MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The winter sports season is over, and the spring sports season is currently in a fight with Mother Nature.
But a great group of high schoolers in Farmington used that downtime to give back Friday night. They spent it at school, playing sports and raising money for charity.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: More Dangerous Wind Chill Early Thursday, Light Snow Friday
It was called Games for Change, and David McCoy went to check it out.
Games For Change: Playing For Charity
There are a number of high school baseball teams that hold their own version of spring training. And, like the Twins, they go south.
We caught up with the talented Lakeville North team this week, where they held workouts near Disney.
Spring Training With Lakeville North
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He went to Cretin-Derham Hall High School…then Harvard…then the Vikings…and then won a Super Bowl ring for the Baltimore Ravens.
But on Friday night Matt Birk was back at St. Thomas Academy High School. He sat on stage as Mike Max interviewed him for the father-son banquet.
Matt Birk Returns To St. Thomas Academy
The winter sports seasons were full of amazing plays. So photojournalist Aaron Goodyear made a compilation showing all the highlights of the past four months.
High School Sports Highlights: Winter 2013-2014