Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall.
Minnesota state champion Al “The Haitian Temptation” Sands (9-1-0, 9 knockouts) will face West Virginia state champion Justin Howes (13-4, 11 KO) in an eight-round heavyweight match atop the “Patriotic Punch Out” card set for July 6 at Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, it was announced on Tuesday.
Waterloo pitchers Aaron Rhodes and Drazen Johnson combined on a three-hit shutout as the Bucks topped the Duluth Huskies 5-0 in a Northwoods League game Tuesday night in front of 524 spectators at Wade Stadium.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Matt Dominguez hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high five runs to back another solid performance by Jordan Lyles, and the Houston Astros rolled to a 10-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
Ryan Doumit hit a go-ahead double in the eighth inning, leading Minnesota over the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Tuesday night.
Kara Goucher, the defending women’s champion in the USA Half Marathon Championships, will be in Duluth on Saturday, but only as a spectator. A year ago, in her first major road race in her hometown, she set the women’s course record in winning the USA Half Marathon title in 1 hour, 9 minutes and 46 seconds.RELATED CONTENT
KEVIN PATES: Thirty-five years of covering Grandma’s Marathon for the News Tribune comes to a close Saturday.RELATED CONTENT
NORTHWOODS LEAGUE: The Border Cats did plenty of everything right in an 11-3 victory before 484 fans on a cool day that saw the temperature drop into the 40s by game’s end.RELATED CONTENT
The Wisconsin-Superior intercollegiate rifle team finished eighth in the country at the Intercollegiate Rifle National Championships held at Fort Benning, Ga., March 15-17.RELATED CONTENT