The Minnesota State High School League board of directors on Monday delayed the start of its summer coaching waiver period – the time during which high school coaches can work with their athletes – until Monday, June 15.
Although there’s been no word yet on whether high school sports can resume in the fall, there almost certainly will be a push toward something approaching normalcy.
Gov. Tim Walz said Monday a decision about the remainder of the 2019-20 school year could come later this week. But it might not be welcome news for spring sports athletes, coaches and fans.
Two South Suburban Conference hockey players returned to their teams last week with something to show off – gold medals from the 2020 International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women’s World Championships.
Five South Suburban Conference basketball teams will play in the boys version of the Breakdown Tip Off Classic on Saturday at Hopkins High School.
Trent Peterson of Eagan received the Minnesota Golf Association Men’s Player of the Year award at the MGA annual awards dinner Oct. 28 at Brackett’s Crossing Country Club in Lakeville.
The forecast for Friday afternoon calls for cool, windy and possibly wet weather, but it would need to be a lot worse than that to keep the South Suburban Conference’s cross country runners from competing.
Lakeville South High School senior Lander Wells won three bronze medals at the Youth Pan American Championships weightlifting meet last month in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Apple Valley High School will hold a presale Friday, Sept. 20, for tickets for its homecoming football game Sept. 27 at TCO Performance Center in Eagan.
Eagan High School girls hockey record-setter Natalie Darwitz and former Farmington and Lakeville school administration Byron Olson are part of the 2019 induction class for the Minnesota State High School League Hall of Fame.
Rosemount native Payton Otterdahl finished eighth in the men’s shot put at the Prefontaine Classic on Sunday in Palo Alto, California. The two-time NCAA Division I throwing champion from North Dakota State University was making his professional track and field debut.
A large number of local runners competed in last weekend’s Grandma’s Marathon, including several who celebrated their recent graduation from Lakeville North High School by doing the race along the north shore of Lake Superior.
Eastview’s A.J. Green maintained his winning streak in the 800 meters with a victory in an elite national meet last weekend in Seattle, Washington.
Megan Plaschko of Eagan and Bryce Benhart of Lakeville North were named 2019 St. Paul Downtown Lions Club Athletes of the Year at a banquet Tuesday afternoon.
Tracy Cassano, Burnsville High School’s girls hockey coach for the last six years, last week was named to the same position at Minnetonka High School.
A hat trick in your first professional game. Followed by the game-winning shootout goal. In Montreal, perhaps the most hockey-centric city in the world.
Limited spring high school sports action is taking place this week, but the schedule will accelerate next week, starting with Opening Day for South Suburban Conference baseball and softball Monday, April 8.
Two wrestlers who earned a combined 10 state individual titles while wrestling for Apple Valley High School finished in the top three at the NCAA Division I championships last weekend in Pittsburgh.
A number of local high school hockey players will compete in the Ted Brill Great 8 Festival this weekend at Doug Woog Arena in South St. Paul.
Stillwater, the team that thwarted Lakeville North’s attempt for back-to-back state Class AA gymnastics championships, will go into Saturday’s Panther Invitational at Lakeville North as the favorite.
Players who starred at South Suburban Conference high schools have helped lead their college football teams deep into the postseason, and now are up for major individual awards.
Rosemount’s boys and Farmington’s girls will defend their team championships in the South Suburban Conference cross country meet Friday afternoon at Eagan High School.
To be clear, the Eagle Invitational doesn’t decide the state large-school volleyball champion. But it almost always identifies teams that will make a run at it.
Several teams that appeared in the state Class AA cross country preseason rankings will test themselves at the 17th annual Irish Invitational on Friday at Rosemount High School.
J.T. Brown, who led Rosemount High School to a section championship game in 2008 and helped Minnesota-Duluth win an NCAA championship in 2011, is one of the latest Minnesota natives to get a chance to pull on a Minnesota Wild jersey.
Winter is slowly loosening its grip on Minnesota, which means it shouldn’t be long before high school sports finally can get rolling. But teams won’t have the luxury of easing into the season.