Minnesota State High School League
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Minnesota’s high school sports league voted to approve the new guidelines for transgender students to participate in sports at a Thursday meeting. An avalanche of strong reaction from both sides on the controversial policy delayed a Minnesota State High School League vote on the guidelines earlier this year.
The Minnesota State High School League will be holding a meeting Wednesday to discuss a controversial proposal that would implement guidelines for transgender athletes.
It’s state tournament time in Minnesota, and it will cost more for some schools to make the trip this year. The Minnesota State High School League has warned schools to expect smaller reimbursement checks at the end of the school year. Mayer Lutheran may only be home to 180 students, but on Friday nearly all of them made the 45-mile trip to St. Paul to see their team compete on the volleyball court.
The Minnesota State High School League voted to postpone making a decision on the league’s proposed policy about transgender students who want to play on athletic teams. As WCCO’s Bill Hudson reported, the board wanted the currently written policy to move forward, but also to refine it before it becomes fully implemented.
This week, the Minnesota State High School League is talking about having some guidelines for transgender students who play sports. OutFront Minnesota has been helping the MSHSL come up with the proposal.
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.
Parents will live in another state while their children move to Minnesota to play hockey. It may sound extreme, but schools say it’s happening. Now, some college students are calling on lawmakers to crack down.
A Minnesota high school athlete who was suspended over a tweet has dropped his push for a court order that would allow him to compete after learning he’ll be allowed to wrestle this season. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, had argued that his tweet about “drilling” his teammates was about tackling opponents.
A Minnesota high school athlete is challenging his suspension from sports, saying a tweet about drilling his teammates was about tackling opponents and wasn’t a threat. Tyson Leon, a 16-year-old football player and wrestler at Shakopee High School, says the suspension from sports is hurting his chances of getting a wrestling scholarship to attend college. However, a school district attorney said in court Tuesday that his suspension was only for football and that he will still be able to wrestle, according to the Star Tribune.
Teams from across Minnesota will put their robots through the paces Saturday at the Minnesota State High School League’s second annual State Robotics Tournament. Nearly 800 students will battle their robots and try to take home the top prize.
The Minnesota State High School League board of directors has approved changes in the state boys’ and girls’ basketball tournaments.
Prairie Seeds Academy of Brooklyn Park, which had been videotaped fighting with Totino-Grace during the Section 5A title game, has been disqualified from the Class A state soccer tournament due to use of an ineligible player, says the Minnesota State High School League.
Parents will do a lot to give their children an edge in youth sports. But what about sending them to a sports school?
It’s the last day of July, which means somehow that the school year is less than a month away for many school districts.