12/03/2013 - 4:30 AM
The #5 Husky Wrestling team will open the 2013-2014 dual season Thursday night in Halenbeck Hall as they take on cross town rivals and Division III standouts the St. John's Johnnies.
The Huskies will look to break the NCAA Division II dual record for most consecutive dual wins. They currently share the record of 47 consecutive duals wins with Pittsburgh-Johnstown who remained undefeated from 1993 to 1996.
The Huskies' dual streak dates back to January 30, 2011 when they defeated Minnesota State Moorhead 38-3. Since then, Head Coach Steve Costanzo and his crew have completed two consecutive perfect 21-0 dual seasons including 3 Super Region 3 titles, 2 NSIC Conference titles, 2 NWCA National Dual Titles, and 3 NCAA DII Team Runner-Up honors. Last season, the Huskies also became the first team in NSIC history to win 8 conference duals in one season.
Individually, the Huskies have crowned 19 All-Americans including 3 National Champions. John Sundgren at 157 in 2011, Derek Skala at 184 in 2012, and Shamus O'Grady at 184 in 2013.
Currently the Huskies stand number 5 in the latest NCAA Wrestling Coaches polls. Four wrestlers have also gained individual rankings. Andy Pokorny at 133 is currently ranked #2, Matt Nelson at 141 is also #2, Clint Poster at 157 is ranked #4, and Gabe Fogarty at 165 is also ranked #4.
John Peterson also chatted with the head coach of the Pittsburgh-Johnstown Mountain Cats, Pat Pecora. Pat reminisces about the streak he and his team started back in 1993, and it's finish in 1996.
Listen to the interview here.
12/03/2013 - 3:00 AM
After a bye week, the St. Cloud State University men’s hockey team remains at #2 in the USCHO Poll. The Huskies will return to action this weekend with a NCHC road series against the #20 University of Minnesota Duluth. Due to the advancement of the Husky Football team, KVSC Sports will not be able to provide coverage of the series. The Crew will provide coverage of the football game. We apologize for any inconvenience but we will keep our listeners updates via our Twitter account.
The Huskies are currently first in the nation with a 83.3 winning rate. Iron man Nic Dowd brings his 95 consecutive game streak into the weekend, he has eight goals this season and is just eight points from the 100-point club. SCSU matches up well with UMD in a series that dates back to before the Huskies became a Division I program. In all time SCSU leads the series 56-40-8. The last time the Huskies played the Bulldogs was a split featuring a 5-1 Husky victory Saturday, November 24, 2012. The Bulldogs won the Friday game 2-1, both games took place in Duluth, MN.
12/01/2013 - 4:00 AM
The #12 Husky football team continues to make history this season. SCSU upset #1 Minnesota State at their home field, Saturday by a score of 54-48. With the victory over NSIC rival, Makato, the Huskies advance to the next round of the playoffs. SCSU also got to bring the traveling trophy, the training kit, back to St. Cloud.
Quarterback, Phil Klaphake threw for four touchdowns and two scores, leading the Huskies to victory. Klaphake finished the game with 144 rushing yards, completing 17 of 26 passes. Taylor Berger had six catches, a game high. Dan Brown made three catches and ran for two touchdowns.
The game ended in exciting fashion as Minnesota State possesed the ball with about thirty seconds remaining at their own 30-yard line. With just three seconds left the Mavericks sat on the 16-yard line and threw an incomplete pass to the end zone. Listen to the final call of the game with Scott Gross and Declan Goff and get quarterback Phil Klaphake's reaction here.
The Huskies will advance to the quarterfinal found of the NCAA playoffs for the second time in school history. SCSU travels to Northwest Missouri State for a noon game Saturday. In school history SCSU had faces NMS once, it was a 41-0 Husky victory to open the 1988 season.
Listen to the game on 88.1 FM KVSC. Pregame coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. with a noon kickoff to follow.
