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.

Eagan volleyball's Christine Jurgens leads Athletes of the Week for Sept. 9-14

September 16
Also recognized: Porter Ball (Holy Angels), Laura Bredensteiner (Maple Grove), Russell Corrigan (Hutchinson), Jordan Doe (Coon Rapids), Max Otto (Delano) and Oliver Paleen (St. Paul Highland Park).

Four unheralded prep football teams making noise, plus the new metro top 10

September 15
The halfway point of the regular season is Friday. Time to give a little love to a few teams having success but lacking in fanfare.
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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.
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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.
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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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.
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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.
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September 16

Saturday prep soccer roundup: Stillwater defeats Duluth East in rematch of 2018 boys' state final

Stillwater defeated Duluth East 3-0 in a weather-shortened rematch between the boys’ soccer teams in the 2018 Class 2A state final. With 6:48 left in…
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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September 14
#Capstrong: Rosemount fans turn out to honor student battling cancer

#Capstrong: Rosemount fans turn out to honor student battling cancer

The game between Lakeville North and Rosemount on Friday night was dubbed "Cap George Night" in honor of Rosemount junior Cap George, who was diagnosed with brain cancer last summer.
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September 14

Friday football roundup: Late interception seals Benilde-St. Margaret's victory over Chanhassen

A look around the metro at some of the top games.
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September 14

Elk River hangs on to defeat St. Francis in high-octane offensive battle

Junior running back Carter Otto finished with 125 yards and two TDs for the Elks, who fended off a late push from the Fighting Saints.
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
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September 14

After slow start, East Ridge cruises to victory over Eastview

Quarterback Riley Larson rushed for two TDs in a 28-point third quarter for the Raptors.
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September 13

Four-TD game for Cooper's Joseph Russell propels Hawks over St. Louis Park

Russell threw three scoring passes and ran 52 yards for another in a 49-25 victory.
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September 13

St. Thomas Academy routs turnover-plagued Mahtomedi

The Cadets intercepted three passes and recovered two fumbles en route to a 38-0 victory.
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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September 13

Lakeville North rides RaJa Nelson's versatility to 20-3 victory over Rosemount

Nelson's 64-yard touchdown run and two scoring passes to Keaton Mohs provided the Panthers' scoring.
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September 13

Long fourth-quarter drive lifts Wayzata to 14-10 victory over Prior Lake

The No. 4-ranked Trojans drove 95 yards, capped by running back Christian Vasser’s touchdown.
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September 13
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Ego-free, ready to go: SMB's Kaden Johnson is unlikely top football recruit

Once thought to be on a path toward basketball, Kaden Johnson is now a linebacker with SMB and the most coveted football recruit in Minnesota this year.
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September 12
Top row, from left: Kaden Johnson, SMB; Jalen Suggs, SMB; Aidan Bouman, Buffalo; Terry Lockett Jr., SMB; Trevon Howard, SMB. Bottom left: Jonathan Man

Top 10 college football recruits in Minnesota

The Star Tribune's Jim Paulsen ranks his top recruits in the state.
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September 12

Star Tribune staff picks for Friday night of week No. 3

One of our prep writers is predicting a loss for the Class 6A defending champs.
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September 11
Listen: Lots of good 6A talent but is it already a two-horse race?

Listen: Lots of good 6A talent but is it already a two-horse race?

Wayzata, Champlin Park, Cretin-Derham Hall and others are off to impressive starts, according to Talking Preps podcasters Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque. But can they keep up with Lakeville North and Eden Prairie? Plus lots of intrigue in Class 4A, insights on the MSHSL budget deficit, a volleyball surprise and a girls' tennis update.
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September 11
Hannah Brandt named Hill-Murray girls' hockey assistant coach

Hannah Brandt named Hill-Murray girls' hockey assistant coach

The decorated Brandt, who played professionally for the Minnesota Whitecaps last season, will be working with the Pioneers' team as her schedule permits.
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September 10
Cross-country is one of five sports, along with golf, tennis, Alpine and Nordic skiing, that do not charge admission at state championship events. Sit

Minnesota State High School League faces largest budget deficit ever

A projected deficit of $407,000 for the current fiscal year, which would be an unprecedented shortfall, comes as the league recently approved expanding classes in three sports
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September 9

State tournament paid attendance falls, high school league budget deficit grows

Paid attendance at high school state tournaments peaked in 2016-17 before falling the past two seasons.