Jacks split series with Waldorf, head north to face Bison
The Jacks edged out the Warriors 7-4 on Friday, Nov. 17 but suffered a 4-2 loss against them on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Larson Ice Complex in Brookings, South Dakota. The first goal of the night came from Waldorf forward Stephen Mosgopoulos just over four minutes in the game with the assist from Ethan Boyd.
MSU Triumphs Over Bethany Lutheran for Sixth Consecutive Win
Catch the thrilling action as MSU defeats Bethany Lutheran 97-63 in a riveting basketball game. With 50 points scored in the paint, MSU takes a 29-point lead with 5 minutes left, marking their sixth win in a row. Don't miss out!
Huskies sweep Mavs in Mankato with 3-2 win
MANKATO, Minn. – Michigan Tech earned its first CCHA sweep of the season with a 3-2 victory at Minnesota State on Saturday (Nov. 25). The Huskies won their third straight game—all by the score of 3-2—to pick up their first ever sweep in Mankato and improve to 6-6-3 overall and 4-2-0 in the CCHA.
Local Bethany Lutheran Men's Basketball Team Loses to MSU-Mankato in Exhibition
The Bethany Lutheran men’s basketball team traveled across town to take on MSU-Mankato on Saturday in an exhibition and fell to the Mavericks by a score of 97-63. MSU, who came into the contest rated No. 12 in NCAA Division II, moves to 6-0 with the win.Visit here for more details.
Huskies win in OT at Mankato after Mosley game winner
MANKATO, Minn. – The Michigan Tech hockey team won 3-2 in overtime at Minnesota State Friday (Nov. 24). Ryland Mosley scored a power-play goal with six seconds left in the extra session to give the Huskies their fifth win of the season on his second goal of the night and second overtime goal of the season.
Roller Coaster Ride
College hockey players usually have some little ups and downs over the course of their careers, but Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Jamie Nelson has had more of a roller coaster than others. A little more than three years ago, Nelson was coming off a senior season where she capped...
Friday Recap: Rivalries Renewed
Michigan Tech opened its weekend series in Mankato with a 3-2 overtime win, while Bowling Green raced past Northern Michigan in the third period to win 6-2. St. Thomas pushed its winning streak to a program-best five games at the Division I level by topping Lake Superior State, 4-2. In non-league action, Bemidji State took No. 1 North Dakota to overtime, before falling 3-2. Augustana dropped a narrow 2-1 decision at Nebraska Omaha.
Former MSU athletic director Don Amiot passes away
Former Minnesota State director of athletics Don Amiot died in a car accident earlier this week. The school’s announcement did not release further details. Current director of athletics Kevin Buisman told the Mankato Free Press he was “devastated” about the news and his thoughts are with Amiot’s family.
Local College Soccer Teams Shine: Eight Athletes Earn Academic Honors
College Sport Communicators (formerly CoSIDA) announced its Academic All-District teams for men’s and women’s soccer on Tuesday afternoon and four student-athletes from both the men’s and women’s soccer team earned the honor.Visit here for more details.
MSU men’s basketball remains perfect after defeating Dakota State
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - The Minnesota State men’s basketball team improved to 4-0 after defeating Dakota State 116-62 Tuesday night in their home opener. The Mavericks are back on the court Friday, November 24th at the Taylor Center against Waldorf at 6:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day programming note for our 5 & 6 PM News
MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - A programming note for you on this Thanksgiving Day. Due to Commanders and Cowboys NFL football game on CBS, our 5:00 and 6:00 news will air on our NBC channel. You can find KEYC NBC over-the-air on channel 7-1 and on Charter Spectrum channels 7 &...
CCHA Reasons To Watch: Holiday Weekend Offers Prime Matchups
This week, the CCHA presents hockey fans with a troika of tasty series to accompany their gobbler sandwiches. Three teams will emerge as favorites to claim home ice in the Mason Cup playoffs, while three others will be labeled pretenders. Let’s start with the marquee matchup in Mankato. Michigan...
DSU Men Drop Exhibition Game at Mankato
Minnesota State-Mankato scored the first 14 points of the game and never trailed in an exhibition win over the Dakota State Men’s Basketball team on Tuesday night. The NCAA Division II Mavericks won their home opener by the score of 116-62 over the Trojans. Mison Coilton led the Trojans...
Gustavus Men's Basketball Triumphs Over Bethany Lutheran in High Tempo Game
Experience the high-tempo game between Gustavus and Bethany Lutheran men's basketball teams. Watch as the lead swings back and forth, with impressive plays, dunks, and three-pointers. Despite a close first half, Gustavus pulls away to secure a 10-point victory.
College Basketball recap includes Augie and USF split at Elmen Center and highlights from 5 games
SIOUX FALLS, S.D., MANKATO, MN and SIOUX CITY, IA (Dakota News Now) -Lots of college basketball Tuesday night and we had highlights from 5 games including doubleheaders in Sioux Falls and Sioux City. At the Elmen Center, Coach Flo picked up her first home win for the Vikings as they...
Chemistry clear in Augustana’s playoff rout of Mankato
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Augustana’s quest for a Division Two national title got off to a fine start yesterday as they destroyed NSIC rival Minnesota State-Mankato 51-24 in the opening round. The Vikings’ defense set the tone in the first half, forcing five of their six...
Augustana obliterates Mankato in opening round of D2 Playoffs
Local Beavers Pull Off Second Saturday Night Hockey Comeback, Split Series with Mavericks
The Bemidji State University Men's Hockey team, the Beavers, won against Minnesota State University, Mankato, the Mavericks, at Mayo Clinic HSEC. This was the Beavers' second consecutive Saturday win, resulting in a split in their Central Collegiate Hockey Association series. The final score was 7-6 in favor of the Beavers.
BEA Board discusses sports co-ops
A report from the Blue Earth Area School Board’s Activities Committee sparked a discussion about sports co-ops during this past Monday’s BEA School Board meeting. As School Board member Ted Armon gave the other board members an update from the committee meeting, board member Mark Franta questioned whether the subject of a sports co-op with Genesis Classical Academy in Winnebago had been discussed.
Winners All Around, Augsburg Womens Basketball is Poised to Succeed
The Augsburg womens basketball team has started the season as winners. On Nov. 8, they took down Bethany Lutheran College 76-69 in Mankato, Minnesota. This win marks head coach Ted Riverso at 121 career wins with the Auggies. Riverso, the winningest head coach in Augsburg womens basketball history, isn’t new to leading teams to success by any stretch. In his career with Augsburg he has never had a record below 0.500 (not including the 2020-21 pandemic season), been named MIAC Coach of the Year twice and coached the first MIAC champion Auggie team in 2021-22 including Jen Massello, the only player in Augsburg program history to win MIAC womens basketball Player of the Year. In his 15 seasons as head coach of St. Thomas, he was named MIAC Coach of the Year seven times, coached five MIAC championship teams and one division three NCAA national championship team in 1991.