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

Anoka softball combines battery-mate chemistry with power

Senior battery mates and a aggressive, big-swinging lineup have helped Anoka to its first softball state tournament.

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 06:34 PM

St. Anthony softball takes path of most resistance to state

The Huskies battled back through the section playoffs losers’ bracket and won the championship in walk-off fashion.

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 06:27 PM

High school league approves major scheduling overhaul for football

The plan, set to begin in 2015, will generally displace the traditional conference model but is expected to mean fewer...

Updated: June 02, 2014, - 09:52 PM

New prep football scheduling plan set to be approved Monday

Teams throughout the state will be placed in one of 18 districts, bidding farewell to the traditional conference model but welcoming fewer scheduling headaches for several programs.

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 11:11 PM

Robins win sixth straight PI adapted softball title

Their PI Division dominance continued; South Washington County won in the CI Division.

Updated: June 01, 2014, - 12:32 AM

Defending champs back at adapted softball state tournament

The adapted softball state tournament takes place Friday and Saturday at Coon Rapids High School.Saturday’s championship games begin at 1:45...

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 06:41 PM

State-bound Mounds View boys' tennis resumes familiar pattern

After a two-year absence, Mounds View overcame a nemesis and returns to the Class 2A tournament as a favorite.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 06:23 PM

National body adopts tougher Jablonski-inspired penalties

Checking from behind and boarding will mean major penalties in high school hockey everywhere this coming season.

Updated: May 21, 2014, - 12:03 AM

St. Francis dancer leaps to triple-jump school records

St. Francis junior Bailey DeMar is posting school-mark-smashing leaps in the triple jump, relying on strengths developed as a dancer.

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 09:14 PM

Andover boys' lacrosse breaks from pack in north metro

The Andover boys’ lacrosse team is enjoying a breakout season in which close games have resulted in victory rather than...

Updated: May 20, 2014, - 08:17 PM

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