With prominent hockey profile, Gentry Academy challenges perceptions

The private school team, which drew a No. 3 section seed in its second year offering varsity hockey, insists it’s not like another Vadnais Heights program that ran afoul of eligibility rules.

Repeat girls' hockey champions Edina, Breck draw top seeds

February 15
The Hornets are seeking their fourth consecutive 2A championship while the Mustangs are seeking their third 1A title in a row.

Scoggins: Hopkins' Bueckers dazzling, inspiring a generation of girls

February 16
Paige Bueckers is headed to UConn and was recently the first girls' high school player featured on the cover of SLAM magazine. “She really wants to
The nation's No. 1-ranked player is a humble sensation in local gyms and on social media.

Eastview wins another High Kick title in dance team state tournament

February 15
Eastview won the Class 3A High Kick title for the 12th time in the past 17 years Saturday in the dance team state tournament at Target Center.

National prep basketball tournament off-limits for star-studded Minnesota teams

February 14
A bid to have the Minnehaha Academy boys' team and the Hopkins girls' team play in April in New York was denied by the Minnesota State High School League.
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February 16

State Dance Tournament

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February 16

Saturday's prep sports roundup

Top-ranked Simley defeated Kasson-Mantorville for the second straight season to win the Class 2A, Section 1 wrestling championship
Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
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February 15

Andover caps regular season with shutout of league rival Blaine

The Huskies, winners of this season's Northwest Suburban Conference championship, enter the postseason riding a 12-game winning streak.
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February 15

Mountain Iron-Buhl drops Maranatha Christian Academy in cross-class matinee

Jordan Zubich scored 17 points for the Rangers.
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February 14

Double-win for St. Paul Highland Park, Nordic ski champ Molly Moening

The sophomore won the individual state title and helped the Scots to their first team title. The boys' winner was Henry Snider of Mounds Park Academy while Forest Lake claimed the team championship.
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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February 14
Grace Kisch and the Eastview dance performed Friday on the way to a championship in the Class 3A jazz competition. Matt Blewett • Special to the Sta

Eastview wins 3A jazz title; Totino-Grace, Lac Qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd repeat

After a two-year absence at the top, the Eastview dance team won the Class 3A jazz competition Friday at Target Center. Two-time defending champion Wayzata…
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February 14

Second-period goals lift Maple Grove past Blaine into state tournament

The Crimson's Lauren Stenslie scored twice, including once into an empty net to seal a 4-2 section final victory.
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February 14

Shorthanded goals help Minnetonka take down Eden Prairie

The Skippers doubled their output for the season, scoring twice while killing penalties in a 6-2 section final victory.
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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February 14

Edina holds off Wayzata to reach 2A tourney for sixth straight year

Goals from Emma Conner, Katie Davis and Hannah Chorske were enough for a 3-2 victory over the Trojans.
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February 14

After one-year absence, Hill-Murray heads back to 2A state tournament

First-period goals by Alex Belde and Nina Steigauf got the Pioneers rolling in a 3-1 section final victory over Stillwater
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February 14
Hercy Miller and Jalen Suggs congratulate each other in Minnehaha Academy's victory over Sierra Canyon (Cal.) on Jan. 4

Minnehaha Academy dispels calls to play in national tournament

Citing MSHSL rules, the school's athletic department took to Twitter Thursday to address fans who want the team to play in the high school national championships in April.
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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The Totino-Grace E’gals jazz team perfomed at the 2019 dance team state tournament.

Defending champions abound as dance team state meet begins

The Minnesota high school dance community will take over Target Center on Friday and Saturday for the 46th annual dance team state tournament. The competition…
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February 14

Thursday's prep sports roundup

Caleb Mayer made 40 saves to lead Lakeville North past visiting Eagan 3-1 on Thursday night in a boys' hockey game at Ames Arena.
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February 13

South St. Paul finally gets past section nemesis St. Paul United with 2-0 victory

Freshman goaltender Delaney Norman made 20 saves and the Packers got goals from Gabby Ogren and Gabby Madigan to return to the Class 1A state tournament.
Minnehaha Academy celebrated winning the Class 2A girls' basketball title in 2019.
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February 13

Andover returns to 2A state tournament with third section shutout

The Huskies, behind two goals each for Madison Kaiser, Peyton Hemp and Gabby Krause, defeated Forest Lake 8-0 to win the Section 7 championship.
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February 13
Edina vs. Wayzata for state: Babysitter meets a foe she once watched

Edina vs. Wayzata for state: Babysitter meets a foe she once watched

Sami Reber, who has led Edina to three straight state titles, will face Taylor Williamson, a first-year coach for Wayzata, in the section finals at the Parade Ice Garden tonight.
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February 13

Shawn Reid takes new job, resigns as coach at girls' hockey power Blake

The Bears, who moved up to Class 2A during Reid’s tenure, have been among the top programs in the state.
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February 13
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Eden Prairie vs Minnetonka Pagel Activity Center January 21, 2020. Photo by Jeff Lawler, SportsEngine

Podcast: Section finals and state tourneys and 'why we love this job'

The latest Talking Preps from preps writers David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen highlights girls' hockey, gymnastics and the swirl around Hopkins star Paige Bueckers. Plus the state's next best girls' basketball player and new football coaches at two 6A programs.
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February 12

Second-period explosion gets defending 1A champ Breck back to state

The teams combined for seven goals, five by the Mustangs, who skated to a 6-2 victory in the Section 5 final.
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February 12

2A section final: Two shorthanded goals help Burnsville get past Eagan

Allison Urlaub scored two goals and Aubrey Nelvin scored on a penalty kill in the third period to lead the Blaze to a 3-1 victory and a return to the state tournament for the first time since 2014.