Gophers football's Friday night game next year conflicts with high school playoffs

Gophers football's Friday night game next year conflicts with high school playoffs

The Big Ten moved the 2018 Gophers-Indiana game at TCF Bank Stadium to a Friday night.

Club teams become the price of admission to playing youth sports

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Club teams become the price of admission to playing youth sports
It's become increasingly rare for an athlete to join a high school team in the most popular sports without extensive training from a club program. This is a second of a three-part series on the state of youth sports.

Top-ranked Eden Prairie football misses out on first round bye

October 19
The Eagles are the only undefeated team in Class 6A, but a random draw of the four No. 1 seeds gave the bye to Cretin-Derham Hall.

Edina girls' soccer advances to the state tournament in the last minute of overtime

October 19
Freshman Haley Reeck scored with 41 seconds left in overtime to give the Hornets the win over Minnetonka.

Blake girls' soccer topples DeLaSalle to return to Class 1A state tournament

October 19
After scoreless first half, KK Haug notched the first of the Bears' three goals.

Cretin-Derham Hall upsets Roseville, muddies playoff picture

October 18
The Raiders held on for a 19-14 victory, spoiling Roseville's bid for a No. 1 seed when the Class 6A tourney begins on Oct. 27.

Eden Prairie finishes regular season 8-0 with vintage thumping

October 18
The Eagles dispatched Edina 35-10, leaving no doubt it will earn a top seed in the Class 6A tournament.
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Totino-Grace freshman Luke Rooker plays football for Totino-Grace and hockey for a club team.

Demands of year-round sports are pushing kids to the limit

Minnesota athletes are pushing themselves to extremes, developing highly polished skills while families make major investments of money and time. The first of our three-part series examines how all of those hours bring increased risks of injury -- and burnout.
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October 19

Prior Lake boys' soccer stuns Chanhassen with two second-half goals

Daniel Wee and Jake Leonard net a goal apiece in comeback win.
Scores, photos and more: The latest on our 24/7 high school Live Blog
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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).
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October 19

Totino-Grace boys' soccer state tourney bound after edging Breck 2-1

Matthew Hagen headed the eventual game-winning goal.
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October 19

Prep football roundup: Cooper edges Irondale in 2OT

Nate Hill ran in a 10-yard touchdown in the second overtime to give Cooper a 41-34 double overtime victory
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October 18

St. Anthony knocks off previously undefeated Spectrum

Sophomore receiver Troy Ellison caught four passes for touchdowns in the Huskies' 38-22 victory over the Sting.
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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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October 18

Minneapolis North grinds out tougher-than-it-looks victory against Concordia Academy

The Polars' high-powered offense had to work for its rushing yardage in a 34-0 win.
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October 18

Tuesday's metro prep roundup

Tuesday was a busy night in girls' and boys' soccer, with several section finals on the line.
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October 17

Wednesday's prep football schedule

Here's the schedule for the final games of the high school football regular season:
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A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
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October 17

Tuesday's prep results

Here's the high school sports results from Tuesday night:
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October 17

Star Tribune football metro top 10 in action Wednesday

Here's where to see the metro area's best teams in action Wednesday night:
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October 17

Listen: Big matchups abound on last night of regular-season football games

The Star Tribune's Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque break down several matchups in the state's biggest classes in this week's Talking Preps podcast.
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October 17

Prep football regular season ends Wednesday

What a finish it will be, with several games deciding subdistrict titles and section playoff seeding.
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October 17

Boys' soccer: Top-seeded Maple Grove tops St. Cloud Tech for Class 2A, Section 8 crown

The Crimson held the Tigers scoreless in the second half.
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October 17

Boys' soccer: Wayzata erupts for four late goals to push aside St. Louis Park

The Trojans won the Class 2A, Section 6 title after defeating the Orioles.
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October 17

Boys' soccer: Stillwater avenges loss to Woodbury, nets game's lone goal late

The Ponies advance to the state tournament after claiming the Class 2A, Section 4 title.
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October 17

Girls' soccer: Wayzata edges Minneapolis Washburn to earn state tournament berth

The Trojans scored two second-half goals en route to claiming the Class 2A, Section 6 championship.
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October 17

Girls' soccer: Maple Grove shuts out Centennial for Class 2A, Section 5 crown

Sarah Cortez’s shutout led to the Crimson advancing to the state tournament.
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October 16

Prep athletes of the week: Buffalo's Aidan Bouman leads football turnaround

With a father who is his team's head coach and a former Vikings quarterback, Buffalo sophomore Aidan Bouman shoulders expectations every time he takes the field.
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October 16

Top volleyball games this week: Minnetonka aims to end conference losing streak at Eden Prairie

The Skippers look to right the ship Tuesday after losing three consecutive Lake Conference matchups.
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October 16

Top football games this week: Cooper, Irondale clash for Suburban Gold title

The Hawks can improve to 8-0 with a victory over the Knights on Wednesday.