Highland baseballers come out swinging

The Highland Park High School baseball team has been hitting on all cylinders this spring. Through May 2, the talented Scots had compiled a 7-0 overall record, including 5-0 in the Saint Paul City Conference. And though it was still…

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Fitness in the Parks still stretching its legs

Amy Zellner of Summit Hill can be found on Wednesday evenings teaching yoga classes at Linwood Recreation Center. She’s part of the Fitness in the Parks program sponsored by the Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation, which is back…

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Minneapolis Athena Awards celebrate their 50th year

The 50th annual Minneapolis Athena Awards will be back live and in person on May 6 after the last two ceremonies were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards will be presented to 55 of the best and brightest…

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Softball preview: Making their pitch for successful season

Newly established state high school softball rules in 2011 increased the distance between home plate and the pitcher’s mound from 40 to 43 feet. The change made the prep pitching distance the same as that of college. Many believed at…

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Athena Awards honor Saint Paul’s best and brightest female athletes

The 28th annual Saint Paul Area Athena Awards ceremony will take place on April 20. Forty-eight young women representing the Saint Paul area’s public and private schools will be honored for excellence in athletics and academics. The local winners include:Central—Lilian…

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Minnehaha rebounds to take third in state girls’ hoops

Minnehaha Academy’s hopes for yet another state girls’ basketball title were dashed on March 18 when it got bounced 69-57 in the Class AA semifinals by a Fergus Falls team that was playing in its first-ever tournament. The loss was…

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Raiders, Redhawks head to state boys’ basketball tourney

Normally, a team that came in second in the Class AAAA boys’ basketball tournament last year and has a Big Ten college recruit on the current roster would be one of the most talked-about teams in the state.However, a combination…

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Poised Raider boys return to state hockey tourney

The Cretin-Derham Hall boys’ hockey team has been accustomed to handling pressure. The Raiders started off this season as the top-ranked team in the state in Class AA, but suffered three losses before New Year’s Day.However, they continued to improve…

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Morgan is budding talent for Warrior basketball

Whenever Jaden Morgan needs to really know how he’s doing on the basketball court, he doesn’t need to go very far. That’s because the man who’s coached him all his life is his dad.Morgan, a 6-foot-3 sophomore for the Two…

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