12/01/2013 - 3:30 AM
The St. Cloud State men’s and women’s basketball teams remain undefeated after the first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference test of the season. The University of Minnesota Duluth teams visited St. Cloud Saturday. Both Huskies squads posted a victory over the Bulldogs.
In the first game of the day, the women were victorious 81-73 in a game that saw six lead changes in the first half. The Huskies secured the lead just before halftime and never gave it up again. St. Cloud State had five players who scored in double-digits: Sam Price, Jessica Benson, Rachael Moen, Lexy Petermann and Carley Jeffery. The Huskies shot 48% from the field while the Bulldogs shot 39%.
The men’s team finished off the day by downing the Bulldogs 86-65. James Fort led all players with a career-high 20 points. Demarius Cruz and Matt Craigs also scored in double-digits for the Huskies.
Both teams will take their undefeated records on the road to face Bemidji State and Minnesota Crookston this upcoming weekend.
12/01/2013 - 3:00 AM
SCSU’s women’s hockey team kicked off an eight game home stand this weekend with a non-conference series against RPI. It was the Huskies final non-conference series of the season. SCSU couldn’t contain RPI as they took two wins from SCSU.
Friday the Huskies fell 4-1 despite outshooting the Engineers 45-21. SCSU's only goal came on their fourth power-play chance of the game. Paige Pena slammed it home during the period to make it a 2-1 game. RPI would score their own power play goal and add an empty netter to skate away with a 4-1 victory Friday afternoon.
Saturday the Huskies looked for revenge in a close game. Molli Mott scored the lone SCSU goal short-handed to cut the lead in half during the third period. The Huskies were unable to find the back of the net again as RPI completed the sweep with a 2-1 final. Katie Fitzgerald recorded 18 saves in the game.
11/27/2013 - 3:30 AM
After enjoying a relaxing weekend off following an intense road trip to the Rocky Mountains for the Vail Tournament the SCSU women's hockey team is in action this weekend. The Huskies host the Eningeers of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center Friday and Saturday afternoon. Both games start at 3:07 p.m. These teams have only met one other time in school history as part of the Easton/St. Cloud Showcase January 3, 2009. RPI won the game by a score of 2-0.
11/27/2013 - 2:00 AM
The St. Cloud State women’s basketball team remains undefeated (4-0) after a home match-up with Dakota State on Tuesday night. SCSU won 88-63. It was a tight matchup in the first half as Dakota State held onto the lead until the 5:10 mark. At halftime the Huskies held the lead by six, 41-35. In the final 20 minutes the Huskies took control, led by senior, Sam Price. Price was practically unstoppable shooting six of seven from behind the arc. She also hit five of six free throw to tie her career high record of 25 points. Coach Lori Fisch stressed that she was adamant her freshman players get minutes in these games. In addition the Price, three Huskies scored in double-digits, two of them were freshmen. Senior, Jessica Benson netted 16 points and freshman Betsy MacDonald had 12 while fellow freshman Chelsea Nooker finished with 11 points. Listen to Declan Goff and Coach Fisch talk about how pleased she is with her team on the young season by clicking here.
The St. Cloud State Women’s and Men’s basketball teams will open up conference play Saturday afternoon in Halenbeck Hall when Minnesota Duluth’s basketball teams will come to town. SCSU’s basketball teams both have perfect records through the non-conference portion of the season.
11/25/2013 - 11:45 AM
The Husky football team upset undefeated Henderson State on the Reddies home field this weekend in Arkadelphia, Ar in a game heard on 88.1 FM. The victory advances the Huskies to the second round of the NCAA Division II football playoffs.
The #6 SCSU defeated #4 Henderson State 40-35. The Reddies talled 619 yards of offense in the contest and made things interesting with just :12 seconds left. Henderson State threw for two incomplete passes giving the Huskies the victory. SCSU totaled 477 yards of offense in the game.
The Huskies advance to the quarterfinals for just the third time in school history. They will play Minnesota State on Saturday afternoon in Mankato. It's the first time the two teams have met in the post-season. KVSC will be there as well to provide coverage of the historic event. Fans can catch the bus to Mankato to take in the game in person.
