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Minnesota State High School League
November 17, 2017
Our Opinion: Good luck at state Warriors, Patriots and Pioneers
It would seem a rare feat to have three area teams playing in the semifinals of the state high school football tournament during the same season. But that's what we have—and all playing on the same day no less—with the Brainerd Warriors, Pequot Lakes Patriots and Pierz...
November 17, 2017 - 10:30am
November 14, 2017
MSHSL: 3 finalists selected for executive director position
BROOKLYN CENTER—The Minnesota State High School League announced Monday that three finalists have been selected for the executive director position. The three finalists, in alphabetical order, that will be interviewed today: • Mindy Chevalier, currently community education...
November 14, 2017 - 5:00am
November 10, 2017
MSHSL: League to recognize Brainerd's Campbell
Brainerd High School activities director Charlie Campbell will be receive a Minnesota State High School League "Why We Play" Leadership Citation...
November 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
School board: Board approves lacrosse as varsity sport
Brainerd High School students will have a new varsity sport to try out this spring, once the snow melts on Adamson Field. The Brainerd School...
October 10, 2017 - 9:19am
September 12, 2017
School board: Looking at lacrosse changes
The Brainerd School Board Monday night learned what it would take to move lacrosse from a club sport to a Minnesota State High School League...
September 12, 2017 - 5:00am
August 29, 2017
Nordic Skiing: Warriors' Baker named assistant coach of year
Clint Baker of the Brainerd Warriors has been named the Minnesota State High School Coaches Association Nordic Skiing Assistant Coach of the...
August 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 9, 2017
Prep sports: MSHSL's Stead to step down
Minnesota State High School League Executive Director Dave Stead announced to the Board of Directors Tuesday he will transition to senior staff, effective Feb. 1. Stead, in his 31st year with the League, has been the executive director since 1988. He is just the sixth executive director...
August 9, 2017 - 4:30am
June 27, 2017
Clay Target: StMA, New Prague's Glazer capture gold medals
PRIOR LAKE—St. Michael-Albertville won top honors in the Minnesota State High School League's Clay Target State Tournament Saturday at the Minneapolis Gun Club. In winning the fourth annual state tournament, presented jointly with the Minnesota State High School Clay Target...
June 27, 2017 - 7:00am
June 11, 2017
BHS speech & debate team set for nationals
Members of the Brainerd High School speech and debate team are looking for a good showing at the 2017 National Speech and Debate Association...
June 11, 2017 - 10:10pm
May 31, 2017
Clay Target: W-DC Wolverines win conference title
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines trap team won its first-ever conference crown this season. In the final week of competition, WDC racked up 6,231.5 total points to capture the Class 6, Conference 1, championship. The Wolverines seized the conference lead after Week 3, working their...
May 31, 2017 - 10:30am
May 15, 2017
School Board: Committee meetings could be closed to public
The Brainerd School Board Monday night took the first step toward closing its committee meetings to the public. The board unanimously approved...
May 15, 2017 - 11:24am
March 24, 2017
Boys Basketball: Minnehaha leaves Annandale in dust
MINNEAPOLIS—Top-seeded Minnehaha Academy used an eye-popping second-half blitz to sprint past Annandale for a 76-44 victory in the Class 2A semifinals Friday night at Target Center. Freshman guard Jalen Suggs led the way, scoring 16 of his 23 points in the decisive run that...
March 24, 2017 - 9:24pm
March 23, 2017
Boys Basketball: Apple Valley moves on to play Champlin Park
MINNEAPOLIS—Junior guard Tre Jones scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half to help the No. 3-seeded Eagles pull away for a 77-54 victory over No. 2 Maple Grove in the Class 4A semifinals on Thursday night at Target Center. The victory sends the Eagles (29-2) into the big-school...
March 23, 2017 - 11:05pm
Hockey: Merrifield resident back from 59th straight state tournament
For many hockey players, their enthusiasm and commitment to the sport continues long after they hang up their skates. So it is with Jeff Shelstad,...
March 23, 2017 - 10:00am
March 21, 2017
Boys Basketball: State tournament opens today
The Minnesota State High School League Boys Basketball Tournament opens Wednesday, March 22, and runs through Saturday, March 25, at various venues in the Twin Cities. Quarterfinals will be played at Williams Arena on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis and at Target...
March 21, 2017 - 11:17pm