Kendall Brown practiced with his D1 Minnesota Basketball AAU team last week in Eden Prairie.

East Ridge basketball star Brown leaving for Kansas prep school

Kendall Brown led East Ridge in scoring last season with 17.6 points per game and is the No. 2-ranked recruit in Minnesota in the Class of 2021 according to Minnesota Prep Hoops
High Schools
July 16

New Prague's Woodrow Glazer, Roseau win national clay target titles

Woodrow Glazer won his second consecutive individual championship, and Roseau won the team championship at the USA High School Clay Target League's 2019 National Championship on Sunday in Mason, Mich
Gophers
July 16
Hopkins guard Kerwin Walton sees interest soar after big AAU weekend

Hopkins guard Kerwin Walton sees interest soar after big AAU weekend

Hopkins guard and Gophers 2020 target Kerwin Walton, who hit 10 threes in a game Saturday, picked up more high-major offers after playing well for D1 Minnesota to begin July recruiting period.
Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
Honor rolls Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
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A look at the top achievers in gymnastics and wrestling during the 2018-19 season. The list is updated weekly.
Gophers
July 16
Recruiting picks up for Rochester's Gabe Madsen, but what about his twin?

Recruiting picks up for Rochester's Gabe Madsen, but what about his twin?

Senior guard Gabe Madsen picked up several more scholarship offers to start the July recruiting period, but will the Gophers or another high-major school also offer his twin brother, Mason?
Gophers
July 11
Hopkins guard Kerwin Walton (12) drove to the basketball during the 4A state basketball tournament in March.

Minnesota strong: U works to benefit from very deep 2020 prep class

July is a critical month for the Gophers men's basketball team, as coach Richard Pitino and his staff tracks an extremely deep group of players from Minnesota.
Gophers
July 8
Minnehaha's Suggs wins third gold medal with USA basketball

Minnehaha's Suggs wins third gold medal with USA basketball

The incoming senior at Minnehaha Academy, a top recruit of Division I football and basketball programs, scored 15 points to help lead his team to a championship in Greece.
Phaizon Scott brought the Minneapolis North championship trophy to the crowd after the Polars defeated Rushford-Peterson 30-14. ] Shari L. Gross / sgr
High Schools
Scores, news updates, more on our high school Live Blog
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Our 24/7 Live Blog has photos, updates, scores and more from around Minnesota. Check it out for the latest.
High Schools
July 4
The honored athletes gathered around former Benilde-St. Margaret's hockey player Jack Jablonski and the Timberwolves’ Josh Okogie before the banquet

All-Metro Sports Awards honor best of Minnesota high school sports

The Star Tribune's All-Metro Sports Awards honor the best of Minnesota high school sports for the 2018-19 school year. The gala was held at U.S. Bank Stadium on Tuesday night.
High Schools
July 3
Jalen Suggs, a member of the USA Men's Junior National team from Minnehaha Academy, smiles during warmups.

Prized recruit Suggs eyes 'early August' college commitment

Of Gonzaga, the Minnehaha Academy rising senior said, "I definitely think they're at the top'' of his list of top schools, which also include Marquette, Minnesota, Iowa and Iowa State.
High Schools
June 30
Minnehaha Academy's Jalen Suggs is regarded as the best dual-sport athlete in the country for the Class of 2020. He has shown why on the basketball co

Male Athlete of the Year: Jalen Suggs, Minnehaha Academy

Suggs is regarded as the best dual-sport athlete in the country for the Class of 2020, and he has shown why on the basketball court and football field.
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
Watch and listen Minnesota high school sports live on the web
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Watch and listen to high school sports from around the metro area and around Minnesota. Here are the web sites that get you to the games.
High Schools
June 30
Champlin Park's Chaney Neu won all four events at the Class 2A gymnastics meet and took home her third consecutive all-around championship.

Female Athlete of the Year: Chaney Neu, Champlin Park gymnastics

In the Class 2A gymnastics championships, Neu scored a perfect 10 on her vault. She went on to win all four events at the meet and took home her third consecutive all-around championship.
High Schools
June 26

Play of the Year: Keegan James, Blake soccer

James unleashed a surprise 55-yard scoring strike to begin — and quickly end — the sudden-death overtime in the Class 1A boys' soccer tournament title game.
High Schools
June 25

Star Tribune All-Metro Sports Awards

The best high school athletes and teams were honored Tuesday night at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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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Talking Preps Podcast
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Star Tribune prep reporters David La Vaque and James Paulsen are bringing all you Minnesota high school sports enthusiasts another way to stay connected to the action.
High Schools
June 25

Difference-maker: Walt Wietzke, Cretin-Derham Hall wrestling

A volunteer coach in the Raiders wrestling program for more than 35 years and also a Lutheran minister, Wietzke has mentored countless student-athletes with resilience, dedication and perseverance.
High Schools
June 25

2018-19 Metro Players and Teams of the Year

2018-19 Metro Players and Teams of the YearBoys' cross-country: Acer Iverson, RosevilleGirls' cross-country: Emily Covert, Minneapolis WashburnFootball: Matt Cavanagh, EdinaBoys' soccer: Herbert Endeley, Totino-GraceGirls' soccer:…
High Schools
June 25

Student-first recipient: LJ Kolodge, Maple Grove soccer

On the pitch, the midfielder was a two-time all-state player, a Star Tribune All-Metro first-teamer in 2018 and a Ms. Soccer finalist. In the classroom, Kolodge is a Scholar All-American and ranked second in her class.
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.
Athletes of the Week Prep athletes of the week
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A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
High Schools
June 25
2019 Boys’ Coach of the Year: Matt Cottingham, North Branch hockey.

Boys' Coach of the Year: Matt Cottingham, North Branch hockey

Since taking over North Branch in 2013, Cottingham breathed life into a stagnant program.
High Schools
June 25
2019 Girls’ Coach of the Year: Alexis Gray-Lawson, St. Paul Como Park basketball.

Girls' Coach of the Year: Alexis Gray-Lawson, St. Paul Como Park basketball

Gray-Lawson guided a young squad to a 23-3 season, the losses against teams that finished first through third in the Class 3A tournament.
High Schools
June 25
Lakeville North football players celebrated their Class 6A title victory over Eden Prairie.

Boys' Team of the Year: Lakeville North football

The undefeated Panthers left no doubt, handing Eden Prairie its first shutout since 2012 in the regular season and prevailing in the Prep Bowl Class 6A rematch.
High Schools
June 25

Girls' Team of the Year: Hopkins basketball

The Royals — with six Class 4A titles —had finished runner-up three consecutive years. This year was different.
High Schools
June 25

Courage in Competition recipient: Luke Bonte, St. Francis football

A varsity football player and wrestler, Bonte was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma after he collapsed during a football practice in August 2017. He battled back through 11 months of hospital trips to play football his senior year.
High Schools
June 25

Minnesota Scene: Stillwater's Gilbert chosen Mr. Baseball

Faribault pitcher McKayla Armbruster was named Minnesota Ms. Softball.