St. Paul Academy
We’re sprinting towards the end of February, but March Madness is already in full effect on the Minnesota high school sports scene. Our top match-ups this week feature two Friday hockey games with state tournament bids at stake, a top-five match-up in girls basketball and a couple of interesting games in the boys basketball playoffs.
A popular Twin Cities high school hockey coach has resigned just days before his team heads to the playoffs. Coach Bill Owens submitted his resignation to St. Paul Academy on Thursday. He was the head coach of the boys varsity hockey team.
Starting about three months from now, one Twin Cities conference is going to look at lot different when football and the other fall high school sports get started. Officials announced in early April that six schools will be leaving the Tri-Metro Conference and forming their own league, called the Independent Metro Athletic Conference.
St. Paul Academy fencing coach Zach Moss has a star on his hands.
When we first met Joe Dziedzic it was 1989. He was leading the state in scoring at Minneapolis Edison High School and on his way to a Mr. Hockey Award. Fast forward 22 years and he is back in high school hockey.