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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.
The best the league can do right now is assure its member schools that it is gathering all the needed information and considering the various scenarios to make a modified spring sports season work.
Across the state, spring sports coaches and players are getting creative in seeking ways to stay connected
After five years of early playoff exits, the AC Wings play Thursday for the right to go to state.
Undefeated Eden Prairie brings its senior-dominated team to Minnehaha Academy on Tuesday to challenge Gonzaga-bound Jalen Suggs, 7-foot junior Chet Holmgren and the Redhawks.
Citing MSHSL rules, the school's athletic department took to Twitter Thursday to address fans who want the team to play in the high school national championships in April.
The Lions are 18-0, including a victory over traditional power Minneapolis North, and the boys are ranked No. 5 in Class 2A.
Former Olympians Brandon Paulson, Jake Deitchler and Dan Chandler are among alumni expected to attend.
The Eveleth and Virginia schools are combining into a new school that will be known as Rock Ridge. The birth of the Wolverines will mark the end of a historic hockey rivalry.
Erin Herman has led Hill-Murray to seven state tournaments, placing second in 2010 and 2011, and is moved more by a number other than her victory total.
Fish, a resiient defenseman, is the first Governors' player to verbally commit to the Gophers in more than 15 years.
Jeff Ferguson, whose teams won eight state titles in 18 seasons, was asked once about private school recruiting. "Do we recruit? Damn right, we do. We recruit students, not athletes."
Smith, who started with the Eagles in 1993-94, became the 16th coach to win 500 career games.
"What's been touching to me is how proud everyone is to be a part of it," said Pauly, who in his 30th season became the 15th coach to reach the mark.
Under coach Matthew McCollister, the Packers are winning for the first time in decades and generating a noticeable buzz in the hallways at school.