The Bemidji Lumberjacks softball team lost in the second round of the Section 8AAAA playoffs, losing to St Cloud Tech 5-3. This ends the season at 8-12-1.
The Section 8A baseball playoffs started yesterday. All of the higher seeds won. Fosston, Blackduck, Win-E-Mac and Kelliher Northome advance to the double elimination portion of the tournament that starts Tuesday.
In the Section 8A softball playoffs, Blackduck had their season come to a close with a loss to Lake of the Woods 6-1.
Twins pitching coach Neil Allen is being suspended indefinitely. The move came after the 58-year-old was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Minor league pitching coordinator Eric Rasmussen will take over for Allen on an interim basis.
The Twins open a three-game series with the Mariners tonight in Seattle. Minnesota enters the set an AL-worst 12-and-34 on the season. Pat Dean will get the start on the mound for the Twins. Seattle counters with ace Felix Hernandez.
Wild forward Zach Parise says he's on track to be ready to go by September. Parise has decided to bypass back surgery in favor of rehabilitation. Parise says he will be ready to play for Team USA in the World Cup of Hockey tournament.
The Minnesota Lynx square off with the Indiana Fever tonight at the Target Center. The Lynx ran their record to 4-and-0 with an 85-78 road win over the Phoenix Mercury on Wednesday. Indiana is 2-and-1 on the year.
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