Benilde-St. Margaret's football starts quest for another ring

Benilde-St. Margaret's seeks to repeat in Class 4A.

Andover girls' soccer 'super-pumped' for return shot at state

August 19
Eight starters return from the Huskies' third-place team.

Eagan girls' tennis returns with three No. 1 players

August 19
The Wildcats return with three of the winningest players in program history.
High Schools
August 14

Eagan jumps back in seeking to defend volleyball title

Volleyball team leaders assume the task of building on success.
High Schools
August 14

Andover finds focus, enthusiasm in pursuit of fall sports success

Football goals high; volleyball team seeking to improve.
Best of the best: Metro wrestling, swimming and gymnastics
Prep honor rolls Best of the best: Metro wrestling, swimming and gymnastics
updated 3 hours 19 mins. ago
Here's a look at the top performers in the metro area in high school wrestling, boys' swimming and gymnastics.
High Schools
August 14

After blast, Minnehaha Academy boys' soccer plays for injured coach

Assistant coach Bryan Duffey was severely injured in the blast earlier this month that killed two people at the Minneapolis school. “Bryan has become our rallying point. ... We’re fighting for him,” a team captain said.
High Schools
August 14

Minnesota high school sports get underway

A few highlights from around the Twin Cities as practice began Monday for fall prep sports.
High Schools
August 14

Olympic dreams, inspiration for Twin Cities athletes outside high school sports norm

A look at metro-area athletes succeeding in sports beyond the traditional high school realm.
Talking Preps Podcast
Sports
Talking Preps Podcast
updated 6 hours 24 mins. ago
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.
High Schools
August 14

'Bob McDonald Court' dedicated to Chisholm coaching legend

The northern Minnesota town honored their coach and teacher of 53 years by naming the school's basketball court in his honor.
High Schools
August 14

Fall practice starts today: Get updates on our high school Live Blog

Our 2017-18 high school Live Blog kicks off today with the first day of fall sports workouts. Check back for updates here.
High Schools
August 13

2017 prep fall sports calendar

Monday is the first day of practice for most high school fall sports in Minnesota. Here are some key dates:
Prep athletes of the week
Athletes of the Week Prep athletes of the week
updated 19 hours 42 mins. ago
A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
High Schools
August 13

Apple Valley's Tre Jones follows older brother to Duke

Apple Valley star guard said words from Blue Devils coach ultimately swayed him.
High Schools
August 13

Which best describes how you feel about Tre Jones' decision to play basketball at Duke?

Which best describes how you feel about Tre Jones' decision to play basketball at Duke?
High Schools
August 8

Longtime Minnesota State High School League leader to step down

Dave Stead's 29-year stint as executive director is the second-longest among state high school associations in the nation.
Gophers
August 8

Three Minnesota wrestlers help U.S. win title

Mark Hall and Gable Steveson of Apple Valley won gold medals at wrestling's junior world championships in Tampere, Finland, while Mitch McKee of St. Michael finished with a silver medal.
High Schools
August 7

Hammer thrower goes from Minn. high school superstar to the world stage

Maggie Ewen of St. Francis will compete Saturday in the hammer throw of the track and field world championships in London, capping a season packed with surprises.
High Schools
August 7

Teen karate champ Alaina Wallock of Blaine set for world competition

Alaina Wallock will compete in the world championships in Ireland this month.
Golf
July 31

Sight no barrier when kids with blindness learn golf from St. Paul PGA pro

A camp organized and taught by Angie Ause, a PGA teaching professional and teacher for blind and visually impaired students in St. Paul Public Schools, centers on golf.
High Schools
July 31

Reusse: Former state star among elite receivers in Canadian Football League

Brandon Zylstra, a former star at Concordia-Moorhead and New London-Spicer High School, is among the top receivers in the Canadian Football League this season.
High Schools
July 25

DeLaSalle guard Gabe Kalscheur verbally commits to Minnesota

The shooting guard, who averaged 18.1 points per game for the Islanders last season, becomes the third metro-area senior to commit to the Gophers.
Outdoors
July 24

Mountain bike racing exploding in popularity in high school ranks

From 150 athletes in 2012 to more than 1,000 now, mountain bike racing is exploding as a prep sport.
Gophers
July 19

Orono's Thomas brings 'hype' with commitment to Gophers basketball

Jarvis Thomas, a senior forward, is a fast-rising prospect on the Minnesota basketball landscape and has given Richard Pitino another in-state recruit for the 2018 class.
Outdoors
July 17

L.L. Bean's Outdoor Discovery School trying to hook beginners on outdoors

The mission is simply to soothe the apprehensions of those trying nature on for size.