Two of Friday's state high school football championship games were decided by late-game gambles. One worked out, one did not. Class 2A champion Holdingford won its first title since 1981 with a broken trick play on fourth down in double overtime, while Totino-Grace's failed two-point conversion wit ... More >>
As time expired on the fourth overtime of last night's state semifinal basketball game, Hopkins sophomore Amir Coffey's 60-foot heave somehow caught nothing but net, sending the Royals to a 49-46 win over Shakopee.SEE ALSO: "Ghetto Spirit Day" sparks racial tensions at Hopkins High SchoolHere's the ... More >>
Asked on Twitter about a rumor he'd been seen making out with a teacher, Rogers High School senior Reid Sagehorn jokingly replied with something to the effect of, "Actually, yes."SEE ALSO: Shakopee athlete sues school for suspension over "im boutta drill my 'teammates'" tweet Sagehorn's now-deleted ... More >>
In August, 16-year-old Shakopee High School junior Tyson Leon was indefinitely suspended from school athletics after publishing this tweet -- "Im boutta drill my 'teammates' on Monday."SEE ALSO: Minnetonka High School 'bans' yoga pants: Top 10 tweets Leon, a football player and wrestler, claims the ... More >>
-- Update at bottom -- Cedric Chappell Jr., a standout athlete at Washburn High School in Minneapolis who plays football for Valley City State University in North Dakota, has been charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder in connection with a fatal shooting that happened outside the Blu ... More >>
KDWB radio show host Dave Ryan cost his bosses some money yesterday with a meant-to-be-funny Twitter rant that seriously offended the Minnesota Department of Education.SEE ALSO: Joe Cowley, Chicago sportswriter and alleged MN resident, in trouble after sexist Twitter rant Yesterday morning, Ryan pos ... More >>
Tajreed Rich, a 41-year-old hall monitor, member of the football coaching staff, and student counselor at Robbinsdale Cooper High School, faces a third-degree sexual assault charge after he was busted having sex with a 17-year-old student last Friday.According to the charging document, the victim's ... More >>
Washburn High School Principal Carol Markham-Cousins will be changing jobs following a reassignment by the Minneapolis Public School District.SEE ALSO: Minnesota Teacher Licensure Exam results show dramatic racial disparity According to a Southwest Journal report, Markham-Cousins was told this morni ... More >>
Talk about going out with a bang!SEE ALSO: "Bad Lip Reading" starring AP is hilarious [VIDEO] Last night, during a Senior Night game, a senior goalie for Farmington High School expressed unhappiness over his playing time by scoring the game-tying goal in his own net with just over three minutes left ... More >>
The Facebook profile of a junior player on the Maple Grove High School boys hockey team said he graduated from the "college of porn" and works at the Chippendales Strip Club in Las Vegas. His profile was changed over the weekend and the porn and Chippendales references were removed.THE MAPLE GROVE H ... More >>
Randy Shaver, a longtime KARE 11 TV anchor, hosts a Friday night show focused on high school sports. He's also a cancer survivor who founded a foundation named the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund.SEE ALSO:-- KARE 11 criticized for hosting "potentially harmful" health screenings at St ... More >>
Last Thursday's sectional championship soccer match between Totino-Grace and Prairie Seeds Academy culminated in a scene reminiscent of a WWE Royal Rumble.SEE ALSO: Princeton High School girls soccer team arrives in locker room, finds gear soaked in urineAs the final seconds of Prairie Seeds' 2-1 vi ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Woodbury and Edina are top extramarital affair locales in Twin Cities, says AshleyMadison.com-- Edina drunk driver refuses to put down burrito, offers bribe, blows .284, flips bird during mugEdina High School has arguably the most storied athletic history in the state. In fact, in 2005, ... More >>
Shayegan is one frickin' bizarre individual.Sherwin Shayegan is a serial piggybacker known as the Piggyback Bandit. And he has been spotted in Minnesota.Shayegan, 28, likes to show up at high school sporting events and jump on the players' backs. He is not shy about this -- his Facebook page asks ... More >>
Yes, Craig Finn week has arrived in the Twin Cities. In celebration of the release of his new solo album, Clear Heart Full Eyes, the Hold Steady's good-timing frontman is in town this weekend. He's got gigs at the Triple Rock, Treehouse, and the Current's UBS Forum to put an enormous, declaratory ... More >>
The former Roseville Area football star met a tragic endSean Matti, the Purdue college student and former Roseville Area High School football star missing in Indiana, has been found dead this morning. He was 22. Authorities pulled Matti's body from Lake Freeman, near Monticello, where he was ... More >>
Elk River coaches will be punished, but allowed to workThe hazing mess on the Elk River High School football team has now pulled six coaches into the muck. The school board voted last night to hit them with an undisclosed penalty. Four players have already been kicked off the squad, and five ... More >>
Elk River High School football: Harmless hazing or sexual humiliation?The Elks are playing football again, but not with guidance from their head coach, Mike Cross, and four assistants. And not with nine of the team's players. All of them have been sidelined after reports of a hazing ritual i ... More >>
Nine players on the Elk River High School football team have been punished after a wide-ranging investigation into a hazing incident we wrote about last week. Four of them have been booted from the team permanently.
Elk River High School's football players have all been sidelinedThe entire Elk River High School football program has been suspended until further notice while the school investigates a hazing incident so heinous that local police have been brought in to help get to the bottom of the matter. ... More >>
The boy is being treated at Hennepin County Medical Center.
He could be charged with fifth degree criminal sexual conduct for exposing himself to a minor under the age of 16. He would have to register as a sex offender for 10 years.
Bring on the spray paint, bleach, cow entails, garbage, horse manure and animal carcasses! It's on.
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South High basketball superstar Tayler Hill thought she was just 25 points away from becoming the state's all-time leading scorer, but historians say the school's got the numbers wrong.
...One of the great joys of this punishing sport is that you can fall backward and into the distant past when the present is a strong disappointment. And tonight's game was not a strong disappointment if only because it's tempered with the thought that the season is a long one and it is but one gam ... More >>
High school teams from Minnesota and Mississippi have won an eight-day solar-car race from Texas to California. The Minnesota vehicle traveled 960 miles at an average of 26 miles per hour to win the classic category. It went as fast at 51 miles per hour. Read the complete story at KVUE.com
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