Edina's hard-throwing freshman Ovsak brings smarts, too

Genevieve Ovsak, a ninth-grader, has already committed to attend Syracuse.

Mounds Park Academy's Bliese takes swing at golf history

April 21
Brock Bliese, Class 1A individual state champion in 2014 and 2015, can become just the second boys’ golfer to win three state tournament titles.

Burnsville badminton 'family' embraces diverse cast of teammates

April 22
“We’re a family. Everybody makes me feel comfortable, secure.” - Nawal Abdiwahed
Players reflect the district they grew up in as friends.
High Schools
April 19

Boys' lacrosse: Chanhassen outmuscles defending state champion Eagan in season opener

The Storm started hot, building a 9-2 lead going into halftime.
High Schools
April 19
Pole vaulter Sam Adair of White Bear Lake’s track and field team takes to the air Wednesday on the first day the team has been able to practice outs

Season's fleeting for what's left of state high school spring sports

After last weekend's storm, hundreds of games have been scrapped. One local official says it could be May before outdoor fields are ready for play.
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
Watch and listen Minnesota high school sports live on the web
updated 10 hours 22 mins. ago
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.
High Schools
April 18

State football leaders to meet for 'summit' on May 5

They will tackle the sport's current and long-range challenges at the high school and youth levels.
High Schools
April 18

Mike Terwilliger named new Bloomington Jefferson boys' hockey coach

He won hockey and tennis championships as an Edina athlete.
High Schools
April 17

Lewis guides Eden Prairie girls to dominant victory over Benilde-St. Margaret's

Brooke Lewis led all scorers, posting seven of the Eagles' 20 goals.
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, photos and more: The latest on our 24/7 high school Live Blog
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Our 24/7 Live Blog has scores, photos and more from around the state. Keep up with your favorite teams (and most disliked rivals).
Gophers
April 17
Minnetonka cornerback Raheem Brown broke up a pass intended for Rosemount wide receiver Jonathan Mann

Rosemount wide receiver Mann says he'll play for Gophers

Three-star recruit Jonathan Mann will be a junior this fall and is the first player to commit to Minnesota's 2020 recruiting class.
High Schools
April 16

Twenty-one Minnesota high schools start boys' volleyball programs

MINNESOTA BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE
High Schools
April 16

Boys' volleyball gets a foothold among Minnesota high schools

Backed by two Minnesota volleyball stalwarts, 21 schools around the metro have formed teams to play this spring.
Wayzata received the Bay Bell trophy, part of the rivalry between these two teams. Wayzata beat Minnetonka 14-0. Friday, September 28, 2012
Sports
Talking Preps Podcast
updated 4 hours 11 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
April 14

Eighth-graders step up to help lead Mounds View boys' tennis

Christo Alex and Bjorn Swenson step up for Mounds View boys’ tennis
High Schools
April 14

Raena Suggs' grades are on the rise, as is her enthusiasm

Raena Suggs learned what was wrong and how to beat it.
Local
April 13

Bob Reid, longtime voice of state high school tournaments, remembered as first-rate pro

For 42 years, Reid was the voice of high school state tournaments in Minnesota. During that time, he did the public address at nine different state tournaments.
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.
High Schools
April 13

Minnetonka eases past Eden Prairie, making statement against their Lake Conference foe

The Skippers improved to 2-0 after defeating the defending Class 4A champion Eagles.
High Schools
April 12

Rosemount pushes Bloomington Jefferson around to claim season opener

Seven different players scored goals for the Irish.
High Schools
April 12

Lacrosse story lines: State churns out top college prospects

What to watch for this season, in the metro and outstate.
High Schools
April 12

Boys' lacrosse teams, players to watch

Five teams and 12 players to keep an eye on this spring.
High Schools
April 12

Girls' lacrosse teams, players to watch

Five teams and 12 players to keep an eye on this spring.
High Schools
April 11
Last April it was warm enough for short sleeves for Chanhassen outfielder Alex Velazquez.

Shorter prep baseball, softball games approved to combat weather woes

By mutual agreement, teams now can play two 5-inning games in a doubleheader format for the rest of this season only.
High Schools
April 11

First Lacrosse Day Minnesota showcase cancelled due to weather

With a forecast calling for snow and high winds, a day-long five-game showcase planned for Saturday at The Blake School was scrapped for this year.
High Schools
April 10

As postponements mount, high school league considers changes to battle weather

The Minnesota State High School League has called a special meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday to address weather concerns. With schools across the state facing…
High Schools
April 10

Golf story lines: Familiar schools take aim at titles

The Lake Conference’s five schools — Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Wayzata — have dominated the Class 3A boys’ and girls’ field the past five years.