Waconia Teen Killed In Crash Remembered For Her SmileSome of the top high school softball players in Minnesota are packing up to head to nationals in Tennessee. However, the Minnesota Vortex will be one player short.
Waconia Student Athlete, 16, Killed In Crash Near MankatoA Waconia high school athlete was killed Friday evening in a car crash near Mankato, according to her softball team. Alexia Kretsch, 16, was driving northbound on Highway 169 when a car traveling eastbound on County Road 33 crossed in front of her, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Prep Blog: Spring State Champions At A GlanceSchool is out, the sun is out and summer is here. It officially starts on Father's Day, but for high school athletes, the spring came to an end both late last week and on Monday as the state's spring champions were crowned across various sports.
Eastview Softball Captains Earn 4.0 GPAsEastview's softball team is a conference champion, but that's not what makes the team so special. "Coaching isn't about winning," coach Trevor Monroe said. "I will trade wins for good kids.
Alex Kreidler Is Osseo's Adaptive Softball Pitching AceAlex Kreidler, the ace of the Osseo High School's adaptive softball team, is a pitcher with quite a record -- and he's finishing his senior season with a flurry. Kreidler is at home on the pitching mound. "I would say it's so much fun … trying to strike people out," Kreidler said.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsYou don't have to go very far to find entertaining, competitive and intense match-ups on the high school sports scene. The spring prep sports landscape will take shape over the next few weeks as we'll have playoffs underway, if not decided, in lacrosse, softball, baseball and tennis.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsAfter a brief stint with some rough spring weather, the state's high school spring sports have been back in action lately as we get ready to head to the postseason. The prep baseball, softball and golf seasons are all taking shape with a few weeks to go before we have playoff brackets and sectional play. Here's a look at some of the big games Friday on the high school sports scene.
Murdered UMD Student Honored By Softball TeamA college athlete believed to be killed by her boyfriend was honored Saturday at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
Remarkable Softball Player Gets A Look At His Dream JobWhen Jason Galster saw Charlie Schultz's story, he just had to meet him. Galster is an audiologist at Starkey Hearing Technologies. As we reported a few weeks ago, Schultz has quite a story to tell.
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No Love For Celebrity Softball Game Kevin Love is no longer on the list of participants in the celebrity softball game at Target Field during the Major League Baseball All-Star festivities.
ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For June 6, 2014 With the school year winding down, the spring sports season is also coming to a close. But that means there's plenty of playoff action. On Friday night, David McCoy went to Mankato, where he watched Maple Grove and Lakeville South battle for the Class 3-A softball title.