It’s poised to be an intense and emotional week in St. Paul and around the Twin Cities as the best boys hockey teams in the state hit Xcel Energy Center for one of the best state tournaments around. That, and state tournament bids get handed out for next week’s boys state basketball tournament at Target Center.
A central Minnesota school district that was the site of a school shooting in 2003 is getting a new device designed to help keep kids safe: bulletproof whiteboards.
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.
It’s hard to believe the prep football season came to a close with the Prep Bowl last weekend at the Metrodome. Six games were played over a two-day stretch in downtown Minneapolis. When it was all over, six teams were hoisting a state championship trophy.
Christian Pedroza caught a scoring pass, kicked a field goal and recovered a fumble, and Rocori hung on to defeat Bemidji 17-10 in the Class 4A state championship game Saturday afternoon.
It’s what every kid who plays high school football dreams of: The chance to play on the Friday or Saturday after Thanksgiving for a state championship.
The Rocori school district is holding a community meeting to discuss school safety — after two students brought weapons to school in April.