Prep Blog: State Hockey, Section Basketball Playoffs Highlight Busy WeekIt’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.
Breck Goalie Savoring His Shot At State TournamentThe 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.
H.S. Hockey Player To Make Full Recovery After Neck InjuryA high school hockey player got a big scare after he suffered a neck injury during a game on Saturday. Sixteen-year-old Zack Munger plays defense for Plymouth's Providence Academy. During their junior varsity game against Breck on Saturday, another player hit Zack cleanly, but he fell awkwardly into the boards.
Prep Blog: 6 Metro Schools Form New ConferenceStarting about three months from now, one Twin Cities conference is going to look at lot different when football and the other fall high school sports get started. Officials announced in early April that six schools will be leaving the Tri-Metro Conference and forming their own league, called the Independent Metro Athletic Conference.
Prep Blog: Top Weekend Match-UpsIt’s the coldest time of the year to be outside as we’re often stuck in subzero temperatures and painfully freezing wind chills. As cold as it is outside, things are heating up in high school gyms and hockey rinks all over the state. We are in the grind of the conference season all across Minnesota.
ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For Jan. 17, 2014And while Hockey Day in Minnesota isn't until Friday, some great games were played Friday night. Check out a few of the hockey clips and other winter sport highlights.
If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 4/12In Friday night’s High School Sports Rally Mike Max profiles Breck tennis ace Myles Tang, David McCoy introduces to Minnetonka basketball star Riley Dearring who is all set to wear Badger red and we take a trip to the annual Minnesota Football Coaches Association convention!
Breck Tennis Ace Myles Tang Strives For BalanceSpring has not been kind so far to tennis teams, at least in Minnesota. Breck’s Myles Tang is a defending state champion who practices, largely, indoors.
Pick-A-Side: Best Current Hockey ProgramsWho are the state's top programs?
If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 3/8Friday night's High School Sports Rally features the State High School Hockey semi-finals! Among the big matches are Hill-Murray versus Wayzata, Duluth East versus Edina, Breck versus Hermantown and East Grand Forks versus St. Thomas Academy.
Good Question: Do Private Schools Have An Advantage In H.S. Sports?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.
STA Moving Up To Class AA, Will Breck & Others Follow?At the Minnesota state boys hockey tournament, defending state champion St. Thomas Academy aims to repeat in Class A, as this year will be the Cadets final in the small school division.