Breck's Grace Zumwinkle is Metro Player of the Year in girls' hockey

A strong work ethic -- and an 80 mile-per-hour slapshot -- guided the future Gopher to a standout varsity career.

Meet the 2017 Star Tribune All-Metro girls' hockey first team

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Click to see who made the second and third teams, too.

Prep athletes of the week: Boys' Nordic ski champ Xavier Mansfield edges out buddies

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Prep athletes of the week: Boys' Nordic ski champ Xavier Mansfield edges out buddies
The Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Nordic skier, competing against longtime friends and rivals, confirmed his No. 1 ranking in the state by winning the state meet at Giants Ridge in Biwabik.
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Girls' basketball top games: Mahtomedi looks to dethrone defending league champ Hastings

The Zephyrs could win their first Metro East Conference title with a victory over the rival Raiders on Friday.
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Boys' basketball top games this week: Fergus Falls, St. Cloud Tech battle for league title

With a victory Thursday, the Otters will have a tiebreaker over the Tigers in the Central Lakes Conference race.
Best of the best: Metro wrestling, swimming and gymnastics
Prep honor rolls Best of the best: Metro wrestling, swimming and gymnastics
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Here's a look at the top performers in the metro area in high school wrestling, boys' swimming and gymnastics.
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February 19

Roseville's absence from gymnastics state meet stands out

The Raiders will miss the state meet after 11 consecutive appearances.
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February 18

Saturday's prep sports roundup

Sophomore forward Jackson Jutting scored his 10th goal of the season 3 minutes, 26 seconds into overtime, giving Prior Lake boys' hockey a 3-2 victory over Lakeville North and the conference title.
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February 18

Boys' hockey: Prior Lake survives overtime duel with Lakeville North

The Lakers ended their regular season winning seven of their last eight games.
High school news and scores on our Live Blog
Preps 24/7/365 High school news and scores on our Live Blog
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Get the latest game results, news updates, photo and social media on our always-open high school sports Live Blog.
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February 18

Eastview, Aitkin repeat as dance team high-kick state champs; Sartell-St. Stephen wins 2A

The Lightning won its 10th high-kick title, and Aitkin won its fourth in a row.
High Schools
February 18

Eastview names girls' lacrosse, volleyball coaches

Matt Percival, the school's assistant principal for curriculum and athletics, recently announced the hiring of Kate Leavell as girls' lacrosse coach and Ryan Dehnel as volleyball coach.
High Schools
February 18

St. Louis Park hockey star exemplifies team-first play

Bauer Neudecker, one of the top hockey scorers in the state, strives to make teammates better.
Talking Preps Podcast
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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.
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February 18

Brooklyn Center's Prince changed shooting hands after dog attack

Devonta Prince plays for Brooklyn Center with screws in his arms.
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February 18

Defense leads Apple Valley's girls' basketball surge

By focusing on both ends of the court rather than just offense, the Eagles are having a stellar season.
High Schools
February 18

Edina is top seed in 2A girls' hockey state tournament

In Class 1A, defending champion Blake drew the No. 1 seed. The tournament begins Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Prep athletes of the week
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.
Sports
February 18
The Lakeville North Lake Liners perform at the 2017 MSHSL Dance Team J...

Updates: Follow today's state dance team tournament on the web

Here are several links where fans of the Minnesota State High School League's dance team competition can go for updates.
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February 17

Friday's prep sports roundup

Roseau defeated Brainerd-Little Falls 3-2 in four overtimes to reach the girls' hockey tournament.
High Schools
February 17

Hopkins outlasts Wayzata to go joint-first of the Lake Conference

With the win, the Royals are now tied for first place in the conference with two league games remaining for each team.
High Schools
February 17

Apple Valley makes it 35 straight trips to state with victory over Shakopee

The much-anticipated section final saw the Eagles dominate the heavier weights to claim a 28-19 victory.
High Schools
February 17

Eastview repeats as 3A jazz dance team champion

The Lightning won their fourth jazz title. Benilde-St. Margaret's won the Class 2A championship and Aitkin took the Class 1A title.
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February 17

Sophie Slattery and Edina reach girls' hockey tournament

The Hornets won 2-0 in the section title game
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February 17

Girls' hockey: Eden Prairie defeats Minnetonka on goal in second overtime

The Eagles' Naomi Rogge scored 1:20 into the extra session to give her team a 2-1 victory and a trip to the state tournament.
High Schools
February 17

Girls' hockey: Hill-Murray defeats White Bear Lake 4-1 for another trip to state

The Pioneers, winners of the Class 2A title in 2014 and 2015, is on a six-game winning streak.
High Schools
February 17

Girls' hockey: Blaine knocks off Maple Grove 3-0 to win 2A Section 5 title

The Bengals advance to the state tournament for the second time in three seasons.