Hopkins

Joe Klecker charged to the Section 6AA boys cross country title Oct. 22 at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista, and now there’s only one big race left to win for the Hopkins High senior. Klecker will take on all challengers in the State Class AA Meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at St. Olaf [...]

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Although the Hopkins High girls soccer team lost to No. 1 seed Eagan in the first round of the State Class AA Tournament Oct. 21, it was still a great season for the Royals. They finished with a 12-6-2 record and qualified for the state tourney for the first time ever. “Eagan is a good [...]

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Thus far, there has been only one low spot in the Hopkins High football season, and that came the first week when the Royals lost 39-13 at Lakeville North. As fate would have it, the Royals will return to Lakeville North at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, to meet the Panthers in a playoff game. [...]

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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 [...]

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The Class 4A, Section 6 football championship game will pit the top two seeds. No. 2 Benilde-St. Margaret’s squad hopes to punch its ticket to the state tournament by defeating top-seeded DeLaSalle in the finals this week. BSM has a 5-4 record entering its championship clash against DeLaSalle (8-1) at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, [...]

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The Twin Cities Artful Book Club meets 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet. The book under discussion will be “The Anthropology of Turquoise” by Ellen Meloy. In this mix of natural history and adventure, Meloy uses turquoise as both color and gem to probe deeper into the [...]

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