Mercury Club award carries on a century-old tradition of pride in Jewish athletes

Mercury Club award carries on a century-old tradition of pride in Jewish athletes

The honor for Minneapolis high school athletes is rooted in a time when anti-Semitism was prevalent.
Don't miss

Henry Sibley is improbable 3A baseball champ

June 20
After starting the season 4-14, coach Greg Fehrman wanted his squad to embrace its losing record. It doesn’t have to any longer. The Warriors' 8-4 victory capped an improbable turnaround in which they finished the season with a .500 record.

Wayzata throttles Champlin Park 9-1 to win 4A baseball championship

June 20
The top-seeded Trojans scored runs in five innings and rode a complete-game pitching performance from senior Tommy Skoro to defeat the Rebels.

Former southern Minn. coach charged with photographing naked teens

June 28
A former choir teacher and assistant basketball coach in the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton school district was charged with eight felony counts after he allegedly used a pen-camera to take pictures of naked teens in the shower.

Five-run inning sparks Minnehaha Academy over Belle Plaine for first 2A baseball title

June 20
The Redhawks, who lost last year's championship game, cranked up the noise in its rally inning and got a two-hit complete game from Jesse Retzlaff in a 5-1 victory over the top-seeded Tigers.
Sports
June 21

Ten Minnesotans candidates for U.S. junior hockey team

There are 42 players headed for a USA Hockey summer evaluation camp.
High Schools
June 21

Euro exit shows Russia's soccer crisis ahead of World Cup

Going out in the group stage to a 3-0 defeat to Wales capped a disastrous European Championship for 2018 World Cup host Russia, which has…
The latest: Minnesota high school sports scores, updates
Live Blog The latest: Minnesota high school sports scores, updates
updated 55 mins. ago
State playoff and tournament updates, social media and the latest high school sports news 24/7.
High Schools
June 21

Sam Baier, Springfield win Class 1A baseball championship

Baier's RBI double forced extra innings.
High Schools
June 20

Class 4A gallery: Wayzata 9, Champlin Park 1

Wayzata throttled Champlin Park 9-1 to win the Class 4A championship. The top-seeded Trojans scored runs in five innings and rode a complete game from senior pitcher Tom Skoro.
High Schools
June 20

Class 3A gallery: Henry Sibley 8, Mahtomedi 4

Henry Sibley defeated Mahtomedi 8-4 to win the Class 3A baseball championship at Target Field on Monday.
Prep athletes of the week
Athletes of the Week Prep athletes of the week
updated 8 hours 20 mins. ago
A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
High Schools
June 20

Class 2A gallery: Minnehaha Academy 5, Belle Plaine 1

Minnehaha Academy beat Belle Plaine 5-1 in the Class 2A championship game at Target Field on Monday.
High Schools
June 20

Class 1A gallery: Springfield 4, Parkers Prairie 2

Springfield won the Class 1A title with 4-2 victory over Parkers Prairie in 11 innings. The Tigers tied the game with two outs in the seventh, then went ahead in the 11th in the second-longest title game.
High Schools
June 20

Prep athletes of the week: Blake golfer's best round ever was perfectly timed

Derek Hitchner shot a meet record 7-under-par on the first day of the Class 2A boys' golf tournament en route winning to the individual title and leading his team to the overall championship.
How's your favorite team (or biggest rival) doing?
Prep scoreboard How's your favorite team (or biggest rival) doing?
updated 55 mins. ago
Here's your source for Minnesota high school football, soccer and volleyball results, box scores and schedules.
High Schools
June 20

Springfield wins 1A baseball title with 4-2 victory over Parkers Prairie in 11 innings

Springfield tied the game at 2 with two outs in the top of the seventh, then took the lead in the 11th in the second-longest high school league baseball title game.
High Schools
June 20

New study: U.S. kids get 2 million concussions per year from sports, play

As many as 2 million concussions from sports or play activities occur in U.S. children and teens each year and many receive no treatment, a new study suggests.
High Schools
June 19

Class 2A baseball title game preview: Belle Plaine vs. Minnehaha Academy

The Tigers and the Redhawks will meet for the Class 2A title at 1 p.m. at Target Field.
High Schools
June 19

Class 1A baseball title game preview: Parkers Prairie vs. Springfield

The Panthers and the Tigers will meet for the Class 1A title at 10 a.m. at Target Field.
High Schools
June 19

Class 3A baseball championship preview: Mahtomedi vs. Henry Sibley

The Zephyrs and the Warriors will meet for the Class 3A title at 4 p.m. at Target Field.
High Schools
June 19

Class 4A baseball championship preview: Wayzata vs. Champlin Park

The Trojans and Rebels will meet for the Class 4A title at 7 p.m. at Target Field.
High Schools
June 19

Baseball calls Wayzata coach back

His young son’s cancer treatments put the sport on hiatus, but Wayzata coach has team in state final.
High Schools
June 19

Monday's prep baseball championship games information

CHAMPIONSHIP GAMESAll day at Target FieldTickets: $10 adult, $7 student
High Schools
June 19

Bush, Prior Lake win boys' lacrosse state tournament

The Lakers' Evan Bush had a hat trick in Saturday's title game against Lakeville North.
High Schools
June 19

Jim Paulsen's west metro prep sports favorites of 2015-16

Staff writer Jim Paulsen offers some favorite memories from the school year recently completed.
High Schools
June 19

Ron Haggstrom's favorite south metro memories from the 2015-16 sports year

Staff writer Ron Haggstrom offers some favorite memories from the high school sports year that wraps up this month.
High Schools
June 19

Gallery: Eden Prairie wins girls' lacrosse state championship

Eden Prairie's high-powered offense woke up at the right time. The Eagles (18-1) overcame an early deficit to win their second consecutive state championship, besting Blake 11-9.