Big Ten Conference

Detroit Lakes’ Smith Invited to Augusta Women’s Amateur

Tournament takes place from Mar.31-Apr.3

LINCOLN, Neb. — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen is not the only Detroit Lakes native doing big things on the national stage. University of Nebraska golfer, Kate Smith was invited to the Augusta Women’s Amateur as one of the top 72 amateurs in the world. The field hits the links at Champions Retreat Golf Course on March 31st. After…

Big Ten, Gopher Football to Resume Oct. 23-24

Decision to cancel fall season reversed

MINNEAPOLIS — (Gophers Athletics) The Big Ten Conference announced the restart of its 2020-21 football season, with play scheduled to begin October 23-24. On Aug. 11, the Big Ten Conference postponed the start of the season in response to the many unknowns related to the COVID-19 pandemic and potential risks to student-athlete health and safety. Since then the Conference has…

Reports: Big Ten Football to Return October 17th

Eight games played in nine-week window

FARGO, N.D. — According to multiple reports including the Milwaukee-Journal Sentinel, Big Ten football is expected to make its return. The conference is expected to start games October 17th with practices beginning¬† in two weeks. The season would include eight games with the top two teams playing for a championship. Finishing in time for the winning team to make the…