With Heavy Heart, Lecker Prepares To Leave Cretin-Derham Hall JobIt seems like Andrew Lecker is everywhere at St. Paul's Cretin-Derham Hall High School. "I'm the attendance officer at Cretin-Derham Hall, and I check kids in and out of the building," Lecker said.
Son Of Vikings GM Blossoms On Football FieldWhile Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman was at work at TCF Bank Stadium last week with his team, his son JD was helping defending state champion Eden Prairie High School beat Totino-Grace -- and he hardly missed a play. "[I] had our game in one ear and his game in the other ear on the radio, and then had it streamed on my computer," Rick Spielman said.
Family Of 8 Slain In Houston, Tx. Seek Help For Burial CostsThere's now a call for help from the family of the eight people shot and killed in Texas. They're asking for funds to fly the bodies to Minnesota.
Lacrosse + Golf = FlingGolfMinnesota golfers are taking a swing at new type of golf game. Three courses around the state now offer FlingGolf. It can be played alongside the traditional game, but there are some big differences.
Prep Blog: Spring State Champions At A GlanceSchool is out, the sun is out and summer is here. It officially starts on Father's Day, but for high school athletes, the spring came to an end both late last week and on Monday as the state's spring champions were crowned across various sports.
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.
With 2 On The Field And 1 In The Booth, Family Stays Together In LacrosseIt's a family affair in the sport of lacrosse -- that's what happens when two brothers play on the varsity team, while their younger brother calls their games for a webcast.
Minnesota Swarm Are Moving To AtlantaThe Minnesota Swarm announced that they are officially heading south. The team announced that they would be moving to the Atlanta area and playing home games at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in (perhaps ironically) Duluth, Georgia.
As Rumors Swirl, Owner Quiet On Swarm's FutureMinnesota's professional lacrosse team, which plays its home games at the Xcel Energy Center, has not offered renewals to its season ticket holders for next season, and also appears to have ended its Junior Swarm box lacrosse program. For weeks, there has been speculation that team owner John Arlotta, who bought the Swarm from Wild owner Craig Leipold in 2008, has been looking to sell the team or move it.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsYou don't have to go very far to find entertaining, competitive and intense match-ups on the high school sports scene. The spring prep sports landscape will take shape over the next few weeks as we'll have playoffs underway, if not decided, in lacrosse, softball, baseball and tennis.
He Loves Lacrosse So Much He Coaches 3 TeamsDo you love lacrosse? You can't possibly love it as much as Aime Caines. When Caines is coaching, he's all in, giving his team every ounce of his energy and every octave in his vocal chords.
Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year's Spring ChampionsIt's a little early to predict who will be the best of the best in various high school sports around the Twin Cities, but it should be a competitive spring when you look at last year's spring state champions and what they bring back this year.