Great Moments MN Sports

Great Moments MN Sports

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Reminiscing Rio
April 15, 2019

In this final episode of Great Moments in Minnesota Sports, Dave Schwartz talks with KARE 11 Anchor/Reporter Chris Hrapsky about the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. They reminisce about Minnesota swimmer David Plummer, BMXer Alise Post and t.

The Title Run
March 24, 2019

This week’s episode is dedicated to the Minnesota Lynx. In 2011 the team won its first of 4 WNBA Championships this decade and also changed the face of the league and women’s basketball in America. This week KARE 11's Dave Schwartz sits down with Head Co.

Five in the 8th
March 13, 2019

When John Shuster and the U.S. Men’s curling team lost 4 of their first 6 matches their battle was uphill to try and win a medal at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. But this team was used to fighting for their right to play. KARE 11's Dave Schwartz .

The Longest Game
March 06, 2019

The Minnesota Boys state hockey tournament is always quite a spectacle. People come from all over just to watch the games and cross the experience off their hockey bucket list. But one night in 1996, the fans in attendance got an experience worth much mo.

Going the Distance
February 24, 2019

There was a time in Major League Baseball when pitchers pitched entire games and they enjoyed doing it. St. Paul Native and former Minnesota Twins pitcher Jack Morris was definitely one of those guys. And no start of his career was more epitomizing of hi.

Bruno’s OT Brilliance
February 17, 2019

Andrew Brunette will admit to you that he was never the strongest or fastest guy on the ice, but he is a guy known for coming through when it counts. In 2003 his heroics helped led a group of Wild players known as outcasts and misfits in an improbable pl.

The Fall
February 06, 2019

In 2008 University of Minnesota track and field star Heather Dorniden was a favorite to win the 600 Meters at the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships. But with one lap to go, a fall took her out of the race... at least it should have. Hear her i.

The Chip-shot Championship
February 04, 2019

In 2007 Blake Wheeler hit a shot he calls a “zero out of a hundred” chance. It was a diving attempt that won them the WCHA Final Five over their bitter rival North Dakota. KARE 11's Dave Schwartz sits down with former Gopher head coach Don Lucia and Whee.

A perfect season
February 01, 2019

In 2012-2013 the Gopher Women’s hockey team pulled off the impossible; a perfect season. It was anything but easy though. Head Coach Brad Frost and former Gopher Hannah Brandt talk with Dave Schwartz about that season, what made it great and what they ha.

The Butt Shot
January 31, 2019

Blake Hoffarber hit an improbable shot while he was seated on the ground to help Hopkins win the Minnesota Boys Class 4A title. The shot made him a star, but it also had a dark side. Thirteen years later he’s still asked about the shot, so of course KARE.