David La Vaque

Reporter | High school sports
Phone: 612-673-7574
David La Vaque has covered high school sports with an emphasis on the North Metro suburbs since 2004.

Recent content from David La Vaque

Frenzied pace propels fast start for Maple Grove boys' soccer

Pressed to explain the Maple Grove boys’ soccer team’s 9-0 start this season, coach Greg Leininger struggled to name a key player or a defining game. He kept returning to the Crimson’s unrelenting playing style.

Updated: September 16, 2014, - 07:00 PM

Miguel Ibarra provides necessary kick against Fort Lauderdale

An announced crowd of 6,202 saw Minnesota extend its 11-match home unbeaten streak Saturday at the National Sports Center Stadium in Blaine.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 11:45 PM

Goal scoring, determination make United FC rookie special

Forward Christian Ramirez of United FC will likely be the NASL’s MVP.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 01:09 AM

Maple Grove runs past Wayzata 34-7

Maple Grove found the end zone on the opening kickoff and poured it on from there against Wayzata.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 12:21 AM

Tougher volleyball ahead for Totino-Grace, Spring Lake Park

Totino-Grace and Spring Lake Park, with new coaches who are former teammates, are in a tough new conference as well.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 06:36 PM

Blaine, Centennial share football rivalry, resiliency

The high schools in Blaine and Centennial share a border and, in turn, a rivalry.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 06:34 PM

United, Tampa Bay play to a draw leaving Loons glum

An announced crowd of 7,024 fans — second-largest for a North American Soccer League match in Blaine this year — spent much of the second half reacting to missed scoring opportunities by the Minnesota United.

Updated: September 07, 2014, - 07:18 AM

Successful United battles for more relevance

The Loons won the spring season title and have a league-high 17 victories overall.

Updated: September 06, 2014, - 01:18 AM

Talent-rich Centennial boys' soccer poised for a deep run

Centennial has the players and incentive to reach the state tourney.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 07:18 PM

Anoka-Hennepin set to OK varsity play for junior high athletes

A pilot program allowing selected seventh- and eighth-graders to compete for varsity teams at high schools in the Anoka-Hennepin School District likely will become permanent.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 07:14 PM

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