It's summer — now what? A coach and two returning athletes look ahead to promoting a sport, celebrating a bit more and mixing some fun into the offseason regimen
The unseeded Eagles defeated the Rangers 5-1 behind strong pitching from senior Jack Zigan.
The Wildcats, behind pitcher Dillon Whittaker's five-hitter, defeated Hibbing 6-1 for their 26th victory of the season.
Wisconsin high school basketball teams will soon be on the clock.
Jim Galvin, who coached for 26 years at the school, replaces Bob Madison, who is taking a position with the Minnesota State High School League.
NHL draft prospect Casey Mittelstadt of Eden Prairie is in Chicago ahead of the draft, but the Cubs proved he's not yet a household name.
The senior midfielder scored 11 goals in three state tournament games in helping the Eagles win their third consecutive state title.
Here's Monday's high school sports results:
Eden Prairie beat Forest Lake 5-1 in the Class 4A baseball title game at Target Field on Monday evening.
The unbeaten Waconia Wildcats, behind pitcher Dillon Whittaker's five-hitter, defeated Hibbing 6-1 for their 26th victory of the season.
Minnehaha Academy beat Pierz 6-4 to win the Class 2A baseball title at Target Field on Monday.
Parkers Prairie won the Class 1A baseball title at Target Field on Monday, beating Legacy Christian Academy 6-3.
The Panthers, who lost in the finals last year, defeated Andover-based Legacy Christian 6-3 behind a complete game from pitcher Levi Arnold.
The Redhawks saw a 4-0 lead evaporate against Pierz before scoring two runs in the seventh en route to a 6-4 victory.
The Panthers lost in the title game last June and don’t want to be denied again, but clutch hitting has served the Lions well in the state tournament so far.
The Eagles have scored 20 runs in the state tournament, but the Rangers have a relentless approach that wears down opponents.
The Wildcats, ranked No. 1 by Let’s Play Baseball, are working on a perfect season, but the Bluejackets possess outstanding hitting at the bottom of the batting order.
The Redhawks have an offense that can get hot quickly, but Pioneers ace Preston Rocheleau has given up only three runs all season.
State champions in four classes will be determined in the Minnesota High School Baseball Championships Monday at Target Field.
The top-seed Eagan Wildcats, making their title-game debut, defeated Benilde-St. Margaret's 19-12 on Saturday at Chanhassen High School.