Minnesota High School Lacrosse Grows In PopularityThe sport that keeps getting more competitive is lacrosse, and the state tournament illustrates just that. The level of competition keeps getting better while they continue to iron out the wrinkles.
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."
Mahtomedi's Sean Hjelle Has Kentucky On His MindMahtomedi's Sean Hjelle is made for basketball, and maybe baseball. He's 6 feet 11 inches tall and he's good in the low post. But he thinks his future is on the mound. Watch him on the basketball court and you see a kid with potential -- big potential.
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.
Andrew Wiggins' Sisters Have Basketball Dreams Of Their OwnWhen your dad played in the NBA, your mom was an Olympic sprinter and your big brother's the number-one pick in the NBA draft -- it sets you up for the understatement of the year. "I think we've got good genes," Angelica Wiggins said. "Really good genes." Her sister, Taya Wiggins, agrees.
Mpls. Hockey Conference Aims For Return To GloryIt was considered one of the best hockey conferences in the state in the 1970's -- but times have changed, and enrollments have declined. Minneapolis has consolidated the conference into one high school hockey program, representing the entire city.
Bjorn Broman Is State’s Leading Scorer – By A Long ShotHe's the state's leading scorer and it's not even close. Bjorn Broman is averaging 50 -- 50 points a game -- this season. "I just want to get wins," Broman said. "And whatever my role is on the team, I'll do."
High School Sports Rally: Jan. 2, 2014It'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.
Community Rallies Around Soccer Coach With ALSGavin Pugh moved from Wales to Minnesota in 2003. He immediately immersed himself as a soccer coach in the north metro, working with high school teams and at the club levels. He also met his wife here. Last year he got a diagnosis that changed his life -- and he found out how many lives he's touched along the way.
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.
High School Sports Rally: Dec. 5, 2014We have Friday night's big games, and we have some schools few have heard about. If you weren't able to make it to any of the great high school games Friday night, take a look at the videos below. David McCoy reports from Minnesota Transitions Charter School in Minneapolis to show us a tourney that's just getting started -- entirely devoted to charter school basketball teams.