra Brown.
SCSU is now 18-9 and is all but eliminated from NCAA Tournament contention. KVSC Sports will have an interview with SCSU womens tennis coach Jerry Anderson on Husky Sport Friday, April 22nd from 4:30pm-5:00pm as he talks about the weekend.
04/18/2011 - 11:45 AM
The games may have been pushed back a day due to weather concerns, but that didn't stop the #17 St. Cloud State baseball team. The Huskies swept a doubleheader Sunday over Wayne State College by scores of 6-0 and 6-3 at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud.
In games heard on KVSC.org, the Huskies got a strong outing from Nick Anderson who pitched six scoreless innings in the first contest. St. Cloud was helped by poor defense from the Wildcats who committed four errors.
In game two, Logan Birr got his fourth win of the season on the hill. After Birr allowed two Wayne State runs in the fourth inning, St. Cloud responded with a four run rally, capped off by a Phil Imholte double that gave SCSU a two run lead.
With the pair of wins, the Huskies sit at 22-6 on the season and 10-4 in the NSIC. The squad is in action this afternoon as they complete the series with Wayne State with another doubleheader at Joe Faber Field. Keep it tuned to KVSC for a recap of those games.
04/14/2011 - 1:00 AM
Coach Paula U'Ren's St. Cloud State softball team swept a double header yesterday over Upper Iowa University by scores of 3-2 and 2-1 from Selke Field in St. Cloud.
Sophomore Kelly Olson propelled the Huskies to a win in game one with her third homerun of the season to help rally a comeback. Olson had two hits and two RBI’s for SCSU.
The Huskies needed a late sacrifice fly from Chris Saiz in game two to lead them to a 2-1 win. In the bottom of the seventh the Huskies pulled away on the sacrifice despite only getting three hits.
SCSU is now 19-16 and 4-6 in the NSIC. They are back in action on Saturday at Augustana with a doubleheader slated to start at 12 PM.
04/12/2011 - 10:45 AM
Pregame starts at 1:20 p.m. for this online-only broadcast as the Huskies and Beavers take part in a doubleheader. KVSC's Dave Overlund will have the call of both games as the Huskies look to snap out of a two-game losing streak. First pitch is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.
Of note, SCSU enters today with an 18-6 overall record (6-4 NSIC) while the Beavers sit at 9-15 overall (3-7 NSIC).
03/30/2011 - 12:00 PM
The St. Cloud State baseball team came back from Oklahoma with a couple of wins earlier this week and saw one of their captains get rewarded for his play as Joey Benke has been named NSIC Player of the Week. The Roseau, Minnesota native batted .625 in two games on Sunday and Monday helping the 8th ranked Huskies to a couple wins. The outfielder went 3-for-4 from the plate in a 6-3 win against Eastern New Mexico and then capped off the weekend with a 2-for-4 day against Central Oklahoma. In the 10-2 win, Benke recorded a double and drove in a run.
The Huskies will be in action this coming weekend as they take on Minnesota State University in Mankato on April 2nd and 3rd. KVSC's Dave Overlund will have coverage of those games online if they are played in Mankato starting at 1:30 p.m. on the 2nd and noon on the 3rd.
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03/28/2011 - 11:00 AM
The St. Cloud State women’s tennis team is gaining attention this week with honors coming from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. It was announced that SCSU’s Katie Kotschever was named the NSIC women’s tennis player of the week for the second time this season. Kotschevar was 3-0 last week in singles matchups and went 2-1 on the court in doubles.
The Huskies sit at 15-5 on the season overall and continue NSIC matches this weekend against Winona State and the University of Mary on Saturday, and have a Sunday contest against Upper Iowa. All matches are at Gold’s Gym in Sartell.
03/15/2011 - 11:40 AM
St. Cloud state defenseman Oliver Lauridsen is leaving the Huskies a year early. The junior defender will forego his senior season to sign with the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers. The team announced the signing of the 6’6” Danish defenseman on their Twitter page this morning. Lauridsen was a seventh round pick of the Flyers in the 2009.
