MSHSL Tightens Up Sports Season In Light Of April ChillThe unseasonably cool April temperatures, combined with poor field conditions and frozen turf, have led Minnesota high school sports officials to make a temporary change to the rules.
Apple Valley’s Hall Goes For 6th State Wrestling TitleIf Mark Hall was in basketball instead of wrestling, he'd be as big as LeBron. At least, when LeBron was coming out of high school. "Tons and tons and tons of attention," his coach, Dalen Wasmund, said with a chuckle.
Wis. May Ban Certain Cheers At H.S. Sports GamesThe Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association wants to ban certain words from being chanted at high school games. It is part of an effort to promote better sportsmanship. Here are some of the phrases they do not want to hear:
Minnetonka Basketball Coach Suspended Pending InvestigationMinnetonka boys basketball head coach Chris Carr has been placed on administrative leave while the school investigates an alleged physical altercation with a male high school student. A source told WCCO the incident occurred Tuesday at school after Carr's high school-aged daughter told him she had been involved in a fight with the boy.
Matt Birk Reflects On His Vikings CareerMatt Birk lived the hometown dream. He grew up in St Paul to become a Minnesota Viking and Pro Bowl center. "I think as time goes on its just more unbelievable," Birk said. "I can't really believe that it happened, you know, the way that it worked out."
Fmr. NBA Player Reaches Out To Teens About AddictionChris Herren is not a name recognized locally, but his story applies to all because it is a story of how you can become addicted. Herren played division one basketball and made it to the NBA -- until heroin took over his life.
MSHL Looks Into Eye Poking Incident At High School Prep BowlA moment caught on camera during the Prep Bowl Saturday has gone viral online, and led to calls for discipline. During the Class 1A championship, a player for Minneapolis North appears to deliberately poke the eyes of an opponent.
Pierz Beats Jackson County Central 36-8 To Win 3A TitleNoah Boser ran for two touchdowns and caught a third as Pierz beat Jackson County Central 36-8 Saturday to win the Class 3A state championship. Lane Girtz added 119 yards rushing and Aaron Weber threw two touchdown passes for the Pioneers (13-0), who won their second state title and first since 2004. Boser rushed for 107 yards.
Orr Sisters Help Propel Eagan High To State FinalsIt is a feeling every parent can relate to watching their kid. Gretchen Orr can relate more than most, with two kids on the Eagan High School's varsity volleyball team. "It is very nerve-wracking," Gretchen said. "Twice as much can go wrong! The serving makes me so nervous (laughs)!"
Osseo's 'Prince Of Perseverance' Runs Over All Obstacles, On And Off The FieldFor Osseo's 6A title-competing football team, there's one crucial ingredient: A running back who is asked to carry the ball 30-40 times a game.
HS Football Fans Flock To Final Outdoor Prep BowlThe Prep Bowl is taking place at TCF Bank Stadium this weekend. It is the last year teams will play their state title games outdoors. The event will move back indoors after a two-year layoff next year. Teams will play at U.S. Bank Stadium like they did at the Metrodome.
Grand Meadow Snags State 9-Man Title With Win Over UnderwoodMichael Stejskal's four touchdowns led Grand Meadow to a come-from-behind 34-20 win against Underwood and its third straight 9-Man championship. Stejskal was 12-of-19 passing for 218 yards and three touchdown passes, and he added 110 yards rushing as the Superlarks won their 36th straight game.