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

Minnetonka's Baldwin wins Ms. Hockey award

The senior defender was seen as the ultimate winner as she led her team to three consecutive Class 2A titles in her career.

Updated: February 23, 2014, - 10:13 PM

Notes: Lineup changes pick up the slack for Blake

Sylvie Wallin was moved from defense to forward in the second period to help generate offense

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 10:55 PM

Blake wins Class 1A hockey title

The Bears charged back from a 2-0 deficit to win their second Class 1A state championship in a row.

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 10:51 PM

State tournament notes: Small schools want more exposure

There’s no bad time to play state championship games but a number of girls’ hockey coaches would prefer more primetime...

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 01:23 PM

Benilde avoids OT, tops Lakeville North

Benilde-St. Margaret’s potent top line is used to having the numbers advantage on offense.But even as Kelly Pannek and three...

Updated: February 22, 2014, - 12:00 AM

Prater's one and only ousts Eden Prairie

dlavaque@startribune.comHill-Murray coach Bill Schafhauser holds west metro girls’ hockey teams such as Eden Prairie in high regard.That made beating the...

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 11:04 PM

Girls' hockey notes: Tight first game shows 1A progress

Red Wing and Blake, which got a first-round scare from Alexandria, will battle in a rematch of last year’s semifinal.

Updated: February 20, 2014, - 05:48 PM

Girls' hockey notes: Players rooting for 'cool' Team USA in gold medal rematch

“Those are our biggest heroes on that ice,” Red Wing coach Scott Haley said.

Updated: February 19, 2014, - 06:15 PM

Girls hockey celebrates 20th state tournament

The 20th girls’ hockey state tournament starts Wednesday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The Star Tribune takes a look back.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 10:37 PM

Talent-rich Benilde-St. Margaret's adds grit to girls' hockey mix

Benilde-St. Margaret’s boasts top talent, but hard work helped clinch the team’s return to state.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 06:16 PM

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