This week, everybody is in action and most teams will be playing their first games of the season. For a lot of players, it’s the first chance to run out on the field as a varsity football player under the Friday night lights. It’s a thrill for any high school football player.
The word is Joe Coleman is getting a lot of inquiry from major colleges across the country since announcing he’s leaving the University of Minnesota. Richard Pitino is starting to make his imprint, including inquiring about a private workout area across from his office for personal player workouts.
Former Gopher guard Ben Johnson will return to the University of Minnesota as part of head men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino’s staff.
Riley Dearring was well known at Minnetonka. But the big schools were not recruiting him hard — except for Wisconsin. And his skills are a family affair.
When the clock hit zero in the Class 4A title game Saturday night, the emotion that spilled out onto the court said it all.
This time, Tyus Jones has to share the honor. The Apple Valley junior point guard was named Monday the co-winner of the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year award for high school boys basketball, with DeLaSalle junior power forward Reid Travis. Jones was the sole recipient his sophomore season.
It feels like March Madness just got started, but it’s wrapping up on the high school level this week with the State Boys Basketball Tournament.
Unless you’re one of the few teams to end a season with a state championship, there’s nothing like the feeling of winning a section title and earning that coveted trip to state.
Two-time defending champion DeLaSalle will play Red Wing for the three-peat in the Class 3A girls state basketball title game.
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.
If you love sports, you love to watch teams and athletes when they’re at their best. There’s nothing better than watching a superb athlete take over a game and lead his or her team to victory.
It’s getting downright freezing outside, so if you’re willing to venture out there’s nothing better to do than take in a great high school sports match-up this weekend.
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.
It’s been nearly one month since Washburn High School debuted its new athletic field, and today they’re offering another chance to experience it.
Miss High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the high school football action — and an interview with Twins manager Ron Gardenhire — in the videos below.