High School Sports Rally

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Adapted Bowling Is Growing In Popularity, And It’s Not Hard To See Why

For high schoolers with cognitive or physical impairments, adapted sports make it possible to participate. And adapted bowling is one of the most popular.

05/16/2014

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Prep Blog: Friday’s Top Metro Baseball Match-Ups

From a weather standpoint, the high school baseball season in Minnesota doesn’t feel like it’s underway until probably the end of May. From a calendar standpoint, the regular season is over by the end of May and teams are battling through section brackets to determine the state tournament teams.

05/16/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For May 9, 2014

Miss the Rally? Don’t worry. You can watch the entire show here.

05/10/2014

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A Cultural Connection With Badminton

Go to a high school badminton match in Minnesota, and you’ll notice a fast pace, a high level of skill, and intense competition.

05/09/2014

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Aspire Athlete Of The Week: May 9, 2014 – Sheila Hirsch

Sheila Hirsch and lacrosse is a combination that has worked well for her and her Edina High School team. “I love playing lacrosse. I love playing it with my school and my summer lacrosse team, mainly because I love my teammates,” Hirsch said. “Really, it’s what makes the sport as great as it is.”

05/09/2014

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Prep Blog: 6 Metro Schools Form New Conference

Starting about three months from now, one Twin Cities conference is going to look at lot different when football and the other fall high school sports get started. Officials announced in early April that six schools will be leaving the Tri-Metro Conference and forming their own league, called the Independent Metro Athletic Conference.

05/06/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For May 2, 2014

Too busy watching the Wild take on the Blackhawks in Game 1 to catch the Rally? No biggie. We’ve got all the week’s top high school sports stories right here.

05/03/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For April 25, 2014

Miss the Rally Friday night? Don’t worry. We’ve got your covered. You can catch all the latest high school sports news in the videos here.

04/25/2014

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week: April 25, 2014

Haley Schanks can play first base, but she’s also the ace of the pitching staff.

04/25/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For April 18, 2014

Winter returned to Minnesota this week, dumping up to 19 inches of snow in communities in the north metro. But baseball season trudged on.

04/18/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For April 11, 2014

This week’s Rally looked at a software that changed high school sports, the incredible drive of the state’s top tennis player, hot button issues in the high school league, and more.

04/11/2014

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Prep Blog: Spring Sports (Finally) Get Started

It’s been about three weeks since the Minnesota winter high school sports season came to an end in a flurry of state tournaments. In the weeks since, you have a mixture of kids who need a break from the grind and others who are itching the get the next season underway. And for seniors, it’s the last athletic season they’ll have in high school.

04/10/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For April 4, 2014

The winter sports season is over, and the spring sports season is in a fight with Mother Nature.

04/04/2014

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Marshall’s Westby Has ‘Old School’ Approach To High School Sports

It’s state tournament time, so there’s a pretty good chance Dan Westby and the Marshall Tigers are participating. Coach Westby’s philosophy is to start working with his girls’ basketball and volleyball teams early. “The thing I like about our kids is we get them in the fourth grade. They’re with us all the way through,” Westby said. “Our kids are extremely committed, and we feel pretty fortunate that way.”

03/28/2014

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One Step At A Time: The Fastest Freshman Ever Looks To The Future

This time of year, it’s a perfect day for a run…indoors. But when there’s as much at stake as there is for Eli Krahn, you don’t take days off.

03/28/2014

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Prep Blog: Weekend Showcase Features Top Senior Basketball Players

The high school boys basketball season came to a close two weeks ago with four teams claiming state championships. Now several players who will be playing in college next year will lace up the sneakers for one more weekend as prep players.

03/27/2014

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Prep Blog: Girls Basketball Title Games Set in 3A, 4A

Minnesota’s high school version of March Madness is in its home stretch this week with the final state tournament of the season wrapping up this week. The State Girls Basketball Tournament, already well underway, has taken center stage both Williams Arena and Mariucci Arena.

03/21/2014

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week: March 14, 2014

Andy Ten Eyck is one of those players who worked his way to a spot in Orono’s line-up, and he works just as hard in the classroom.

03/14/2014

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Prep Blog: State Boys Basketball Preview

This week, Target Center and Williams Arena take center stage as 32 teams from four classes try to do whatever it takes to play for a state championship in boys basketball. The state tournament will have one noticeable absence in Apple Valley, ranked No. 1 in the state for most of the season.

03/11/2014

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Prep Blog: Edina, East Grand Forks Are State Hockey Favorites

When the puck drops Wednesday morning at Xcel Energy Center, it’ll mark one of the most exciting and entertaining weeks of state tournament action. Between two classes, 16 of the top boys high school hockey teams in Minnesota will converge on St. Paul this week.

03/04/2014

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Prep Blog: Previewing The State Wrestling Tournament

The state’s top high school wrestlers will invade St. Paul this week for the State Wrestling Tournament, one of the most chaotic in the winter state tournament season. Xcel Energy Center is the host, and once the team competition commences Thursday morning, it’s non-stop action over eight mats for three days.

02/26/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For Feb. 21, 2014

The massive winter storm that dumped up to 16 inches of snow in some parts did nothing to stop hockey tournaments in the Twin Cities.

02/21/2014

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Prep Blog: State Dance Winners Crowned, Girls Hockey Preview

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already winter state tournament season in Minnesota high school sports. Just last week, state champions were crowned at the State Dance Competition at Target Center as well as the State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships at Giant’s Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.

02/18/2014

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For Feb. 14, 2014

He can score, and he can create. That’s why Bloomington Jefferson hockey player Johnny Panvica is our Athlete of the Week.

02/14/2014

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Prep Blog: State Bids On The Line In Girls Hockey

February is a great time of year to be a high school sports fan in Minnesota. Every week, there’s a big match-up somewhere putting talented teams against each other with a lot on the line. This weekend, remaining girls hockey teams vie for a trip to state in various section championship games.

02/13/2014

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