A former Minnesota high school hockey player paralyzed during a game in 2011 is now a freshman at the University of Southern California. Jack Jablonski started at the Los Angeles school in January.
It’s a big week in high school football, highlighted by a South Suburban Conference match-up between two top-10 games, Prior Lake and Rosemount.
From a weather standpoint, the high school baseball season in Minnesota doesn’t feel like it’s underway until probably the end of May. From a calendar standpoint, the regular season is over by the end of May and teams are battling through section brackets to determine the state tournament teams.
Since being paralyzed during a high school hockey game three years ago, Jack Jablonski has had many highs and lows. Saturday night was most definitely a high. Saturday was prom night at Benilde-St. Margaret’s, and Jablonski’s date is one of the co-hosts of SportsNation on ESPN2, Michelle Beadle.
It’s hard to believe, but it’s already winter state tournament season in Minnesota high school sports. Just last week, state champions were crowned at the State Dance Competition at Target Center as well as the State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships at Giant’s Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.
It’s early January and it’s bitterly cold outside, but that also means high school sports teams are entering the gauntlet that is the conference season. Many teams spent December playing non-conference competition both in tournaments and in some rivalry games to get the competitive juices flowing.
Ten Minnesota high school teams will compete in the High School Hockey Faceoff at TCF Bank Stadium next month. The five-game competition will be held Jan. 11 as part of the Hockey City Classic Winter Festival.
The nadir of Brett Draxler’s golf career arrived Sept. 8, 2013. The junior scored an 87 while on St. John’s second team — he’s well aware weekend warriors can replicate such a round. “It was terrible… the worst round I’ve shot,” he conceded.
Friday’s warm but windy weather set the conditions for an amazing night of high school football. WCCO-TV had cameras at many of the big games, and John Lauritsen reported our featured game: Lourdes vs. the unbeaten Kasson-Mantorville.
At least one full week of high school football is in the books for every team in Minnesota. Now it’s back to the drawing board to look at film, make adjustments and get ready for the next opponent for coaches and players.
A casting call will be held in the Twin Cities for a boy for a new Cameron Crowe movie starring Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone. Producers are looking for a Caucasian boy age 8 to 10, or 11 years old if he’s smaller.
Grant Besse of Benilde-St. Margaret’s is the Associated Press Player of the Year for Minnesota high school hockey.
On a night that a private school shut-out a public school 12-0 in the state Class A boys hockey tournament, it’s no surprise an old debate in Minnesota high school sports would resurface.
It’s the middle of February, which means the crunch time of the winter high school sports season is upon us.
It’s getting to be that busy time of the winter in high school sports. Playoff brackets have been set in girls hockey, with other sports not behind.
It’s getting downright freezing outside, so if you’re willing to venture out there’s nothing better to do than take in a great high school sports match-up this weekend.
The MIAC’s leading scorer whips up delectable chocolate chip banana bread as easily as she carves up opposing defenses.
If you weren’t able to watch the Rally after the news Friday night, we’ve got all the high school winter sports action in in the videos below.
It’s one of the busiest times of the winter to be a high school sports athlete. Conference seasons are in full swing across the state, and now suddenly almost every game is meaningful and goes down to the wire.
Jack Jablonski’s recovery has been full of miracles. Sunday marks one year since the Benilde-St. Margaret’s hockey player suffered an injury on the ice that left him paralyzed.
The high school winter sports season is officially underway as hockey, wrestling, basketball and other sports are all at least a week into action.
It’s been almost 11 months since the injury that paralyzed Jack Jablonski. In that time, he has made remarkable progress physically, he has rejoined his classmates in school and he and his family have been able to move back into their home after a renovation to accommodate his disability.
It’s hard to believe that the regular season is over in high school football, and now every team in the state will be playing this week with a little more desperation. It’s now the playoffs, and it’s what every player looks forward to when they hit the field in August for two-a-day practices.
There is another encouraging development for paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski.
All Jack Jablonski wants is for his life to return to some sort of normalcy following a devastating hockey injury, and he’ll get one step closer to that on Tuesday.