It’s a new year, and the High School Sports Rally rolls on! David McCoy went to South St. Paul for the 20th annual Kaposia Classic girls’ hockey tournament.
You can’t go far in Wakota Ice Arena without being reminded of the history of South St. Paul hockey. The city started its girls’ hockey program in 1994. And a year later, they started the Kaposia Classic tournament.
Ray Detlof of the High School Girls Hockey Coaches Association talks with Dave.
You hear all the time in sports about people who face adversity and use it to inspire others. This time is no different. In Rochester, everyone has heard of the player known as “Shannon the Cannon.”
The all-day celebration of Minnesota’s official sport is underway across the State of Hockey on Saturday. Outdoor hockey is at its finest at picturesque Handke Pit in Elk River. Mayor John Dietz says it’s a special venue with a lot of history. “You know, it’s kind of a rebirth of how the sport was born. It’s just a unique type of thing,” Dietz said.
Minnesota’s most dangerous girl on skates is taking out the trash. Literally and figuratively.
The NHL has made a new contract offer, but in the meantime, the Minnesota Wild’s coaching staff is finding ways to keep busy. On Friday, the staff hosted a special “Guard the Rink” clinic for a group of 40 high school girls’ hockey players.
It’s one of the most fun times of the year to be a high school sports fan. Tonight is section championship Friday in girls hockey, where some teams will realize their season goal of getting to the state tournament.
Amy Peterson’s goal with 39.7 seconds remaining lifted Minnetonka to a thrilling 3-2 win over Edina on Saturday in the Class 2A girl’s hockey state championship game.
It was just a matter of time for Warroad.
Warroad exploded for five goals in the third period, the go-ahead score coming from Kayla Gardner, lifting the Warriors past South St. Paul 5-1 for their second straight Class 1A girl’s hockey state championship.