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Prep Blog: Apple Valley Completes ‘Unfinished Business’ To Win 2nd State Title

The Champlin Park boys basketball team had a chance to cap off a perfect season with a state championship lat weekend, but Apple Valley and its sense of unfinished business coming in was too much for the Rebels.

03/19/2015

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Eastview, Hopkins Eyeing Title Game In Girls Basketball State Tournament

The Girls State High School Basketball Tournament starts Tuesday at Target Center and the University of Minnesota. And in the biggest class, the top two seeds have set themselves apart. Which has their coaches preaching a very similar message today, saying all the things coaches are supposed to say.

03/16/2015

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DeLaSalle’s Anim Named AP Player Of The Year For Boys Hoops

DeLaSalle senior Sacar Anim is the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year award winner for high school boys basketball. The AP’s all-state team was announced Monday, with Champlin Park’s J.T. Gibson, Hill-Murray’s Marshawn Wilson, Bjorn Broman of Lakeview Christian Academy in Duluth and Gary Trent Jr. of Apple Valley joining Anim.

03/16/2015

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Apple Valley Holds Off Champlin Park For 4A Boys State Title

Brock Bertram finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Tre Jones scored 12 more to help Apple Valley hold off Champlin Park 64-61 and claim its second 4A boys state championship in the last three years on Saturday night.

03/15/2015

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DeLaSalle Wins 4th-Straight Class 3A Boy’s Championship

It was something five DeLaSalle seniors had talked about since they took the court as freshmen four years ago. Sacar Anim scored 32 points to lead DeLaSalle to an 82-64 win over St. Paul Johnson in the Class 3A boys’ basketball championship on Saturday night,

03/15/2015

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Class 2A Championship: Melrose Area 63, Caledonia 51

For 41 years, Melrose Area battled to get back to the state tournament. Once they did, they made the most of it. The Dutchmen earned their first state appearance since 1974, then capped off a whirlwind postseason with a 63-51 victory over Caledonia in the Class 2A boys basketball state championship game Saturday at Target Center.

03/14/2015

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Class 1A Championship: Rushford-Peterson 51, Maranatha Christian Academy 44

Rushford-Peterson beat Maranatha Christian Academy 51-44 in the Class 1A boys basketball championship game Saturday at the Target Center. Alex Vix scored a game-high 23 points and fellow senior Charlie Krambeer added 17 for Rushford-Peterson.

03/14/2015

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Adapted Floor Hockey State Tournament Special For Kids, Parents

The Adapted Floor Hockey State Tournament is this weekend at Bloomington Jefferson High School, and like its predecessor last weekend on the ice, it’s quite a draw.

03/14/2015

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High School Sports Rally: March 13, 2015

Championship Saturday is now set for Target Center after four more semifinals Friday.

03/13/2015

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Maranatha Basketball Dynasty Ends 16-Year Reign

One of the most intriguing storylines of the state basketball tournament involves Maranatha.

Tim Hanson says he’s an engineer, but his primary job the last 30 years has been driving all his boys to their basketball game.

03/13/2015

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Melrose Basketball Team At State Tournament For 1st Time In 40+ Years

It’s been more than 40 years since the Melrose Minnesota “Dutchmen” have played in the Boys State High School Basketball Tournament. But they’ll take on Redwood Valley at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Target Center.

03/11/2015

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Esko, DeLaSalle, Lakeville North Out To Defend State Titles

Esko, DeLaSalle and Lakeville North have returned to the boys state basketball tournament to defend titles. The tournament begins Wednesday at Target Center and Williams Arena, the 19th year of the four-class format.

03/10/2015

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Viral Hockey Hair Vid Earns Big Donation For Charity

It’s become an annual tradition now in the wake of the Minnesota State Boys Hockey Tournament to see who made the tongue-in-cheek All Hockey Hair Team. The YouTube user known as Pulltab Productions has been producing these videos — introducing the masses to such sartorial terms as “salad” and “flow” — for years now.

03/09/2015

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Lakeville North Wins 2A Hockey Title; 3 Brothers Score Goals

Three Poehling brothers all scored goals as Lakeville North won the 2A boys state hockey championship and completed an undefeated season with a 4-1 victory over Duluth East.

03/07/2015

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Tweten’s OT Goal Spells Repeat For East Grand Forks

Tanner Tweten’s overtime goal lifted East Grand Forks to its second consecutive Minnesota Class A hockey title, as the Green Wave survived a miraculous rally by Hermantown to repeat with a 5-4 win. Trailing 4-2 late in regulation, the Hawks had gotten a pair of goals in the final 32.8 seconds to force the extra session, only to finish as runners-up for the sixth consecutive year.

