This is the last Rally of the school year.
With the school year winding down, the spring sports season is also coming to a close. But that means there’s plenty of playoff action. On Friday night, David McCoy went to Mankato, where he watched Maple Grove and Lakeville South battle for the Class 3-A softball title.
After a cold, rainy spring, this week brought welcome relief. As such, the stories about rained-out games and busy, demanding schedules are a thing of the past. We’ve got highlights, and great stories.
Both the St. Thomas baseball and softball teams are World Series bound.
Even though the wet weather has made it difficult for high school teams to schedule games, there’s still no shortage of high school sports stories.
Kiela DeVlaeminck can pitch, and her Waconia High School softball team has a chance when she’s on the mound. It’s pretty obvious that she started playing the sport at a young age.
For high schoolers with cognitive or physical impairments, adapted sports make it possible to participate. And adapted bowling is one of the most popular.
Like the horses he cares for, Bernell Rhone is a creature of habit. He’s held the same job, as a trainer at Canterbury Park, since the track was built.
The Vikings weren’t done with the first night of the NFL Draft after taking Anthony Barr, and they knew they needed to a get a quarterback. They traded back into the No. 32 pick, the last of the night, to take athletic Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
Two years ago, Anthony Barr was playing offense and not getting much playing time at UCLA. With a new coach and a switch to defense, he became a first-round draft choice for the Minnesota Vikings.
The Wild left St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday with a very different feeling than when they arrived earlier in the week. “Obviously our guys are feeling pretty good right now,” coach Mike Yeo said.
Go to a high school badminton match in Minnesota, and you’ll notice a fast pace, a high level of skill, and intense competition.
If you have a child in youth sports, there are few things more satisfying and exciting than watching them play. And there are few things more disheartening than watching an adult get out of control.
It’s another classic Minnesota vs. Chicago matchup. A new local BMX mountain bike park is a finalist in a national competition for a $33,000 grant. It’s a neck-and-neck race right now, and your vote could make the difference helping Minnesota beat Chicago.
Two of the best high school wrestling coaches in Minnesota history will be joining forces this fall.