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Elk River's clock-burning offense clinches Class 5A Prep Bowl

The Elks took over at their own 14 with 8:32 left in the game and possessed the ball for the rest of the way.


A hint of doubt amid a stack of success drove Maple Grove to title

The Crimson fed on feeling underappreciated before they defeated Rosemount in the Class 6A final.


Nine-Man Prep Bowl: Mountain Iron-Buhl makes history repeat

Winners in the first state tournament 50 years ago, the Rangers rallied past Spring Grove to win again.


Simley's offensive attack too much for Hutchinson in Class 4A Prep Bowl

Spartans rallied from 10-point deficit in the first half.


Minneota leans on its legacy, tops Springfield for Class 1A title

The Vikings won their eighth state title and celebrated like their fathers and brothers before them.


Three and out: Our final Prep Bowl picks end the prognosticating season

David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen give their takes on the final three Prep Bowl games. They both see a lot of points being scored. But do agree on anything else?


Friday's Prep Bowl picks: Four games, three disagreements

David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen have been right way more often than they've been wrong this season. That makes their conflicts over the opening day of the Prep Bowl that much more noteworthy.


How an old-school offense and creative coach transformed Elk River

The Elks, headed to the Prep Bowl, were a mess when Steve Hamilton took over the program. He blended old ideas with new ones, installed the Power-T and turned the program into a Class 5A power.


Minnesota prep wrestling preview: The best of the best and more

Breaking down the top story lines for Minnesota prep wrestling as the season gets underway.


Sweet 16: Here are the top Minnesota wrestlers to watch

Five girls and 11 boys to keep an eye on as the wrestling season starts.