The Xcel Energy Center will be a busy place later this week in as the State Volleyball Tournament gets underway Thursday in St. Paul.
It’s the fall season’s version of March Madness. The State Girls Tennis Tournament and State Soccer Tournaments are this week, and the football section playoffs are getting underway across the state.
Miss High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the high school football action — and an interview with Twins manager Ron Gardenhire — in the videos below.
It’s the third week of the high school football season, where it’s a crucial time for many teams across the state.
The opening of the high school football season is one of the most exciting times of the year for prep athletes, but it’s also a time of great unknowns.
Four state champions were crowned in Minnesota high school boys basketball on Saturday, but you won’t see two better finishes to a basketball game than the way DeLaSalle and Osseo won state championships.
Osseo needed all 36 minutes to win this game. The Orioles never doubted, though, down to the last second.
A crazy month filled with sensational highs and emotional lows will come to an end Saturday night at the Boys State Basketball Tournament at the Target Center.
After Friday night, the field for the boys state tournaments next week will be determined and seeding will take place over the weekend. It’s the last tournament of a hectic winter season.
By the time the weekend is over, state champions will be crowned in two classes of girls hockey and two classes of girls gymnastics.
It’s getting down to crunch time in the winter high school sports season. Section tournaments are either already underway or just around the corner in girls hockey, boys hockey, wrestling, girls basketball and boys basketball.
High school sports have been in the spotlight this week all across Minnesota and the nation after Benilde-St. Margaret’s hockey player Jack Jablonski’s paralyzing hit last week.
It was the first big weekend in high school sports across the state. Many ranked teams faced off against each other in hockey, and Minnetonka High School served as the host for the Breakdown Tipoff Classic, featuring many of the state’s top teams and players.
There are 48 high school football teams still playing in Minnesota after section champions were decided last Friday and Saturday around the state. But the celebration is over and the preparation is back underway as those teams will do battle Friday and Saturday in the state quarterfinals.
It’s definitely starting to feel more like fall around Minnesota, and it’s definitely feeling more like football weather as teams hit their fields on game day.