Eighth-Annual Golden Goldys Set for April 28

Athletics will hold the eighth-annual Golden Goldys at TCF Bank Stadium, April 28.

University of Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletics will hold the eighth-annual Golden Goldys, a student-athlete awards gala, at TCF Bank Stadium, Monday night, April 28. Dinner is set for 6 p.m., with the awards ceremony scheduled for a 7 p.m. start. For the fourth-straight year, the Golden Goldys and Scholar Athlete awards will be held in a joint ceremony. Continue reading

STMA captures their first ever NYWA state team championship

It is not new to see, or expect, STMA wrestling to be at the top of the heap when it comes to state wrestling results. As a high school, STMA has captured no less than seven state team titles. Historically the same could not be said for the STMA youth wrestling (K-6th grade). While the program has always been one of the largest programs in the state, and consistently very strong, the closest the youth team had ever been to a NYWA state team championship was eight and nine years ago, when they placed 2nd in back-to-back years. The first year it was 2nd place to Adrian and the following year it was 2nd place to Kasson-Mantorville (KM). That year was also the first of seven consecutive team championships KM had won at state, a streak that included a record of 35-0. This year STMA aimed to change history and get revenge on a loss in the state finals eight long years ago. Continue reading