High Schools
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Maple Grove settles in for another week atop the football Metro Top 10

After three No. 1s in three weeks, the Crimson bring calm to Jim Paulsen's ranking of metro area teams.
High Schools
October 3

What started as 'diversion' has turned into 250+ wins for coach

Jamie Plaisance's win total as Minneapolis Southwest's soccer coach is just one of the big numbers accumulated in high school sports lately — a number he couldn't have expected when he started coaching.
High Schools
October 3

Mayo, Minnetonka change it up for match atop girls' tennis rankings

Watch for the experimenting to end, and for injured players to return, now that section play is near.
High Schools
October 3

Prep athletes of the week: Annandale runner isn't one to come in second

Sophomore Salvador Wirth hasn't lost a race this season, and he is also at the peak in class, carrying a 4.0 GPA.
Local
October 1

Metro briefs: Inver Grove Heights delays vote restricting short-term rentals

Inver Grove Heights has postponed voting on an ordinance that would prohibit homeowners from offering their homes as short-term rentals through websites such as Airbnb…
High Schools
October 1

Armstrong rallies past Chanhassen with touchdown in final minute

The Falcons, who had given up a 21-point lead, scored with 22 seconds left to remain undefeated.
High Schools
September 30

Rosemount overcomes Lakeville South with stern defense and late field goal

Senior kicker Max Ritter broke a tie with a 35-yard field goal with 1:38 to play.
High Schools
September 30

Friday's football roundup: Eden Prairie makes first-half burst stand up

The Eagles didn't score in the second half but held on in a game pitting two teams from the Metro Top 10.
South Metro
September 30

Site of rare meteorite impact discovered in Inver Grove Heights

Researchers still want to figure out the exact size of the meteor and when the crash occurred.
South Metro
September 30

Man dies in collision of two boats on the Mississippi River in Hastings

A woman with him was seriously injured, the Sheriff's Office said.
High Schools
September 29

Online ticket sales only for high school events: Convenience or catastrophe?

The high school league encourages it and some schools embrace it, but it can catch fans by surprise at the ticket window.
High Schools
September 29

It's Week 5, and the staffers predicting football winners can't agree on a thing

Can Rosemount do it back-to-back? Who gets to 5-0, Chanhassen or Armstrong? What about the Twin Cities' overachieving underdogs?
High Schools
September 29

Recruiting updates: 330-pounder from nine-man going Division I

He's a center, a nose tackle and a kicker. Isaac Folland of Kittson County Central will find out how well his skills hold up against players closer to his own size.
High Schools
September 28

Teen charged in the Richfield shooting reportedly clashed earlier with one victim

The 15-year-old has had prior unspecified "police contacts" and was involved in an altercation with one of the shooting victims this month at a fast-food restaurant, a court filing said.
Music
September 28

Twin Cities Summer Jam calls it quits due to new amphitheater coming to Shakopee

The multiday, multi-genre music festival spent millions presenting Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Aerosmith.
High Schools
September 28

Chaos comes to the state football rankings; new No. 1s abound

Upsets caused voters in a statewide media panel to switch out the top teams in three of the seven classes, including a new leader for the largest schools in Minnesota.
High Schools
September 27

Police release 1 of 2 teens arrested in shooting at Richfield High football game

A 15-year-old boy, a Richfield student who was arrested on accusations of being the shooter, remained in custody awaiting charges that could come as soon as Wednesday.
Eat & Drink
September 27

First look: Kitchen and Rail in Eagan is one of metro's hottest reservations

A menu that serves a little bit of everything aims to please just about everyone.
Business
September 27

With beer under pressure, Shakopee's Rahr Malting looks beyond its legacy

As Rahr celebrates 175 years in business, the Minnesota maltster reflects on its past adversities and seeks ways to overcome new ones.
High Schools
September 27

Minnesota runners protect their No. 1 rankings with Roy Griak Invitational wins

Abbey Nechanicky of Wayzata and Noah Breker of Armstrong defeated runners from across the Midwest.