“Everybody asked, ‘How was the season? Were you up?’ Honestly, if there was a golf course that wasn’t up, something is wrong,” said Scott Reuter, head golf professional at The Wilds in Prior Lake.
Separated by just a few points with Minnetonka into the 500-yard freestyle race, Evan Bock walked through the Chaska/Chanhassen swim team, imploring anyone not in the upcoming 200-yard freestyle relay to get down to the pool deck to cheer.
Alexandria scored two power-play goals, but Minnetonka rallied for four consecutive tallies, including two third-period scores separated by 71 seconds, in a 5-2 matinee win Jan. 16.
An 11-point deficit at halftime, Rockford, the No. 2 seed in Section 5AA in 2020, roared back, outscoring host Southwest Christian 45-26 in the second half for a 79-71 win on Jan. 16.
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.
Chaska/Chanhassen wrestling opened the 2021 season with a 1-3 team, defeating Spectrum 60-6 at the Monticello Triangular Jan. 15.
A one-possession game for much of the first 25 minutes, top-10 Waconia flexed its muscle, using a 10-0 run in the second half to defeat host Chanhassen 81-69 in the girls basketball season opener Jan. 15.
With standout stars throughout the ice for Minnetonka the past two seasons, most notably University of Minnesota defenseman Maggie Nicholson, USA Hockey gold medalist Rory Guilday and Boston University's Lacey Martin, Brynn Dulac was a bit of an unsung hero between the pipes.
Chaska girls basketball jumped out to a 22-2 lead at Benilde-St. Margaret in the season opener, defeating the Red Knights 71-31 in St. Louis Park Jan. 14.
Bryce Hansen, Tommy Blahoski and Ty Broten each registered their first career varsity goals as Chaska scored five times in the first period, winning the 2021 season opener 9-5 at Buffalo Jan. 14.
A return to youth and high school sports in 2021 was given the green light by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Dec. 28, but with certain restrictions.
2020, if summed up in one word -- printable, of course -- could be challenging. It could be miserable. It could be rough, devastating or even the blah, non-normal.
Youth sports, including high school athletics, can resume games and scrimmages on Jan. 14, per Minnesota Department of Health guidelines. Practices for the sports can resume on Jan. 4.
Chris Ohm remembers the day he, along with representatives from Chaska and Waconia, presented a bid to host a future Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament.
Dave Stearns, tennis coach for 59 years between boys and girls teams at Minnetonka High School, died unexpectedly of natural causes at his Carver home on Saturday, Dec. 12. He was 72 years old.
The 32 players nominated for the seventh annual Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award have been finalized, the NFL announced Thursday.The nominees include Victoria native and Chanhassen High School graduate Frank Ragnow of the Detroit Lions.
If Gov. Tim Walz gives the go-ahead to relieve Executive Order 20-99, the Minnesota State High School League is ready to un-pause sports Dec. 21 with contests beginning in early January.
Coastal Carolina is the talk of college football at 9-0. Its ranking, No. 14 in both the Associated Press and Coaches polls, is the highest ever for a Sun Belt Conference team.
Jordan Fasching's father always tells her to just have fun. So, competing in her fifth consecutive Miss Dance Team Minnesota competition on Oct. 25, the Chanhassen High School senior did just that.
The first day of class sometimes begins with each student telling the class and the teacher one thing interesting about them. Maybe a hobby. Maybe an accomplishment.
For 24 minutes, Chaska was repeating the recipe that led them to section championships over Mankato West in 2018 and 2019. Dominating defense, not allowing the Scarlets an inch.
In a normal year, only seven teams across the Minnesota State High School Football League win their final game of the season.
Southwest Christian, short-handed, lost in three games to Belle Plaine in the season opener on Oct. 8. The Stars lost just four more games, winning 10 consecutive matches to clinch a share of the Minnesota River Conference title.
Chanhassen, down two games, found themselves facing match point at least four times versus St. Louis Park on Nov. 10. Each time the Storm fought to win the next point, staying alive in the match.
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