SPORTS NEWS

Vix has No. 1 Rushford-Peterson back at state

Rushford-Peterson High School coach Tom Vix has seen just about everything when it comes to basketball, especially Minnesota state basketball.

Whether that’s from one of the hall of fame coach’s 15 teams he has brought to state or from the rest of the field.

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Burg dunks, Lampert assists, Caledonia advances

Caledonia's Colton Lampert (11) lays in a shot during a MSHSL Class AA boys basketball tournament quarterfinal game against Annandale on March 11, 2015, at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. PHOTO: Andrew Link/Winona Daily News

Warriors exact revenge, head to state semifinals

MINNEAPOLIS – Jason Burg never dunked before. Not in a varsity game, anyway.

The 6-foot-4 senior picked as good a time as any. On the Williams Arena floor. At State. When his team needed it most. And against the team that ruined their state-title hopes last year.

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Aquinas girls head to section final

LA CROSSE, Wis. - Heading into the WIAA Division 4 girls sectional semifinal, all the hype was about University of Wisconsin-Green Bay recruit Macenzie Kraemer.

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Badgers take down Minnesota, claim Big Ten title

Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky (44) drives on Minnesota center Bakary Konate (21) in the second half at Williams Arena. PHOTO: Jesse Johnson, USA TODAY

ST PAUL - Last weekend, the University of Wisconsin clinched a share of the Big Ten title on senior night at the Kohl Center.

Thursday, the sixth-ranked Badgers claimed it outright with a 76-63 win over Minnesota at Williams Arena.

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Rushford-Peterson, Caledonia headed back to state

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Rushford-Peterson High School’s boys basketball team is headed back to its second home – the state tournament.

For the fourth season in a row and fifth time in six seasons, R-P is headed to the Class A state tourney after a 57-46 win over Goodhue at the Mayo Civic Center.

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