Paige Bueckers and Jalen Suggs, front and center and both wearing No. 1, are joined by some of their Minnehaha Academy and Hopkins teammates.

Dunks, defense, domination: Spectacular season ahead for Minnesota basketball

Great players and powerhouse teams are the centerpieces of the 2019-20 high school basketball season in Minnesota. Our boys' and girls' previews feature the best of the best.

Big year for big men: 10 metro boys to watch

December 4
Check out who's on the list as the 2019-20 season gets rolling.

More than just Hopkins: 10 metro girls to watch this season

December 4
Check out 10 shooting stars along with an early-season ranking of metro top 10 teams.

Girls: Can Hopkins repeat the dream with another perfect season?

December 4
The Royals have a well-known leader in Connecticut recruit Paige Bueckers, but they also have a youthful nucleus of Division I-coveted talent, including four players offered scholarships by the Gophers.

Boys: Is star-studded Minnehaha Academy the state's best team ever?

December 4
The Redhawks are stocked deep with talent that goes well beyond top national recruits Jalen Suggs, Prince Aligbe and 7-foot Chet Holmgren.

Podcast: Getting up front with Wayzata's Prep Bowl win and slow starts for some big-name boys' hockey teams

December 4
The latest Talking Preps podcast shifts into basketball and hockey talk but not without Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque giving football championship credit where it is most heavily due.

Chaska's Stevo Klotz leads Athletes of the Week for Nov. 25-30

December 2
Also recognized: Dain Dainja (Park Center basketball), Ali Granovsky (Roseville hockey), Jade Hill (Minneapolis South basketball), Jenna Johnson (Wayzata basketball), Charlie Strobel (Hill-Murray hockey), and Christian Vasser (Wayzata football).
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Ineligible this season, SMB star gets to play in football all-star game

Ineligible this season, SMB star gets to play in football all-star game

Craig McDonald, a senior at Minnehaha Academy and a key member of the SMB Wolfpack's Class 4A championship team in 2018, had run afoul of eligibility rules.
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December 4

Tuesday's metro prep roundup

Cambridge-Isanti, after trailing Minnehaha Academy 4-2 with 14 minutes, 3 seconds left to play, rallied with four goals in the third period to beat the Redhawks 6-4 in nonconference boys' hockey.
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.
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December 4

Tuesday's preps results

Here's what happened in high school sports on Tuesday:
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December 3

Edina storms past Breck with six goals in clash of girls' hockey titans

Junior forward and Harvard commit Hannah Chorske had two goals and two assists for the Hornets, who are ranked No. 2 in the Class 2A coaches’ poll.
High Schools
December 3

Vascellaro surpasses 1,000 career points as Holy Angels girls breeze past Minnehaha Academy

The trio of Francesca Vascellaro, Kassandra Caron and Rachel Kawiecki scored a combined 51 points to help the Stars defeat the Redhawks.
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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Our 24/7 Live Blog has photos, updates, scores and more from around Minnesota. Check it out for the latest.
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December 2

Top boys' hockey games: 2A Eden Prairie, 1A Hermantown fuel drama-filled rivalry

The Eagles' all-star lineup squares off Friday against the Hawks and Mr. Hockey candidate Blake Biondi.
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December 2

Top girls' hockey games: Three-time defending champion Edina meets Minnetonka in clash of west metro titans

The Lake Conference rival Hornets and Skippers, who play Saturday, have alternated runs of big-school dominance in recent years.
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November 30

Saturday's prep sports roundup

Dain Dainja scored 28 points and grabbed 21 rebounds as Park Center held off Hopkins 85-70 in boys' basketball at the Big 12 Classic on…
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.
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November 30

By the numbers or not, 2019 prep football season was a winner for Strib scribes

David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen each recalled highlights of the 2019 football season
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November 30

Late touchdown rallies Chaska to 5A Prep Bowl victory over St. Thomas Academy

Stevo Klotz scored on a 1-yard run with 42 seconds left to give the Hawks a 10-7 victory.
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November 30
St. Thomas Academy Cadets running back Love Adebayo (24) runs with the ball past Chaska Hawks defensive back Ben Courneya on Saturday at U.S. Bank Sta

Live: Chaska and St. Thomas Academy square off in 5A Prep Bowl

Minnesota's high school football championships wrap up today with Chaska vs. St. Thomas Academy for the 5A title.
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.
Vikings
November 30
Chicago Bears tight end Jesper Horsted, defended by Detroit Lions defensive back Will Harris, catches an 18-yard pass for a touchdown

Reusse: Roseville not surprised by Horsted's play with Bears

Jesper Horsted made an over-his-helmet, 18-yard touchdown reception Thursday.
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November 30

Do-it-all playmaker lifts Pierz to 3A title with 28-27 victory over Dassel-Cokato

Senior running back Matthias Algarin scored his third rushing touchdown of the game to give his team the lead with 38 seconds left.
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November 30

Mountain Lake Area rallies to defeat Hancock and win first Nine-Man title

Trailing uncustomarily in the first half, the Wolverines, behind quarterback Abraham Stoesz, scored three unanswered touchdowns in a 22-14 victory.
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November 30

Friday's prep hockey roundup

A look at action on the ice.
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November 30

Wayzata offensive line delivers another 'sexy' performance

The five big guys up front cleared the way for running back Christian Vasser, who said, “I trust them with my life.”
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November 29

Wayzata bulldozes past Champlin Park to win 6A championship

Senior Christian Vasser, behind a powerful offensive line, tied a Prep Bowl record with five rushing touchdowns as the Trojans completed their undefeated season with a 35-20 victory.
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November 29

Rocori upsets SMB 22-21 in overtime to win 4A Prep Bowl

Spartans quarterback Jack Steil threw a fourth-down touchdown pass and then a 2-point conversion pass to stun the previously unbeaten Wolfpack.
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November 29

Caledonia ties state record with fifth straight 2A title in 26-0 victory over Minneapolis North

Sophomore Eli King caught two touchdown passes from older brother Noah and returned a punt 58 yards for another score as the Warriors defense shut down the high-scoring Polars.
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November 29

Blooming Prairie wins first 1A title with 41-15 victory over BOLD

Senior Gabe Hagen ran back an interception for a score in the first quarter and hauled in two touchdown passes to help lead the Awesome Blossoms to an undefeated season.