Pregame coverage begins at 11:30 with kickoff to follow at noon. Listen to the action on 88.1 FM or online.
11/25/2013 - 11:00 AM
The SCSU men's hockey team showed the home crowd an offensive explosion on Saturday night. The Huskies tamed the Tigers 6-2 in front of a crowd just over 4,500. St. Cloud State got things started off early in the game when Andrew Prochno scored at the 1:32 mark to make it 1-0. The Huskies never looked back Nic Dowd scored a pair of goals in the victory, one on the power play. The Huskies outshot the Tigers 25-22. The victory extended SCSU's unbeaten streak to five games.
Friday's game ended in a 2-2 tie after regulation. Jonny Brodzinski scored a power play goal in the first period. The Tigers answered back with their own power play goal before the buzzer would signal the end of the first. Niklas Nevalainen scored for to give SCSU the lead again mid-way through the second frame. The lead was short lived as Colorado College notched an even strength goal to tie things up agin. Regulation ended in a 2-2 tie, the team skated overtime with no goals. The Tigers scored the lone goal in the shoot out to earn the extra conference point. The game marked just the second time the Huskies have been outshot all season. CC lead shots Friday night 33-32.
Andrew Prochno netted a goal and two assists with a +4 ranking to earn him the NCHC Defensive Player of the week honor. Despite the stellar weekend for the Huskies they remain at #2 in USCHO polls this week. St. Cloud State recieved more first place votes than Minnesota but, the Gophers remain in the top spot. The Huskies have a bye this weekend before heading to Duluth to take on the Bulldogs Dec. 6-7. Listen to that series on 88.1 FM.
11/25/2013 - 10:30 AM
The women's basketball bounced to a big non-conference win at Halenbeck Hall this weekend in a game heard on the KVSC Sports Stream. The Huskies hosted Wisconsin-Stout Saturday afternoon and got off to a quick start. SCSU took the victory by a final of 83-59. They will be in action again Tuesday night in Halenbeck Hall to host Dakota State University. Listen to the action on the KVSC Sports Stream. The Huskies are 3-0 on the young season.
The men's basketball team posted a non-conference road victory over Wisconsin-Parkside Saturday. UW-Parkside fell 87-84 for their first loss of the season while the Huskies maintained their perfect record. SCSU sophomore Jordan Poydras scored a career-high 32 points in the win. Poydras efforts earned him NSIC honors as the Basketball Player of the Week. Damarius Cruz, Scott Stone and James Fort also scored in the double-digits for the Huskies. SCSU is 4-0 on the season and will open the conference portion of the season at home Saturday afternoon hosting the University of Minnesota Duluth.
11/25/2013 - 10:00 AM
St. Cloud State's Swim and Dive team traveled to Vermillion, South Dakota over the weekend. Both the men's and women's team were victorious in the dual meet. The women's team won by a score of 162-138 while the men's team was victorious 189-109. Check out the complete results here.
The men's team brought home 11 first place finishes while the women's gathered 10. The team returns to action Dec. 7 for the Rochester Invite.
11/20/2013 - 4:00 AM
Senior Quarterback Phil Klaphake has been named a finalist for the 2013 Harlon Hill Trophy. The trophy is given to the NCAA Division II College Football Player of the Year. Klaphake is one of 18 finalists for the award. The senior Quarterback is graduating this winter, and has surpassed numerous accolades at St. Cloud State. His record for total offense of 12, 278 yards is most in school history. He is the only quarterback to pass for 9,000 yards and rush for over 2,000 yards in a Husky uniform. Last Saturday in the regular season finale win over Minnesota State-Morehead, Klaphake became the third quarterback in Division II history to pass over 10,000 yards and rush over 2,000 yards in a career.
