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March 23

Heartbeat of an angel: Minnesota-bound Strobel removes all doubts

Charlie Strobel, the star of Hill-Murray’s hockey state tournament title run, brings a blue-collar mentality to his game, inspired by a brother whose life he helped save in 2015.
High Schools
March 22
Hopkins guard Alayna Contreras (4) stripped the ball from Stillwater forward Lizzie Holder (22) during the second half of their Class 4A semifinal at

Hopkins named national girls' basketball champs by ESPN

The Royals have a 62-game winning streak and missed their chance to extend it when the scheduled title game against Farmington was called off.
Gophers
March 20
Kerwin Walton, Hopkins.

Hopkins star Kerwin Walton waits, and maybe for U

The unsettled state of recruiting could bode well for the Gophers.
Coronavirus
March 20
The combined Hopkins and Farmington bands played several tunes together at the end of the Hopkins vs. Stillwater game.

High school league will base future actions on government directives

The meeting stemmed from what MSHSL executive director Erich Martens called the ''unbelievable and unpredictable'' disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus
March 20
Seats were empty at the Amway Center in Orlando, home of the Magic, on March 12 - and will be for some time to come.

Business as unusual: Being a sports fan during a pandemic

Yes, the sports world has gone dark at the start of what would have been one of the most active periods in American sports. The fun is gone. But what's also gone are millions upon millions of interactions in the midst of a pandemic.
High Schools
March 18

Mr. Football winner Suggs named Minnesota Mr. Basketball, too

The Minnehaha Academy star, who will play basketball at Gonzaga, became the first prep athlete to win the award as the state’s top senior in football and basketball.
High Schools
March 18

Minnehaha's Suggs wins McDonald Award from state's coaches

Jalen Suggs, a senior guard from Minnehaha Academy, was one of 12 finalists picked for the honor earlier this month.
Coronavirus
March 18
This spring’s virus scare poses Benilde-St. Margaret’s girls’ lacrosse coach Ana Bowlsby difficulties for team bonding.

Minnesota spring sports teams cling to hope despite forced spring break

The COVID-19 restrictions challenge prep teams to train in creative ways but the spring sports seasons have not been called off outright.
High Schools
March 17

Bueckers adds Miss Minnesota Basketball to senior season honors

The UConn-bound Hopkins star was named Minnesota’s top high school girls’ basketball senior.
High Schools
March 17
Josh Sampson of Mounds View won the 300-meter hurdles at the MSHSL track and field state meet last June.

High school league shuts down all spring sports practices

The announcement came before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday night recommended no gatherings of 50 or more people anywhere.
High Schools
March 16

Nurjei Weems of DeLaSalle leads the Star Tribune's Metro Athletes of the Week

Also recognized: Peyton Blandin (Farmingon basketball), Lamar Grayson (Richfield basketball) and Gabe Myren (Spring Lake Park basketball).
High Schools
March 16

Meet the 2020 Star Tribune boys' basketball All-Metro Team

See who made the second and third teams as well.
High Schools
March 16

Suggs is the Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year in boys' hoops

The guiding force behind three consecutive Minnehaha Academy state championships has been a member of the All-Metro first team in each of the previous two years.
High Schools
March 15

'No-win situation' brings tears, laughter to Eden Prairie net-cutting celebration

COVID-19 concerns derail title dreams for many top hoops teams.
High Schools
March 14

Spring sports games, meets pushed back to April 6

Hope remains for a prep spring sports season after the Minnesota State High School League on Friday delayed the start of games between schools.
High Schools
March 14

After thrill of back-to-back wins, Henning basketball gets a double dose of heartbreak

Neither of Henning’s basketball teams got the chance to win a state title.
High Schools
March 14

First time at state for injury-tested Farmington ends without getting a final shot

DeLaSalle girls’ and boys’ basketball teams also saw their seasons end abruptly.
High Schools
March 13
Becker’s bench celebrated a three-point shot against Waconia during their match up in the Class 3A girls' basketball semifinals

When the going gets sad, Becker's bonded Bulldogs go bowling

After the state tournament was abruptly called off Friday, Becker's girls' basketball players credited coach Dan Baird for helping them focus on the good - like a team bowling outing.
High Schools
March 13
Members of the Rochester Lourdes girls' basketball team including, Marissa Houfek, left, and Ella Hopkins, hugged each other after they left Williams

Minnesota high school sports abruptly canceled, 'devastating' those involved

The girls' basketball state tournament, which still had two days left of tournament play, was called off. No state champions will be determined.
High Schools
March 13
The Duluth Marshall girls' basketball team exited their bus to a line of applauding parents in the parking lot of their school after driving back from

Back home in Duluth, sheet cakes replace rally for tight-knit Marshall team

Duluth Marshall players, denied a shot at a state title, return to a heroes' welcome regardless.