In the latest Talking Preps podcast, David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen foreshadow Monday's high school league meeting where added classes in four sports, implementing a shot clock and seeding big-school basketball are on the agenda.
In the latest Talking Preps podcast, David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen talk coach ouster transparency, a boys' volleyball first, girls' and boys' lacrosse and golf to admire, the first boys' tennis teams reaching state, and a former football metro player of the year set to coach basketball.
For the first time in school history, Lakeville South clinched a trip to the boys' tennis team tournament after beating Rochester Mayo 4-3 in the Class 2A, Section 1 final on Tuesday at the Rochester Athletic Club.
Logan Couillard, the No. 2-ranked player in Class 1A, honed his considerable tennis skills at a north Minneapolis city park court. He's looking to shake off last season's disappointing finish and reach next month's the state tournament.
Accused of insubordination and a possible recruiting violation, Matt Everson did not have his coaching contract renewed. He contends allegations against him are either untrue or spun to suit the school district’s narrative.
The first state tournament of its kind took place Saturday and Sunday at Shakopee High School, a natural progression of a sport that began just two years ago but already has 50 teams and more than 800 athletes competing.