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Prep Blog: Week 8, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

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.

10/16/2012

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Prep Blog: Week 5, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

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.

09/27/2012

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Prep Blog: Boys Basketball Section Championship Friday

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.

03/15/2012

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St. Thomas Wins 2nd Class A Boys’ Hockey Title

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.

03/10/2012

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Class 1A Semis: St. Thomas Academy 1, Breck 0

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.

03/09/2012

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Prep Blog: Boys Hockey Tournament Features Loaded Field

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.

03/06/2012

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Prep Blog: Looking At State Wrestling, Boys Section Hockey

The Xcel Energy Center is the epicenter of Minnesota high school wrestling this weekend with the state championships being held in St. Paul.

03/02/2012

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Prep Blog: This Weekend’s Big Metro Match-Ups

It’s a big weekend for Minnesota high school hockey as the state celebrates Hockey Day Minnesota.

01/20/2012

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Prep Blog: Big Weekend For Ranked Teams

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.

12/09/2011

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Prep Blog: Looking Ahead To The Winter

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.

12/07/2011

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Bone Cancer Strikes 1 In Family Of Triplets

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.

11/04/2011

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Prep Blog: Section Final Preview, ‘The Big 4′

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.

11/03/2011

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Prep Blog: Week 6, Previewing ‘The Big 4′

It will be the Friday of unbeaten teams as we head into Week 6 of the high school football season.

10/06/2011

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Prep Blog: Week 3, Previewing ‘The Big 4′

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.

09/15/2011

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Prep Blog: Week 1, Previewing ‘The Big 4′

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.

08/31/2011

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