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The top two teams in Class 4A, both of them undefeated in 18 games, will square off in the most anticipated high school girls' game of the season.
Where former Gopher coach Marlene Stollings was nearly non-existent in high school gyms around Minnesota and didn't prioritize the recruitment of local players, Lindsay Whalen has made it important.
Why would Ben Geisler leave the Bengals, the team he played for in high school and last season guided to an 11-1 record and the Class 6A semifinals?
The hockey gods have graced us with boys' and girls' games involving the No. 1 and 2-ranked teams in a span of about 15 hours, including an outdoor game up north in puck-chilling cold.
The six games will be played at TRIA Rink, the practice facility of the Minnesota Wild and home site of the Minnesota Whitecaps of the professional National Women's Hockey League.
Five metro-area varsity games were forced out of their Tuesday time slots to other days to accommodate a lack of officials.
A meeting of 28 activities directors resulted in some subdistrict changes being made among the state's largest schools, and an attempt to help the weakest football schools be as competitive as possible.
A combination of injury, hot opposing goaltenders and a struggling star player have contributed to setbacks in the first half of the season for the fifth-ranked Greyhounds.
The first Saturday of 2019 will feature three of the highest-profile events of the season for each sport.
St. Paul Highland Park vs. Johnson headline games at TRIA Rink to support the Minnesota Wild's Blind Hockey program.
The Star Tribune's list of 25 boys' hockey state tournament highlights omitted one tradition-rich program. And we heard about it.
The senior, who collapsed from bleeding on the brain during a game in October and had part of his skull removed, was recently released from the hospital.
Pannek is the first female hockey player so honored by the St. Louis Park-based private school.
Minnesota's elite girls' distance runners dominated the Nike Cross Nationals Heartland Regional on Sunday, taking four of the top five spots.
Senior Marco Cavallaro, also a wrestler, is considering missing his first two competitions to fulfill the four-game suspension.
St. Michael-Albertville, on the losing end of a remarkable last-minute rally by Maple Grove in 2017, pull off its own miracle on Friday, coming back from a 28-0 deficit to beat Edina 29-28.
The judge indicated he would try to issue a decision by Friday, when East Ridge plays Eastview in the second round of the Class 6A playoffs.
The Minnesota State High School League plans to make each milestone something special.
Zach Zarembinski was taken by ambulance to Regions Hospital during the game on Saturday, received emergency surgery and remained stable overnight.
Senior Emily Covert became the first Minnesota girl to finish a 5,000-meter race in less than 17 minutes.