February is a great time of year to be a high school sports fan in Minnesota. Every week, there’s a big match-up somewhere putting talented teams against each other with a lot on the line. This weekend, remaining girls hockey teams vie for a trip to state in various section championship games.
Snow forecast for this weekend and extreme cold expected early next week have led Rochester, Austin and Winona public schools to cancel classes for Monday, and other Minnesota school districts are thinking about it.
It’s that time of year. Playoff season.
Officials with Xcel Energy said power was knocked out more than 12,000 customers in the north Twin Cities metro late Thursday morning and crews are working to restore it. Tom Hoen with Xcel Energy said the outages happened shortly before noon Thursday in the communities of Fridley, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids and Mounds View.
Friday’s High School Sports Rally had it all! The featured game was between high-ranked East Ridge and the Roseville Raiders, who upset Cretin-Durham Hall last week. Watch the highlights below. — Other games played Friday […]
The sound of the whistle and team chants will be never more obvious than Monday, Aug. 12, as teams in all fall sports hit their practice fields to signal the start of the season. Everybody is equal right now, and many football teams are hoping the early two-a-day workouts before school starts will eventually get them to the promise land, the Prep Bowl in November.
Four Republicans with eyes on Minnesota governor’s office are sharing a stage as they angle for the party’s 2014 nomination. A candidate forum billed as the first with all four announced candidates was scheduled for Thursday night in Mounds View.
A 51-year-old man is charged with two counts of second-degree murder after police say he fatally stabbed a man with a pair of scissors. Stephen Edward Gooler, of Minneapolis, said he was “blacked out” and doesn’t remember anything.
Police are investigating after one person was found dead and another was hurt in a stabbing in the north Twin Cities metro Thursday night. Mounds View Police were called to an apartment on the 7700 block of Silver Lake Road at about 8:45 p.m. Thursday on a report of a stabbing.
Sometimes you don’t always need to be the best team to win a state championship, you just need to get hot at the right time to get there. That was never more evident than at this year’s state baseball tournament, where three state champions were crowned at Target Field on Monday.
Max Knutson gave up only four hits as Mounds View shut out Rocori of Cold Spring 8-0 for the Class 3A state championship at Target Field on Monday. Knutson struck out nine Spartan batters and yielded only one base on balls during the seven-inning game. He threw 90 pitches, 60 for strikes. The Mustangs (20-6) tagged three different Rocori pitchers for 14 hits, plus getting four walks.
For Cory Svihla, donning horns on his helmet and hustling through drills at Winter Park last week alongside the Vikings’ coveted draft picks made the last two years of grinding it out completely worth it.
Conference play is just a different animal in sports, no matter what level we’re talking about. But especially in high school, more and more conferences seem to balance out in Minnesota every year.
Residents in Mounds View, Minn. are dealing with low to no water pressure after a water main broke in the city.
If you harbor a craving for Twinkies, Cupcakes or Ho Hos, you might be out of luck.