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Pat Ruff


Rochester, MN, United States

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Recent articles by Pat:

Hobbled or not, gymnast Tiede has cherished every minute of this

Mayo gymnast Mia Tiede is regarded as likely the top Rochester prospect to advance to the state meet this season. But getting healthy and staying that way will be key. → Read More

RCTC women sharp in dropping No. 15 Riverland

The Rochester Community and Technical College women's basketball team, ranked No. 2 in the country, showed why on Wednesday as it rolled past No. 15 Riverland. → Read More

Lake City has its way with cold-shooting Lourdes

Natalie Bremer and Mya Shones both had big games as Lake City eased to a 60-43 win over Lourdes. → Read More

Shorthanded Goodhue girls still get it done

Goodhue, ranked No. 5 in the state, beat No. 3 St. Croix Lutheran despite injuries. → Read More

Hofstedt pines for one more championship celebration at NDSU

Mason Hofstedt is in his fifth year on the North Dakota State football team. The Cannon Falls graduate and standout linebacker is hoping to go out with one last national championship. → Read More

Finstuen has found perfect finishing place, Cleveland State

Broc Finstuen is at his second Division I basketball home in three years, this time the Pine Island graduate closing his career at Cleveland State. → Read More

High School Girls Basketball Focus: Cotter, Sandcork making their move

Winona Cotter's Sofia Sandcork has been a major reason why the Ramblers are playing as well as any team in southeastern Minnesota right now. → Read More

RCTC men blow past Luther College JV

Quest McCrimmon, Keivonte Watts and Peyton Dunham all hit double figures as the Rochester Community and Technical College won for the sixth straight time in men's basketball. → Read More

Stewartville bowlers get a 'Mermaid Miracle' and a state championship

Stewartville slips past Lake City for state title as Dawson Peterson converts miracle shot. → Read More

Ustby's coming home has special incentive

University of North Carolina sophomore guard/forward Alyssa Ustby is eager to take on her home-state Gophers on Wednesday at Williams Arena. → Read More

K-M's Shubert a gym rat and a star

Kasson-Mantorville junior guard Aby Shubert has gone "all-in" on becoming a basketball star. That's worked. → Read More

Saturday's high school highlights

Top performances for area high school players. → Read More

Lake City's Meincke to miss basketball season following surgery

Lake City senior standout Lilly Meincke had knee surgery last week and will miss the entire girls basketball season as a result. → Read More

Life lessons keep K-M coach Swanson coming back for more

Kasson-Mantorville football coach Joel Swanson was not in a complaining mood after his team lost to Hutchinson in the state championship game. There is always too much to gain -- win over lose -- for that. → Read More

Hard and fast-running Hutchinson ends KoMets' dream

Kasson-Mantorville ran into an impossible-to-stop running attack owned by Hutchinson as it fell in the Class AAAA state championship game. → Read More

Well-adjusted KoMets ready to take a crack at a state championship

Kasson-Mantorville has been through many football tests this season. On Friday, the KoMets will get one more, this time for a state championship. → Read More

Miss Soccer headlines 2021 Post Bulletin All-Area Girls Soccer Team

Led by Class A's Ms. Soccer, Winona Cotter's Olivia Gardner, the 2021 All-Area Soccer Team is a loaded one. → Read More

Plainview-Elgin-Millville flies into Prep Bowl

Plainview-Elgin-Millville downed Annandale 28-6 in the Class AAA state semifinals. → Read More

Wow! Kasson-Mantorville rallies to stun No. 1 Becker in state semifinals

Kasson-Mantorville bounced back in the most dramatic of fashions to beat No. 1-ranked Becker 24-20 in the Class AAAA state football semifinals. → Read More

LeRoy-Ostrander closing in on ultimate mission: A state championship

The LeRoy-Ostrander football team is two wins away from its goal — a state championship. → Read More