It’s that time of year. Playoff season.
The NCAA has cleared transfer Joey King to play this season for Minnesota. The 6-foot-9, 215-pound King grew up in the Twin Cities area and led Eastview High School to the 2012 state tournament. He’s in line to start at power forward for the Gophers, who are trying to replace Trevor Mbakwe and Rodney Williams in their frontcourt. King played last season at Drake, averaging 6.9 points and 2.9 rebounds per game and landing on the Missouri Valley Conference all-freshman team.
School is out until the fall and we’re in the heart of the summer, but prep football season isn’t far from getting underway. Programs across the state will be starting their fall camps in less than a month, and games will get started in about six or seven weeks.
Minnesota high school spring sports started practice this week. But with the weather being what it is, they’ve been relegated indoors.
Who are the state’s top programs?
The top three seeds in the Class 2A Minnesota Boys State Hockey Tournament did what they usually do in the first round — win.
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 the middle of February, which means the crunch time of the winter high school sports season is upon us.
As someone who keeps a pretty close eye on the high school sports scene, this is one of my favorite times of the year. January is coming to an end, which means conference races around the state are heating up.
The high school winter sports season is officially underway as hockey, wrestling, basketball and other sports are all at least a week into action.
The fields are now set across seven classes for the state football playoffs in Minnesota. Last week’s section champions advanced to this week’s state football quarterfinals, which are being held across the state Thursday and Friday on turf fields at neutral sites.
Brandon Morgan’s game revolves around his swift feet – he clocks a 4.55 time in the 40-yard dash.
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.
It’s the third week of the high school football season, where it’s a crucial time for many teams across the state.
Six teams got the thrill of a lifetime on Monday, not only playing for a state championship, but doing it at one of the finest baseball stadiums in America.