COVID-19 has permeated Minnesota high school sports this year, from sanitizing sideline benches to not having state tournaments and forcing the Minnes

Schools push back on big fee increases for Minnesota high school sports

Three conferences and a group of Catholic schools say the Minnesota State High School League's plan to collect $3 million puts a disproportionate burden on its smallest schools.

More Minnesota schools move to distance learning, prompting questions about sports

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More Minnesota schools move to distance learning, prompting questions about sports
Activities, sports raise safety concerns

Rosemount defeats Woodbury 9-7 in rare Monday prep football game

October 26
The two teams, both sidelined by COVID issues in recent weeks, hastily arranged the game amid concerns about schedules holding up during the tumultuous season.
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Champlin Park safety DJ Myles celebrated scoring a touchdown after blocking an Osseo punt on Oct. 15. The Anoka-Hennepin school board on Monday overru

Anoka-Hennepin board defies state, votes to continue sports, extracurriculars

The board of one of the state's largest school district board voted Monday night to proceed with sports and extracurricular activities despite its plan to switch next week to remote learning.
High Schools
October 27
Prep athletes of the week: Holy Angels star keeps kicking in two sports

Prep athletes of the week: Holy Angels star keeps kicking in two sports

Weather cancellations that condensed last week just made Holy Angels senior defender Grace Hoeppner's achievements more impressive.
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Blog Preps Insider: Inside stories on Minnesota high school sports
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Our high school sports staff takes you behind the scenes on the latest news and looks at the issues facing athletes, coaches and teams.
High Schools
October 27

Rosemount defeated Woodbury 9-7

Rosemount defeated Woodbury 9-7 in a hastily scheduled makeup game Monday night at Irish Stadium after a COVID-related postponement.
High Schools
October 26

Monday's preps results

Here's what happened in high school sports Monday night:
High Schools
October 26
Champlin Park safety DJ Myles (48) celebrated scoring a touchdown after blocking an Osseo punt. Photo by Jeff Lawler, SportsEngine

Prep athletes of the week: Champlin Park safety makes presence present

DJ Myles felt he had something to prove before the game Thursday against Osseo. Then did it.
Wayzata received the Bay Bell trophy, part of the rivalry between these two teams. Wayzata beat Minnetonka 14-0. Friday, September 28, 2012
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Talking Preps Podcast
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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
October 26

Minnesota prep 5K record for Analee Weaver, surprising section win for Armstrong boys

The boys' and girls' seasons will be extended for some teams by a privately run showcase on Oct. 30-31 in Atwater, Minn.
High Schools
October 26

Prep soccer season ends with 32 champions and 'unfinished business'

Victory thrills at boys’ and girls’ section final games last week reflected talent on the pitch and a hunger to keep playing in a pandemic-shortened season.
High Schools
October 26

Without a state swim meet, Minnetonka and Visitation still likely best of class

The Skippers had defeated frequent champion Edina in a dual meet, while seven-time Class 1A champ Visitation was loaded with talent again.
Blake forward Carly Bullock (22) is a prolific goal-scorer and a tough player defensively as well. The senior is bound for Princeton next year.
Athletes of the Week 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.
High Schools
October 26
Two top-10 teams, St. Michael-Albertville (in blue, shown against Wayzata on Oct. 13) and Champlin Park, went from having their regularly scheduled co

Virus leaves prep football teams, schedules in disarray

Teams, including some of the best in the Twin Cities, continue scrambling for games as players and coaches watch schedules fall apart and come back together.
High Schools
October 26
Week 3 Minnesota prep football highlights

Week 3 Minnesota prep football highlights

Watch some of the big plays from the third week of Minnesota high school football. Highlights provided by Prep Spotlight TV. Tap on our sports TV/radio listings for a link to live webstreams of games around Minnesota.
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October 25
Eden Prairie's Nia Holloway

Eden Prairie girls' basketball star Holloway says she'll play for Gophers

Nia Holloway announced on social media her intent to play for the Gophers as part of the 2022 recruiting class. It gave head coach Lindsay Whalen her second in-state commitment in a week.
Minnehaha Academy celebrated winning the Class 2A girls' basketball title in 2019.
Watch and listen Minnesota high school sports live on the web
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Watch and listen to high school sports from around the metro area and around Minnesota. Here are the web sites that get you to the games.
High Schools
October 25
Maple Grove celebrated winning the 2A girls' tournament in 2019.

Parents give up on plan to hold state soccer tourney as support withers

Concerns from coaches and having key partners back away ended the idea of bring together state section winners for an unofficial state tournament.
High Schools
October 25

Stillwater boys edge Park of Cottage Grove 1-0 to clinch Class 2A, Section 4 crown

Riley Buxell's first-half goal, assisted by Gora Gora, lifted the Ponies to their fourth section championship in five years.
High Schools
October 25

Saturday's Star Tribune prep soccer roundup

A recap of select games from around the metro area.
Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
Honor rolls Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
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A look at the top achievers in gymnastics and wrestling during the 2019-20 season. The list is updated every week.
High Schools
October 25

Saturday's Star Tribune prep football roundup

A recap of select metro area games.
High Schools
October 24
Rosemount High receiver Jonathan Mann (1), who is also a Gopher recruit, heads onto the field with teammates to take on Lakeville North Friday, Sept.

Monday Night Lights: Rosemount-Woodbury set for unique prep football date

The Irish will welcome Woodbury to town for a 6 p.m. tilt that allows each team the chance to make up for games lost to COVID-19.
High Schools
October 24

Holy Angels wins third consecutive boys' soccer section crown with defeat of Richfield

Carter Hermanson had two goals, helping the top-seeded Stars claim the Class 1A, Section 3 title.
Phaizon Scott brought the Minneapolis North championship trophy to the crowd after the Polars defeated Rushford-Peterson 30-14. ] Shari L. Gross / sgr
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Our 24/7 Live Blog has photos, updates, scores and more from around Minnesota. Check it out for the latest.
Coronavirus
October 24
St. Michael-Albertville's Max Keefer helped lead the Knights to victory last week against Wayzata. The team had to cancel its game against Edina after

Last-minute COVID cancellations ripple through metro prep football

A flurry of COVID-related situations disrupted high school games on Friday, with last-minute cancellations leaving teams sidelined or thankful to find new opponents.
High Schools
October 23

Friday football roundup: St. Michael-Albertville rolls in last-minute top-10 battle

A recap of select games involving metro area teams.
High Schools
October 23

After quiet first half, Osseo slugs its way to victory over Totino-Grace

Tied 7-7 at halftime, the Orioles and Eagles combined for six touchdowns in the second half — four of which came in the final quarter.