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Dec 20th


Edison coach selected for Breaking Barriers

Edison coach selected for Breaking BarriersIn celebration of the 24th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day on February 3, the Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership presented the Breaking Barriers Award to Charlita Williamson, Edison High School Community Resource Liaison and athletic coach, at the Minnesota State Capitol.

Henderson's big moment is an inspiration

Henderson's big moment is an inspirationBeing a University of Southern California football fan, I naturally thrust my victorious fist in the air, while lying in bed early in the morning and hearing Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) report that Seantrel Henderson signed with my favorite college football team. Henderson said of the decision: “I’m finally at peace.” Coincidentally, the hand symbol for Trojan Football fans is the “Victory Sign”, otherwise known as the “Peace Sign.” To quote an Ice Cube song, “It was a good day.”

Haiti, New Orleans, and the Super Bowl

Haiti, New Orleans, and the Super Bowl“Who Dat?! Who Dat?! Who Dat say ‘dey gon’ beat ‘dem Saints?!!” Like most grooves born in the bayou – and everything else born in the bayou – the “Who Dat!” chant just grabs a hold of your cool nerve, and will have you bouncing, smiling, and looking for a bowl of gumbo before you know it. It’s New Orleans. New Orleans is special. Haiti is special. And the two have much more in common than recent tragedy. They are primary key points of Freedom in the History of the Western Hemisphere.

Seantrel Henderson (St. Paul, MN) wins 2010 U.S. Army Inaugural Anthony Munoz Award

Seantrel Henderson (St. Paul, MN) wins 2010 U.S. Army Inaugural Anthony Munoz AwardSeantrel Henderson (OT 6'8 300) of Cretin-Derham Hall, St. Paul, Minn. was awarded the first Anthony Munoz Award, given to the top prep lineman in the nation during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio. Henderson and his West teammates outscored the East team 30 – 14 to win the 10th Anniversary game.

The Vikings ownership has invested well thus far

The Vikings ownership, and executive staff, has steadily poured resources and personnel acumen into, what is now, a jewel of a franchise amongst all NFL teams. Considering the success of the Vikings’ college draft classes this decade, the purple fans may be able to ride a wave of success as they did during the 90s, under head coach Dennis Green.

Minnesota Lynx partner with Lift Kids to host United World Campaign at Target Center

In celebration of Minnesota's diverse and unique culture, the Minnesota Lynx today announced a partnership with Lift Kids, Inc., a Minnesota-based non-profit organization, to host the Lift Kids United World Campaign on Sunday, May 23, 2010. The day-long celebration will feature youth performances, videos, guest appearances, informational booths, artists, workshops, music, dance; culminating with the Lynx vs. Tulsa game at 6:00 pm. Lift Kids, Inc. focuses on finding sustainable solutions to end global poverty.

Harvin named Offensive Rookie of the Year for the 2009-2010 season

Harvin named Offensive Rookie of the Year for the 2009-2010 seasonThe Vikings know how to put on a show.  The past few head coaches have been pretty much entertaining themselves, but the players on the field have been nothing short of the stuff of legend, and they certainly have the hardware to prove it.
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