Believe it or not, high school football season is already here for many programs. The official start of practice is a week away, but 22 schools get an extra week of practice because they play their first game a week early, on Aug. 23. It’s called “Zero Week,” and Edina coach Reed Boltmann says it’s a good fit for his team.
At the Minnesota state boys hockey tournament, defending state champion St. Thomas Academy aims to repeat in Class A, as this year will be the Cadets final in the small school division.
Maple Grove Senior High boys hockey coach Gary Stefano won’t be returning next season, after he got a letter from the Osseo School District on Feb. 19 informing him that his contract won’t be renewed.
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.
Sid Hartman joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday to review a fantastic weekend for local sports teams.
Mike Max joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News to talk about the Gopher hockey teams’ WCHA championship.
Local free-lance journalist and hockey parent Karen Schneider of Minneapolis talked with Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Thursday
The Minnesota state high school baseball championships have been delayed by at least one day.