Lakeville South turnaround sets up intra-city battle for Prep Bowl spot

The Cougars overcame a 1-5 start by getting the hang of an old-style offense that has knocked off three higher-seeded opponents. Next up is crosstown rival Lakeville North, the No. 1-ranked team in the state.

Staff picks: Our experts disagree on Eden Prairie vs. Blaine (and more)

November 14
Blaine needed two days at two sites to win its quarterfinal game and a berth in the Class 6A semifinals. The undefeated Bengals play perennial champ Eden Prairie in the last of four games on Thursday.

Listen: State tournament volleyball shines, football moves inside, hockey pucks start to fly

November 14
Listen: State tournament volleyball shines, football moves inside, hockey pucks start to fly
In the latest Talking Preps podcast, staff writers David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen ruminate about a memorable championship Saturday of volleyball, football semifinal match-ups at U.S. Bank Stadium and the start of two anniversary seasons of hockey.
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Tyrell Terry of DeLaSalle will be playing college basketball at Stanford; Mari Hinkle of Rosemount is heading to UCLA to play volleyball.

Going where? Today's expected early signings for Minnesota preps

Wednesday is the first day of the NCAA early signing period, when athletes in all sports except football can sign binding letters of intent.
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November 14

Prep football state tournament semifinals schedule

The semifinals will be held from Thursday through Saturday at U.S. 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 14
Players from Hopkins, left, and St. Michael-Albertville battled in the girls' basketball state tournament. Those matchups will become more routine, wi

Buffalo, St. Michael-Albertville to join Lake Conference in 2019-20

Those two Mississippi 8 schools will expand the Lake Conference to seven.
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November 13

Tuesday's prep results

Here's all the scores from Tuesday night's high school sports action.
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November 13

Bowlby's hat trick powers Edina past Blake in Class 2A tilt

Down 1-0 in the second period, the Hornets' forward and Darthmouth commit responded with strength.
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
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November 13

Youthful Minnetonka girls' swimming team takes aim at state title

Nearly a third of the Skippers’ 22 state meet qualifiers are freshmen.
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November 13

Swimming and diving state meet schedule

The swimming and diving state meet begins Wednesday.
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November 13
Joe Mauer, out of Cretin-Derham Hall in St. Paul, was the first overall pick in the Major League Baseball amateur draft in 2001

Scoggins on Mauer: 'The best all-around athlete I've ever witnessed'

The relationship columnist Chip Scoggins built with Joe Mauer dates back to their first conversation, when Mauer asked if he could call back after he'd finished his homework.
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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November 13
Senior Emily Covert of Minneapolis Washburn

Washburn's Covert leads state's domination of regional Nike run

Minnesota's elite girls' distance runners dominated the Nike Cross Nationals Heartland Regional on Sunday, taking four of the top five spots.
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November 12
North Branch's Cianna Selbitschka

Prep athletes of the week: North Branch volleyball star Selbitschka is main cog in run to state championship

Cianna Selbitschka was North Branch's leader and star player, chalking up a tournament-leading 89 kills in three matches en route to the title.
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November 12

Big crop of youthful talent set to shine in girls' hockey silver season

A 25th anniversary state tournament will cap off the 2018-2019 campaign, which is in its second week of games even as most winter sports are barely getting started.
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 10

Champlin Park defeats Eagan in fifth set to win 3A championship for first time

The Rebels won the first two sets but the Wildcats rallied to the match, setting up an intense final set.
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November 10

Elk River holds off Spring Lake Park 23-21 to advance in 5A playoffs

After an unusually low-scoring first half, the teams combined for 20 points in the fourth quarter.
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November 10

First field goal try, first make for Springfield kicker rallies team to 24-22 victory

Decker Scheffler kicked a 34-yard field goal with 5:23 left in the Class 1A quarterfinal game as the Tigers defeated Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity.
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November 10

North Branch defeats Marshall in another 5-set match to win 2A championship

The Vikings had to rally from behind in all three of their state tournament matches, and each one went the distance.
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November 10

3A: Fake punt try sparks Fairmont to 27-21 victory over Cannon Falls

The fourth-quarter play led to a go-ahead touchdown for the Cardinals.
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November 10

Denied a year ago, Minneota claims 1A volleyball championship

The No. 1-seeded Vikings, who lost in the title match in 2017, defeated unseeded Medford in three sets.
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November 10

Defending 5A champ Owatonna, rushing machine Williamson pull away from Chaska

The Hawks rallied to take the lead at halftime but Owatonna, behind five rushing touchdowns by Gopher recruit Jason Williamson, claimed a 42-27 victory.
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November 10

3A: Turnovers get Rochester Lourdes rolling in 24-0 victory over Jordan

The Eagles recorded their fourth shutout of the season and got rushing touchdowns from Matthew Hayford, Jake Groteboer and Zach Jungels.
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November 10

5A: McFadden's five touchdowns lead St. Thomas Academy past Tartan

The Cadets fell behind at the outset but recovered and rolled behind running back Brendan McFadden to a 35-14 victory.