Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press

Jace Frederick

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Saint Paul, MN, United States

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Recent articles by Jace:

Gophers land commit from 3-star Turkish combo guard

Gophers men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino landed an international recruit when Turkish combo guard David Mutaf committed to Minnesota on Sunday. “I decided to go (to the) University… → Read More

Gentry Academy eighth-grader named top lacrosse player in Class of 2024 by fan vote

Andrew Lecker first started working with Ella Berg when she was in the fifth grade. Berg was … not good. “I have video and pictures,” Lecker said. “She couldn’t pick up a stick. She couldn’t even p… → Read More

Timberwolves opening practice facility to players for voluntary workouts

Starting Thursday, MN Timberwolves players will be able to work out at the team's practice facility in downtown Minneapolis. → Read More

Vikings safety Anthony Harris signs franchise tender

Vikings safety Anthony Harris has signed his franchise tender, according to multiple reports. Minnesota’s all-pro safety will earn a guaranteed salary of $11.4 million this upcoming season. T… → Read More

Gophers softball elevates long-time pitching guru Piper Ritter to head coach

As a noted alum of the Gophers softball program, Sara Moulton was asked by countless people over the past week-plus whom she thought would be its next coach. She only had one answer. “Coach R… → Read More

Former Gophers guard Destiny Pitts lands at Texas A&M – Twin Cities

Destiny Pitts has found her next school. The former Gophers guard was officially announced as a member of Texas A&M’s women’s basketball team Saturday, months after Pitts announced … → Read More

SKOR North sports station lays off most on-air talent amid coronavirus-related revenue loss

Local sports radio station SKOR North announced Friday it will lay off most of its on-air talent and producers, including Vikings reporter and radio host Matthew Coller and radio host Ramie Makhlou… → Read More

Jace Frederick: Gophers’ strength rests in hands of NCAA

If the three transfers headed for Minnesota are cleared to play for Richard Pitino next season, the #Gophers prospects look good. But that’s no slam dunk. → Read More

Jace Frederick: Vikings are rebuilding, but it could be short

The Vikings used the offseason to get younger and save money, but that doesn’t have to portend a long rebuilding effort. → Read More

Gophers get needed wing help as Rice transfer Drew Peterson commits to Minnesota

Richard Pitino nabbed the wing he desperately needed in this recruiting class Monday night, getting a crucial commitment from Rice transfer Drew Peterson. The Libertyville, Ill., native averaged 11… → Read More

Hopkins’ four-star guard Kerwin Walton commits to North Carolina – Twin Cities

Hopkins’ four-star senior guard Kerwin Walton will be a Tar Heel, he announced Monday morning. Walton, a top-100 recruit in the national Class of 2020 and the fifth-best recruit in Minnesota,… → Read More

Cheryl Reeve on the post-draft state of the Lynx’s roster: ‘I like it, let’s go play’

Exactly how Cheryl Reeve feels about her team at the start of the season depends on, well, when the season starts. June? July? August? And under what circumstances? “What we don’t know is, in this … → Read More

Pioneer Press’ 2020 WNBA Mock Draft – Twin Cities

Here’s a look at how the Pioneer Press thinks the first round of Friday night’s WNBA draft might go: No. 1 New York: Sabrina Ionescu, point guard, Oregon. Do-it-all guard would have bee… → Read More

PGA Tour schedule revised again, but 3M Open keeps July date and ability to welcome fans

For the second time in 10 days, the PGA Tour revised its season schedule. But again, the 3M Open’s date remains unchanged. The Tour event is still scheduled for the week of July 20-26 and, as… → Read More

UMN sophomore Nibir Sarma advances to Jeopardy! College Championship semis

University of Minnesota sophomore Nibir Sarma knows how the Jeopardy! College Championship tournament works. There are five quarterfinal rounds, and all the winners of those advance to the semifina… → Read More

Minnesota golf courses remain closed, but that could change

Golf courses around the state got some good news Wednesday, though they still remain closed. As part of the executive order Governor Tim Walz will sign to extend the stay-at-home order in Minnesota… → Read More

Believing they have much to play for, Timberwolves hope their season resumes

The Timberwolves have done everything in their power to keep their players in the best possible frame of mind during the coronavirus pandemic, from daily virtual visits to film studies to setting t… → Read More

East Ridge’s Freddie Gillespie works toward NBA draft after breakout career at Baylor – Twin Cities

Athleticism, shooting, ball handling, strength and anticipation are all traits everyone looks for in a basketball player’s game. But Freddie Gillespie thinks there’s one different aspect that will … → Read More

Many area high school stadiums will light up Monday. Here’s why – Twin Cities

Park activities director Phil Kuemmel will make the short drive from his home to the high school Monday evening in Cottage Grove, and, at 8:33 p.m., he’ll flip on the lights at Wolfpack Stadium. Th… → Read More

Ryan and Hayley Saunders donate snack boxes to local youth

Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders and his wife, Hayley, donated and partnered with both MATTER and the Boys & Girls Club of the Twin Cities to support the local youth in the community during the… → Read More