Mack leads way for Minnehaha girls’ hoops

It’s mind-boggling to muse on how good Minnehaha Academy’s Addi Mack could be by the time she graduates. The freshman point guard is already ranked among the state’s best in several categories this season and could well be one of…

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Battle-tested CDH pucksters look to take next step

The Cretin-Derham Hall boys’ hockey team looked like a bonafide contender for top honors in the state last year, only to be eliminated in the section playoffs. This season, the Raiders have vowed to use that experience to take the…

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Girls’ hoops preview: Players face less uncertainty this season

Willie Taylor, the long-time high school girls’ basketball coach whose career includes two state championships with Central and another last season with Stillwater, is back in the area this winter as the new head coach at Saint Paul Academy.Taylor takes…

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Cadets run up against tough defense in state football opener

A team that rushes for 260 yards in a game would usually be expected to come out on top. However, a consistent ground game wasn’t enough for Saint Thomas Academy to pull off a victory against fellow unbeaten Mankato West…

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Highland shows fighting spirit in state volleyball tourney

Highland Park High School volleyball coach Sonje Odegard knew it was going to be a challenge facing top-seeded Marshall in the first round of the state Class AAA volleyball tournament on November 10 at Xcel Energy Center.The Scots, who were…

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SMB Wolfpack season ends in section football final

The second-seeded SMB Wolfpack, composed of players from Saint Paul Academy, Minnehaha Academy and Blake, felt good about its chances against top-ranked Holy Angels heading into the Section 5AAAA football final on November 5. Wolfpack assistant coach Joe Protzmann knew…

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Redhawk girls win state Class A soccer title

The Minnehaha Academy girls’ soccer team just seemed to get better and better as the season wore on. And by the time it was all over, the Redhawks were occupying a place they hadn’t been for 23 years.The second-seeded Redhawks…

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Battle-tested Redhawk girls earn trip to state soccer tourney

The Minnehaha Academy girls’ soccer team set two ambitious goals at the start of the 2021 season. According to coach Bryan Hollaway, one was to win the Independent Metro Athletic Conference title. The other was to get to the state…

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SPA boys fall to Humboldt in section soccer final

The Saint Paul Academy boys’ soccer team saw its season end just shy of the state tournament when it suffered a 1-0 loss to Humboldt in the Section 3A final on October 19. The Spartans (9-3-4), who were ranked among…

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