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

Eden Prairie dominates Edina 4-0

That cliché about how tough it is to beat a team three times in a season? Eden Prairie’s girls’ hockey...

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 11:36 PM

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

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