Jim Paulsen | Star Tribune
Reporter | Sports

Jim Paulsen is a high school sports reporter for the Star Tribune. 


Hopkins girls' basketball dominates in rematch with Eastview

If Hopkins expressed any nerves about playing the team that beat it in the finals, it didn't show it.


Gophers recruit Jason Williamson leads Owatonna to its second consecutive Class 5A state title

On the back of its star tailback, Owatonna survives St. Thomas for its second straight title


Mahnomen/Waubun wins Class 1A football title in debut season of co-op

Mahnomen/Waubun's debut season ends in title.


Class 6A: Lakeville North topples champion Eden Prairie to complete perfect season

Lakeville North topples defending champion Eden Prairie to wrap up 13-0 season


2A: Caledonia shuts out Barnesville 21-0 for 4th consecutive title

Warriors take fourth consecutive state crown.


How to pick Lakeville North vs. Eden Prairie? We asked coaches who faced them

Three coaches who lost to both Eden Prairie and Lakeville North supply insights, as do our staff analysts.


On eve of Prep Bowl, Barnesville and its stroke-felled coach are winning at life

Barnesville's coach suffered a stroke in March but has rejoined team


Fairmont beats Perham in Class 3A football semifinals

The Cardinals will play in their second Prep Bowl.


Mahnomen/Waubun football overpowers Springfield on both sides of the ball

Mahnomen/Waubun left mark on offense, defense.


Lakeville North advances to 6A Prep Bowl with 35-13 win over Lakeville South

Panthers backfield mates team for nearly 400 yards against rival in semis.