Candidates for the Harlon Hill Trophy are nominated by the Sports Information Directors at the 168 NCAA Division II football-playing institutions. The 28 initial candidates are placed on regional ballots with the top two players in each of the four NCAA regions advancing to the national ballot with regional voting concluding on November 22. The winner of the Harlon Hill Trophy will be announced at Trophy Presentation Banquet on Friday, December 20 at the Florence Conference Center in Florence, Alabama at 6:30 p.m. Previous winners of the award include active NFL players Danny Woodhead, (’06 & ’07) Bernard Scott, (’08) and Joique Bell. (09)
Harlon Hill attended Florence State Teachers College from 1949-1953, which is now the University of North Alabama. Hill was a four-year letter man and earned a Bachelor of Science in Education. Hill went on to play nine seasons in the NFL. Earning three trips to the NFL Pro Bowl and holds the Chicago record for receiving yards and touchdown receptions by a rookie.
To learn more about the award and candidates visit can be found here.
11/18/2013 - 9:00 AM
The Husky women’s basketball team was on the home court this weekend for the first time this season. St. Cloud State hosted Valley City State on Sunday afternoon. The Huskies came out on top with a huge 91-65 victory. This marks the first victory of the season for the Huskies who are 1-0. They travel to Des Moines, Iowa for a game against Grand University Wednesday evening.
The SCSU men’s basketball team improved to 3-0 on the season after a victory over Mayville State Sunday afternoon. Four games were played at Halenbeck Hall over the weekend as part of the St. Cloud State Men’s Basketball Classic. On Saturday the Huskies defeated rival St. John’s University 80-74. The final score of Sundays game against Mayville was 80-56. The Huskies hit the road this upcoming weekend.
11/18/2013 - 11:45 AM
SCSU's men’s hockey remains undefeated after another road sweep this weekend. The team travelled to Nic Dowd's hometown Huntsville, Alabama to take on the Chargers of the University of Alabama-Huntsville.
The Huskies pounded on the goals Friday night as they skated to a 10-0 victory. Eight different Huskies scored in the game. The ten goal margin of victory tied the schools record of ten goals set in 2005 when the team played in Yale. Rookie goaltender Charlie Lindgren earned his first collegiate victory and shutout.
Saturday’s contest was much closer but the Huskies prevailed by a final score of 4-3 to bring home the sweep. It was the third consecutive road sweep. SCSU reamains undefeated on the road this season and moves to 8-1-1 on the season.
Fifteen different Huskies appeared on the score sheet over the weekend as they outshot the Chargers 89-26. Cory Thorson charter three goals and two assists to each the NCHC Offensive Player of the Week honors.
The team returns home for a conference series with Colorado College this upcoming weekend. The Huskies moved up to #2 in both USCHO poll and the USA Today/USA Hockey poll, this is the highest the team has been ranked since 2007. Both games can be heard on 88.1 FM KVSC with Gina Carlson and Declan Goff. Carlson will be the first female to broadcast a men's hockey game on KVSC. Following the game on Saturday night fans are asked to participate in the attempt to break the Fake Mustache Record on the ice after the conclusion of the game. Read more about the attempt here.
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11/18/2013 - 11:30 AM
The Husky football team is heading to the NCAA playoffs. SCSU extended their win streak to six games with a victory over MSU Moorhead Saturday afternoon. The Huskies hosted the Dragons in the final regular season game, dominating the game by a 64-27 final. It was a record-breaking win in the game as Phil Klaphake passed for his 10,000th rushing yard just after the start of the game. He then set the record for single game passing yards with 512, breaking his own record set last season of 466. As a team the Huskies collected a school record of 780 yards of offense, it was head coach Scott Underwood's 50th victory of his career.
The Huskies will take their win streak on the road for the playoffs traveling to Arkansas this Saturday to take on Henderson State. The Huskies are the number six seed in Super Region three; Henderson State is 11-0 on the season and has the #3 ranking in the region game time is slated for 12:00 p.m. Listen to the game on 88.1 FM KVSC.Page [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >> ]
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