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ISSUE 120 VOL 13 PUBLISHED 3/2/2007

Sports

Oles dispatch of Gusties, but fall to Bethel in semis

The St. Olaf men's hockey team advanced to the MIAC playoff semi-finals with a 3-1 victory over Gustavus Tuesday in Northfield. The timely victory marks the first Ole win over Gustavus this season.

Baseball great, even late

At 10 p.m. on a Tuesday night, what kinds of things are usually going in your mind? Should I start my homework yet? Will I still fall asleep if I drink this second can of Diet Coke? How about playing in a baseball doubleheader?

Inside the Lines: Sun, shorts and baseball

Grapefruit. Cactus. These, friends, are the juicy images of baseball spring training. Green grass. Short sleeves. As you gaze out your window at dirty snow banks that have covered up portions of the ground for two months, imagine yourself traveling to someplace exotic, like Jupiter or Surprise.

Star Tribune scribe speaks out

Although statistics show fewer Americans are doing so every year, newspapers are still read by millions of people each day. Arguably the most popular draw for most readers is none other than the sports section – studies show that as much as 40 percent of newspaper readers do so primarily for their daily sports fix. The Messenger sat down with the Minneapolis Star Tribune Timberwolves beat writer Steve Ashburner back in December and collected his thoughts on various sports- and newspaper-related topics.

Women gain number two seed

The St. Olaf women's hockey team swept Bethel in a home-and-home series last weekend to conclude regular season play. With the win the Oles elevate their conference record to 12-5-1.

Track rolls into MIACs

St. Olaf's Tostrud will play host to the 2007 Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday.

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