From left, Jake Borgen, Garrett Mourning, Lane Berning, Kyle Dupont, and Will Rahne of the national champion St. Michael-Albertville clay target team.

St. Michael-Albertville team, New Prague senior-to-be win national clay target titles

The two-time state champion Knights topped a field of 175 teams Sunday at the first national championships in Michigan while two-time state winner Woodrow Glazer took individual honors.

Grand Rapids teens place high in Alabama bass fishing tournament

July 14
Alex Timm, left, and Easton Fothergill of Grand Rapids placed in the top 10 in a national bass-fishing contest in Florence, Ala.
In late June, Alex Timm and Easton Fothergill finished fifth and eighth, respectively, in the prestigious national-world high school bass-fishing championship on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Ala.

Boom! Hopkins' Paige Bueckers sets up Colorado teen girl for dunk

July 11
Boom! Hopkins' Paige Bueckers sets up Colorado teen girl for dunk
Francesca Belibi just finished her junior year in Colorado, where she’s already become famous for her in-game dunks. Here's a see-this moment featuring Belibi and the Hopkins star.
Minneapolis
July 12
Niles Schulz, departing in his canoe Tuesday, the day he died.

Ex-Edison HS teacher, coach dies during canoe trip on beloved Boundary Waters

The former wrestling and football coach was on an outing with a friend to introduce their 8-year-old grandsons to the Minnesota backwoods.
Gophers
July 11
The 2018 Star Tribune All-Metro Female and Male Athletes of the Year: Emily Covert of Minneapolis Washburn, and Gable Steveson of Apple Valley.

Athletes of the Year Emily Covert, Gable Steveson throw out first pitch at Twins game

Two weeks ago, they picked up some hardware. Wednesday, they threw some hardball. The Star Tribune All-Metro Male and Female Athletes of the Year —…
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.
Minneapolis
July 11
Minneapolis North athletic director Leo Lewis watched from the sidelines during a boys' junior varsity basketball game on Jan. 6, 2017.

Former North High athletic director Leo Lewis was fired, supporters say

Ex-Vikings receiver was among three top sports administrators to leave the Minneapolis schools without explanation.
High Schools
July 10
Jalen Suggs celebrated Team USA’s gold medal victory Sunday in Argentina.

Minnehaha's Suggs grabs gold with U17 USA team in rout of France

Jalen Suggs won his second gold medal with a U.S. national team Sunday, adding to a successful summer of international basketball for Minnesota prospects.
High Schools
July 10
Jack Jablonski, seen in February 2016

Paralyzed in hockey game, Jack Jablonski posts video showing movement in toes

Jablonski, the Benilde-St. Margaret's hockey player who was paralyzed in a game in 2011, raised hope in his recovery Monday when he posted video showing him slightly moving his toes on command.
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
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Our 24/7 Live Blog has scores, photos and more from the state tournaments and elsewhere.
High Schools
July 9

Emily Shilson of Centennial wins women's world wrestling competition in Croatia

The senior-to-be captured the gold medal in the 43-kilogram weight class at the UWW Cadet World Championships.
High Schools
July 2
Minnetonka High School quarterback Aaron Syverson.

After living the dream, what do high school sports stars do for a senior year encore?

After two plays for the ages, what's next for those who helped pull them off?
High Schools
July 2
The St. Michael-Albertville wrestling team and Eastview girls' basketball team were named the Boys and Girls Team of the Year

Field of dream teens: Star Tribune All-Metro Sports Awards

Tuesday night at Target Field, the first All-Metro Sports Awards gala brought 500 people — high school athletes, coaches, athletic leaders, family, friends and fans — together to celebrate the best sports moments of the 2017-18 seasons.
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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East Metro
June 29

White Bear Lake lacrosse coach sent boy lewd photos, charges say

Authorities issued an arrest warrant for Amber Cron, citing her as a public safety threat to children.
High Schools
June 28

Blaine names Ben Geisler head football coach

The former Irondale head coach takes over at his alma mater.
Local
June 27
Larry Hendrickson's hockey career spanned nearly 50 years at the junior, high school, college and professional levels.

Hockey coach and trainer Larry Hendrickson, who died at 75, shared the game with many

Hendrickson died of heart failure June 15 at his home in Richfield.
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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High Schools
June 27
Molly Kasper from Eastview was named the Girls coach of the year.

All-Metro Sports Awards Girls' Coach of the Year: Molly Kasper, Eastview girls' basketball

She guided Eastview's basketball team to its first unbeaten season in winning the Class 4A title
High Schools
June 27
Willie Howard from Cooper football was named the Boys Team coach of the year.

All-Metro Sports Awards Boys' Coach of the Year: Willie Howard, Cooper football

A 9-1 season, the finest of his eight as Cooper coach, owes to his commitment on and off the football field.
High Schools
June 27
Diana DesRoches, a super fan from Anoka Wrestling, was given the Difference Maker award Tuesday night.

All-Metro Sports Awards Difference-maker: Diana DesRoches, Anoka wrestling

At the end of each season, Anoka's volunteer stats guru and No. 1 supporter for more than 25 years compiles a three-ring binder for each coach and wrestler
High Schools
June 27
Trey Rogers, a wrestler from Hastings, was the winner of the Student First award.

All-Metro Sports Awards Student-first Award: Trey Rogers, Hastings wrestling/football

He's a leader as a student and athlete who "never takes a rep off in practice and he never takes a break from learning in class."
High Schools
June 27
(From left) Sy Chatman, Daniel Oturu and Ryan Larson were recognized for the Sweetest Play of the year award.

All-Metro Sports Awards Sweetest Play of the Year: Cretin-Derham Hall boys' basketball, title-winning dunk

Daniel Oturu's dunk with two seconds left capped Cretin-Derham Hall's 79-78 victory and Class 4A boys' basketball championship, and was a product of teamwork.
High Schools
June 27
The St. Michael-Albertville wrestling team was named the Boys Team of the Year.

All-Metro Sports Awards Boys' Team of the Year: St. Michael-Albertville wrestling

After knocking on the door so often, the Knights finally broke it down this season, defeating Shakopee 30-25 for the championship.
High Schools
June 27
The Eastview girls’ basketball team was named the Girls Team of the Year.

All-Metro Sports Awards Girls' Team of the Year: Eastview basketball

The Lightning graduated five seniors from their third-place state tournament team of 2016-17 and then went undefeated this season en route to the title.
High Schools
June 27
Gable Steveson from Apple Valley was named Male athlete of the year.

All-Metro Sports Awards Male Player of the Year: Gable Steveson, Apple Valley

Gable Steveson's legend started in eighth grade — the last time he lost a high school match — when he was runner-up in Class 3A at 195 pounds
High Schools
June 27
Emily Covert from Washburn High School was named Female athlete of the year.

All-Metro Sports Awards Female Player of the Year: Emily Covert, Minneapolis Washburn

She is the first female from a Minneapolis public school to win a cross-country state championship and Minnesota's fastest 3,200-meter runner in track and field.