School District lifts ban, OKs guns in Big Lake trapshooting team's yearbook photo

School District lifts ban, OKs guns in Big Lake trapshooting team's yearbook photo

School officials in Big Lake changed course Thursday and decided that guns can be included in the high school trapshooting team photo in the yearbook.

Prior Lake squeezes past South Suburban Conference foe Apple Valley

April 28
Sarah Pierson led the Lakers with five goals, including two in the final minutes of the game.

Listen: Preview of top performers' track meet Friday evening at Hamline

April 27
Listen: Preview of top performers' track meet Friday evening at Hamline
In the latest Talking Preps podcast, the Star Tribune's David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen set up the Hamline Elite Meet lineup, an unusual no-prelims meet featuring top athletes in every event.
Gophers
1:26pm

Minnesota Mr. Basketball McKinley Wright commits to Colorado

Former Dayton recruit and Champlin Park senior point guard McKinley Wright announced his commitment to Colorado on Friday.
Twins
12:25pm

MLB's first Lithuanian learned the game where few play

The decades-long journey of a father and a son, of a game and a country, ended with a sprint.
Best of the best: Metro wrestling, swimming and gymnastics
Prep honor rolls Best of the best: Metro wrestling, swimming and gymnastics
updated 5 hours 47 mins. ago
Here's a look at the top performers in the metro area in high school wrestling, boys' swimming and gymnastics.
High Schools
April 27

Sean Goldsworthy named boys' hockey coach at Minnetonka

The former St. Olaf men’s hockey coach is returning to the high school where he graduated.
High Schools
April 27

Blaine girls' lacrosse outlasts Champlin Park in overtime

Abby Jones scored six goals, including the game winner, to lead the Bengals to a 11-10 victory.
Minneapolis
April 26

Fees for high school games in U.S. Bank Stadium? New chief says no

Stadium manager SMG had wanted a $2 per ticket fee added to high school events held there.
High school news and scores on our Live Blog
Preps 24/7/365 High school news and scores on our Live Blog
updated 14 hours 45 mins. ago
Get the latest game results, news updates, photo and social media on our always-open high school sports Live Blog.
High Schools
April 25

Monday's prep results

Here's Monday's high school sports results:
High Schools
April 25

Red Wing girls' golf trio sounds off

Red Wing’s top three golfers — senior Stephanie Herzog and sophomores Leah Herzog and Sophia Yoemans — finished in the top 25 in the Class 3A tournament last year.
High Schools
April 24

Red Wing girls' golf stays at head of class, 3A or 2A

The Red Wing girls’ golf team opted up from Class 2A to Class 3A two years ago. It was the only golf program (girls or boys) in the state to make that decision before the 2015-16 season.
Talking Preps Podcast
Sports
Talking Preps Podcast
updated 8 hours 52 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 24
Blaine sophomore Caleb VanArragon and coach Kevin Overgaard after VanArragon shot what is believed to be a boys' state-record round of 63 on April 17 at TPC Twin Cities.

Prep athletes of the week: Shoot a 63? Blaine sophomore stays in the golf moment

Caleb VanArragon's 9-under-par round on April 17 at TPC Twin Cities is believed to be a boys' high school golf state best.
Gophers
April 24

Apple Valley's Tre Jones says 'great to see' Gophers making major strides

Apple Valley 2018 standout Tre Jones talked Gophers facilities and recruiting during his big opening AAU weekend with Howard Pulley at Nike EYBL in Hampton, Va.
High Schools
April 23

The week ahead: State's best track athletes headed for Hamline meet

The Elite Meet ranks among the top high school track events of the season.
Prep athletes of the week
Athletes of the Week Prep athletes of the week
updated 22 hours 10 mins. ago
A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
High Schools
April 23

Saturday's prep results

Here's the high school sports results from Saturday:
Local
April 22

North Minneapolis team trades the court for the rink

Breaking the Ice: A (Skating) Show of Optimism," held April 15, was designed to show people can come together and demonstrate optimism on an ice rink.
High Schools
April 22

South metro sports notes: Hastings softball starts in on its goals

The Hastings softball team has its sights set on winning the Metro East Conference, followed by the Class 4A, Section 3 championship.
High Schools
April 22

East Ridge senior ready for tennis battle

Ben van der Sman has high hopes on the court for himself and the Raptors.
High Schools
April 22

Minneapolis North boys' basketball takes its talent to the ice rink

Event in Minneapolis aimed to foster togetherness.
High Schools
April 22

Apple Valley girls' lacrosse team aiming to soar back to state tournament

Apple Valley girls’ lacrosse team wants to build off last year’s 14-2 mark.
High Schools
April 22

West metro notebook: Cooper football star picking up college offers

Cooper junior receiver/free safety Phoenix Sproles recently picked up offers from Northern Iowa and Illinois State, bringing his total to 11.
High Schools
April 22

North-east metro sports notes: Centennial recognizes nine bound for college football

The Centennial football program will honor nine players bound for college programs. The group will be recognized at a ceremony at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in the school gym.
High Schools
April 22

Softball: Champlin Park rallies to knock off Bemidji

The Rebels used a huge third inning to take an 8-3 lead that they would never relinquish.