In the latest Talking Preps podcast, David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen talk coach ouster transparency, a boys' volleyball first, girls' and boys' lacrosse and golf to admire, the first boys' tennis teams reaching state, and a former football metro player of the year set to coach basketball.
Logan Couillard, the No. 2-ranked player in Class 1A, honed his considerable tennis skills at a north Minneapolis city park court. He's looking to shake off last season's disappointing finish and reach next month's the state tournament.
For the first time in school history, Lakeville South clinched a trip to the boys' tennis team tournament after beating Rochester Mayo 4-3 in the Class 2A, Section 1 final on Tuesday at the Rochester Athletic Club.
Accused of insubordination and a possible recruiting violation, Matt Everson did not have his coaching contract renewed. He contends allegations against him are either untrue or spun to suit the school district’s narrative.
The first state tournament of its kind took place Saturday and Sunday at Shakopee High School, a natural progression of a sport that began just two years ago but already has 50 teams and more than 800 athletes competing.
Woodbury sophomore Josh Hawksford hit a bases-clearing double with two outs in the top of the seventh inning, giving the Royals a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over defending Class 4A champion Stillwater on Friday in a matchup of Suburban East Conference baseball powers.