Hopkins sprinter Joe Fahnbulleh is one of the top athletes expected to compete in Friday's 14th annual Hamline Elite Meet.

Hamline Elite Meet early measuring stick for best in prep track

Friday is the 14th annual Hamline Elite Meet, a track and field extravaganza that is second only to the MSHSL state meet in terms of the quality of athletes who will display their talents at Hamline University's Klas Field.
Colleges

Hurt chose Duke after Jones decided to stay: 'That was the ice-breaker'

April 21
Matthew Hurt of Rochester John Marshall, one of the top senior basketball recruits in the nation, tips his Duke hat after announcing his college plans
Rochester's Matthew Hurt, coveted by the nation's top basketball programs, said he was undecided until another Minnesotan - Apple Valley's Tre Jones - decided to return to Duke for a second season.

Gophers, Pitino turn focus to 2020 after being shut out by state's Class of '19

April 19
Minnehaha Academy's Jalen Suggs is very much on the Gophers' radar for the 2020 recruiting class.
With Rochester's Matthew Hurt set to announce his college choice - which will not be Minnesota - coach Richard Pitino has turned the page to 2020. Can he be more successful with another group that's attracting national attention?
High Schools
46 minutes ago

The first Minnesotan to play for Auriemma at UConn? Go back 25 years

When Paige Bueckers committed to UConn, she was touted as becoming the first Minnesota women's basketball player to play at the powerhouse. Wrong. Remember Sarah Northway?
High Schools
9:47am

Second annual "Grow the Game" Football Summit set for Saturday

Speakers such as former Minnesota Viking Matt Birk, football advocate Dr. Uzma Samadani and Bethel University football coach Steve Johnson will share their views on the sport's benefits.
Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
Honor rolls Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
updated 5 hours 25 mins. ago
A look at the top achievers in gymnastics and wrestling during the 2018-19 season. The list is updated weekly.
High Schools
April 21

Athena Awards winners

The winners will be honored at a May 3 banquet at the Doubletree Hotel in Bloomington.
High Schools
April 19
Listen: Friday's the day to learn national recruit Matthew Hurt's college basketball future

Listen: Friday's the day to learn national recruit Matthew Hurt's college basketball future

The Rochester John Marshall star plans to announce his school choice on Friday but in the latest Talking Preps podcast, staff writers Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque read signs pointing to which one that will be. And talk a little spring sports, too.
High Schools
April 19
Jalen Suggs

Who's at the top of Minnesota's basketball Class of 2020?

Here's a video look at the five players currently considered the best in Minnesota's boys' basketball Class of 2020. a group lead by Minnehaha Academy's Jalen Suggs.
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 15 hours 7 mins. ago
Our 24/7 Live Blog has photos, updates, scores and more from around Minnesota. Check it out for the latest.
High Schools
April 17

Gronholz's sixth-inning blast helps lift Chanhassen over New Prague

Julia Gronholz hit a two-run homer to help the Storm surge back to edge the visiting Trojans 4-3.
South Metro
April 16
Two men are suspected of driving onto soccer fields in Hastings and spinning doughnuts that scarred the playing fields.

Hastings gets $100,000 gift to repair damaged soccer fields

A donor has given the city of Hastings $100,000 to cover the costs of repairing soccer fields that were damaged by vandals last month.At…
High Schools
April 15

Monday's preps results

Here's all the scores 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 2 hours 6 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
April 15
Woodbury senior pitcher Adam Mazur

Prep athletes of the week: Pumped-up Woodbury pitcher starts with two gems

Adam Mazur also excelled at the plate, going 6-for-8 with three RBI during his back-to-back standout pitching performances.
High Schools
April 15

Top baseball games: Stillwater clashes with potent east metro foe in upstart Woodbury

The Ponies and Royals, who both compete in the Suburban East Conference and in Class 4A, Section 4, meet April 26 in what projects to be a marquee pitchers' duel.
High Schools
April 15

Top softball games: Chanhassen hones edge against North Dakota power West Fargo

The Storm, three years removed from a state title, tests its mettle Tuesday against West Fargo, a program with 20 state championships in 21 years.
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 23 hours 25 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
April 15

Boys' lacrosse top games: Stillwater sets sights on section foe Mahtomedi in early-season marquee matchup

The Ponies enter the game Thursday with revenge on their minds after a heartbreaking loss to the Zephyrs in the section final in 2018.
High Schools
April 15

Girls' lacrosse top games: Blaine looks to continue supremacy over rival Champlin Park

The Bengals, who played in the state tournament the past three seasons, on Wednesday take on the Rebels, a team they haven't lost to since 2016.
High Schools
April 11

Metro boys' lacrosse top teams, players to watch

A look at this spring's boys' lacrosse standouts
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 12 hours 42 mins. ago
A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
High Schools
April 11

Metro boys' and girls' lacrosse: Five story lines for the season

The number of lacrosse teams keeps increasing, although more slowly than in past years.
High Schools
April 11

Metro girls' lacrosse top teams, players to watch

A look at this spring's girls' lacrosse standouts
High Schools
April 10
Listen: Track and softball lead the spring pack, Lacrosse Day Minnesota tries again

Listen: Track and softball lead the spring pack, Lacrosse Day Minnesota tries again

In the Talking Preps podcast of spring, David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen brush off the snow to catch up with track and softball seasons in progress and discuss plans for a lacrosse celebration that had to be scrapped last year because of weather.
High Schools
April 10

Metro baseball preview: Top players and teams to watch, five story lines

Can Stillwater repeat? When will Chaska be playable? Where to find a possible first-round MLB pick in the state?
High Schools
April 10

Metro golf preview: Top girls' and boys' players, story lines for the season

Who's in line for 3A team titles? Meet the best 1-2 punch and a youth movement.
High Schools
April 10

Metro boys' tennis preview: Top players and teams to watch, three story lines

The state's best faces a tough section; could Edina's time be here again? Plus a wealth of young talent.