St. Thomas Academy
Watch all the winter high school sports highlights, including matches at the state wrestling tournament.
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 getting downright freezing outside, so if you’re willing to venture out there’s nothing better to do than take in a great high school sports match-up this weekend.
It’s a big time in high school sports, and it usually works out that when we get into the chill of winter that things heat up on the playing 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.
High-powered and highly-rated Totino-Grace will take on Owatonna this Saturday. The Huskies come in unbeaten.
The weather Thursday was perfect for one Thanksgiving tradition.
It’s hard to believe that we’re just less than two weeks away from the 2012 prep football season being over. By next Saturday, state champions will be crowned in seven classes across the state.
The fields are now set across seven classes for the state football playoffs in Minnesota. Last week’s section champions advanced to this week’s state football quarterfinals, which are being held across the state Thursday and Friday on turf fields at neutral sites.
It’s the final week of the regular season in high school football. It didn’t feel like it was that long ago that we were projecting preseason expectations. Now, teams are gearing up for the playoffs.
There are just four weeks left in the regular season for high school football. That’s right, four more chances to win a big game or four more chances to see the clock hit zero and wonder what went wrong.
After Friday night, the field for the boys state tournaments next week will be determined and seeding will take place over the weekend. It’s the last tournament of a hectic winter season.
Alex Johnson notched two goals and two assists and David Zevnik made 20 saves as second-seeded St. Thomas Academy won its second consecutive Class A boys state hockey title with a 5-1 victory over No. 1 seed Hermantown at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday.
Peter Krieger’s second-period goal lifted St. Thomas Academy to a 1-0 victory over Breck in the Class 1A state semifinals on Friday.
If you like high school hockey, the Xcel Energy Center is the place to be this week. One of the great events every year in prep sports is the boys state hockey tournament. This year might be one of the best ever.