A Minnesota wrestler is achieving life goals both on and off the mat. It’s pretty remarkable, considering Ben Cousins has autism and weighed nearly 200 pounds in 5th grade.
Bloomington Kennedy is very good in girls basketball every season, and Tonoia Wade personifies the program. That’s why she is our ASPIRE Athlete of the Week.
On Saturday night, Eastview meets Bloomington Kennedy for the class 4A title. Eastview is ranked number one in the state, and they have an interesting combination: head coach Melissa Geubert and point guard Madison Geubert are mother and daughter. Melissa tries not to focus on it at the expense of the team.
Minnesota’s high school version of March Madness is in its home stretch this week with the final state tournament of the season wrapping up this week. The State Girls Basketball Tournament, already well underway, has taken center stage both Williams Arena and Mariucci Arena.
In Minnesota, there’s nothing like the atmosphere, excitement and pressure of high school playoff hockey. That is, unless, you’re Orono’s David McCuskey. In his high school hockey postseason career, McCuskey is averaging three goals a game. He’s only played one, but it was a good one. “I just really like to win. I guess I’m pretty competitive out there,” McCuskey said.
School is out until the fall and we’re in the heart of the summer, but prep football season isn’t far from getting underway. Programs across the state will be starting their fall camps in less than a month, and games will get started in about six or seven weeks.
Nia Coffey scored 25 points and had 16 rebounds to lead Hopkins to a 68-45 win Saturday over Bloomington Kennedy for the basketball state title.
It’s a big week for many high school girls basketball programs across the state. The playoffs are always a fun time to watch since that’s usually when the best teams emerge. When a season is on the line and a state tournament bid is at stake, it gets even better.
It’s the middle of February, which means the crunch time of the winter high school sports season is upon us.
Miss WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the high school winter sports action in the videos below — plus a profile on Niklas Backstrom.
Didn’t get a chance to watch WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the high school action here.
To be among the best athletes in the state it takes hard work, passion and great coaching. That’s certainly the case for a unique athlete from Bloomington who is now beating the odds.
It’s been a big week on the high school sports scene and it’s only half over.
High school sports have been in the spotlight this week all across Minnesota and the nation after Benilde-St. Margaret’s hockey player Jack Jablonski’s paralyzing hit last week.
We are now halfway through the high school football season, and you can tell just by the weather that October isn’t far away.
In Minnesota’s spring, some baseball teams bloom, and that’s exactly what happened at Bloomington Kennedy High School, not to mention Target Field.