Twins, Gophers & High School News: Jay Med's Twin Cities Sports Column 12/24/09

Jesse L. MedfordContributor IFebruary 19, 2017

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Former Minnesota Twins fourth round draft pick Dave Shinskie leads 8-4 Boston College in the Emerald Bowl against 8-4 Southern Cal, on Dec. 26. Shinskie is a freshman quarterback for the Eagles.

The Cleveland Indians signed third baseman Brian Buscher from the Twins to a minor league deal.

The Twins re-signed first baseman Brock Peterson to a minor league deal. He will return to the Rochester Red Wings.

Cretin-Derham Hall’s Seantrel Henderson is the USA Today's offensive player of the year, for the All-USA high school football team.

Former Minnesota Golden Gophers kicker & St. Paul police officer Adam Bailey, was shot in the line of duty, attempting to make an arrest. The shooter was killed, and Bailey is recovering.

Former Gophers offensive coordinator Mitch Browning is interviewing with Notre Dame.

On Wednesday, it was announced that Gopher sophomore Jordan Schroeder was selected to the United States National Junior Hockey Team for the third straight year. They begin play Dec. 26 at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship in Saskatchewan, Canada.

The nations second-ranked Apple Valley High School, came from behind to defeat No. 17 Simley, and claim its third straight Minnesota Christmas Tournament wrestling title Dec. 19 at UCR Regional Sports Center in Rochester.

My recent articles that Minnesota sports fans will enjoy:

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