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As it approved plans to restart fall sports with limitations, the league's board signaled a new direction for financing its $9 million budget by relying less on state tournaments.
Adhering to safety guidelines only goes so far when kids aren't at practice. Prep sports also have a connection to education that, mindful of COVID-19's ability to spread, distinguishes them from summer and club programs.
The National Federation of State High School Associations says states from the Southeast to Far West have shifted to later starts, some by a few weeks, others by full seasons.
Travel between games, positive COVID tests, athlete safety, spectators and the state's new mask policy were among the things came up during a virtual meeting attended by more than 300 people.
As Minnesota and neighboring states hold to August start dates, coronavirus concerns recently prompted California to move all fall sports to winter while Texas has delayed the football season in larger communities.
Recent graduate Ellie Tschida created a new center ice logo honoring the tradition of both the school and its storied hockey program.
The St. Paul Saints partnered with area baseball coaches to create the Senior Class Salute Tournament, running July 20 through Aug. 2 with most games taking place at the Saints' CHS Field in downtown St. Paul.
Singer is transferring in hopes of raising his college recruiting profile and garner "the recognition I'm not getting" from Power Five conference programs.
Football and basketball standout DJ Hebert recovering after getting shot and wounded in Uptown last weekend.
Minneapolis Schools Athletic Director Antony Fisher is leading an initiative to give more minorities and women a chance to hold leadership positions in Minnesota's organization of school athletic and activities directors.
In 2008, Brandon Ferraro's work helped a program dormant since 1987 bring back a JV team. He didn't make the varsity jump with the Scots in 2010 but now he is picking up where he left off.
The Blake School's girls' soccer team has organized a GoFundMe campaign to honor George Floyd's memory and raise funds for the Lake Street Council in Minneapolis.
Citing a need to take some personal time, Vicki Seliger-Swenson announced Thursday she's leaving the Royals.
The responses were diverse, from well-known comebacks and overtime thrillers to the more obscure.
Is the current state playoff format, which classifies teams according to enrollment, equitable for both private and public schools? We asked for your opinion. Here's what you said.
For many, the lack of games this spring has them just waiting, patiently, for them to return.
The stadium lights in St. Paul will remain dark Friday night instead of illuminating the 15th gathering of the best high school runners, jumpers, vaulters and throwers in Minnesota.
Readers and Twitter followers weighing in on various sports mostly agreed on finding ways to get more of the best athletes and teams in a state tournament.
Those holding onto hope for a start-up of spring sports received no assurances, only sympathies, when Gov. Tim Walz addressed those topics during Monday's news conference.
While it waits on whether spring sports will resume, the Minnesota State High School League acknowledged growing logistical challenges to doing so today.