When the puck drops Wednesday morning at Xcel Energy Center, it’ll mark one of the most exciting and entertaining weeks of state tournament action. Between two classes, 16 of the top boys high school hockey teams in Minnesota will converge on St. Paul this week.
The regular season in high school football is over, which means there are no more guarantees for anything anymore. We’re in the playoffs, where the ultimate goal is to survive, advance and hopefully win a championship.
If you weren’t able to attend some of the last high school football games of summer, we’ve got you covered. Below you will find our featured game as well as highlights from many others.
Record-setting volleyball star Emma Hughes of New Prague is the Sept. 20 Aspire Athlete of the Week.
She loves the game – and has since she first started. “It started in sixth grade when I tried out for JO volleyball,” she said. “I was the youngest and I got put on a higher team. I loved it from the beginning.”
The identities of the two men involved in a construction accident have been released. Authorities say 28-year-old Robert Fenstermacher, of Oologah, OK, was killed in the accident and 37-year-old Jeremy Moye, of Machesney, IL, was transported to Mayo One hospital in New Prague, where he was treated and released for his injuries.
Two people are hospitalized with serious injuries after a head-on collision late Monday afternoon near New Prague. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 18-year-old Justin Nelson of Farmington was driving eastbound on Highway 19, west of Church Avenue, when his 1995 Honda Accord crossed the center lane. Nelson collided head-on with 35-year-old Elizabeth Alvarez of Le Sueur, who was driving a 2000 Chevy Blazer.
A new study says Minnesota’s wine industry is growing up, but faces challenges.
A 26-year-old New Prague man was injured by a propeller while being pulled behind a boat on an inflatable tube early Friday evening. According to the Scott County Sheriff’s office, authorities received a report of an injured man at 5:44 p.m. at Cedar Lake in Cedar Lake Township. When they arrived, they learned that the man’s leg was injured by the propeller of a 17 foot Larson runabout boat.
The case against the 12-year-old boy involved in the school shooting hoax in New Prague last month was resolved Monday.
The 12-year-old boy accused of reporting a fake school shooting in New Prague must appear in court on Monday.
The 12-year-old boy who allegedly reported a hoax shooting at New Prague Middle School Wednesday will face a felony terrorist threat charge and another charge for dialing 911.
With a community still reeling after a school shooting hoax, officials say New Prague Area Schools received a bomb threat Thursday, which forced student evacuations.
Students are heading back to class at New Prague public schools following a lockdown caused by a fake emergency call about a shooting.
A student was taken into custody Wednesday after two prank calls were made to police reporting a shooting at New Prague Middle School.
It looks to be an exciting week at the Target Center as the top girls basketball players and teams converge on downtown Minneapolis for the annual state tournament.