WCCO Radio Rally: October 9thIt's Rivalry week and there are some big games Friday night. Here's the Radio Rally Power Poll and Key Games for Week 8!
Bad Behavior Of Coaches, Parents Causing Referee ShortageIn high school sports, the recruiting pitches are normally reserved for the athletes. But the Minnesota State High School League is launching one towards referees. "Not only do we seem to never have enough, but we've also noticed that the officials are getting older."
St. Croix Lutheran Hurdler Is Breaking Records, Heading To HarvardHow do you become a hurdler? "You'll meet a lot of kids at meets that are just like, 'Ah, my coach threw me in this (laughs),'" St. Croix Lutheran hurdler Jon Tollefson said. Tollefson's introduction to the hurdles freshman year was similar to most.
Apple Valley Holds Off Champlin Park For 4A Boys State TitleBrock Bertram finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds, and Tre Jones scored 12 more to help Apple Valley hold off Champlin Park 64-61 and claim its second 4A boys state championship in the last three years on Saturday night.
DeLaSalle Wins 4th-Straight Class 3A Boy's ChampionshipIt was something five DeLaSalle seniors had talked about since they took the court as freshmen four years ago. Sacar Anim scored 32 points to lead DeLaSalle to an 82-64 win over St. Paul Johnson in the Class 3A boys' basketball championship on Saturday night,
Spring Lake Park Makes 1st State Hockey Tourney AppearanceThe Minnesota State Hockey experience really is unlike any other, from the homemade signs to the shameless mullets. "It's starting to grow on me a little bit so I might keep it," St. Cloud Apollo's Blake Theisen said. Like the players, fans take it all in.
Mpls. South High's Weight Room Comes From Target Field TaxMinneapolis South High School is one of many school benefiting from Target Field. What's the connection? A Hennepin County tax that is helping build new facilities for schools and parks in the city.
Lakeville North A New Power In Boys HockeyThe No. 1 team in Minnesota boys high school hockey isn't Edina, or Eden Prairie or Hill-Murray. It's a team that's never won a state title before.
High School Sports Rally: Dec. 19, 2014From basketball, to downhill skiing, to a popular soccer coach fighting the ultimate battle -– this edition of High School Sports Rally has it all. Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlight the best plays from big games in high school hockey and basketball.
High School Sports Rally: Dec. 12, 2014David McCoy reports on the featured boys’ basketball game – St. Paul Central vs. Minneapolis North. Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlight the best plays from other big games in boys’ and girls’ basketball, and in boys’ hockey.
Reality Check: Transgender Athletes In Minn. High SchoolsMinnesota joins 32 other states with policies for transgender athletes on high school sports teams. But that doesn't make it any less controversial. Minnesota transgender students can choose a sports team if parents and health care professionals can prove their gender-related identity. Students don't need proof of sex-change surgery or hormone therapy.
High Schools Paying More To Play In State TourneysIt's state tournament time in Minnesota, and it will cost more for some schools to make the trip this year. The Minnesota State High School League has warned schools to expect smaller reimbursement checks at the end of the school year. Mayer Lutheran may only be home to 180 students, but on Friday nearly all of them made the 45-mile trip to St. Paul to see their team compete on the volleyball court.