The move comes as a bit of a surprise as Lauridsen’s younger brother, Markus- a defenseman for the Green Bay Gamblers, is committed to play at St. Cloud State next season. The departure of Lauridsen was confirmed by the Flyers through SCSU Athletic Media Relations this afternoon.
03/03/2011 - 11:00 AM
The St. Cloud State wrestling team jumped to #2 in the final NCAA Division Two Wrestling Coaches Association poll after winning the Super Regional Championship on February 27th.
The Huskies earned 146 points in the poll with top-ranked Nebraska-Omaha earning 160 points. Other NSIC schools ranked in the top 20 are Augustana at #4, Minnesota State at #10 and Upper Iowa at #12.
Next up for the Husky wrestlers is the NCAA Division Two National Championships. Kearney, Nebraska is the site for the Championships that run from March 11-12.
03/03/2011 - 10:40 AM
Witt set a tournament record for points scored in a game as he dropped 39 points on the Vikings. The Morris, Minnesota native shot 11 of 23 from the field and went 15 of 16 from the free-throw line. It was Witt’s fifth 30-point game of the season. Josh Ortmann helped Witt out with 13 points and forward Andrew Bernstetter had a game-high 12 rebounds for SCSU.
SCSU is looking to win the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament for the third straight year. Their semifinal matchup with the University of Mary is March 5th at 7:00 pm.
02/23/2011 - 12:30 PM
St. Cloud State Athletic Director Morris Kurtz has announced that he plans to retire on June 30, 2012. Kurtz has spent 27 years at St. Cloud State University. He was hired in 1984 as the Men’s Athletic Director and took over the entire athletics program in 1995.
Kurtz will remain in charge of day-to-day operations for the next 16 months and a search for his successor will be conducted during the 2011-12 school year.
Kurtz has a long list of accomplishments in his tenure including the hiring of Herb Brooks, the building of the National Hockey Center and St. Cloud State becoming a Division I hockey program.
Additionally in his time in St. Cloud, SCSU has won nearly 50 conference championships and 13 athletes have won national championships.
02/16/2011 - 11:30 AM
After helping the St. Cloud State Women’s hockey team notch their first victory of the season last weekend, forward Molli Mott has been named the WCHA Rookie of the Week.
Mott scored the opening goal of the Huskies 2-0 victory on Friday over Minnesota State. Mott’s shorthanded goal was her fifth of the season, which tied her for the team lead. Her goal turned out to be the game winner, and broke a 31 game losing streak for the Huskies.
The Huskies are back in action with their final regular season series of the year at Minnesota Duluth this weekend. Puck drop is slated for 7:07 both Friday and Saturday. Follow us on Twitter for updates on these games.
02/16/2011 - 10:00 AM
The news continues to get better for the St. Cloud State Men’s Hockey team after turning heads last weekend with a three point weekend at #3 Minnesota Duluth. Tuesday it was announced that freshman defenseman Nick Jensen was named Co-WCHA Rookie of the Week for his performance against Duluth. He shares the honor with UNO's Johnnie Searfoss.
Jensen had a goal and two assists in Friday’s 8-2 win for the Huskies and has continued to impress from the blueline. The Detroit Red Wings draft pick has 5 goals and 11 assists for the Huskies on the season and has quickly made a name for himself in the WCHA for his strong skills as an offensive defenseman.
Jensen and the Huskies task gets no easier this weekend as #2 North Dakota comes to visit National Hockey Center. St. Cloud will be looking to avenge a pair of losses at UND earlier this season and keep their playoff home ice hopes alive.
Puck drop is at 7:07 both Friday and Saturday and you can hear both games right here on 88.1 FM KVSC.
02/15/2011 - 12:50 PM
For the first time in quite a while the St. Cloud State Women’s hockey team notched a victory this past weekend ending a long drought. KVSC Sports Director Zack Fisch had the call of the games and checks in with this report.
Puck drop for both games at UMD is slated for 7:07 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.Page [ << 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 >> ]
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