Prep Blog: Friday's Top High School Match-UpsDon't look now, but we are already in state tournament time for the winter sports seasons. The State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships were held this week at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik. This weekend, dancers take center stage at Target Center for the annual High-Kick and Jazz competitions among the top programs in the state.
Fallout Continues From State Dance Competition ControversyThe fallout is continuing after the controversial finish to the high-kick portion of the State Dance competition earlier this year. Faribault won the Class AAA title, but after all the other competing teams were disqualified for not lining up properly for the awards ceremony.
Faribault Dance Team Doubts Sincerity Of Lakeville South's ApologyIt's been a month and a half since a dance team's state title was protested by their competitors. Last month, the Faribault dance team won the State 3-A high kick competition. The five teams they were competing against refused to take their places during the ceremony.
Controversy Continues Over Faribault Dance Team's High-Kick TitleThe Faribault Emerald dance team took home the first place trophy in the Class AAA State High-Kick Dance Championship, but not without controversy. Many of their competitors claim they copied a dance and didn’t deserve the win.
Prep Blog: State Dance Winners Crowned, Girls Hockey PreviewIt's hard to believe, but it's already winter state tournament season in Minnesota high school sports. Just last week, state champions were crowned at the State Dance Competition at Target Center as well as the State Alpine and Nordic Ski Championships at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik, Minn.
Dance Team Saves Baby's Life Before State RoutineIt's stressful enough for coaches and athletes competing at a state tournament, but how about trying to save someone's life just before you are supposed to compete?