Mitch Bakken was a member of the Crookston Pirate baseball team that won the 1995 state championship. He also played a number of years for the Crookston Reds amateur baseball team. He is the former sports information director and head softball coach at University of Minnesota Crookston. He is now in his first season as head baseball coach for the Pirates.
Temporary faculty members at Macalester College took the first step to form a union Thursday as campus organizers filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board.
If you could build your ideal football player you couldn't go wrong modeling it after Josh Edlund.
The 5-foot-7, 170-pound Paul Krebs played catcher, third base, pitcher and outfield and plastered his name all over school's record books.
Mark Bittner is one of the best athletes to ever come out of Crookston High School, excelling in football, hockey and track & field.
In 144 games, most in Pirate girls' hockey history, Lexy Wangen finished fifth in total points with 167, fourth in goals with 77 and tied for fifth in assists with 90.
From 2007 until she graduated in 2011 Jamie Zelinsky scored 1,724 points, the most in program history.
One of the stars on that last UMC hockey team was Nigel Smith. The freshman forward scored seven goals and assisted on six others for 13 points in 25 games.
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