St. Thomas Academy launches big-play offensive, blows out Elk River

The Cadets' 53-16 victory puts them in the Class 5A Prep Bowl against the only team to defeat them this season.

Edina wins fourth straight state title in girls' swimming and diving

November 17
The Hornets broke a school mark by winning their fourth consecutive team championship.

Pierz rallies late for 20-14 victory over Jackson County Central in 3A semifinal

November 16
The Pioneers' Peter Schommer and Michael Leidenfrost connected on a 48-yard touchdown pass with 1:19 left to complete the comeback.

Dassel-Cokato seizes on mistakes to reach first state tournament final in 47 years

November 16
The opportunistic Chargers defeated Annandale 24-14, clinching the game in the fourth quarter on an 87-yard touchdown run after recovering a fumble when the Cardinals were threatening to score.

Visitation wins seventh consecutive 1A swimming title, with a twist

November 16
The Blazers relied on their traditional depth to win the meet, and also won an event for the first time since 2016.
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November 16

Defense, running game lead Blooming Prairie to first 1A Prep Bowl game

The Awesome Blossoms, led by senior Matthew Pryor, amassed 431 yards of offense en route to a 41-0 victory over Ada-Borup.
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November 16

Top-ranked BOLD routs Browerville/Eagle Valley to reach 1A Prep Bowl again

Jordan Sagedahl passed for 407 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Warriors to a 56-7 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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November 15

Defending 1A swimming champion Visitation, Hutchinson brace for another showdown

Visitation has outdueled Hutchinson to win the Class 1A girls’ swimming and diving title the past two years. In Class 2A, Edina showed its depth in prelims Friday while Minnetonka and Wayzata also fared well.
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November 15

Wayzata rides Christian Vasser back to the 6A Prep Bowl

The senior running back carried the ball 44 times for 269 yards and three touchdowns in leading the Trojans to a 28-14 victory over Lakeville South and their first title game since 2011.
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November 15
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On now: Watch Lakeville South vs. Wayzata in Class 6A semifinals

Friday's slate on state football semifinals wraps up with Wayzata vs. Lakeville South in 6A at US Bank Stadium
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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November 15

Trailing at halftime, Rocori explodes with six TDs in second half to defeat Winona

Quarterback Jack Steil rushed for four of them and Brady Linn the other two in a 48-24 victory over the previously unbeaten Winhawks in the Class 4A semifinal.
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November 15

Stingy defense per usual, Chaska offense steps up big in 34-14 victory over Coon Rapids

Nic Snuggerud scored on a 97-yard passing play to open the scoring and added a 52-yard field goal before halftime as the Hawks advanced to the Class 5A Prep Bowl.
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November 15

Last of Prep Bowl semifinal picks offers chance to be bold, awesome and more

The games will determine Prep Bowl finalists in Class 1A and 3A, along with who will play the winner of Chaska-Coon Rapids in Class 5A.
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
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November 15

Caledonia makes it 67 in a row to reach 2A final, 5th straight title

Quarterback Noah King threw three touchdowns to pace a balanced attack in a 43-12 victory over Barnesville.
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November 15

Mountain Lake Area returns to Nine-Man Prep Bowl behind do-it-all quarterback

Abraham Stoesz threw for two touchdowns, ran for two more and had a key interception in a 45-6 rout of Win-E-Mac.
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November 14

Champlin Park holds off defending 6A champion Lakeville North

After the Panthers narrowed the lead to seven points, the Rebels responded with a field goal and touchdown in the fourth quarter for a 31-21 victory.
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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November 14

Jalen Suggs' third TD pass of game edges Hutchinson 22-16 in battle of 4A unbeatens

A 14-yard touchdown pass to Savion Robinson with 50 seconds left in the game gave the Wolfpack its margin of victory.
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November 14
Raja Nelson of Lakeville North

On now: Watch Lakeville North vs. Champlin Park in the 6A football semis

Thursday's final state semifinal football game pits defending champion Lakeville North vs. Champlin Park in the Class 6A semifinals from U.S. Bank Stadium.
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November 14

No. 1 vs. No. 2 caps a five-game plate of football picks to noodle over

Top-ranked Wayzata takes on No. 2 Lakeville South in the last semifinal on Friday at U.S. Bank Stadium. Our staff writers make their arguments and picks on that game and four others.
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November 14

Minneapolis North powers past Paynesville in 2A semifinal

The Polars trailed by four at halftime before exploding for four touchdowns en route to a 44-32 victory.
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November 14

Kickoff return for TD gets Hancock rolling to 65-32 victory over Mountain Iron-Buhl

A 75-yard return for a score by Tyler Timmerman in the second quarter gave the unbeaten Owls the lead for good in the Nine-Man semifinal.
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November 13

Girls' swimming and diving state meet schedule

The diving preliminaries begin Thursday in both classes
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November 13

Capable or clueless? Picking football semifinals tests Star Tribune prep writers

The first four of 14 semifinal football games will be played Thursday at U.S. Bank Stadium, including the battle of Class 4A unbeatens Hutchinson and metro-area co-op SMB.
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November 13

Wayzata's wait for big moment hits a new high note

A 38-year-old Phil Colllins song has returned to the Trojans’ pregame ritual, inspiring the state’s No. 1-ranked team as it plays this deep into November for the first time in seven years.
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November 13

Butterfly champ Peyton D'Emanuele hopes to dance like a double-winner

The Notre Dame-bound swimmer from Minneapolis Southwest is seeking to repeat in the Class 2A 100-yard butterfly champion and will race in the 50 freestyle as well.