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July 9
Anoka’s Tyler Eischens had a 21-9 record and qualified for the NCAA Tournament last spring as a redshirt freshman at Stanford.

Former Anoka wrestler Eischens: 'Disbelief, shock' at Stanford dropping program

Coming off a 21-9 record and an NCAA tournament qualification last season, upcoming redshirt sophomore Tyler Eischens must eventually decide if he'll remain at Stanford after wrestling is eliminated.
Gophers
July 7
Tamin Lipsey spun a ball on his finger while listening to coach Jay Fuhrmann during a D1 Minnesota practice.

AAU basketball stars weigh risk/reward of recruiting exposure in COVID-19 era

D1 Minnesota and others are filled with college prospects once again, as games finally resume. But it looks markedly different with restrictions surrounding the coronavirus.
Golf
July 7

Simley's Isabella McCauley wins second tournament in two weeks

Isabella McCauley shot a closing 3-under 69 to beat Kathryn VanArragon by two shots after the final round of the 45th Minnesota Girls' Junior PGA Championship at Rush Creek
High Schools
July 6

Stewartville senior Tschetter headed for Michigan

Will Tschetter, a 6-8 forward who also was recruited by the Gophers, had his stock rise quickly after averaging 33 points and 11 rebounds as a junior.
High Schools
July 6

Totino-Grace tackle Alt chooses Notre Dame for 2021

Joe Alt's father, John, played at Iowa and for the Kansas City Chiefs after attending Columbia Heights.
Gophers
July 6
Snow removal can be a late-season task at TCF Bank Stadium. Move Gophers football season to the spring, and those fickle March snowstorms can affect t

College, prep football in spring is unpopular option, but may be heading that way

Pandemic may drive the switch, even while tradition -- and school coffers -- absorb a big hit.
High Schools
July 5
Charles Adams III is not only a football coach, but he is also a police officer. He reached out to his players amid all the chaos after the May 25 kil

Football coach determined to keep driving change at Minneapolis North

Charles Adams III, a Northsider since birth and a Minneapolis police officer, will do anything to serve a community he loves.
High Schools
July 1

Saints to host 32-team tournament for seniors who didn't have a season

It will begin July 20 at CHS Field, home of the Saints. Area baseball coaches will put together teams of 12 to 16 players.
High Schools
July 1
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And the winner of Minnesota's best high school nickname contest is ...

Started as a way to fill the void in the spring's lack of high school sports, the Minnesota State High School League's nickname challenge gave its followers a shining month of fun.
Golf
July 1
Isabella Mccauley of Simley tees off last June in the MSHSL state golf tournament.

Isabella McCauley defeats younger sister for Junior State Championship

Isabella and Reese McCauley, who play golf at Simley High School, entered the final day tied atop the leaderboard after spending entire days together practicing.
High Schools
June 30
North St. Paul High School in April.

Cornelius Gilleylen to coach North St. Paul boys' basketball

Gilleylen, who was an Eden Prairie assistant, will replace Damian Johnson, a former Gophers guard who left North St. Paul to lead the program at Benilde-St. Margaret's.
Gophers
June 27
Minnehaha Academy 7-foot center Chet Holmgren on Friday announced his seven finalists for college, with the Gophers among the contenders.

Minnehaha's Holmgren has U among finalists as his game and fame grows

The 7-foot Minnehaha Academy senior, who is rated the nation's top boys' basketball prospect in the upcoming senior class, has Minnesota among seven colleges that he's considering.
High Schools
June 26

Former Fairmont football star Tom Mahoney Jr. dies at 67

A Martin County commissioner, Mahoney's father was the winningest football coach in Minnesota history when he retired and his son is the current football coach and activities director at Fairmont.
High Schools
June 25
'Lucky and blessed' former Osseo prep standout DJ Hebert survives a stray Uptown bullet

'Lucky and blessed' former Osseo prep standout DJ Hebert survives a stray Uptown bullet

Football and basketball standout DJ Hebert recovering after getting shot and wounded in Uptown last weekend.
Gophers
June 25
With NHL draft delayed, Gophers recruit Ratzlaff eyes football border battle

With NHL draft delayed, Gophers recruit Ratzlaff eyes football border battle

Rosemount's Jake Ratzlaff committed to Gophers hockey early, but he is also considering football. "He enjoys both and he's pretty good at both," said Chris McAlpine, a family adviser through Octagon Hockey
High Schools
June 23

Seeking diversity, prep athletic directors group looking to make changes

Minneapolis Schools Athletic Director Antony Fisher is leading an initiative to give more minorities and women a chance to hold leadership positions in Minnesota's organization of school athletic and activities directors.
High Schools
June 23
Stillwater point guard Pratt verbally commits to Nebraska Omaha

Stillwater point guard Pratt verbally commits to Nebraska Omaha

Alexis Pratt was part of a Ponies team this season that reached the Class 4A semifinals.
High Schools
June 22
Eden Prairie players Drake Dobbs, Austin Andrews, Will Foster, Connor Christensen and John Henry gathered before a December game at East Ridge. The Ea

Trail of big victories leads unbeaten Eden Prairie boys' basketball team to top honor

The Eagles, with a core of players who started playing together and impressing as fourth-graders, are the Star Tribune All-Metro Boys' Team of the Year.
High Schools
June 21
Reusse: Four-man Gibbon track team gave metro powers a run for 1954 title

Reusse: Four-man Gibbon track team gave metro powers a run for 1954 title

Dr. Edgar Taggatz "keeps the Wildcats spirit alive," one of the key figures says.
High Schools
June 21
Andover players celebrated their 5-3 victory over Edina in the Class 2A girls’ hockey championship at the X in February.

First title for Andover girls' hockey caps a game and team worth remembering

For bringing home a championship in the program's first title-game appearance, the Huskies are the Star Tribune All-Metro Girls' Team of the Year.