The COVID-19 pandemic has split team training into pods. Even at the starting line, runners take off in waves governed in size by health department guidelines.
The trend started in Minneapolis recently when Henry and Southwest decided to play a blended scrimmage instead of a game in which a lopsided outcome would have been certain.
Grant, 63, will remain as the school's football coach. His teams have won 11 state championships since he took that job in 1992.
Join us for s special StribSports Live as Michael Rand hosts a discussion about Monday's decision to start up high school football and volleyball in Minnesota.
Ariadna Vargas' second-half tally secured the Pioneers their fourth consecutive victory.
In the latest Talking Preps, the Star Tribune's David La Vaque and Paul Klauda sort through unfinished business after this week's decision to restart football and volleyball, including what the rest of the fall and winter will be like.
Thomas Bump scored a pair of second-half goals to lift the Minutemen to victory.
A lot of news to catch up on, including the very quick and sudden end to the Vikings season and the belated start of high school football.
The decision to resume football and volleyball this fall, albeit with shortened seasons and most likely without state tournaments, generated plenty of excitement across Minnesota.
The highly anticipated outcome drew more than 400 listeners to the league's virtual board meeting, where they heard impassioned dialogue about the risks involved.
The next board meeting comes on Oct. 1.
On Monday the Minnesota State High School League is poised to decide whether thousands of football and volleyball players can resume playing.
The Minnesota State High School League's board of directors will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Monday to revisit, and possibly reverse, its Aug. 4 decision to shift the football and volleyball seasons to spring.
Passing leagues normally held during the summer have sprouted up along with club volleyball leagues in the absence of traditional high school seasons.
Matthew Zander and Will Guttery scored goals for the Cadets.
The Sabers rolled past their South Suburban Conference foe with a three-goal outburst in the first half, which included two goals from Zachary Susee.
The Minnesota State High School League called a special meeting for Monday that could reverse its decision six weeks ago to postpone both sports until March.
The Star Tribune's David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen dissect a surprising turn of events and give predictions with the Minnesota State High School League set to reconsider a postponement decision it made on Aug. 4.
The Minnesota State High School League is poised to schedule a highly unusual meeting to take up whether to reverse itself and start the football and volleyball seasons this fall.