Last week marked the second to last week of the winter sports season when girls basketball crowned its state champion, Hopkins went a perfect 31-0 to win the big-school title on Saturday night at Williams Arena.
Even though Edina High’s first state hockey title was won 50 years ago, Bruce Carlson remembers virtually every detail of the game.
Eden Prairie advanced to its fourth consecutive section boys basketball final by overwhelming No. 3 seed Edina 63-40 in the third meeting of the season, this time at Prior Lake High School on March 12.
Eden Prairie’s search for a third state hockey title came up short as Edina (27-2-1) needed overtime to capture the program’s state-record 13th title by a 3-2 score on Saturday.
Holy Angels’ (23-4) remarkable 2018-19 boys basketball season continues as the Stars advanced to the Section 3-3A final against No. 2 St. Thomas after a 94-71 win over St. Croix Lutheran on March 8.
In anticipation of poor weather on Saturday, March 9, the Section 2, Class 4A boys basketball semifinal games were pushed back to Tuesday, March 12, after this edition went to press.
When coach Leslie Swiggum took over the dance line at Wayzata High School 44 years ago, the Trojans already had a history of success.
Edina senior Peter Colby scored 2:31 into overtime to help the Hornets top Eden Prairie 3-2 and win its 13th state boys hockey title at Xcel Energy Center on Saturday night.
Eden Prairie and Lakeville South were 56 seconds away from returning to the rink at 8 a.m. Friday morning to resume Thursday’s quarterfinal game.
Going into the State Class AA Tournament this week, it is widely known that the No. 1-ranked Edina High boys hockey team is an offensive juggernaut.
With five teams ranked among the state top-10 in Class 4A, Section 2-4A appears to be an intense test with games starting March 6 (after this edition went to press), with semifinals on Saturday and the final set for Friday, March 15 at the higher seed with a 7 p.m. tip-off.