Prep Blog: Friday's Top Basketball Match-UpsIt's a big weekend for many high school basketball teams as conference races around the Twin Cities are heating up. There are some big games Friday night with conference implications featuring highly-ranked teams facing each other across the Twin Cities both in boys and girls basketball.
Matt Birk Reflects On His Vikings CareerMatt Birk lived the hometown dream. He grew up in St Paul to become a Minnesota Viking and Pro Bowl center. "I think as time goes on its just more unbelievable," Birk said. "I can't really believe that it happened, you know, the way that it worked out."
Minnesota Natives Floyd, Fitzgerald Facing Off Against Vikings In ArizonaWhen he was drafted in the first round it meant two wide receivers from Minnesota playing for Arizona, and Michael Floyd worked out in the summer to learn from Larry Fitzgerald.
Prep Blog: Section Playoffs, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's mid-October, the air is crisp and it's time to win or go home on the Minnesota high school football season. The prep football playoffs actually got started with several games Tuesday and Wednesday night. Those games helped set up what should be an exciting Friday and Saturday of high school football.
WCCO Radio Rally: October 9thIt's Rivalry week and there are some big games Friday night. Here's the Radio Rally Power Poll and Key Games for Week 8!
Small In Stature, Cretin RB Makes A Big Impact For RaidersAt 5 feet zero, 136 pounds, Marquez Thompson doesn't exactly strike the figure of a varsity football player. And you figure he must be a freshman, just here to take a beating in practice.
WCCO Radio Rally: August 28Some big games this week! Here's the Power Poll and Games to Watch from the WCCO Radio Rally!
Prep Blog: Week 2, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's Week 2 in high school football and pretty much every team around the state is back in action Friday night after last week's unusual Saturday start. We're now back to Friday night action under the lights, what every high school football player dreams of when they put the pads on for fall practice.
Brooks Bollinger Takes Coaching Job At Cretin-Derham HallBrooks Bollinger won a Rose Bowl. He spent six years in the NFL and was sacked 49 times. But his most daunting task yet may be coaching at his wife's alma mater, Cretin-Derham Hall.
Cretin-Derham Hall Coach Ready For Early Football SeasonIt's practically a state holiday, the first day of high school football practice. But is that a good thing? Or another sign your summer's almost over?
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsAfter a brief stint with some rough spring weather, the state's high school spring sports have been back in action lately as we get ready to head to the postseason. The prep baseball, softball and golf seasons are all taking shape with a few weeks to go before we have playoff brackets and sectional play. Here's a look at some of the big games Friday on the high school sports scene.
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.