03/07/2015

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High School Sports Rally: March 6, 2015

Mike Max shares the latest on the Class 1A and 2A semifinals.

03/06/2015

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Meet The Geuberts — Eastview’s Basketball Family

When parents meet playing basketball in college, you know there is a pretty good chance their kids may gravitate to the sport. The Geuberts look like the all-American family, because, in many respects, they are. Dan and Melissa have three children, two of whom are twins and high school seniors — Madison and Drew.

03/06/2015

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2015 Minnesota Boys H.S. Hockey State Tournament Schedule & Scores

It’s tournament time for boys hockey in Minnesota. Class- A games kicked off Wednesday at the Xcel Energy Center. Get the full schedule and final scores here!

03/05/2015

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Spring Lake Park Makes 1st State Hockey Tourney Appearance

The Minnesota State Hockey experience really is unlike any other, from the homemade signs to the shameless mullets. “It’s starting to grow on me a little bit so I might keep it,” St. Cloud Apollo’s Blake Theisen said. Like the players, fans take it all in.

03/04/2015

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Prep Blog: State Hockey, Section Basketball Playoffs Highlight Busy Week

It’s poised to be an intense and emotional week in St. Paul and around the Twin Cities as the best boys hockey teams in the state hit Xcel Energy Center for one of the best state tournaments around. That, and state tournament bids get handed out for next week’s boys state basketball tournament at Target Center.

03/03/2015

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Breck Goalie Savoring His Shot At State Tournament

The Boys State High School Hockey Tournament starts in Class A with quarterfinals and continues Thursday with Class AA quarterfinals. Sometimes the great story lines aren’t the ones of the players who have been starters since they put on skates, but the ones who had to work every day to finally be good enough. Breck goaltender Stephen Headrick is a prime example of that.

03/03/2015

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Mpls. South High’s Weight Room Comes From Target Field Tax

Minneapolis South High School is one of many school benefiting from Target Field. What’s the connection? A Hennepin County tax that is helping build new facilities for schools and parks in the city.

02/28/2015

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Boys’ State Hockey Tournament Bracket Are Set

The tournament brackets are now set for the Minnesota State Boys’ Hockey Tournament! Click here to view the Class A bracket, and here for the Class AA bracket.

02/28/2015

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High School Sports Rally: Feb. 27, 2015

David McCoy heads to the state wrestling tournament.

Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlight the best plays from the big Friday night match-ups in high school sports.

02/27/2015

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Three Brothers Star On Lakeville Hockey Team

If you’re watching hockey and you see someone from Lakeville walk up to Tim Poehling and start profusely thanking him, there’s a reason for that.

He’s responsible for the entire top line on the top team in the entire state.

02/27/2015

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Rally: Totino-Grace Beats Spring Lake Park

Totino-Grace came out on top in a 28-6 win over Spring Lake Park.

WCCO-TV's High School Sports Rally (HSSR) covered the White Bear Lake vs. Roseville football game as Roseville came out on top 21-14.

Rally: Roseville Tops White Bear

Roseville topped White Bear Lake 21-14.

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High School Sports Rally At Delano Vs. Hutchinson

WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally brings you the latest game coverage of high school football games. Last Friday, the crew went to watch Delano High School play against Hutchinson High School. You can catch HSSR game coverage at 10:20 p.m. Fridays on WCCO TV.

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State Football Semifinals

Friday and Saturday are busy days at the Metrodome as the Minnesota State High School League hosts the State Football Semifinals. We got action from Mahnomen/Sleepy Eye-St. Mary’s in Class A and Mankato West/Bemidji in Class 4A.

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Vikings Pull Out A Win Vs. Cardinals

Adrian Peterson powered in for three first-quarter touchdowns to build a lead large enough even Minnesota couldn’t lose it, and the Vikings finally earned their first victory Sunday by beating the bumbling Arizona Cardinals 34-10.

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Lynx Get Champion’s Welcome Home

2011 WNBA Champions Minnesota Lynx players are welcomed home by a mob of fans on Oct. 8 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota.

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Minnesota Lynx WNBA Finals Game 1

The Target Center in Minneapolis was packed full Sunday night as the Minnesota Lynx hosted the Atlanta Dream in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. The Lynx won the game 88-74 to take a 1-0 lead in the series.

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