Minnesnowta Musings

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An inside look at the MIAC and the Minnesota sports scene.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: Football, Basketball, Hoops, Gustavus, St. Thomas, MIAC, , Bethel, St. Olaf

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What would "Shorty" do? on Jul 23, 2009 in Gustavus1958 Gustavus grad Bill "Shorty" Patterson was the first black basketball player in school history. He was drafted by the Minneapolis Lakers in the 10th round, making him one of six former Gusties to get drafted.I got two complaints for this post in...



Rubik's Cube, breakdancing and diversity on Jul 21, 2009 in GustavusThe iPhone pic is terrible...but this shows the Gustie campers applauding a Spanish boy who solved the Rubix Cube in 40 seconds. The Spanish Armada, as they dubbed themselves, are seen giving him a standing ovation in the back left.In between good ti...



Idle thoughts from a hot, hectic week on Jun 27, 2009 in GustavusThe week didn't go as planned. My two teams of middle schoolers finished with one win in 18 games, dragging my career record at Gustie Camp down to a Koz-like 13-23. I also finished with one win in three games during old man ball (my first time pla...



An awkward beginning for GAC's Haugen on Jun 21, 2009 in GustavusPeter Haugen is, by all accounts, a great guy. One of my college roommates is his personal friend and swears by him. But is he the right man to lead the Gustavus Adolphus football program? Since he was hired after a secret, controversial process in t...



All about attire on Jun 6, 2009 in I've been covering high school sports for four years. If it rains — or looks like it might — I wear my old Gustavus football coat. If it's chilly, I throw on the same windbreaker. Heck, if it's hot out and I might pit out I'll throw on ol' faithf...



Anything is possible on May 2, 2009 in TimberwolvesTake a deep and exhale. Now relax and realize Kevin McHale isn't in danger of ruining whatever cap flexibility his last few trades have created for the Timberwolves.Need a few more seconds? Fine. Breath, exhale. In, out. Spin that new Ben Harper disc...