MSHL Looks Into Eye Poking Incident At High School Prep BowlA moment caught on camera during the Prep Bowl Saturday has gone viral online, and led to calls for discipline. During the Class 1A championship, a player for Minneapolis North appears to deliberately poke the eyes of an opponent.
Pierz Beats Jackson County Central 36-8 To Win 3A TitleNoah Boser ran for two touchdowns and caught a third as Pierz beat Jackson County Central 36-8 Saturday to win the Class 3A state championship. Lane Girtz added 119 yards rushing and Aaron Weber threw two touchdown passes for the Pioneers (13-0), who won their second state title and first since 2004. Boser rushed for 107 yards.
Orr Sisters Help Propel Eagan High To State FinalsIt is a feeling every parent can relate to watching their kid. Gretchen Orr can relate more than most, with two kids on the Eagan High School's varsity volleyball team. "It is very nerve-wracking," Gretchen said. "Twice as much can go wrong! The serving makes me so nervous (laughs)!"
Osseo's 'Prince Of Perseverance' Runs Over All Obstacles, On And Off The FieldFor Osseo's 6A title-competing football team, there's one crucial ingredient: A running back who is asked to carry the ball 30-40 times a game.
HS Football Fans Flock To Final Outdoor Prep BowlThe Prep Bowl is taking place at TCF Bank Stadium this weekend. It is the last year teams will play their state title games outdoors. The event will move back indoors after a two-year layoff next year. Teams will play at U.S. Bank Stadium like they did at the Metrodome.
Grand Meadow Snags State 9-Man Title With Win Over UnderwoodMichael Stejskal's four touchdowns led Grand Meadow to a come-from-behind 34-20 win against Underwood and its third straight 9-Man championship. Stejskal was 12-of-19 passing for 218 yards and three touchdown passes, and he added 110 yards rushing as the Superlarks won their 36th straight game.
Apple Valley High Senior Jumps From Alpine Skiing To Cross Country TeamHit the road with Robert Hapke and it's pretty clear pretty quickly why he's going where he's going. What's harder to figure out is how the senior from Apple Valley got so fast so fast.
Barber Makes His Own Name At Robbinsdale ArmstrongThomas Barber knows the end is near for his high school career at Robbinsdale Armstrong, and it has been a good one on a good team. "All my friends I've made, I mean, I've created a bond with all these guys growing up from like second grade, third grade, fourth grade," Barber said. "It's finally our senior year and it's just been fun."
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.