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Brian Prudhomme: Huskies and their fans look to keep momentum

My last name Prudhomme has a wide variety of French to English translations. I have heard everything from “proud man,” to “wise man,” or even “well-mannered man.” As someone who aspires to be any and all [...]

Brian Prudhomme: Huskies short on fans, not talent

Given my own physical limitations, one of the most difficult “game day” experiences I have in providing online play-by-play coverage for the Duluth Huskies is simply making the trek to the top of Wade Stadium to reach the press box. [...]
Prudhomme and Tanner Vavra talk baseball following Tuesday night's game. Submitted

Brian Prudhomme: The Vavras relish family affair

One of my favorite perks each season as the online play-by-play voice of the Duluth Huskies is the opportunity to meet the parents and other relatives of the many players who wear the Huskies uniform. Nearly every home series features a new [...]

Brian Prudhomme: Big names answer the call of the Wild

Ahhh, the Fourth of July. A holiday marked by family, friends, freedom, fun, food, fireworks and … free agents? The biggest splash heard in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” came from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday, as the team reeled [...]
Will Duluth East junior-to-be forward Phil Beaulieu eventually be named to the Duluth East Hall of Fame? Howie Hanson / Black Woods Sports

Brian Prudhomme: Duluth East prepares to unveil Hall of Fame

Cooperstown, Canton, Springfield, Toronto … Duluth East. Confused? Not for long. The first four destinations are each known for being home to a prestigious Hall of Fame. Duluth East hopes to soon earn the same reputation. “We’ve [...]

Brian Prudhomme: Here’s hoping Harvin learns from latest headache

Percy Harvin has been associated with headaches throughout his entire football career. Whether it’s his much-publicized battle with migraines, or simply being a headache for opposing defenses, the wide receiver seems to have the term “headache” [...]
Duluth Huskies mascot Harley was a hit with the young fans on Tuesday afternoon at beautiful Wade Stadium. Howie Hanson / Black Woods Sports

Brian Prudhomme: Summer days and baseball still belong to young kids

Using the term “kid” to describe someone is universally accurate. We are all literally someone’s kid, and many of us are often referred to as kids because of age difference. Yet on Tuesday, I was reminded that the youngest [...]

Brian Prudhomme: Twins haven’t found the ‘right’ man — yet

When watching a Little League baseball team, it is not uncommon to see the youngster perceived as the team’s worst player “hiding” in right field. The Minnesota Twins are apparently using the same logic. Granted, when sporting an 18-32 [...]

Brian Prudhomme: Minnesota fans should maintain interest in NBA, NHL playoffs

Later this week, we will turn our calendars to June. Summer will officially arrive later that month no matter what mother nature says, and the NBA and NHL will each finally crown a champion. For Minnesotans and Minnesota sports fans in particular, [...]