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Seven of the 23 rostered players were born outside the United States and 19 have at least one parent from foreign countries.
Hopkins senior Paige Bueckers will join WNBA Rookie of the Year Napheesa Collier of the Lynx and two others to represent the United States in an international 3 on 3 tournament.
Riley Mahlman, a 6-foot-8 1/2, 275-pound tackle at Lakeville South, chose Wisconsin in part because of its history of devoloping offensive linemen who are taken in the first round of the NFL draft.
Rochester Lourdes senior Alyssa Ustby, a 6-2 senior guard/forward combo, announced her decision to play for the University of North Carolina.
Ben Carlson, a 6-9 power forward, announced on Twitter his intent to play college basketball for Wisconsin one day after Eastview star Steven Crowl did the same thing.
Steven Crowl, the Lightning's 6-10 senior forward, joins a Big Ten basketball program that already has five Minnesotans on its roster. Garcia included the Gophers among his seven finalists.
The game between Lakeville North and Rosemount on Friday night was dubbed "Cap George Night" in honor of Rosemount junior Cap George, who was diagnosed with brain cancer last summer.
The decorated Brandt, who played professionally for the Minnesota Whitecaps last season, will be working with the Pioneers' team as her schedule permits.
Taking heat for coaching decisions is fine. But Waconia girls' basketball coach Carl Pierson said the Minnesota Supreme Court ruling "will do more to protect coaches from malicious, baseless attacks than any level of legislation ever could.''
What does the team's "no apologies" slogan mean? One player explained: "We're not sorry for who we are. We're North. If you walk with us, you do. If you don't, you don't."
The old glass-and-garbage strewn field is gone, replaced by one with new turf, a track, bleachers, a press box, a concession stand, a sound-system and, for the first time, permanent lights.
For the second year in a row, regular-season high school games will take place at the home of the Vikings. Eden Prairie will play Shakopee, Chaska will play Apple Valley and Rochester Mayo will meet Mankato West.
Rob McClanahan was elevated from assistant coach after Greg May resigned as Blake's head coach to become director of operations for the University of Minnesota men's hockey team.
The defending Class 2A 220-pound state wrestling champion couldn't resist the pull of the Big Ten and will be a defensive end for the Gophers.
Alexandria's 6-11 power forward Treyton Thompson is headed to La Lumiere, a prep basketball powerhouse in Indiana.
Tiger players wrapped up their summer workouts with a seven-event competition designed to bring out their best.
As the 2019 fall sports season approaches, here's a look at summer successes and changes in the world of high school athletes and coaches, including several key transfers.
The incoming senior at Minnehaha Academy, a top recruit of Division I football and basketball programs, scored 15 points to help lead his team to a championship in Greece.
Of Gonzaga, the Minnehaha Academy rising senior said, "I definitely think they're at the top'' of his list of top schools, which also include Marquette, Minnesota, Iowa and Iowa State.
Minneapolis Washburn's Emily Covert and Joe Fahnbulleh of Hopkins made different statements at their section track meets on Tuesday.