Conference play is just a different animal in sports, no matter what level we’re talking about. But especially in high school, more and more conferences seem to balance out in Minnesota every year.
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.
Saying his team was upset about losing the Class AA state boys golf tournament on Wednesday by one stroke, a Hermantown High School boys golf assistant coach allegedly bought beer and wine coolers for his underage players hoping to “have a good time.”
Alex Johnson notched two goals and two assists and David Zevnik made 20 saves as second-seeded St. Thomas Academy won its second consecutive Class A boys state hockey title with a 5-1 victory over No. 1 seed Hermantown at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday.
It’s one of the great state tournaments in the country, and it’s bringing tens of thousands to St. Paul through the weekend. The Minnesota Boys State High School Hockey Tournament is underway at the Xcel Energy Center.
If you like high school hockey, the Xcel Energy Center is the place to be this week. One of the great events every year in prep sports is the boys state hockey tournament. This year might be one of the best ever.
An 18-month-old bobcat in northern Minnesota is expected to make a full recovery after being hit by a car, according to a group of wildlife rehabilitators.
We’re now in the bitter cold of January, but things are just starting to heat up in the winter prep sports season. There are big match-ups every week between ranked teams in every sport, providing plenty of chances for fans to get out and enjoy highly-anticipated games.
Prosecutors say no charges will be filed in a December hit-and-run that killed an 84-year-old Hermantown man.
Taylor Fleming’s goal late in the first overtime lifted St. Thomas Academy to a 5-4 win over Hermantown on Saturday as the Cadets claimed the Class A state high school hockey title.
Hermantown junior Andrew Mattson snapped a 4-4 tie with just over 6 minutes remaining and the Hawks held on to beat Hibbing/Chisholm 6-4 in the first semifinal of the Class 1A boys state hockey tournament on Friday at the Xcel Energy Center.
Hermantown police say they’ve identified the driver and car suspected in a fatal hit-and-run last week.
Hermantown police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed an 84-year-old man.