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

United's fall season starts with a loss to Atlanta

New season. New faces. But familiar problems still plague Minnesota United FC.United kicked off the fall portion of the North...

Updated: August 04, 2013, - 08:25 AM

Minnesota United hoping for better second half in Blaine

Minnesota’s NASL team has four new players and hopes for more wins — and fans in Blaine — as the second half begins.

Updated: August 03, 2013, - 02:09 PM

Mythbusters: Multiple-class state tournaments beneficial to kids

You still hear it now, local high school sports enthusiasts of a certain vintage griping how the multiple class state tournament format ruined what were once great spectacles.

Updated: July 24, 2013, - 06:46 AM

Mythbusters: Twins, not umpire Cuzzi, were to blame in 2009 playoff loss to Yankees

First of a series busting some of the myths that have grown around Minnesota Sports.

Updated: July 22, 2013, - 06:43 AM

Minnesota high school coaches seek leading edge for motivating athletes

A cultural shift is changing how coaches need to connect with their athletes to motivate them, local officials were told.

Updated: July 03, 2013, - 12:49 PM

One last match for United's Kyle Altman, then off to medical school

The Minnesota United captain is forgoing an unreached soccer goal to chase another lifelong dream.

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 11:50 PM

Rewind: The 2012-13 North metro high school sports season in review

From no-hitters to no quitters, North metro athletes and teams made big news during the winter and spring seasons of...

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 08:57 PM

Class 1A baseball championship preview: Osakis vs. BOLD

OSAKIS SILVERSTREAKS vs. BOLD WARRIORS10 a.m., Target FieldOsakis (20-2): Players believed they could make their first-ever state tournament and go...

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 01:24 AM

Eden Prairie scores late, wins boys' lacrosse championship with perfect season

J.D. Spielman scored the winner with 12 seconds left to cap an undefeated season for the Eagles.

Updated: June 15, 2013, - 11:58 PM

Blake makes it four in a row in girls' lacrosse

The Bears continued its dominance, this time without facing Eden Prairie.

Updated: June 15, 2013, - 10:45 PM

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