Prep Blog: Friday's Top High School Match-UpsIt's officially state tournament time on the Minnesota high school sports landscape. Champions were crowned last week in the State Dance Competition, and this week, girls hockey takes center stage at Xcel Energy Center.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top High School Match-UpsMany of the state's top winter teams are in action this weekend before taking a break for the holidays. Here are some of Friday's top match-ups in basketball and hockey.
Prep Blog: Section Playoffs, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's mid-October, the air is crisp and it's time to win or go home on the Minnesota high school football season. The prep football playoffs actually got started with several games Tuesday and Wednesday night. Those games helped set up what should be an exciting Friday and Saturday of high school football.
Prep Blog: Week 5, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's another huge week in high school football across Minnesota, and it's hard to believe we're already halfway through the regular season. There are a ton of big games this week and some big rivalry games are being renewed.
Fallout Continues From State Dance Competition ControversyThe fallout is continuing after the controversial finish to the high-kick portion of the State Dance competition earlier this year. Faribault won the Class AAA title, but after all the other competing teams were disqualified for not lining up properly for the awards ceremony.
Eastview, Hopkins Eyeing Title Game In Girls Basketball State TournamentThe Girls State High School Basketball Tournament starts Tuesday at Target Center and the University of Minnesota. And in the biggest class, the top two seeds have set themselves apart. Which has their coaches preaching a very similar message today, saying all the things coaches are supposed to say.
Prep Blog: State Gymnastics Meet Highlights Busy WeekendYou have to love this time of year if you're a high school sports fan. Yes, it's the middle of February and it's bitterly cold, but the best programs around Minnesota are flocking to the Twin Cities to take home trophies.
Faribault Dance Team Wins Championship Amid ControversyThe Faribault Emerald dance team took home the first place trophy in the class AAA high kick dance championship, but not without controversy. Many of their competitors claim they copied a dance and didn't deserve the win.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsIt's getting to be that exciting time of the winter high school sports season as we go down to the wire for conference champions and get the postseason started.
Prep Blog: Friday's Top High School Match-UpsThere'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.
Family: 14-Year-Old Hockey Player Died Of Undiagnosed Heart ProblemThe family of a 14-year-old boy who died on a hockey rink in Brainerd Friday afternoon says they've learned what caused him to collapse during the tournament.
Community Mourns Death Of 14-Year-Old Hockey PlayerA community is in mourning Saturday after a 14-year-old Eastview hockey player died during a tournament Friday evening. Patrick Schoonover, 14, died around 4:30 p.m. Friday during a hockey game at the Brainerd Area Civic Center where the Blue Ox hockey tournament was being held.