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By DAVID SMALE The Sports Xchange KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jason Vargas pitched seven scoreless innings and the Kansas City Royals improved to 8-0 when scoring at least four runs with a 5-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:07pm

■ NHL playoffs Western Conference Quarterfinals No. 2 Colorado vs. No. 7 Minnesota Thursday, April 17: Colorado 5, Minnesota 4 OT Saturday, April 19: Minnesota at Colorado, 8:30 p.m. (FSN, NBCSN) Monday, April 21: Colorado at Minnesota, 6 p.m.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:56pm

Area events Saturday HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Brainerd at Richfield Tournament 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. COLLEGE BASEBALL Central Lakes vs. Anoka Ramsey at Coon Rapids 1 p.m. (2) TV and radio Radio guide WYRQ-FM (92.1), KBLB-FM (93.3), KFML-FM (94.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:19pm

The Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department's Skills Clinic for Mustang, Bronco and Pony baseball league players is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Memorial Park. The clinic is for players who are new to each league.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:19pm

Dick Jonckowski, voice of the Minnesota Golden Gophers, will have attendees rolling in the aisles when he speaks at the annual Brainerd Elks Fishing Fling April 30 at the Brainerd National Guard Armory.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:35pm

MOORHEAD - The Walthalls could have a fragmented rooting interest tonight when the family watches the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Memphis Grizzlies play at the Oklahoma City Thunder at 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:27pm

Last fall, Mike Zauhar discovered he was among the one percent. Prostate, lung and colorectal cancer are the three most common cancers among men, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:26pm

A perfect golf shot felt through a hickory golf club doesn't stop at a golfer's hands, but reaches the soul.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:26pm

Winning pitcher Maren Hadrits struck out 14 and the Brainerd Warriors junior varsity defeated Willmar 19-6 on Tuesday.

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:07pm

The Brainerd Warrior freshmen split a season-opening doubleheader against Willmar on Tuesday. Braydon Borg was 2-for-2 with a double as Brainerd lost the first game 6-1. Mac Brink singled, and Gabe Raguse had an RBI single for the Warriors.

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:07pm