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June 5
Listen: Newsy high school league meeting offers plenty to debate

Listen: Newsy high school league meeting offers plenty to debate

In the latest Talking Preps podcast, David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen don't come close to exhausting the debate about shot clocks, seeding state basketball, and adding more classes to some sports. Oh, and it's state tourney time for softball, tennis and track.
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June 5
Alivia Mortenson
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Minnesota town mourns loss of 3-sport prep athlete to car crash

Alivia Mortenson, 17, was a basketball, softball and volleyball player who just finished her junior year at Ulen-Hitterdal High School.
High Schools
June 4

Section baseball: Blaine wins pitchers' duel with Duluth East

Jack Haring allowed three hits and a walk and struck out four for the Bengals.
High Schools
June 4

Trio of Alex brothers leads Mounds View into boys' tennis semifinals

For the past five years, it’s been impossible to talk Mounds View tennis without talking about the Alex boys, five brothers who have made an indelible mark on the Mustangs.
High Schools
June 4
Hopkins Kamali Chambers (2) held the ball when the score was tied for most of four overtimes during a 2014 state tournament game against Shakopee.

Basketball coaches executive upset over shot clock, 'Sweet 16' rejections

Hopes for a 35-second clock and a reseeding of teams in the state's largest class were turned away from the Minnesota State High School League board, which approved added classes for three other sports.
High Schools
June 3

Monday's metro prep roundup: Hopkins beats Armstrong in Class 4A, Section 6 baseball

Miles Halligan struck out 18 in a complete game to lead third-seeded Hopkins to a 4-1 victory over fourth-seeded Armstrong.
High Schools
June 3

Boys' tennis state tournament at a glance

Young Mounds View earned the No. 1 seed in Class 2A, thanks to an early May victory over Edina, which had been No. 1 in the state rankings to that point.
High Schools
June 3

Monday's prep results

Here's what happened in high school sports Monday:
High Schools
June 3
Orono senior John Kasner (shown at the Class 2A boys' tennis tournament in 2018) won the Section 2 singles championship by defeating teammate Karthik

Prep athletes of the week: State tournament-ready cast is on a roll

Orono's John Kasner, a senior, won the Class 2A, Section 2 singles championship.
High Schools
June 3

Eastview tennis star stays team-minded as he manages high expectations

Eastview star Gavin Young is embracing role of a leader for the Lightning.
High Schools
June 3

Meet the 2019 Star Tribune All-Metro softball first team

See who made the second and third teams as well.
High Schools
June 3

Maple Grove's Dueck is Star Tribune Metro Softball Player of the Year

Crimson senior Ava Dueck, who struggled to make contact as a U14 player, is hitting .525 with a metro-leading 14 home runs. And now she's making opposing hitters do the whiffing.
High Schools
June 2
Dakota United infielder Samuel Gerten, who drove in the game-winning run, dived to make a defensive stop during his team’s 8-7 victory over Rocheste

Burnsville/Farmington/Lakeville and Dakota United win adapted softball state titles

Games came down to the wire with a walkoff or extra innings needed to win the championships.
High Schools
June 2
The track and field state meet will be held Friday and Saturday at Hamline's Klas Field. State champions also will be determined in boys' tennis and s

Bring on state tournaments in boys' tennis, softball and track and field

Talk about cramming for finals: Three high school spring sports champions crowned in the past two weeks, three more sports to come this week.
High Schools
June 1

Saturday's prep baseball roundup: Defending Class 4A champ Stillwater advances

The Ponies were 18-2 during the regular season and started with a 15-game winning streak. They will close out section play Tuesday against the winner of Monday's game between Tartan and Woodbury.
High Schools
June 1

Softball state tournament seedings announced

Forest Lake, Mankato West, Norwood Young America and New York Mills earned the top seeds in the tournament, which starts Thursday in North Mankato.
High Schools
May 31

Friday's prep sports roundup

A look at top games from around the metro.
High Schools
May 31

Thursday's prep sports roundup

Michael Weber pitched a no-hitter to lead fourth-seeded Buffalo past top-seeded St. Michael-Albertville 3-0 in the Class 4A, Section 8 semifinals at St. Michael-Albertville High…
High Schools
May 30

Maple Grove softball advances to Class 4A state tournament

Jade Tomashek’s two clutch hits send Crimson to state tournament.
High Schools
May 30

Prep coaches want shot clocks, seeding for 4A basketball 'Sweet 16s'

Both ideas are expected to be considered at Monday's meeting of the Minnesota State High School League. Will cost get in the way of adding shot clocks?