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June 21
Rockford’s players celebrate a 6-0 win over Foley that made them the Class 2A champions.

Two baseball state champions are known, two are awaited

Springfield won a fast-paced Class 1A final, and Rockford was just as quick in Class 2A. The 3A and 4A title games will be played Saturday at Target Field.
June 21

Gallery: Boys state championship 1A & 2A

Springfield won the Class 1A Boys State Championship 5-1 over Parkers Prairie and Rockford won the Class 2A Boys State Championship 6-0 over Foley at Target Field in Minneapolis on Friday, June 21, 2024.
High Schools
June 20
Target Field last Friday, when the weather was relatively cooperative.

High school baseball state championship games now will be held over two days at Target Field

The two smaller classes are scheduled to play Friday, and the bigger classes will play Saturday — weather permitting.
High Schools
June 20
Dwyne Smith Jr. of Apple Valley became a champion when he changed his mindset.

Winning the mind game made boys track Metro Athlete of the Year a champ

Dwyne Smith Jr. of Apple Valley felt worn out as a sophomore, until a change in mindset made him a big senior success and a Gophers recruit.
High Schools
June 20
Claire Kohler of Minnetonka is the Star Tribune's Athlete of the Year in girls track and field.

Her fast friends form an enduring memory for Athlete of the Year

Claire Kohler of Minnetonka swept the girls hurdles races at state the past two years and anchored Minnetonka's record-breaking 4x400 relay, but she holds other moments at least as dear.
High Schools
June 20
St. Paul Highland Park’s Phlower Vang, shown at the state championships, followed in her sister's footsteps with a title.

A bit of redemption elevates badminton star to Metro Player of the Year

Phlower Vang of St. Paul Highland Park lost only once in 2024, and she avenged the defeat in the state final.
High Schools
June 20
Torger Ohe of Edina is the Star Tribune's Metro Player of the Year in boys golf. Ohe felt responsible for not helping his team to qualify for the stat

Edina's leader fills a gap, becomes Metro Player of the Year in boys golf

Torger Ohe blamed himself for the Hornets' failure to reach state as a team. He covered that ground by winning the Class 3A individual title.
High Schools
June 20
Amelia Morton of Maple Grove is the Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year in girls golf. The senior finished second as an individual at the state tour

Metro Player of the Year in girls golf savors her team's gleam most

Amelia Morton of Maple Grove finished second among Class 3A individuals and led Maple Grove to its second team championship in a row.
High Schools
June 20
Wayzata’s Tanay Panguluri was a doubles champion and a team champion this spring, and now he's the Star Tribune's Metro Player of the Year in boys t

Wizened leader amid youth is Metro Player of the Year in boys tennis

Tanay Panguluri served as a senior captain on a Wayzata state champion loaded with youngsters, and he also was half of the winning doubles pair.
High Schools
June 18
Tommy Ahneman, a center from Fargo who is North Dakota's top recruit and a target of the Gophers, is transferring to Cretin-Derham Hall.

Reusse: There's legend behind tall transfer to Cretin-Derham Hall

Tommy Ahneman's mother was a Hastings athlete, and his grandpa was a Hall of Famer at St. Cloud State. Tommy's being recruited by the Gophers, but first he'll spend his last high school year surrounded by other talented transfers.
High Schools
June 18
Mounds View pitcher Tyler Guerin helped his team win the first two rounds at state. The final is scheduled for Friday.

Prep Athletes of the Week: A pitcher who hits? A hitter who pitches? Yes.

Tyler Guerin of Mounds View hit a grand slam in the baseball state quarterfinals and won on the mound in the semifinals.
High Schools
June 18

Tyler Guerin's grand slam

High Schools
June 17
Umbrellas might yet be necessary at the high school baseball state championship games at Target Field. The games were postponed until Friday, when rai

Wait four days for one day in Target Field? Finalists say yes, please.

The state championship games were postponed until Friday, but the plan to keep them in the Twin Cities' premier ballpark satisfied participants.
High Schools
June 17
A rain delay at Target Field is a fairly normal occurrence. The delay for the high school state championship games will last most of a week.

Rain delay, indeed: Baseball state title games will wait until Friday.

The finals won't have to leave Target Field after all. The MSHSL decided to hold off until the Twins leave town.
High Schools
June 15
Lakeville South midfielder Tori Tschida (19) and Prior Lake midfielder Abby Grove (23) jump for the ball in the girls lacrosse state championship game

Lakeville South caps perfect season with girls lacrosse state title

Lakeville South beat Prior Lake in the championship game to give captains Tori Tschida, Sivanna O'Brien and Katie Grubbs an ideal end to their high school careers.
High Schools
June 15
Benilde-St. Margaret's senior Gus Bell (6) celebrates a goal with junior Dylan Popehn in the fourth quarter of the boys lacrosse state championship ga

Benilde-St. Margaret's downs defending champ for boys lacrosse title

Benilde-St. Margaret's boys lacrosse won its third state championship game in four years behind seniors Gus Bell and Sky Rold.
High Schools
June 14

Friday's prep sports results

Scores and results from around the metro.
High Schools
June 14
East Ridge pitcher Jacob Reigert (4) hurls to finish out the Class 4A state baseball semifinal against Forest Lake at CHS Field in St. Paul on Friday.

Metro ace holds undefeated top seed in check in 4A state baseball semifinal

Despite the nerves, Mounds View ace Tyler Guerin was dominant vs. undefeated Wayzata.
High Schools
June 14
Lakeville represents: South's Sivanna O'Brien helps propel the girls, while Carson Piscitiello is a playmaker for North.

What to watch for in the boys and girls state lacrosse championship games

Strengths that sent them to the finals are sure to get tested in Saturday matchups.
High Schools
June 13
East Ridge Raptors pitcher Max Arlich (8) starts the game on the mound against Eastview.

Farmington power shut down in state baseball Class 4A quarterfinal

Forest Lake's senior ace holds second-rated squad to one run in upset.

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