Jace Frederick, Pioneer Press

Jace Frederick

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Saint Paul, MN, United States

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  • Pioneer Press
Past:
  • The Lowell Sun

Recent articles by Jace:

Lynx guard Aerial Powers breaks out of slump with help from

Aerial Powers hadn’t experienced a shooting slump since she was in college at Michigan State, and even that stretch may not have rivaled her early-season struggles this spring. Through five g… → Read More

Lynx go toe to toe with the Aces on Thursday night before falling 93-87 in Las Vegas

The task facing the Lynx heading into the week was daunting. Minnesota was 0-4 and facing a pair of West coast road games against a playoff contender in the Sparks and a title favorite in the Aces.… → Read More

State badminton: Johnson wins seventh straight team title, this time in dramatic fashion

It was the closest match Mark Fischbach has been a part of as Johnson’s badminton coach. “And it was incredible,” he said. Wednesday’s state title match came down to the wir… → Read More

Jace Frederick: What Kayla McBride did Tuesday for Lynx was nothing short of amazing

It was an extreme example of the physical toll elite women’s basketball players take on their bodies, playing nearly year-round between their WNBA and overseas seasons → Read More

Kayla McBride is back for the Lynx, and not a moment too soon

Already 0-4, the only team in the WNBA still winless this season, and facing a pair of tough road opponents this week in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, the Lynx will receive important reinforcements Tu… → Read More

Lynx sign Shepard to contract extension

One of Minnesota’s few bright spots to start this season, the Lynx inked versatile forward Jessica Shepard to a multi-year extension Sunday, the team announced. In her third year in Minnesota… → Read More

Jace Frederick: Best Wild team ever? Not anymore. Not after this.

Now the 2021-22 Minnesota Wild will be remembered similarly to many of their predecessors: a regular-season team that flamed out far too early in the postseason. → Read More

Tyus Jones’ offseason will show which NBA teams are paying attention – Twin Cities

Ja Morant’s knee injury expected to sideline him for the remainder of the Western Conference semifinal playoff series was considered by many to be the nail in the coffin of the Memphis Grizzl… → Read More

Lynx buy out Angel McCoughtry, agree to ‘mutual separation’ with Odyssey Sims – Twin Cities

Nothing has gone to plan for the Lynx to open the 2022 campaign. They aimed to be championship contenders in Sylvia Fowles’ final season. They signed fellow WNBA legend Angel McCoughtry to ai… → Read More

Lynx face plenty of questions heading into season

The Lynx has made no bones about their intentions for the 2022 season. It is to send future Hall of Fame center Sylvia Fowles out with another championship. But the team’s path to that point … → Read More

Dave Benz won’t return as Timberwolves’ play-by-play voice – Twin Cities

After 10 years as the play-by-play voice of Timberwolves television broadcasts, Dave Benz will not return next season. The Athletic was the first to report the news. The decision was made by Ball S… → Read More

With new extension, Napheesa Collier is face of Lynx franchise for years to come

Two players allowed the Lynx to remain in the championship conversation as the organization transitioned out of its dynasty phase — Sylvia Fowles and Napheesa Collier. The former is entering her la… → Read More

Odyssey Sims returns to Lynx as a more mature, experienced player

Odyssey Sims’ head was spinning during her first day back at Lynx practice on Wednesday, but what else would anyone expect? The veteran point guard re-signed with the team on Tuesday and now … → Read More

This season, Karl-Anthony Towns led Timberwolves in his ‘own way’ – Twin Cities

All-star center likely in line for a massive contract extension this summer, which would cement his future with the franchise. → Read More

Lynx’s roster situation is further proof WNBA needs expansion – Twin Cities

Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve masterfully played this year’s WNBA draft situation. With zero roster space available, Minnesota dealt first- and second-round picks in the 2022 WNBA draft to Las Vega… → Read More

Lynx agree to multi-year extension with Napheesa Collier

Whether or not Collier is a part of this season’s title push, she will be leading the charge for years to come. → Read More

Timberwolves pleased with season that ended too early, but know improvement is mandatory

Unlike the last time Minnesota reached the playoffs in 2018 — this exit feels more like a beginning than an end. → Read More

Timberwolves collapse again, this time to end their season in Game 6 loss

Prior to this playoff series, no team in NBA history had blown two double-digit fourth quarter leads within a single playoff series. Minnesota just blew three. → Read More

NBA playoffs: Tyus Jones, Jordan McLaughlin are point guards who set the table and the pace

Two of the most impactful players through the first five games of the NBA first-round playoff series between Minnesota and Memphis were guys very few would have pegged as pendulum swingers for thei… → Read More

Free-agent-to-be Taurean Prince plans to be back with Timberwolves next season

Taurean Prince has been a stabilizing force on a Timberwolves team that has needed just that at points this season. The veteran wing was in and out of the rotation at the start of this season as he… → Read More