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.
At a contentious meeting Tuesday, the Houston County Board voted 3-2 against adding a ban to the county’s mining ordinance, and against an ordinance that would regulate the industry, which supplies sand that’s used by oil and gas drillers for hydraulic fracturing.
It’s a new year, and the High School Sports Rally rolls on! David McCoy went to South St. Paul for the 20th annual Kaposia Classic girls’ hockey tournament.
Every high school football player that steps on the field in August has the goal of playing football in November. That means you’re in the state tournament, where anything is possible.
Authorities in southeastern Minnesota say a fire broke out in a rural trailer park early Christmas morning, leaving one woman dead and two homes destroyed.
Minnesota authorities have identified the three Michigan men who died when their small aircraft crashed in a field near an airport in southeastern Minnesota.
Authorities say three people are dead and a fourth critically injured after a small plane crashed in southeastern Minnesota. The Houston County sheriff’s office says the crash happened two miles south of Caledonia at about 4:30 p.m. Friday.
It’s hard to believe that the high school football season has come to an end. Seven football teams celebrated championship seasons between the Friday and Saturday’s Prep Bowl games at the Metrodome.
Hundreds of times in his mind, Levi Schmitz went through the routine of kicking a game-winning field goal to give Caledonia a state title.
It’s what every kid who plays high school football dreams about from the first day of fall practices: Playing for a state championship.
Didn’t get a chance to watch WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the high school football action in the videos below, plus a took at Caledonia’s Warriors and how high school refs get to the Metrodome.
If the quarterfinal round of the state football playoffs is any indication, any team get beat anyone on any given day. At the risk of sounding cliché, it’s true. Just ask anyone who played football for Edina or St. Croix Lutheran.
A southeastern Minnesota deer farmer is in shock over the loss of his prized trophy buck.
It’s hard to believe the prep football season came to a close with the Prep Bowl last weekend at the Metrodome. Six games were played over a two-day stretch in downtown Minneapolis. When it was all over, six teams were hoisting a state championship trophy.
Connor McCormick ran for 183 yards and three touchdowns and the Caledonia Warriors beat the Moose Lake/Willow River Rebels 27-0 to win their second straight Class 2A state title.
It’s what every kid who plays high school football dreams of: The chance to play on the Friday or Saturday after Thanksgiving for a state championship.
As the sun rose Monday morning, every high school in the state hit their practice fields for the first workouts of the fall season.
A hiker remains hospitalized after a rare rattlesnake bite in southeastern Minnesota.
A man is dead following a fire in southeastern Minnesota. But officials aren’t ready to say the fire caused the death.