Team leader | Prep Sports

Paul Klauda is responsible for overseeing coverage of high school sports.


Shortened or deferred fall seasons two of 4 Minnesota prep sports options

A Minnesota State High School League task force also is considering a traditional season that starts on time as well as having teams practice this fall and seek to play games later in the school year.


Even without a state title this year, Jalen Suggs graduates with plenty to smile about

State titles eluded Jalen Suggs as a senior, but oh the memories.


Saints to resume playing July 3 with Sioux Falls as their temporary home

The American Association announced a plan to resume play on July 3 with six of its 12 teams playing out of three hub cities until pandemic restrictions ease.


3 Minnesota summer soccer leagues canceled as new practice guidelines emerge

Three prominent summer youth soccer leagues and their affiliated state championships have been canceled because of safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.


No Minnesota high school spring sports until May 4 at earliest

The move came in response to Gov. Tim Walz ordering state residents to stay at home and limit movements outside their homes beyond essential needs for two weeks beginning this weekend.


High school league shuts down all spring sports practices

The announcement came before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday night recommended no gatherings of 50 or more people anywhere.


MSHSL cancels floor hockey tourney, restricts fans at basketball to 90 per team

Starting Friday only 90 school-approved fans can attend girls' basketball state tournament and boys' basketball section games, the league said.


When 'Frankie Alphabet' got the ball down low, record-setting play resulted

Little Falls basketball legend Frank Wachlarowicz was among 15 inductees to the Minnesota High School Basketball Hall of Fame.


Former Lakeville South football coach charged with misdemeanor

Tyler Krebs was accused of unauthorized computer access of the account of the Eastview coach, for whom he once worked.


Loons will open MLS season March 1, home opener March 15

Portland is the first opponent, and the first game at Allianz field is against New York Red Bulls.