Gavin Morrissey has flourished in his second season with the Austin Bruins, having recorded 17 points through the first 22 games of this year. College coaches took notice and on Thursday, Morrissey committed to Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Rochester Century graduate Riese Zmolek has signed a PTO (professional tryout) with the Rochester (N.Y.) Americans of the American Hockey League, the top minor-league affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres.
Goodhue senior Will Opsahl has announced his commitment to play men's college basketball at Division II Minnesota State, Mankato. He enters his 2022-23 senior season later this fall with 997 career points.
No matter what happens on the ice in Minneapolis and Mankato this weekend when Minnesota and Minnesota State Mankato square off, coaches Bob Motzko and Mike Hastings will shake hands and maybe even share a hug, as these two true friends have done for decades at dozens of arenas.
Emma Berge has been a key contributor to Lake City's back-to-back girls golf state championships over the past two seasons. The Tigers' second-year captain will play her senior season with a weight off her shoulders, having committed to play college golf at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
For just the third time in the 40-plus years the Hobey Baker Award has been handed out, a goalie was named the top player in college hockey, as Minnesota State Mankato star Dryden McKay claimed the trophy.