Sports-related items, youth, HS, collegiate, amateur.

Football - Northfield vs. Shakopee - All video clips

This is all the video clips for the Northfield vs. Shakopee game on September 22.

Soccer Associations sets summer tryout schedule

Northfield Soccer Association Girls & Boys Summer 2007 tryouts will be held at the Spring Creek Soccer Complex. A $100 registration deposit is due on the day of tryouts.



Saturday, Sept. 30:
  7:30 a.m. -   8:30 a.m. ....... U-13
  8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. ....... U-15
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ....... U-14
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ....... U-12

Sunday, Oct. 1:
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. .......... U-12
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. .......... U-13
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. .......... U-14
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. .......... U-15

Questions? Call Simon at 507-581-6449 or Craig at 612-501-9675.

Information is also available at:

Holly Cairns is a volunteer with the Northfield Soccer Association. 

Daughters of the Game; Then and Now

The Northfield Historical Society and the Northfield Senior Center present "Daughters of the Game; Then and Now."

Listen to Dorothy Mcintyre talk about the history of women's basketball in Minnesota. Then listen to Pat Lamb and Tammy-Metcalf-Filzen talk about the history of women's basketball in Northfield.

This program will start at 7 p.m. at the Northfield Senior Center on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Admission is $2 for non-members and adults. If you have any questions, please call the Northfield Historical Society at 645-9268.

Hayes Scriven is the executive director of the Northfield Historical Society 

Football - Nfld vs. Hutchinson - All video clips

This is all the video clips for the Northfield vs. Hutchinson game on September 15th.

Football - Northfield Defeats Hutchinson 7-6 - with Video!

The Northfield Raiders football team left it all on the field Friday night as they defeated Hutchinson 7-6 in overtime. It all came down to one play - four quarters plus one overtime of smashmouth football hung in the balance as Hutch went for two and the victory during their overtime posession. The Raiders broke the line and dumped the fullback for a loss of yards.

We've got videos after the jump...

Northfield Skating School's Learn-To-Skate Program is Back!

Submitted by Carey Tinkelenberg:

After a successful opening year, the Northfield Skating School has returned for its second season at the Northfield Ice Arena. Our program has expanded to offer two 8-week sessions of Sunday afternoon skating lessons for students of all abilities, ages 4-adult. We are a sanctioned program of US Figure Skating and follow their established curriculum.

Session 1 runs from Oct. 15-Dec. 10, 2006, and Session 2 runs from Jan. 7-Feb. 25. Registration deadlines are Oct. 1 for Session 1 and Dec. 15 for Session 2, but students are encouraged to register now to secure their spot for both sessions. Discounts apply to additional family members enrolled in the program.

Registration brochures are available at the Northfield Ice Arena, the Northfield Public Library, Goodbye Blue Monday Coffee House, and various other downtown locations. See the registration brochure for more details, or contact Carey Tinkelenberg, Founder and Executive Director, for more information (

Sign up now for 10th Annual Youth Hockey Golf Open

Submitted by Carrie Carroll

Support the girls and boys who play hockey in Northfield by supporting the 10th annual Northfield Hockey Association FUNdraiser golf tournament on Thursday, September 21 at the Northfield Golf Club.

Here's how you can help:

SPONSOR a hole: $175 Maroon sponsor; $275 Gold Sponsor; $500 Stanley Cup Sponsor; $2000 Miracle Hole Sponsor (includes a foursome).
DONATE something for the silent auction.
PLAY! $100 per person/includes 18 holes, cart and dinner.  $21 for dinner only. Sign up as an individual/twosome/foursome!

12-12:45 Check-in and Deli Lunch
1 p.m. Shotgun Start
5-6 p.m Social and Silent Auction
6 p.m. Dinner and Awards
Optional: Skins Game and Mulligans

The proceeds from this event will sponsor: hockey scholarships, additional skating and hockey development opportuntities for all NHA participants, ice time, equipment and uniforms.

For more information, contact: Cheryl Buck, 507-663-9056 or Margaret Cloud, 507-645-5692

Week 2 Northfield Football Video Highlights

The Northfield Raiders took the field in the second game of the 2006 High School Football season, and overpowered Holy Angels 28-14 to remain undefeated for the year.

The game was filled with numerous big plays both on offense and defense, so this week we have 10 video highlights from the game. Anyone can also vote on their favorite play of the game!

See the videos inside, and to vote!

What was your favorite play of the Raiders first 2006 Game?

Last Friday, the Northfield Raiders took the field in the first game of the 2006 High School Football season, and won 28-0 over the Princeton Tigers. showed five video highlights from the game that have been viewed over 400 times! You could also vote for your favorite play of the game and you can see the results HERE. The Raiders play Holy Angels tonight at Home starting at 7pm. If you can't make it to the game, listen to it on KYMN 1080 AM.

Don't forget to check Saturday morning to watch the best plays of this week's game!

Adult open gym nights slated

Northfield Public Schools Community Services Division offers a variety of open gym opportunities for adults. These activities include:

  • Adult open gym basketball is held on Wednesday evenings from 7-9:30p.m. in the High School Gymnasium.
  • Adult open gym volleyball is held on Monday evenings from 7-9:30p.m. in the Bridgewater Gymnasium.
  • Beginning November 3, open gym dodgeball will be held on Thursday evenings from 7-9:30p.m. in the Longfellow Gymnasium.

Open gyms are designed for adults who enjoy the sport for fun and exercise. Each open gym is a drop-in program and no pre-registration is required. The cost for each open gym is $2.00, paid at the door. For more information stop at the Northfield Community Services Office located on the first floor of the Northfield Community Resource Center (NCRC) at 1651 Jefferson Parkway in Northfield, or call 664-3649.

Week 1 Northfield Football Video Highlights

The Northfield Raiders took the field in the first game of the 2006 High School Football season, and whipped the Princeton Tigers 28-0 in an impressive display of both offensive prowess and stingy defense that has become the Raider trademark the past few years.

Read more to see the five video highligts from the game. Anyone can also vote on their favorite play of the game!

Minnesota Thunder vs. Latino Select Game to play tonight

According to the Star Tribune and the Minnesota Thunder web site, the Minnesota Thunder vs. Latino Select soccer game has been rescheduled for tonight (Monday, 28 August 2006), 6:45 p.m., Spring Creek Park Field #6 (510 East Jefferson Parkway). The game was originally scheduled for last Friday night.

All tickets that were purchased for the original date of August 25 are good for Monday's game.

The Thunder will be playing Latino Select, an all-star team composed of players from leagues in Faribault, Farmington and Northfield. All exhibition tickets are $10. For more information, see the Minnesota Thunder News Article or call 651.917.TEAM.

Ole baseball team wins MIAC, qualifies for NCAA Div III National tourney

!{float:left;margin:0 5px 5px 0;}! The 19th ranked St. Olaf baseball team won the MIAC tournament (held in Northfield and Dundas) yesterday, "defeating Hamline 3-2":

This qualifies the Oles for the "NCAA Division III National Baseball Championship":, with the first round being held Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Three Links Golf Tournament

link.gifThree Links Care Center hosted their Seventh Annual Golf Tournament at the Northfield Golf Club today (8/04/2005) with a 1PM Shotgun Start.

Dundas Dukes host a game (Update)

The Dundas Dukes are hosting a game at Memorial Field in Dundas. This is just a short bike ride from Northfield.

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