After one-year absence, Hopkins back as 4A champion

The Royals, led by Nia Hollie's 26 points, defeated defending champ Eastview 68-60 to win their fourth title in five years.

West metro notebook: Two girls' teams shine in national basketball tourney

May 5
How good has girls’ basketball in Minnesota become? Let the finals of the recently completed Deep South Classic tell that tale.

Melissa Guebert steps down as Eastview girls' basketball coach

April 30
Guebert, who wants to spend more time with her family, led the Lightning to a 115-13 record in four years and a state championship in 2014.
High Schools
March 24

Unrelenting defense is Park Center guard's claim to game

Park Center’s unrelenting team defense spurred its run to a second consecutive Class 3A girls’ basketball state championship.
High Schools
March 24

Big crowd, big game, bigger role for Hopkins' Nia Hollie

Hollie was nearly unstoppable in the Royals’ 68-60 victory over Eastview.
High Schools
March 22

Girls' basketball state tournament notes

Park Center guard Hannah Schaub felt mixed emotions when the Pirates won the 2014 Class 3A championship.
High Schools
March 21

Park Center defends 3A title in rematch with Marshall

This time it didn't go to overtime as the Pirates defeated the Tigers 52-45 for the Class 3A championship.
High Schools
March 21

Dover-Eyota wins 2A girls' basketball title in first trip to state

The Eagles, in their first state tournament appearance, won the championship with a 71-58 victory over Sauk Centre.
High Schools
March 21

Class 1A championship: Ada-Borup runs past Maranatha 82-65

The Cougars, who finished their season 32-0, were led by Miki Lee with 23 points and Elizabeth Birkemeyer with 20 points.
High Schools
March 20

Class 3A championship preview: Marshall vs. Park Center

A look at Saturday's championship.
High Schools
March 20

Class 4A championship preview: Hopkins vs. Eastview

A look at Saturday's championship
High Schools
March 20

2A: Sauk Centre withstands physical battle with Minnehaha Academy

The top-seed Mainstreeters survived a tough tangle with Minnehaha Academy in the Class 2A semifinals Friday night.
High Schools
March 20

1A: Unbeaten Ada-Borup rallies twice to defeat Lyle/Austin Pacelli

The Cougars' Miki Lee scored with seven seconds left in the game to lift her team to a 54-52 victory.
High Schools
March 20

Class 2A semifinals: Dover-Eyota vs. Roseau (8 p.m.)

8 p.m. at Williams Arena
High Schools
March 20

Maranatha builds big lead, holds on to defeat Minneota

The Mustangs, who led by 24 points in the second half, advanced to the Class 1A final with a 76-69 victory over the Vikings.
High Schools
March 20

Eastview remains calm, advances to 4A championship

Team leader Madison Guebert fouled out, but the second-seeded Lightning never flinched, pulling out a victory over St. Michael-Albertville.
High Schools
March 20

Hopkins routs Shakopee to return to 4A championship game

The Royals, defeated in section play last season to spoil a bid for a fourth consecutive title, handled the Sabers decisively 64-33.
High Schools
March 19

Prep notes: Marshall doesn't fit underdog role

Underdogs on Thursday against No. 1 seed Orono? Marshall didn’t see it that way.
High Schools
March 19

Lyle/Austin Pacelli's first 1A tourney trip continues on winning note

The Athletics, with four players scoring in double figures, upset third-seeded Mountain Iron-Buhl 66-47.
High Schools
March 19

1A: Ada-Borup remains undefeated with 71-53 victory over Springfield

The Cougars went on a 16-0 run in the first half to open up a lead that they never relinquished.
High Schools
March 19

3A: Defending champ Park Center holds off spirited Kasson-Mantorville 47-37

The Pirates will face Marshall in a 2014 title game rematch after defeating the KoMets, who were playing without top scorer Cori Kennedy.
High Schools
March 19

3A semifinal: Marshall withstands furious rally to beat Orono

The Spartans trailed by 15 points at halftime and got as close as 4 points but the No. 4-seeded Tigers held on.
High Schools
March 19

1A: Trailing by 11 in second half, Minneota rallies to edge Browerville

The Vikings used an 18-1 run to re-take the lead, leading to back-and-forth finish.
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