St. Thomas Academy
The Xcel Energy Center is the epicenter of Minnesota high school wrestling this weekend with the state championships being held in St. Paul.
It’s a big weekend for Minnesota high school hockey as the state celebrates Hockey Day Minnesota.
In many cases, highly-ranked teams pad their non-conference schedule with beatable opponents so they can juggle lineups and gain confidence heading into the grind of a conference season.
It should be an eventful winter sports season regardless of what sport you follow. From the basketball hardwood to the hockey rink to the wrestling mat, there will be great match-ups and tournaments everywhere over the next four months.
The Deasey triplets were born about 18 years ago. They were a blessing, but an issue surfaced early on. Patrick and Shannon developed a retina problem.
It’s section championship Friday. It’s one of the best days in the year for high school football. It comes second probably only to Prep Bowl Friday, which is the day after we stuff ourselves full of turkey on Thanksgiving.
It will be the Friday of unbeaten teams as we head into Week 6 of the high school football season.
It’s Week 3 in the high school football season. Many teams point to Week 3 as the early turning point in the season. It’s where confidence can be built if you’ve won in the first two weeks or a season can be saved if it’s gotten off to a rough start.
It’s Week 1 in the Minnesota high school football season. For the state’s powerhouses, it’s hopefully just the start of another successful run to the state tournament and maybe even the Metrodome.
Taylor Fleming’s goal late in the first overtime lifted St. Thomas Academy to a 5-4 win over Hermantown on Saturday as the Cadets claimed the Class A state high school hockey title.
With two years slipping by without state tournament appearances, St. Thomas Academy wanted to make sure it wasn’t going to be sitting home for a third year in a row.
The name “St. Thomas Academy” may bring to mind a number of things — great athletic teams, military training and faith-based education. You can add one more to the list. Wicked smart engineers.