Felled by stroke, Maple Grove runner rebuilds self with grit, smile

While some track and field athletes grumbled their way through extended indoor workouts brought on by prolonged winter weather, Sawyer French mostly smiled while laboring to make the left side of his body functional again.

Cretin-Derham Hall girls outlast Stillwater in back-and-forth Suburban East battle

April 24
The Raiders' Maya Quigley scored the game-winning goal with 1:49 remaining.

Prep athletes of the week: Forest Lake softball's Baniecke warms up in a hurry

April 24
Forest Lake's Megan Baniecke struck out 13 batters in a 1-0 victory over Hastings and followed that by defeating Anoka 3-0, fanning three, in two game
Forest Lake softball pitcher Megan Baniecke is healthy, unlike last year, but she's had little chance to show it because of winter's recent stranglehold on spring until she threw two shutouts in one day.
Vikings
April 25
Damon Gibson hopes to hear his name called sometime Saturday.

Reusse: Next stop for former Nine-Man star Gibson could be NFL

Damon Gibson, the quarterback of a wing T offense in Nine-Man football at Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley, is a late-round draft prospect as an H-back or tight end.
High Schools
April 25
Eagan at Chanhassen boys' lacrosse, 4-19-18. Photo by Mark Hvidsten, SportsEngine

Listen: Enough with the weather -- "Time to get out and play''

In the first Talking Preps podcast of the spring season, with sections barely a month away for some sports, Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque find meets begin held, games being played, even some records that have already fallen.
Eden Prairie players celebrated their state 6A football title.
Watch and listen Minnesota high school sports live on the web
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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 24

Monday's prep results

Here's the spring sports results from Monday's action:
High Schools
April 23

Athena awards: Winners from Minneapolis-area schools

Winners will be honored at a May 4 banquet at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington.
High Schools
April 23

Baseball top games: Stillwater looks for revenge against Suburban East foe Woodbury

The Ponies open their season Wednesday against the team that sent them home in section play a year ago — the Royals.
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).
High Schools
April 23

Softball top games: Buffalo faces Chanhassen in high-profile, nonconference tilt

The Bison and Storm, who meet Wednesday, have become two of Class 4A's most powerful programs.
High Schools
April 23

Boys' lacrosse top games: Benilde-St. Margaret's battles Eagan in state title rematch

The Red Knights hope to avenge last year's loss to the Wildcats in a game on Saturday.
High Schools
April 23

Girls' lacrosse top games: Section rivals Blaine, Champlin Park clash in early season showdown

The Bengals, who have kept the Rebels from reaching the state tournament the last two years, look to continue their run of success in a game on Wednesday.
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
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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
April 22
“We’re a family. Everybody makes me feel comfortable, secure.” - Nawal Abdiwahed

Burnsville badminton 'family' embraces diverse cast of teammates

Players reflect the district they grew up in as friends.
High Schools
April 21

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

Genevieve Ovsak, a ninth-grader, has already committed to attend Syracuse.
High Schools
April 21

Mounds Park Academy's Bliese takes swing at golf history

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