McFadden powers St. Thomas Academy past Bemidji into 5A Prep Bowl

The Cadets’ Brendan McFadden scored on two long touchdown runs in the third quarter to break open a tight game en route to a 33-21 victory.

Rochester Lourdes defeats defending 3A champion Pierz

November 17
The Eagles' 25-20 victory snapped the top-ranked Pioneers' 24-game winning streak.

3A: Fairmont pulls away from Perham in 29-14 victory

November 17
The Cardinals overcame an early deficit and scored 29 unanswered points en route to their second Prep Bowl appearance.

Mahnomen/Waubun thumps Springfield 38-0 to reach 1A Prep Bowl

November 17
The undefeated Thunderbirds rushed for more than 250 yards and recorded their seventh shutout of the season.

Third-quarter surge propels BOLD past Blooming Prairie in 1A semifinal

November 17
Three touchdowns in a six-minute span keyed a 37-7 victory for the Warriors in the battle of two unbeaten teams.
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November 17
Humboldt’s Liban Farah, center, cleared away a possible scoring threat against Dakota United.

St. Paul Humboldt, St. Cloud Area win adapted soccer championships

Squad of five lifts St. Paul Humboldt to state PI title.
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November 17
St. Thomas Academy senior Brendan McFadden (2) during the state quarterfinals vs. Tartan.

Watch live: Minnesota prep football semifinals from U.S. Bank Stadium

The games aren't on TV, but you can watch free live video of today's games (and the girls' swimming tournament) now by clicking here.
Phaizon Scott brought the Minneapolis North championship trophy to the crowd after the Polars defeated Rushford-Peterson 30-14. ] Shari L. Gross / sgr
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November 16
Owatonna tailback Jason Williamson makes tacklers miss and then runs away from them. He had 199 yards vs. Elk River.

Reusse: Williamson carries Owatonna to Prep Bowl

Jason Williamson was held to 199 yards Friday - below his gaudy playoff average - but the Gophers recruit found the end zone five times for the Huskies.
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November 16

Friday's prep roundup

Park Center needed overtime to get past South Suburban 7-6 in the Adapted Soccer CI Division state tournament quarterfinal round.Mohammed Konneh scored his fifth goal…
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November 16

Edina wins third girls' swimming and diving title in a row

The Hornets won six events: two relays, two victories from Claudia Chang, one from Lily Gremmels and a third consecutive diving title from Megan Phillip.
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
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November 16

Saturday's prep football state semifinal staff picks

Five more games on Saturday at U.S. Bank Stadium to settle the Prep Bowl lineup for next Friday and Saturday.
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November 16

Visitation repeats as 1A swim champ with depth, not champions

For the second consecutive year, the Mendota Heights school claimed the state championship without winning any events but the Blazers earned points in all 12.
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November 16

Top-ranked Lakeville North dispatches rival Lakeville South with authority

The Panthers, trailing 7-0 after one quarter, asserted physical control to put away the upstart Cougars with a 35-13 victory and earn a Class 6A Prep Bowl berth against perennial power Eden Prairie.
Wayzata received the Bay Bell trophy, part of the rivalry between these two teams. Wayzata beat Minnetonka 14-0. Friday, September 28, 2012
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November 16

Willmar overwhelms St. Paul Johnson in 4A semifinal

Quarterback Drey Dirksen ran for three touchdowns, then threw for four more in the Cardinals' 62-20 victory over the Governors, making their first state tournament appearance since 1981.
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November 16

Defending 5A champion Owatonna throttles Elk River

The Huskies and Gophers recruit Jason Williamson ran to a 39-8 victory in the rematch of the 2017 semifinalists.
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November 16
Tyrell Terry of DeLaSalle will be playing college basketball at Stanford; Mari Hinkle of Rosemount is heading to UCLA to play volleyball.

Going where? Today's expected early signings for Minnesota preps

Wednesday is the first day of the NCAA early signing period, when athletes in all sports except football can sign binding letters of intent.
Blake forward Carly Bullock (22) is a prolific goal-scorer and a tough player defensively as well. The senior is bound for Princeton next year.
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November 16
Benilde-St. Margaret's retiring jersey of Olympic hockey gold medalist Kelly Pannek

Benilde-St. Margaret's retiring jersey of Olympic hockey gold medalist Kelly Pannek

Pannek is the first female hockey player so honored by the St. Louis Park-based private school.
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November 16

Nine-Man: Undefeated Mountain Lake topples Mountain Iron-Buhl

Abe Stoesz passed for 134 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 84 yards and another score in the Wolverines' 42-8 victory.
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November 16

Barnesville ends North's perfect season in 2A semifinals

The Trojans scored twice in the first seven minutes to assert control en route to a 34-20 victory.
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November 16

Gophers women's basketball signs five to letters of intent

The class includes a high school teammate of U starter Destiny Pitts and Sara Scalia, a guard from Stillwater.
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November 15

Different path: North High's football success aided by transfers from suburbs

The Yeager brothers are starters for North, which plays in the state semifinals today..“Playing here, I feel like you’re playing for your city,” said Zach, who plays quarterback. “You’re winning for your city and it just feels better overall.”
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November 15

Friday's prep football state semifinal staff picks

Here’s how staff writers Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque see Friday's games at U.S. Bank Stadium shaking out.
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November 15

Anaconda-like Eden Prairie squeezes life out of Blaine's undefeated season

The defending Class 6A champion Eagles, seeking their 12th state title, broke open a tight game with 27 methodical second-half points to claim a 34-14 victory.
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November 15

SMB reaches first Prep Bowl with 23-15 victory over Waseca

The undefeated Wolfpack, a co-op program of St. Paul Academy, Minnehaha Academy and Blake, will play next week for the Class 4A championship.
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November 15

Caledonia thumps Paynesville to extend winning streak to 53 games

The Warriors' 40-6 victory positions them to play for their fourth consecutive Class 2A state title.