Meet WCCO’s Coach Of The Year, And His Secret WeaponIn conjunction with the Minnesota Vikings and the NFL, WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Coach of the Year is Owatonna High School’s Jeff Williams. The award includes a trip to Orlando to represent the Vikings market in the Pro Bowl. Williams has been winning games for the Huskies for a long time, and he's got his eyes on back-to-back to state titles this week -- with the help of one dynamic running back.
Hopkins’ Zeke Nnaji Heading To ArizonaZeke Nnaji is part of handful of Minnesota senior basketball players considered high-end – which means they can pick and choose their college destination. The 6-foot-11-inch forward from Hopkins High School did just that Friday. He narrowed his choice down to prestigious five schools – and in the end decided to become a Wildcat.
NFL, Microsoft Team Up To Find Future Sports Tech ExpertsIt is about sports, with a different angle. NFL Alumni and Microsoft have come together to encourage students to look for careers in sports that don't require athletic ability -- but a focus on technology. We all know what goes on in high school sports. For most, this is where their athletic career ends. But it doesn't mean their sports career is over. A group of NFL alumni have teamed with Microsoft and others to create a Pro Experience Day. It is a seminar that introduces high school students to think about sports beyond between the lines.
Zach Zarembinski Released From Hospital After Brain HemorrhageA Hill-Murray football player hospitalized three weeks ago with a brain injury suffered during a football game was released from the hospital on Tuesday.
Minnesota Prep Basketball Academy Strives To Make Better Student AthletesA prep school that focuses on basketball is a concept that’s new to Minnesota. You go to class and you work out three times a day and you play a national schedule. The roster features Minnesota kids and kids from all over the country.
Eagan Volleyball Ace Ellie Husemann Going To The GophersEagan's volleyball team has won three of the last five state titles. The Wildcats will play in their sixth-straight state championship game Friday, a run that is simply remarkable. And one player has been in the program for them all, and her time in the spotlight is only beginning.
Famed Assistant To Coaches Now One HimselfAfter a long career that covered most of the United States, he moved back to Maple Grove and found a job ... as a high school coach.
Apple Valley Student Runs For Clean Water In Africa"I'm in a position where I can give back," Maq Collins said. "So why not do that?"