Prep offensive linemen find unique ways to bond

Offensive linemen labor in obscurity, but the units' bonds speak volumes.

Top football games: Eden Prairie meets Totino-Grace for rematch in season opener

August 29
The teams square off on Thursday with Eden Prairie looking to avenge last year's Class 6A quarterfinals loss that broke their 40-game winning streak.

Listen: Previewing a great first night of prep football

August 29
Listen: Previewing a great first night of prep football
In the first Talking Preps podcast, co-hosts Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque break down the best games in the opening week of football and other high school sports highlights.
High Schools
August 29

Metro-area offensive linemen and their bonds

The big guys keep things loose while providing the power.
High Schools
August 29

Top girls' soccer games: East metro powers Mahtomedi, East Ridge collide

The Zephyrs, a perennial top team, face a rising Raptors squad on Thursday for just the second time since 2009.
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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August 29

Top boys' soccer games this week: Minnetonka, Eagan clash in metro matchup

The Skippers meet the Wildcats on Tuesday in a matchup featuring two state tournament qualifiers.
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August 29

Top volleyball games this week: Concordia Academy meets Hill-Murray in eastside showdown

The Beacons and Pioneers, who play each other on Tuesday, are ranked again in Class 2A after reaching the state tournament a year ago.
High Schools
August 28

Despite concerns over concussions, this doctor prescribes football

Dr. Uzma Samadani, a neurosurgeon and parent of a player, says a proper approach takes the concern out of the game.
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.
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August 28

Key points on avoiding brain injury

Advice from Dr. Uzma Samadani, a University of Minnesota associate professor of neurosurgery.
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August 27

Prior Lake pushes past Roseville in 3A top-10 volleyball tussle

Lauren Kiewiet recorded 11 kills and teammate Kayla Bair added 10 to lead the Lakers.
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August 27

Washburn avenges boys' soccer state semifinal loss by upending Anoka

Juan Louis tallied a goal and an assist to lead the Millers past the defending Class 2A champion Tornadoes.
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August 27

Champlin Park sweeps Minnetonka in Side Out Classic clash

Sydney Hilley finished with a game-high 15 kills to lead the Rebels in the victory.
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August 27

Quick Q&A: Lucie McBride, Chaska football

She is in her fourth year with the Hawks.
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August 27

Quick Q&A: Anna Blaschko, Shakopee volleyball

The 6-1 middle blocker, helped the Sabers reach the Class 3A, Section 2 final last season.
High Schools
August 27

Elk River girls' soccer pins turnaround hopes on return of injured forward

The return of forward Shayne Schoenfelder has Elk River girls’ soccer poised for a turnaround.
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August 27

South metro teams seek cross-country state meet return

Prior Lake, Farmington and Shakopee cracked the preseason rankings.
High Schools
August 27

Edina girls' tennis title streak turns 20

The Hornets won the girls’ team title in 1997 and every year since then.
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August 27

North metro notebook: Three make USA U-18 girls' hockey team

Centennial teammates Gabbie Hughes and Anneke Linser joined Maple Grove’s Taylor Wente
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August 25

Breck and Orono matchup ends in a 0-0 draw in overtime

The Mustangs took the Spartans into overtime, but neither team could edge the other.
High Schools
August 25

Eagan defeats Minnetonka in season opener

Senior forward Carly Czaplewski scored with 25:05 to play, allowing the Wildcats to slip past the Skippers.
Sports
August 23

Former Cretin-Derham Hall star Chris Weinke starring in HBO's 'Hard Knocks'

Weinke, who is in his second year as the quarterbacks coach with the Los Angeles Rams, has the responsibility of grooming No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff into the starting quarterback.
High Schools
August 22

Eyes are on Eagan after back-to-back Class 2A girls' soccer titles

Fans will be watching how the Wildcats fare against an experienced Minnetonka team in Thursday's season opener.
High Schools
August 22

Breck, Orono to battle in Class 1A boys' soccer title rematch

On Thursday, the Mustangs seek to avenge a 2-1 overtime loss to the Spartans in last year's state championship game.