Kevin Merkle

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Bad Behavior Of Coaches, Parents Causing Referee Shortage

In 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.”

05/23/2015

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Hopkins’ Win Over Shakopee Provokes Shot Clock Debate

High school tournament time is almost a guarantee for something exciting. In the boys’ basketball, Thursday night’s game between Hopkins and Shakopee was a thriller, going in to a fourth overtime. Many argue you win basketball games by playing the game. Thursday night Hopkins won by not playing.

03/14/2014

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As High School Football Kicks Off, It’s All About The Heat (Index)

High school football kicks off Thursday night, and the storyline this week has been all about the heat.

08/28/2013

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MSHSL Implements Penalty Changes For HS Hockey

More than two weeks after a hockey hit paralyzed Jack Jablonski, the Minnesota State High School League announced major changes on Monday to the penalty structure of high school hockey, effective immediately.

01/16/2012