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June 14

State boys' volleyball meet set despite league's vote against sanctioning

Sixteen teams will participate in the tournament, which will be held Wednesday and Thursday in Shakopee.
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May 20
Minneapolis Washburn captain Luke Little encourages his teammates before a recent match. (Photo by John McCreary)

Nine in a row: Washburn extends boys' tennis title streak with hard work, fun

The next challenge for the City Conference champions is battling for a state tournament berth in a section that has rivals from a suburban power and Minneapolis private school.
Blog Preps Insider: Inside stories on Minnesota high school sports
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Our high school sports staff takes you behind the scenes on the latest news and looks at the issues facing athletes, coaches and teams.
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May 3
Edina senior midfielder Haley Reeck, the Hornets’ career scoring leader, tallied five goals against Prior Lake in the season opener.

Q&A: Haley Reeck, Edina's career scoring leader in girls' lacrosse

Reeck set the mark in the fourth game of the season and entered this week with 165 goals. Her roots in the sport run deep.
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April 30
South St. Paul celebrated a win by shooting off fireworks in 2017

The last team to defeat Trey Lance? The Packers (of South St. Paul)

The No. 3 pick in the NFL draft hasn't lost a game since the one in 2017 that, after getting a network TV callout, has the victors recalling memories of a chilly night and a special player in their midst.
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April 28
The “Go Girl Flag Football League” logo

Girls' flag football league set to launch this summer in Twin Cities

The Go Girl Flag Football League allows young women in grades 6-8 and 9-12 throughout the metro area to develop their skills and grow interest in the sport.
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
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A look at the top athletes in the metro area from recent high school sporting events.
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April 7

Class 1A boys' semifinals Hancock vs. Sleepy Eye

Class 1A boys' basketball semifinals game between Hancock and Sleepy Eye St. Mary's at the Target Center on April 7, 2021.Hancock won 65-53
April 7

Class 1A boy's semifinals basketball Hayfield vs. Badger-Greenbush-Middle River

Class 1A boys' basketball semifinals game between Badger-Greenbush-Middle River and Hayfield on April 7, 2021 at the Target Center. Hayfield won 79-53.
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March 11
Minnetonka coach Tracy Cassano, behind the bench during a game in December 2019.

Husband's math error doesn't wave off hockey mark for 'Tonka coach

Believed to be the first Minnesota female hockey coach with 200 victories, Tracy Cassano reached the mark two games sooner than her husband (also an assistant coach) thought she had.
Minnehaha Academy celebrated winning the Class 2A girls' basketball title in 2019.
Watch and listen Minnesota high school sports live on the web
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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.
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February 11
Simley coach Will Short watched his wrestlers compete in a match in 2017.

Wrestling coaches pleased with tricky-to-plan state tournament concept

Where it will be held is still unknown, but the March 25-27 event will crown team and individual champions, something that had been much in doubt two months ago.
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February 4
A commemorative patch honoring the late Jimmy Robinson is being pursued to recognition his contributions as a pioneering Black official in Minnesota b

Commemorative patch honors Minnesota pioneering Black official Jimmy Robinson

A $10,000 fundraising effort has been started to get patches distributed to all 2,000 game officials in the state.
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January 28
Ashby High School senior Deklin Goeden is at the center of a court case over athletic eligibility due to discrimination by reason of a learning disabi

MSHSL challenges ruling in eligibility case over learning disability

The family of Ashby senior Deklin Goeden had sought to restore his eligibility to play sports after he repeated seventh grade.
Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
Honor rolls Best of the best: Prep wrestling, gymnastics honor rolls
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A look at the top achievers in gymnastics and wrestling during the 2019-20 season. The list is updated every week.
High Schools
January 20

Podcast: Hopkins girls' basketball looks even better than last year, if that's possible

The Star Tribune's Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque wondering if the Royals, with a 64-game winning streak, will lose a game this year.
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December 31, 2020
Deklin Goeden (photo courtesy Goeden family)

Ashby senior sues MSHSL and wins, regaining eligibility

Deklin Goeden repeated seventh grade for academic reasons and was out of eligibility as a senior before taking legal action.
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December 17, 2020

Complaint from smaller metro schools prompts meeting with MSHSL

A metro-area region representing 67 schools, hinting that members would resist paying big increases in fees sought by the league, will meet Friday with MSHSL executives.
Phaizon Scott brought the Minneapolis North championship trophy to the crowd after the Polars defeated Rushford-Peterson 30-14. ] Shari L. Gross / sgr
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Our 24/7 Live Blog has photos, updates, scores and more from around Minnesota. Check it out for the latest.
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December 17, 2020

New Hopkins girls' basketball coach: "I just want to get into the gym.''

Highly successful AAU coach Tara Starks, taking over a talented team with a 62-game winning streak, has only been able to virtually coach her players.
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December 15, 2020
Dave Stearns, longtime Minnetonka tennis coach

Minnetonka girls' tennis coach Stearns dies at 72

He led Skippers' teams for 33 years, including the last 27 as the girls' team coach.
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December 15, 2020
Deklin Goeden (photo courtesy Goeden family)

Prep athlete going to court to regain eligibility in dispute over learning disability

Deklin Goeden of Ashby repeated seventh grade for academic reasons, a move that cost him two semesters of high school sports eligibility.