Sidwell Friends guard Kendall Dudley and Hopkins guard Nu Nu Agara fight for a loose ball in the first half

Hopkins girls' basketball falls short vs. national No. 1 Sidwell Friends

The game, a 12-point loss for the Royals, was the opener of the nationally televised Girls' Basketball Invitational at Hopkins High School, bringing together four of the best teams in the nation.

Expectations — endured and then embraced — no longer weigh on Anoka wrestling star

January 19
Anoka junior wrestler Eli Paulson, with father Brandon (right) and Papa Doug, Eli’s grandfather.
Being the only son of an icon comes with baggage. As the son of an Olympic medalist, wrestler Eli Paulson knows this. He's spent a lifetime carrying that baggage, and he's learning to carry it well.

Hopkins girls still top ticket in town, taking national stage via ESPN

January 20
Hopkins’ Maya Nnaji, the No. 9 recruit in the Class of 2022, looked for a way past Chaska’s Mallory Heyer, a future Gopher.
Basketball Across Minnesota: Nothing in this sports market is a sure thing, but watching the Hopkins girls' basketball team feels close to perfection. It's the No. 1 basketball show in town at any level.

No. 1 of the No. 1s? Boys' basketball issue to be answered Friday

January 19
It's a huge weekend of high school basketball and hockey in Minnesota, and one of the biggest battles will be Friday between Park Center (No. 1 in Class 4A) and Totino-Grace (No. 1 in 3A).

Prep athletes of the week: Stillwater wrestler makes it a big week, for himself and Navy

January 17
Junior Ryder Rogotzke, ranked third in the nation in his weight class, announced he will attend college at the U.S. Naval Academy and then won for the 175th time in high school.
High Schools
12:21am
Hopkins guard Jasmine Dupree (11) dances in the middle of the girl’s basketball team huddle before playing no.1 ranked Sidwell Friends in the Girl�

Friday's prep sports results

Scores and results from Friday night's games.
High Schools
January 21

Thursday's prep sports results

Scores and results from around the metro.
.
Blog Preps Insider: Inside stories on Minnesota high school sports
updated 11 hours 45 mins. ago
Our high school sports staff takes you behind the scenes on the latest news and looks at the issues facing athletes, coaches and teams.
Sports
January 20
The 2021 Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame inductees (clockwise from top left): Maya Moore, Annie Adamczak Glavan, Carrie Tollefson, Brianna Scurry, Linds

50 years into Title IX, Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame's special class: eight women

The eight inductees into the Minnesota Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2021 changed our understanding of sports on a local, national and global level.
High Schools
January 19

Wednesday's prep sports results

Scores and results from around the metro.
Sports
January 19
Jared Olafson used a machine donated by Ironhide Equipment to clear the skate path.

Reusse: Warroad's hockey folks keep five-mile skating path safe and growing

The Riverbend Skate Path along the Warroad River now extends for 5.2 miles, connecting the east and west sides of the Canadian border town, as well as generations of hockey players.
Blake forward Carly Bullock (22) is a prolific goal-scorer and a tough player defensively as well. The senior is bound for Princeton next year.
Athletes of the Week Prep athletes of the week
updated 15 hours 35 mins. ago
A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
High Schools
January 19

Hill-Murray's top goalie off team, 'no longer a student' at school

Senior Nick Erickson's last game was a Jan. 6 victory at Tartan. He entered the season as the Pioneers' No. 1 goaltender after posting a 14-2 record as a junior.
High Schools
January 19

Tuesday's prep sports results

Scores and results from around the metro.
Video
January 18

Jan. 18 girls' basketball highlights

Top plays from last week's top games.
Minnehaha Academy celebrated winning the Class 2A girls' basketball title in 2019.
Watch and listen Minnesota high school sports live on the web
updated 22 hours 56 mins. ago
Watch and listen to high school sports from around the metro area and around Minnesota. Here are the web sites that get you to the games.
Video
January 18

Jan. 18 boys' basketball highlights

Top plays from last week's top games.
Video
January 18

Jan. 18 girls' hockey highlights

Top plays from last week's top games.
Video
January 18

Jan. 18 boys' hockey highlights

Top plays from last week's top games.
Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
Honor rolls Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
updated 9 hours 50 mins. ago
A look at the top achievers in gymnastics and wrestling during the 2019-20 season. The list is updated every week.
High Schools
January 18
Chaska’s Mallory Heyer is part of a four-Minnesotan recruiting class for the Gophers.

How Minnesota became a national epicenter for girls' basketball recruiting

When women's basketball programs look for top talent, they're spending more and more time in Minnesota. And good news for Gophers basketball fans is many of the state's best are choosing to play for the U.
High Schools
January 18
Maddyn Greenway (30) of Providence Academy drives on two defenders during the girls’ 2A basketball tournament in March.

Minnesota's top girls' basketball recruits: From five seniors to an eighth-grader

The group includes four seniors who have signed with the Gophers to Maddyn Greenway of Providence Academy, who isn't in high school yet.
High Schools
January 17
Richard J. Polley

Albert Lea HS counselor, basketball coach charged with sexually assaulting student

The defendant is an Albert Lea High School alum and played football at the University of South Dakota.
Phaizon Scott brought the Minneapolis North championship trophy to the crowd after the Polars defeated Rushford-Peterson 30-14. ] Shari L. Gross / sgr
High Schools
Scores, news updates, more on our high school Live Blog
updated 18 hours 0 mins. ago
Our 24/7 Live Blog has photos, updates, scores and more from around Minnesota. Check it out for the latest.
High Schools
January 16

Saturday's prep sports results

Scores and results from around the metro.
High Schools
January 15

Friday's prep sports results

Scores and results from around the metro.
High Schools
January 14
Proctor’s Terry Egerdahl football field in September, 2021. A Proctor football player was charged Friday for an alleged sexual assault against a tea

Proctor High School football player charged in teammate's sexual assault

Prosecutors are asking that the case be moved to adult court.
High Schools
January 13

Thursday's prep sports results

Scores and results from around the metro.
High Schools
January 13
Minneapolis North players Zaeshon Rich, left, and Willie Wilson stood for the national anthem before the George Floyd Memorial Holiday Classic.

Ignored by Minnesota colleges, city hoops coaches work to get players noticed

Basketball Across Minnesota: Minneapolis North's Larry McKenzie leads a group of frustrated coaches seeking more recruiting respect for their players. "I'm puzzled about it because we have talent," he said.
High Schools
January 13
Benilde-St. Margaret's head coach Ken Pauly talked to the team during a timeout in the first period. ] LEILA NAVIDI • leila.navidi@startribune.com

A visit with Benilde-St. Margaret's hockey coach Ken Pauly

On a new Talking Preps podcast, Pauly and Star Tribune high school sports reporter David La Vaque discuss his team's current winning streak and reflect on 10 years since Jack Jablonski's catastrophic injury.