Listen: Spring sports dodge raindrops as the playoff season kicks in

Listen: Spring sports dodge raindrops as the playoff season kicks in

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.

Prior Lake boys knock off Eagan to claim South Suburban Conference lacrosse title

May 22
Senior attackmen Benjamin Jung and Nate Whittier combined for seven goals, en route to a conference-clinching victory over the Wildcats.

Minneapolis Edison tennis star's forehand, confidence rooted in having fun

May 20
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.
High Schools
May 25

Saturday's prep sports roundup

A look at some of Saturday's top games around the metro
High Schools
May 24

Friday's prep sports roundup

Ashley Marchessault hit a walkoff, three-run homer in the eighth inning to give second-seeded Shakopee a 4-1 victory over sixth-seeded Minnetonka at Miller Park in…
Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
Honor rolls Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
updated 9 hours 27 mins. ago
A look at the top achievers in gymnastics and wrestling during the 2018-19 season. The list is updated weekly.
High Schools
May 24

Thursday's prep roundup

A look around the metro at some of Thursday's top games.
High Schools
May 22

Tuesday's metro prep roundup

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.
High Schools
May 22

Tuesday's prep results

Here's what happened in high school sports Tuesday:
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
updated 5 hours 38 mins. ago
Our 24/7 Live Blog has photos, updates, scores and more from around Minnesota. Check it out for the latest.
High Schools
May 20
Minnetonka's Gunnar Broin hit out of a sand trap in the 2018 Minnesota State Amateur. Broin recently shot a 9-under-par 63 at Pioneer Creek G.C. in Ma

Prep athletes of the week: Record-tying Minnetonka golfer laments missed 6-footer on 18

Once the putts started dropping, Gunnar Broin shot a 9-under-par 63 at Pioneer Creek G.C. in Maple Plain, tying the high school state record.
High Schools
May 20

Monday's metro prep roundup

Defending Class 4A baseball champions Stillwater finished off the regular season with a 4-1 home victory over Suburban East rival Mounds View on Monday afternoon.
High Schools
May 20

Monday's prep results

Here's all the results from Monday's high school sports action:
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
Watch and listen Minnesota high school sports live on the web
updated 16 hours 37 mins. ago
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
May 20

Honored prep wrestling coach speaking out on ouster from East Ridge

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.
High Schools
May 20
St. Croix Prep rises from 'rec program' softball to conference champs

St. Croix Prep rises from 'rec program' softball to conference champs

St. Croix Prep in Stillwater made a three-year climb from sub-.500 to a team with state tournament aspirations.
High Schools
May 20
Andover’s Derek Owens blocked St. Paul Harding’s Newjai Chang during the boys’ volleyball state tournament championship.

Boys' volleyball crowns a first state champion — Andover

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.
Wayzata received the Bay Bell trophy, part of the rivalry between these two teams. Wayzata beat Minnetonka 14-0. Friday, September 28, 2012
Sports
Talking Preps Podcast
updated 13 hours 56 mins. ago
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
May 19

True Team track state meet

The Hopkins boys and Rosemount girls won True Team track state titles Friday at Stillwater High School.
Nation
May 18
Maine Gov. Janet Mills this year also signed a bill replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day.

Maine becomes first state to ban Indian mascots in all public schools

It's the first state in the U.S. to pass such legislation.
High Schools
May 18

Friday's metro prep roundup

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.
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
updated 3 hours 13 mins. ago
A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
High Schools
May 17

Hopkins boys, Rosemount girls win True Team track and field state titles

Versatile sprinter Joe Fahnbulleh led the Royals boys.
High Schools
May 17

Friday's prep results

Here's the scores from Friday's action in high school sports:
High Schools
May 17

Williamson daughter-father duo named Wayzata girls' hockey coaches

Taylor Williamson, a former Ms. Hockey recipient, will share the coaching duties with her father, Dean, giving Wayzata a high-profile hockey name behind the bench.
Gophers
May 17
Former Gopher, Wild hockey players chosen to lead Stillwater hockey

Former Gopher, Wild hockey players chosen to lead Stillwater hockey

Mira Jalosuo, who will lead the girls' team, and Greg Zanon, who will coach the boys' team, are both defenders born outside the United States who bring a wealth of experience.
High Schools
May 17

Thursday's prep roundup: Harding senior wins badminton title

St. Paul Harding senior Ester Htoo won the individual badminton state championship after defeating Edina's Angel Liang.
High Schools
May 16

Stillwater boys remain undefeated after rolling past Chanhassen

Ty Thureson, Cody Burger and Joe Stengl each scored four goals as the Ponies picked up their 11th consecutive victory.