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.

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

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

St. Thomas Academy routs turnover-plagued Mahtomedi

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

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

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

Elk River's Joe Nordstrom tops Athletes of the Week for Sept. 2-7

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Also recognized: Nicole Copeland (Edina), Kira Falkert (Concordia Academy), Sami Hilley (Champlin Park), Jacob Keller (Monticello), Jonathan Kieren (St. Anthony) and Boston Merila (St. Michael-Albertville).
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Stillwater beats Duluth East in rematch betweem teams in 2018 boys' soccer 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…
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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

Friday's game between Lakeville North and Rosemount was dubbed "Cap George Night" in honor of a player diagnosed with brain cancer last summer.
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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A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
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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.
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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.
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 13
Kaden Johnson

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.
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
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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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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
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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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.
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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.
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September 9

Monday's preps results

Here's all the high school sports scores for Monday:
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September 9

Prep roundup: Centennial upsets Stillwater in girls' soccer

Centennial junior forward Khyah Harper wasn't intimidated going against the state's best team, finishing with one goal and three assists in a 4-3 victory.
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September 8

Improvement stands out in Week 2 of high school football

My colleague, David La Vaque, wrote an insightful piece last week about the improvements teams make between the first and second week of the season.
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September 7

Friday prep football roundup: Blocked field goal seals Rosemount upset of Lakeville South

A look at some of the top games in Week 2.
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September 6

Prior Lake holds off late surge from rival Shakopee

The Lakers nearly blew a 14-0 lead in the fourth quarter but held on to top the Sabers.
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September 6

Tied through three quarters, Cretin-Derham Hall pulls away late to defeat East Ridge

Raiders quarterback Preston Thelemann hit Marisellieo Mendez for a 51-yard touchdown to open the fourth quarter, breaking a 14-14 tie.
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September 6

Joe Demro's five sacks, forced fumble lead Wayzata past Edina

The senior defensive lineman and the Trojans pressured the Hornets quarterback into eight sacks in all en route to a 34-15 victory.
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September 6

Mounds View quarterback comes up big in 17-7 victory over White Bear Lake

With the Mustangs trailing in the fourth quarter, Cole Stenstrom's summer of work in the weight room helped him turned a fumbled snap into points to give his team lead for good.