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

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

It's conference showdown time for Maple Grove, Anoka boys' swimmers

Maple Grove vs. Anoka has become an annual battle for the Northwest Suburban Conference boys’ swimming and diving championship.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 06:42 PM

Totino-Grace's Loahr takes 500th hockey win in stride

Mark Loahr is in his 32nd season at Totino-Grace.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 06:29 PM

Super Preps 2012: Jonah Pirsig and Isaac Hayes staying home

Jonah Pirsig and Isaac Hayes, both hulking offensive linemen, are two of the pillars of the Gophers' football recruiting class for 2012. They had plenty of college options but chose to stay home.

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 04:24 PM

High school league revamps football scheduling for 2015

A new football scheduling plan starting in 2015 will group football teams based on geography and enrollment.

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 08:57 PM

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