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Pandemic may drive the switch, even while tradition -- and school coffers -- absorb a big hit.
Isabella and Reese McCauley, who play golf at Simley High School, entered the final day tied atop the leaderboard after spending entire days together practicing.
Rosemount's Jake Ratzlaff committed to Gophers hockey early, but he is also considering football. "He enjoys both and he's pretty good at both," said Chris McAlpine, a family adviser through Octagon Hockey
For bringing home a championship in the program's first title-game appearance, the Huskies are the Star Tribune All-Metro Girls' Team of the Year.
Senior Ben Zheng tried to support his classmates outside of school.
Star Tribune Boys' Team Coach of the Year Lambert Brown led the Trojans to a Prep Bowl championship in his third year of running the team.
The first day of summer workouts used social distancing guidelines, with athletes showing up "in good faith,'' coach Andy Hill said, that their sport of choice will be allowed this fall.
Jaycee Rhodes missed the past two high school seasons because of a transfer and a virus.
The Minnesota State High School League will allow coaches to start working with athletes on June 15, the first concrete step toward possibly resuming competition later this year.
The Minnesota State High School League is exploring revisions of two contentious league bylaws that help determine student-athlete eligibility.