For 75 days of the girls cross country season, Willmar High School was the top-ranked Class AA team in Minnesota. But on the only day that really counted, Saturday, Nov. 1, the Cardinals had to stand aside and watch the Wayzata Trojans picked up their gold medals. Being ranked second all season didn’t really bother […]
On a cold, blustery day in St. Cloud Oct. 30, Wayzata High’s quest for a state boys soccer title fell one shot short. The Trojans played 100 minutes of soccer against Anoka, and the scoreboard read 1-1. A shootout was needed to decide the state Class AA title. Each team chose five shooters while the […]
Consider this column my memo to the Minnesota State High School League. It is a message I have sent before, and if may be a message I’ll send in the future. Anyway, the time has come for the high school league to take a close look at breaking new ground. We have boys sports, and […]
Minnetonka High girls volleyball coach Karl Katzenberger calls the Section 6AAA semifinals “the best night of volleyball in Minnesota.”
Earlier this week, soccer fans around the state thought they might be seeing undefeated East Ridge and undefeated Maple Grove playing for the Class AA championship at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at St. Cloud State. Instead, fans will see a match-up between two teams that made good on their upset bids in the semifinal round Oct. 28.
Wayzata-Minnetonka football games are supposed to be unpredictable, right? About the only thing fans can count on is that the winner is taking the Bay Bell trophy home for a while. On Oct. 15, Minnetonka took the Bay Bell away from Wayzata, 17-6. In the West Section playoff opener Oct. 24, Wayzata took it back, […]
Wayzata High boys cross country coach Bill Miles is looking for a two-team race in the State Class AA Meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at St. Olaf College in Northfield. “It will be a Section 6AA rematch,” said Miles, referring to the rivalry between his Trojans and the Hopkins Royals. The race for […]