We’re approaching the middle of February, and that means things are heating up all over the high school sports map. It’s playoff time in girls hockey, which means you survive and advance or lose and your season is over. The top girls teams in the state are fighting for the right to play in the state tournament at Xcel Energy Center and Ridder Arena.
It’s a big time for high school sports all across the state as we close January. Regular seasons are coming to the back stretch in basketball, hockey and wrestling, which means the postseason is just around the corner. Conference races are taking shape, and every game seems to mean more as teams push for their league titles and home playoff games.
Although Minnesotans are enduring bitter blast after bitter blast, the Rally makes everything a bit warmer.
Ten Minnesota high school teams will compete in the High School Hockey Faceoff at TCF Bank Stadium next month. The five-game competition will be held Jan. 11 as part of the Hockey City Classic Winter Festival.
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.
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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.