Rivalry games disappearing on local high school football schedules

Some teams are scheduling opponents with parity and playoff positioning in mind, not pomp and circumstance. Apple Valley is a prime example.

Benny Sapp III, Eden Prairie standout and Gophers recruit, out for season with knee injury

September 21
The highly ranked Gophers recruit did not tear his ACL again, however, Eden Prairie coach Mike Grant said.

Mahtomedi's Panek leads Zyphers past Mounds View

September 21
The sophomore scored the only goal of the game, leading the Zephyrs to victory.
South Metro
2 minutes ago

Heat forces changes to Friday night prep sports schedules across metro

Football games, other events adjusted to keep athletes cool. High school ADs or other school leaders can contact the Star Tribune with other changes, and we'll update this report.
North Metro
5:36am

No jail for ex-Champlin Park High coach who sexually assaulted boy, 13

The felony conviction would also be dismissed if she abides by probation requirements.
Scores, photos and more: The latest on our 24/7 high school Live Blog
High Schools
Scores, photos and more: The latest on our 24/7 high school Live Blog
updated 18 hours 31 mins. ago
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
September 22

Thursday's prep sports roundup

Zach Aday-Nicholson scored his third goal of the game in overtime to give Class 2A, No. 9 Eastview a 3-2 victory over visiting Rosemount in…
High Schools
September 21

Burnsville girls' soccer edges Lakeville South

Rachel Waterman’s pair of second-half goals kept the Blaze in the South Suburban driver's seat.
High Schools
September 21

East Ridge volleyball earns decisive road victory against Rosemount

The No.10 Raptors defeated the Irish in four sets.
Talking Preps Podcast
Sports
Talking Preps Podcast
updated 2 hours 48 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
September 21

Friday's prep football picks from Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque

The regular season’s halfway point is upon us already. David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen both sit 7-5 and are eager to get separation this week.
High Schools
September 21

Star Tribune football metro top 10 in action Friday

Star TribuneMetro Top 10As selected by staff writer Jim Paulsen1. Eden Prairie (3-0) vs. Wayzata2. Edina (3-0) at Eastview3. Minnetonka (3-0) at Prior Lake4.…
Gophers
September 21

BIG TEN SPOTLIGHT: First-year coaches create positive vibes

Purdue football is showing new signs of life on the field and on the airwaves, too.Jake Query, who co-hosts an afternoon radio show on Fox…
Prep athletes of the week
Athletes of the Week Prep athletes of the week
updated 16 hours 5 mins. ago
A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
High Schools
September 20

Listen: What's a high school football rivalry if you don't play each other anymore?

The latest Talking Preps podcast examines prep rivalries reshaped or put on hold by scheduling changes, along with a big Saturday for cross-country and volleyball.
High Schools
September 20

Prep roundup: Chanhassen edges Chaska in OT in boys' soccer

Zach Swisher scored with 1 minute, 35 seconds left in overtime for his second goal of the game to give Chanhassen a 3-2 victory over Chaska in boys' soccer.
High Schools
September 19

Tuesday's prep results

Here's Tuesday's high school sports results:
High Schools
September 19

Three-goal first half helps Eastview bolt past conference boys' soccer foe Eagan

Zack Aday-Nicholson scored his eighth goal of the season for the Lightning in a 4-0 win over the Wildcats.
High Schools
September 19

Minnetonka stops Hopkins in Lake Conference volleyball clash

The Skippers are now the only team left without a loss in the conference.
High Schools
September 19

Champlin Park polishes off Elk River in NW Suburban Conference volleyball battle

Junior Emma Schmidt got the Rebels started with a team-high five kills in the first set, finishing with 11.
High Schools
September 18

Monday's prep results

Here are Monday's high school sports results:
High Schools
September 18

Prep athletes of the week: Kartes delivers his best on both sides of scrimmage

MItch Kartes has played a lot of good games as a four-year starter for St. Michael-Albertville but Friday night, his coach said, was his best ever.
High Schools
September 18

Top girls' soccer games this week: Wayzata, Edina battle for top spot in Lake

The Trojans can take a step toward locking down the league title with a victory over the Hornets on Saturday.
High Schools
September 18

Top boys' soccer games this week: Edina battles Wayzata for Lake superiority

The Hornets tied the Trojans in this season's first matchup, and both look for a better outcome Saturday.
High Schools
September 18

Top volleyball games this week: Kenyon-Wanamingo meets Stewartville in Hiawatha Valley tilt

The Knights will try to prevent Tigers coach John Dzubay from notching another milestone victory Tuesday.
High Schools
September 18

Top football games this week: Ranked Winona and Mankato West set for battle

The Winhawks hope their recent success carries over Friday against the long-dominant Scarlets.