Minnesota State High School League approves new executive director

Minnesota State High School League approves new executive director

He will replace longtime executive director Dave Stead early next year.

Prep athletes of the week: Elk River running back tops 300 yards in playoff win

November 20
Prep athletes of the week: Elk River running back tops 300 yards in playoff win
Elk River junior Adam Nelson finished a Class 5A football semifinal with 302 yards rushing and scored touchdowns on runs of 39, 32 and 80 yards.

Top girls' hockey games this week: Breck faces Warroad in key Class 1A clash

November 20
The top-ranked Mustangs meet the No. 2 Warriors on Friday as each look to establish itself as the premiere small-school program.
Gophers
November 19

Early signing period creating plenty of uncertainty

DaShon Bussell says he has not decided whether to sign with his school in December or wait until February. The Western Michigan-bound receiver likes having the option.
High Schools
November 18

Edina wins Class 2A girls' swimming and diving title for 15th time

Hornets’ 15th state championship and second in a row comes by more than 100 points
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).
High Schools
November 18

2017 Minnesota High School Football Tournament

Maple Grove 29, St. Michael-Albertville 27Eden Prairie 35, Lakeville North 0Minnetonka 10, Prior Lake 6Cretin-Derham Hall 28, Edina 14Eden Prairie 26, Maple Grove 0Minnetonka 17,…
High Schools
November 18

Dakota United, Park Center win adapted soccer state titles

Park Center unexpectedly captures its third consecutive CI state championship
High Schools
November 18

This time, it's Air Owatonna in 56-28 victory over Brainerd

A week after a Huskies running back tallied seven rushing TDs, quarterback Abe Havelka threw seven scoring passes to lead his team to the Class 5A Prep Bowl.
Talking Preps Podcast
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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.
High Schools
November 18

(No) surprise: Hopkins leads west-metro girls' basketball

Royals have reached the past two Class 4A title games, compiling a 60-4 mark.
High Schools
November 18

Apple Valley athletes change with seasons

Luke Martens is one of the Eagles' multi-sport stars.
High Schools
November 18

North-metro winter sports revving up

Hill-Murray in hockey and Champlin Park gymnast Chaney Neu among those to watch
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
November 18

3A: St. Croix Lutheran dominates Pequot Lakes to reach Prep Bowl

The Crusaders, typically prolific on offense, showed a stifling defense as well in a 45-7 victory.
High Schools
November 18

Pierz tramples Jordan to reach 3A Prep Bowl

The Pioneers scored touchdowns on their first five drives en route to a 55-26 victory.
High Schools
November 18

Wabasso wins battle of unbeatens to advance to 1A title game

The Rabbits got two touchdowns from Cooper Taylor en route to a 21-13 victory over Ada-Borup/Norman County West.
High Schools
November 18

1A: Veteran Minneota routs Mayer Lutheran 54-21

Senior running back Isaac Hennen had 230 yards of total offense and scored two touchdowns. Senior quarterback Alex Pohlen passed for 210 yards and four touchdowns.
High Schools
November 18

St. Paul Humboldt moves on to PI adapted soccer semis

Isai Mazariego Fernandez scored five goals in the second half to help St. Paul Humboldt rally past Anoka-Hennepin 8-6 in the quarterfinal round of the…
High Schools
November 17

Blake junior Potter aiming to win two state titles again

Madison Potter was the 200 IM and 100 fly champ.
High Schools
November 17

Saturday's prep football semifinal picks

Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque pick Saturday’s state semifinal games.
High Schools
November 17

Minnetonka survives late Cretin-Derham Hall charge to reach Prep Bowl

The 17-14 victory came after the Raiders scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter and drove into Skippers' territory in the final seconds.
High Schools
November 17

MSHSL committee recommends new executive director; some concerned about process

Erich Martens, a high school principal in central Minnesota, is expected to replace Dave Stead as the organization's executive director.
High Schools
November 17

Cloquet remains unbeaten, returns to title game for first time in 41 years

The Lumberjacks, behind quarterback Tim Porkornowski's running and passing, defeated South St. Paul 40-21 in a Class 4A semifinal.
High Schools
November 17

What a rush -- Elk River runs for 700 yards, advances to defend 5A title

The Elks defeated Apple Valley 51-40 with a relentless running attack that included six successful 2-point conversion attempts.
High Schools
November 17

Nine-Man: Nevis uses 32-point first half to roll to first Prep Bowl

The Tigers scored touchdowns on their first five possessions in a 44-16 victory over Russell-Tyler-Ruthton.