There’s a great boys hockey match-up Friday night in the north Twin Cities metro between a pair of ranked teams with a combined five losses in 34 games. One of them was a state runner-up last year.
The football season is over and the trophies for seven state champions are now resting quietly in their school’s cases. We’re now transitioning to winter, which means a move to basketball courts, hockey arenas and wrestling mats.
And 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.
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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.
Being the “State of Hockey,” fans are gearing up for one of the most anticipated and exciting high school state tournaments that high school sports offers in Minnesota.
It’s one of the busiest times of the winter to be a high school sports athlete. Conference seasons are in full swing across the state, and now suddenly almost every game is meaningful and goes down to the wire.
The high school winter sports season is officially underway as hockey, wrestling, basketball and other sports are all at least a week into action.
In many cases, highly-ranked teams pad their non-conference schedule with beatable opponents so they can juggle lineups and gain confidence heading into the grind of a conference season.