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Bertels is a native Kansan and now a determined Minnesotan, living in Oak Grove, where he raised three sons with his wife. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a journalism degree. Kevin dabbles in fishing, canoe camping, golfing and gambling, and he was way too involved in youth sports until his youngest son went to college.

Who's Minnesota's Player of the Year? Find him here, with 55 All-Staters

The All-State football first team starts with an offensive backfield that has no players from Class 6A, the largest schools.

Prep Bowl: Title games start Friday. Schedule, TV, ticket info and more

Tap on the headline above for a link to watch the games, score updates, ticket information, the tournament program and more.

Meet the 10 Mr. Football finalists (and don't miss the 19 previous winners)

The 2023 list runs from metro to far outstate, from small class to the largest.

Hockey Day Minnesota 2025 will set up at Valleyfair

The annual event celebrating hockey from youth to pros will happen amid rollercoasters and rides at the Shakopee amusement park.

Meet the matchup: Minneapolis North at Fridley in the Prep Spotlight free stream

The game, a pairing of metro teams from Class 4A and 3A, will be available at 6 p.m. on startribune.com.

Meet the matchup: Totino-Grace at Orono in the Prep Spotlight free stream

The game, a pairing of teams ranked in the top five of Class 4A, will be available on startribune.com.

Meet the matchup: Rocori at Becker in the Prep Spotlight

Watch Becker, ranked first in Class 4A, and Rocori, ranked seventh, in the free streamed game of the week.

Rochester rules the girls tennis world entering the postseason

Mayo is ranked first in Class 2A and Lourdes is first in Class 1A as section tournaments get going.

It comes down to this in girls soccer: Perfection vs. perfection

Undefeated Class 3A teams, No. 1 and No. 2, will clash in the final game of the regular season.

Meet the matchup: Alexandria at Brainerd in the Prep Spotlight

The teams in the free streamed game are both undefeated and ranked in the top 10 of Class 5A.