St. Cloud Cathedral
It’s starting to feel like summer with the sun out and daily highs getting into the 80s. That also translates to perfect baseball weather. It couldn’t come at a better time as the state’s top high school teams travel across various sites in Minnesota for their perspective state tournaments.
All three Minnesota high school baseball champions have returned to the state tournament to defend titles from last season. New Life Academy of Woodbury in Class 1A, St. Cloud Cathedral in Class 2A and Mounds View in Class 3A are back in their respective brackets, all as the top seed. This is the 16th year of the three-class format.
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 best baseball talent the state has to offer will be on display this week as the state tournament gets underway at three venues across Minnesota. There are 24 teams left to battle for the right to play for a spot in the state championship, where six teams from three classes will have the chance to play at Target Field in Minneapolis.
The St. Cloud Cathedral school community is dealing with a terrible loss after one of its students was killed in a single-vehicle crash.
On a night that a private school shut-out a public school 12-0 in the state Class A boys hockey tournament, it’s no surprise an old debate in Minnesota high school sports would resurface.
The field for one of the most highly anticipated state tournaments will be set before the weekend is over, and four great match-ups Friday night will solidify the field.
It’s one of the busiest times of the winter to be a high school sports athlete. Conference seasons are in full swing across the state, and now suddenly almost every game is meaningful and goes down to the wire.
Six teams got the thrill of a lifetime on Monday, not only playing for a state championship, but doing it at one of the finest baseball stadiums in America.
We’re now in the bitter cold of January, but things are just starting to heat up in the winter prep sports season. There are big match-ups every week between ranked teams in every sport, providing plenty of chances for fans to get out and enjoy highly-anticipated games.