Yvette Woell, with assistant coach Bill Seifert, is a constant presence at Totino-Grace football practices and games. Her late daughter, Rachel, was a

Reusse: Clipboard-toting mom directs Totino-Grace football 'family' with daughter's devotion

Yvette Woell remains close to the Eagles program nearly five years after daughter Rachel's death.
High Schools
August 19
Coon Rapids-Andover manager Greg Bloom took the ball from pitcher Maddy Freking during the third inning against South Riding, Va., at the Little Leagu

Coon Rapids-Andover falls in second game of Little League World Series

Coon Rapids, which had defeated Bowling Green, Kentucky, 2-1 on Friday in its first game of the double-elimination tournament, will now play at 7 p.m. Monday
High Schools
August 14

Minnesota's Little Leaguers play Thursday night

The Coon Rapids-Andover Little League team of all-stars is the first from Minnesota to reach the Little League World Series since 2010.
Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
Honor rolls Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
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A look at the top achievers in gymnastics and wrestling during the 2018-19 season. The list is updated weekly.
Gophers
August 14
The Gophers' Grace Zumwinkle is one of 12 players with Minnesota ties on Team USA's Under-22 Select team for its three-game series against Canada.

Minnesotans dominate U-18, U-22 women's hockey teams for series vs. Canada

Both the U.S. under-18 and under-22 select teams have 12 players with Minnesota ties. Each three-game series starts Wednesday in Lake Placid, N.Y.
Puck Drop
August 13
McClanahan of 'Miracle on Ice' fame takes Blake boys' hockey job

McClanahan of 'Miracle on Ice' fame takes Blake boys' hockey job

Rob McClanahan was elevated from assistant coach after Greg May resigned as Blake's head coach to become director of operations for the University of Minnesota men's hockey team.
Gophers
August 13
Breakout summer for Minnehaha 7-footer has been 'like a dream'

Breakout summer for Minnehaha 7-footer has been 'like a dream'

Minnehaha Academy's junior center Chet Holmgren was one of the hottest prospects in the country even before his video with Stephen Curry went viral last week. Holmgren's the Gophers' No. 1 target in the 2021 class.
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
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Our 24/7 Live Blog has photos, updates, scores and more from around Minnesota. Check it out for the latest.
High Schools
August 12

First day of Mayer Lutheran volleyball practice is 'like Christmas morning'

The Class 1A powerhouse has high standards, even curfews, but its talented players — many who play together in the offseason — wouldn’t have it any other way.
High Schools
August 12

Different paths, same goal for Centennial soccer teams' seniors

The girls’ team won the Class 2A state title in 2016 and hasn’t been back since. The boys reached state for the first time last year and are itching to get back, too.
High Schools
August 12

Lakeville South football ready to build on surprising playoff run

The Cougars are loaded with confidence after riding a five-game winning streak to the Class 6A Prep Bowl semifinals last November.
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.
Gophers
August 12
Minnehaha Academy's Chet Holmgren (34) during the 2019 Class 2A basketball tournament.

Minnehaha 7-footer Holmgren takes it to Steph Curry at hoops camp

Junior Chet Holmgren took on NBA superstar Stephen Curry during a summer-camp scrimmage and pretty much took him down with a move that's gone overnight vital on the Internet
High Schools
August 12

Live 24/7 updates: Our prep sports Live Blog is on

Get the latest social media updates on Minnesota high school sports, as well as scores, story links and more from the Star Tribune.
High Schools
August 11

Vikings' presence, new coach injects buzz into win-starved Eagan football

After winning only one game in the last three seasons, Eagan High School is hoping that a renewed focus on football brings success to its struggling program.
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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Talking Preps Podcast
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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.
Gophers
August 9
Danny Striggow of Orono chased after Garsen Schorr of Kasson-Mantorville

State wrestling champ chooses college football, commits to U

The defending Class 2A 220-pound state wrestling champion couldn't resist the pull of the Big Ten and will be a defensive end for the Gophers.
High Schools
August 8
Hopkins guard Paige Bueckers

Suggs, Bueckers named best players at Stephen Curry's hoops camp

Golden State star Stephen Curry's select camp this week in California ended up being a Minnesota takeover with two state players taking top honors.
High Schools
August 7
Treyton Thompson

Another state high school basketball star leaving for prep school

Alexandria's 6-11 power forward Treyton Thompson is headed to La Lumiere, a prep basketball powerhouse in Indiana.
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
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A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
Gophers
August 4
Cory Otterdahl with his sons Payton, Trevor, and Max

Reusse: Shot put or discus, three Otterdahl brothers let it fly

Brothers Payton, Trevor and Max Otterdahl starred at Rosemount and have moved on to promising careers in weight throwing.
High Schools
July 31
Farmington football players vie for Ironman title

Farmington football players vie for Ironman title

Tiger players wrapped up their summer workouts with a seven-event competition designed to bring out their best.
High Schools
July 30
Dan O'Brien, at a St. Thomas Academy football practice in November before the 2019 Prep Bowl, has been named the school's interim athletic and activit

St. Thomas Academy taps football coach O'Brien as interim AD

The former University of Minnesota sports leader, who directed the Cadets to the Class 5A championship game in his first year as coach, replaces Bob Slater. Woodbury native Brian Kallman was named soccer coach.
High Schools
July 30

Big honors, new schools: Active summer for top prep athletes, coaches

As the 2019 fall sports season approaches, here's a look at summer successes and changes in the world of high school athletes and coaches, including several key transfers.
Gophers
July 30
Five-star Prior Lake senior Garcia to narrow college choices soon

Five-star Prior Lake senior Garcia to narrow college choices soon

Gophers top 2020 big man target, 6-foot-11 Dawson Garcia, is back after missing two tournaments due to illness. Once again, Minnesota is in a recruiting battle with the nation's top programs.
High Schools
July 29
The U.S. under-19 women's basketball team celebrated its gold-winning performance.

Hopkins senior Bueckers is MVP as USA wins U19 World Cup

Paige Bueckers joins an impressive list of former USA U19 MVPs, which includes current WNBA stars Nneka Ogwumike, Breanna Stewart and A'Ja Wilson.