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

Staying together pays off for struggling St. Francis boys' hockey

St. Francis boys’ hockey coach Tyler Schaff helped his team endure its 0-16 start this season by maintaining an even disposition.

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 05:43 PM

Super Preps 2015: No. 1 in the state is off to No. 1 in the land

Jashon Cornell wanted a better senior season, but he's hit the ground running at Ohio State

Updated: January 26, 2015, - 10:02 PM

Maple Grove girls' hockey rebounds from first loss

The Maple Grove girls’ hockey team responded from its first loss this season in style, edging defending Class 2A state champion Hill-Murray 3-2 in overtime on the road.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 05:21 PM

Centennial wrestling coach, sons learn to grapple with family ties

Roles are becoming more defined for the Centennial father-sons wrestling trio of John, Jack and Jakob Bergeland.

Updated: January 13, 2015, - 06:49 PM

Passolt's five-goal game sets Maple Grove record

Josh Passolt, a senior captain, tallied five goals and one assist as the Crimson dropped Champlin Park 14-1 on Jan. 3.

Updated: January 13, 2015, - 06:47 PM

Spring Lake Park diver Raihle remasters his art in state title pursuit

Spring Lake Park junior Mitch Raihle, on his second stint as a diver, is focused on perfection.

Updated: January 06, 2015, - 06:34 PM

Strong holiday showings propel top north basketball, hockey squads

North metro basketball and hockey teams enter January with momentum from strong showings over the holiday break.In boys’ basketball, Champlin...

Updated: January 06, 2015, - 06:18 PM

Female coaches in girls' hockey still scarce, doubted

Of the state’s 121 girls’ hockey teams, only 26 have female head coaches, a figure many find troubling.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 09:07 PM

A review of the top prep stories from the north metro in 2014

A look back at some of our favorite happenings of the 2014 high school sports year.

Updated: December 31, 2014, - 12:17 AM

Dec. 6: Twin Cities groups learn MLS expansion is months away

MLS’ delay gives McGuire group valuable time to shore up a proposal to challenge Vikings’ plan.

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 11:46 PM

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