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Adrian Heath, hired by the club last week, will attend the NCAA men's soccer final four this weekend in Houston. Manny Lagos is headed to the MLS Cup championship match in Toronto.
A full consolation bracket for the boys' and girls' basketball state tournaments returns for the first time in about 20 years.
Offensive-minded defenders Kevin Venegas and Justin Davis, the club's longest-tenured players, are the first signings announced by the club as it begins to assemble a roster for 2017 play.
Experienced Adrian Heath hopes his MLS team can be competitive in its first season.
The Eagles' two-lateral gadget set up the winning TD with 25 seconds left.
Totino-Grace wins its first 6A title, besting perennial powerhouse Eden Prairie
It matches Totino-Grace, the private school that plays two classes above its size, against Eden Prairie, the most successful high school football program in state history.
North's Jamire Jackson has fought through adversity.
D-I hoops recruit Brad Davison worked hard to become a top-flight QB too.
Defense drives the Panthers into the final; Mankato West loses its top rusher to injury.
Juniors Gabbie Hughes and Anneke Linser give Cougars a strong 1-2 scoring punch.
Winona coach John Cassellius, no fan of roller coasters, got strapped in the front seat for his team's wild 34-30 Class 4A state tournament semifinal…
The Eagles sacked Blaine's QB on two-point conversion try.
The Thunder alumnus will be the MLS team's director of player personnel.
A big play before halftime sparked Mankato West.
Behind backup quarterback, beat-up Champlin Park stuns top-seeded Rosemount in overtime
The franchise must settle on its current players, coach.
Spring Lake Park's Zach and Josh Ojile have a long and competitive history.
Edina senior surprised everyone, including himself, coach
Maple Grove trailed the entire game before converting two fourth-down plays late
Large-school individual titles should be up for grabs.
Stillwater finished 22-0 after its 14 shutout and ranked No. 4 in the nation
Stillwater emphatically slams door shut in 6-1 victory.
The former Trojans quarterback coached the team to five Prep Bowls in eight seasons, winning the title three times. Assistant coach Lambert Brown replaces him as head coach.
New York's victory concludes the season for Minnesota United and the long run in Blaine for pro soccer.
Saturday's regular-season finale against the New York Cosmos is a must-win not only for the Loons' playoff hopes but to close a chapter of the team's history with smiles.
Players from Como Park and Central, aligned in one program for 10 seasons, are expected to form alliances with teams from Highland Park and Johnson.
The soccer team, which uses the state bird as its nickname, has joined with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to help beef up its loon monitoring program.
The undefeated Ponies were tied by Mounds View before a 5-goal burst.
Former Duke star Jeremy Ebobisse worked out Wednesday before team executives at the National Sports Center in Blaine. United holds the top pick in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft in January.
The Magic got off to a strong start, then had to hold off the hard-charging Royals.
The former MLS midfielder started every match he played in this season. His loss comes as the Loons face a must-win match on Saturday against New York.
The launch toward the first Prep Bowl played at U.S. Bank Stadium takes place Tuesday as high school football teams throughout Minnesota, from Nine-man…
Captain Carli Lloyd scored twice to spur her team to victory at U.S. Bank Stadium in an exhibition match in front of 23,400 fans.
More than 21,000 tickets have been sold for U.S. vs. Switzerland rematch at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Friendly match against Switzerland latest in string of major soccer events.
Rosemount's field goal in the third OT likely secured a No. 1 seed in Class 6A playoff bracket
Atlanta won Sunday's coin flip and chose to take the first pick in the MLS expansion draft. Minnesota will get the first pick in the draft of the nation's top college players.
Blaine freshman Isabelle Stadden's backstroke times are falling as her star rises.
Gauging Minnesota United FC's playoff chances is premature because too many games and corresponding standings points remain.What is known: The Loons, tied with Tampa Bay…
Rosemount laments missed opportunities in first half, then puts away sputtering Burnsville with big plays
A mammoth offensive line powers Rosemount's dual-quarterback offense.
At least that's the guarantee from the senior captain of the high-scoring boys' soccer team.
Sam and Shea Gerrety are in their final season, with their dad back as a coach.
The Loons lost their fourth in a row but kept their grip on the fourth and final playoff spot.
Minnesota's three-game losing streak, a first since 2013, makes for a precarious playoff perch.
Coaches work to promote awareness among athletes about distracted drivers without being alarmists.
Elk River's much-admired Meagan Brown "is good enough to win it all," her coach says.
The Skippers' Garrett Olson throws for two TDs, runs for another for 4-0 team
Team president Nick Rogers called it "overwhelming support'' for the franchise, which joins Major League Soccer in 2017.
The Cadets' Charley Flanagan can emulate the 1947 Heisman Trophy winner, his great-grandfather
Team executive Manny Lagos begins a nine-day trip Friday that includes stops to see teams in Norway, Sweden and Denmark as the team sets about building a Major League Soccer roster for the 2017 season.
Ottawa scored goals in the 84th and 88th minutes, winning for the first time since late July.
Innocent Murwanashyaka, a senior from St. Paul Como Park, earned medalist honors at the Twin Cities Cross Country Championship on Sept. 13. He covered the…
The Ponies boys' soccer team is ranked atop Class 2A, and its coach says that's a good thing.
With 36 points, the Loons are ahead of Miami FC by only four points for the final postseason spot with eight matches to play.
Some soccer coaches are enthused by the United's youth academy; others are opposed.
The Polars kept their focus vs. tough nonconference foes.
The academy, which is required by the team's move to Major League Soccer, is aimed at developing elite players starting as young as age 13 to improve their chances of playing professionally.
Christian Ramirez tallied his North American Soccer League-leading 14th goal, just enough offense for the Loons.
Park Center, coming off a Class 2A tournament appearance, hopes for more diverse offense.
Uncertainty reigns as players try focusing on a playoff push through the final weeks of the NASL fall season. The club is not expected to begin solidifying next season's roster until after it completes play.
Dalton, El-Amin connect for 84-yard touchdown pass in fourth quarter to propel Polars over Millers
With a trip to U.S. Bank Stadium on the line it's "quite a plumb at the end of the journey."
Offensive linemen labor in obscurity, but the units' bonds speak volumes.
The return of forward Shayne Schoenfelder has Elk River girls' soccer poised for a turnaround.
Minnesota joins the MLS next season. None of the league's five expansion teams since 2010 posted a winning record in their inaugural seasons.
Concordia Academy is taking aim at a volleyball repeat, but that will require new pieces to fill spots opened by graduation.
The team will keep the Minnesota United FC name and logo when it joins the top league of U.S. soccer in 2017.
For local soccer fans, years spent watching, waiting and worrying about the sport's future in the Twin Cities professional market will end Friday.
United's shutout of Tampa Bay, following a stadium site approval, was the ideal lead-in for Friday's MLS announcements.
The team will play junior varsity games this season and hopes to be a varsity squad in 2017-18.
The players' short fuses were evident during a Tuesday practice scuffle.
A little vacation and a lot of successful sports ventures highlighted summer break for three top metro-area athletes.
The Aug. 19 event, first mentioned to fans on Saturday night, is widely expected to confirm the team's move to Major League Soccer in 2017.
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