Tougher H.S. Hockey Rules For Checking, BoardingTougher rules are coming to high school hockey due, in part, to an accident that paralyzed a Minnesota player. The National Federation of State High School Associations has moved to increase the penalty time for checking from behind and boarding.
Mounds View's Sam Hentges Among Best Baseball Players In MNMounds View's Sam Hentges is considered one of the best high school baseball players in the state. He carries a 6-foot-7-inch frame, can pitch, hit and uses his size to make an impact.
Adapted Bowling Is Growing In Popularity, And It’s Not Hard To See Why For high schoolers with cognitive or physical impairments, adapted sports make it possible to participate. And adapted bowling is one of the most popular.
‘Right Track’ Links High Schoolers To Big St. Paul Summer JobsMany say a summer job is a jumpstart to success. That's why the U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez is coming to St. Paul Friday. He's getting a look at a program that the city launched to help high school students get work experience. It's called Right Track, a partnership between the city, the school district and businesses.
‘College Possible’ Makes Prom A Possibility For 250 TeensProm is a tradition every high school student should have the opportunity to experience. An organization called College Possible made prom possible for hundreds of students in the metro Saturday. The non-profit organized a dress giveaway at its headquarters in St. Paul, where 250 young ladies signed up to pick out a dress, along with accessories and shoes.
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Beats Rushford-Peterson For 1A TitleBrian Goodwin scored 14 of his 24 points in the second half to lead Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa past Rushford Peterson 52-40 in the Minnesota 1A state championship game on Saturday. After blowing an early double-digit lead, the top-ranked Jaguars (31-1) won their second state title in three years thanks to Goodwin's poise in the final 10 minutes. Down 34-30 with 10:33 to play, Goodwin fueled a 13-5 game-deciding run that included seven-consecutive free throws.
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'U' Study: Improvements With Later H.S. School Start TimesHigh schools that start later in the morning may be doing their students a world of good, according to a new study released by the University of Minnesota. The three-year project, commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control, studied five Minnesota high schools.
Big Changes In Store For SAT TestCollege board officials announced this week that an update to the SAT test is needed to make the exam more representative of what high school students study in class. The changes don't go into effect until 2016, which means this year's ninth graders will be the first to take it in their junior year. It's a tough test that creates anxiety, and one that requires practice and sometimes even a tutor.
Lawmakers Want Tougher Rules On H.S. Transfer AthletesAs the boys state hockey tournament skates into the Xcel Energy Center, it's another showdown in St. Paul that some high school athletes are fighting to win. Lawmakers are wondering if some students and their parents are going too far to gain a competitive edge.
Metrodome Seats To Find New Purpose At HS StadiumThe Metrodome is now just an active deconstruction site. The dome deflated on Saturday morning, and pieces are being quickly disassembled to make way for the new Vikings stadium.
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Best Of Minnesota: High School Hockey RinksNo doubt about it, winter is here in Minnesota and that means hockey. It's played on ponds and in parks, but we wanted to find the best high school hockey rink in Minnesota. Your votes sent WCCO's Matt Brickman all the way up to Thief River Falls to see the Ralph Engelstad Arena.
Cretin-Derham Hall Football Player Dies In Eagan RolloverIt's been a day of shock and sadness for one of the elite high school football programs in Minnesota. One of the starters for Cretin-Derham Hall, 16-year-old Max Lowell, was killed overnight in a rollover crash in Eagan.
Viewers' Choice For MN's Best HS Football Field: New London-SpicerHigh school football's regular season wrapped up on Wednesday night on fields across Minnesota. But where did WCCO viewers select as the best place for Friday Night Lights?