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

Boys' hockey roster at Achiever Academy investigated

The private online school, which pulled its girls’ hockey team from the section playoffs, says it is confident of fielding...

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 07:29 PM

Achiever Academy withdraws from girls' hockey playoffs

The private online school, based in Vadnais Heights and offering intensified hockey training, had come under fire for possibly using ineligible players.

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 08:42 AM

MSHSL reviewing eligibility of some of Achiever's girls' hockey players

There are eligibility concerns about some girls’ hockey players.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 09:25 PM

More scrutiny on Achiever Academy

An e-mail regarding player eligibility raises questions.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 08:08 AM

Signing, scoring make Wednesday a winner for Andover's Wilkie

With the stroke of both pen and jump shot, Andover’s Connor Wilkie enjoyed an historic day in his sports life.

Updated: February 11, 2014, - 06:17 PM

Online hockey schools prompt hard questions

Minnesota’s first-ever online high school set up to provide intensive hockey training has produced a girls’ team that is charging...

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 09:48 PM

Maple Grove girls' hockey delivers on locker room pledge

Maple Grove, No. 5 in Class 2A, takes a 10-0 winning streak into the Section 6 playoffs against No. 4 Wayzata

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 06:41 PM

Girls' hockey tournament: Section 6AA is the one to watch

A stacked girls’ hockey section awaits three-time defending state champion Minnetonka. Hopkins and Benilde are the top two seeds.

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 11:20 AM

Player exodus dividing high school hockey

Forty-one high school players — many of them budding stars or members of the state’s most prominent hockey families — chose to leave their teams before this season for “better” leagues. That’s a record number.

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 09:41 PM

Chart: Big names, big departures in prep hockey

A look at some of the players who come from families of top-tier Minnesota hockey names and left high school...

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 08:26 PM

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