St. Louis Park skated 10 seniors, but it was the play of freshman goaltender Josh Middleton that led the Orioles to a 3-2 win over host Chaska on Jan. 16 at Chaska Community Center.

Around and around athletes circled the wrestling room at Chanhassen High School at varying speeds. A return to play Jan. 4 was met with a number of conditioning drills, one that pushed participants both physically and mentally.

Gloves and sticks flew through the air as Minnetonka hockey players rushed to the home side of the ice. A pile of Skippers in the goal crease as they celebrated a 2018 state boys title over Duluth East.

With Wednesday's Executive Order 20-103 by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, the Minnesota State High School League will begin in-person practice for winter sports and activities on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

Brier Ziemer moved to Carver in the middle of her sixth grade school year from Hutchinson. Already a tough transition from elementary to middle school, Nicole Ziemer knew her daughter needed a way to meet friends.

Gabe Porthan was hunched over, crouched low to the ground, helmet in his hands. One-by-one, teammates approached, some patting him on the back. Senior Ryan Maschka placed his hand on his right shoulder and stood there.