Minneapolis Washburn victory fails to dim most positive of lights at Minneapolis South

The Tigers, playing their the first homecoming game at night in their new stadium, brought a new experience to the south side despite a 49-14 defeat.

Jonathan Mann's four TDs send Rosemount past Farmington

September 20
The verbally committed Gopher ran back the opening kickoff for one score and caught three touchdown passes in a 48-21 victory.

Cretin-Derham Hall defeats White Bear Lake behind big game for Tony Underwood

September 20
The Raider senior ran 85 yards for a touchdown to break a 7-all tie in the third quarter and also caught two scoring passes in a 28-13 victory.

Late interception sets up winning score as Concordia Academy wins battle of unbeatens

September 20
Cal Johnson, who plays defensive back and running back, rushed for 119 yards and made the key interception in the fourth quarter in the Beacons' 9-7 victory over St. Agnes.
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Dwindling youth pipeline puts Minneapolis football on edge

September 21
With rosters thinned by a drop in programs for junior-high athletes, city coaches are often recruiting players based on perceived athleticism because they've had little exposure to fundamentals.
High Schools
September 21

Friday night prep roundup: Mounds View kicks late field goal to edge Minnetonnka

A look around the metro at some of the top games.
Gophers
September 20
University of Minnesota hockey player Jaxon Nelson was a budding star for Luverne in 2016.

Reusse: They grow college hockey players on the prairie now?

The results — namely, Jaxon Nelson and Chaz Smedsrud — of hockey fever hitting far southwestern Minnesota two decades ago are now appearing on college rosters.
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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High Schools
September 20

Tartan weathers late surge from Hastings to remain undefeated

The Raiders challenged with 10 fourth-quarter points, but the Titans held on to win.
High Schools
September 20

Eden Prairie squeaks past Shakopee in low-scoring TCO Stadium series opener

Although they were held to just 14 points, the Eagles found the scores they needed to win late in the game.
High Schools
September 20

Demetrius Bernardy-Nelson's hat trick leads Centennial to boys' soccer win

Demetrius Bernardy-Nelson scored three goals and had an assist to lead Centennial past visiting Anoka 4-0 on Thursday in boys' soccer.The senior broke the game…
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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High Schools
September 19

Week 4 Star Tribune staff picks for Friday night

St. Michael-Albertville at Wayzata, Hastings at Tartan, Concordia Academy vs. St. Agnes.
Gophers
September 19
Rochester basketball star chooses North Carolina over Gophers women

Rochester basketball star chooses North Carolina over Gophers women

Rochester Lourdes senior Alyssa Ustby, a 6-2 senior guard/forward combo, announced her decision to play for the University of North Carolina.
Gophers
September 19
Ben Carlson of East Ridge and Steven Crowl of Eastview made verbal commitments to Wisconsin this week. Both made recruiting visits to Minnesota last m

Border battered: Wisconsin gets two U basketball recruits in 24 hours

Of seven players in the Class of 2020 offered men's basketball scholarships by the Gophers, four have already chosen other schools. That's left many Minnesota fans frustrated.
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
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High Schools
September 18
Shakopee at Prior Lake, 12-18-18. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Listen: After Wisconsin lands two top Minnesota recruits, what's next for Prior Lake's Dawson Garcia?

In the latest Talking Preps podcast, Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque serve up fresh basketball recruiting news, set up a first for Minneapolis South, and talk volleyball and soccer as well.
High Schools
September 18
East Ridge forward Ben Carlson (23) blocked a layup attempt by Eastview guard Caden Scales (25) in the first half. ] Aaron Lavinsky ¥ aaron.lavinsky@

Another border-crosser: East Ridge's Carlson chooses Badgers over U

Ben Carlson, a 6-9 power forward, announced on Twitter his intent to play college basketball for Wisconsin one day after Eastview star Steven Crowl did the same thing.
High Schools
September 18

Tuesday's preps results

Here's the scores from Tuesday night's high school sports action:
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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High Schools
September 17

With two late goals, Orono boys edge Waconia in league soccer contest

With their win against their Wright County Conference rivals, the Spartans handed the Wildcats their first loss of the season.
High Schools
September 17

Orono girls score late to tie Wright County Conference soccer foe Waconia

Anna Tesar’s goal with just under three minutes to go in the second half helped the Spartans notch a 1-1 tie with the Wildcats.
High Schools
September 17

East Ridge boys deal crosstown rival Woodbury first soccer defeat of season

Josh Tong scored twice for the Raptors who picked up a key Suburban East Conference victory.
Gophers
September 17
Eastview 6-10 forward Steven Crowl announced he will go to Wisconsin, joining five other Minnesotans already on the Badgers' roster. Crowl, who made t

Eastview's Crowl commits to Wisconsin; Prior Lake's Garcia announces finalists

Steven Crowl, the Lightning's 6-10 senior forward, joins a Big Ten basketball program that already has five Minnesotans on its roster. Garcia included the Gophers among his seven finalists.
High Schools
September 16

Girls' soccer top games: Mankato West poised to continue dominance against Mankato East

The Scarlets have been their usual dominant selves, but the Cougars are off to a great start this season. The teams play Saturday.
High Schools
September 16

Boys' soccer top games: Unbeaten, top-ranked Blake renews rivalry with Breck

The Bears and Mustangs meet Wednesday in a matchup of perennial Class 1A state title contenders.
High Schools
September 16

Top volleyball matches: St. Michael-Albertville makes Lake Conference debut against Wayzata

The Knights, ready for the challenge of playing in a new conference, meet their first opponent Tuesday in the Trojans, a Class 3A power.
High Schools
September 16

Top football games this week: After surprising loss, Hastings looks to rebound against Tartan

The Raiders, upended in play last week, face the Titans on Friday in a showdown of ranked Class 5A teams.
High Schools
September 16

Edina state champion Megan Phillip excels with family diving genes

The senior, whose parents and two older brothers are divers, has her sights set on becoming the second diver in Minnesota history to win four state titles.