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

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

School-best mark propels Champlin Park gymnastics to state

The Champlin Park gymnastics team posted a program-best score last week to win the Class 2A, Section 5 meet.

Updated: February 18, 2014, - 06:13 PM

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