Category: High School

MSHSL Cancels Sports and Events for Remainder of Academic Year

MSHSL Cancels Sports and Events for Remainder of Academic Year

In alignment with Minnesota Governor Tim Walz decision to extend the remainder of the 2019-2020 Academic Year in Minnesota schools to fully online, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) closely followed suit. The cancellation will effect all winter, spring, and summer sports and activities that would have had games/events before the COVID-19 Pandemic started. In a press release received […]

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Sauk Rapids high school seniors sign national letters of intent

Sauk Rapids high school seniors sign national letters of intent

The Sauk Rapids- Rice high school shined light on athletes in the class of 2020 who were congratulated with letters of intent. Fourteen seniors were honored and will be collegiate athletes this fall. Football, basketball, soccer and ice hockey were some of the many sports that the students committed to. Colleges ranged from University of Wisconsin-Stout, North Dakota Sate University, […]

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Hill-Murray School Honors Seniors With Yard Signs

Hill-Murray School Honors Seniors With Yard Signs

Schools across the nation have been shut down due to the Coronavirus outbreak, leaving students of all ages uneasy. Although all students are feeling as though their school year has been cut short, hearts have been going out to those that don’t get to walk with their classmates for graduation: high school and college seniors. Hill-Murray School’s faculty worked hard […]

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COVID-19 ends senior year early

COVID-19 ends senior year early

High school seniors Hailey Rudd and Haley Schaefer are experiencing the last bit of high school differently than they would have expected. Experiencing the first of many lasts is what the final year in high school is known for. Before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) hit, the girls had a fairly normal everyday life. Working at the same after-school job and belonging […]

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High school hockey heats up

High school hockey heats up

After the St. Cloud High School boys hockey team lost their latest playoff game 8-2 on Saturday against Moorhead, the only local team left with a chance at the state tournament is the St. Cloud Crusaders. The Crusaders won their semifinal game 5-1 against River Lakes on Saturday at the Municipal Athletic Complex. The season finale for the Crusaders in […]

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High School Football Safety

Football is a game known to be physical and aggressive, but on September 30th, a tragic event happened on the gridiron that shook the sport. The tragic event, was a death of 16-year-old linebacker, Dylan Thomas. Thomas, a Pike County High School football player, was announced dead on September 30th, According to Pike County Coroner, Terell A. Moody. Moody also […]

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Superintendent Replaced After Arrest from Indecent Exposure

Superintendent Replaced After Arrest from Indecent Exposure

The Rocori School District is holding a meeting March 29th at 6:30PM to vote on a new interim superintendent. The goal of tonight’s meeting is to narrow the three remaining candidates down to one, so that they can start the interview process on April 3rd. The previous Rocori superintendent, Scott Skaska was dismissed after being arrested for indecent exposure charges […]

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House Republicans urge School Safety Funding

House Republicans urge School Safety Funding

House Republicans are pushing for more funding on school security. They want to raise $50 million to be used for safety improvements in schools. The improvements would include security cameras, secure entrances, school resource officers, and bullet proof glass. Previously this year, Governor Mark Dayton called for $21 million to be used for school security and counselors in Minnesota schools. Since […]

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Headscarf dispute at high school basketball game

Headscarf dispute at high school basketball game

  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania –  Mastery Charter School Shoemaker Campus student Nasihah Thompson-King was asked to leave a playoff basketball game after the referee of the game noticed her playing while wearing a headscarf. Thompson-King claims she was “embarrassed”, mentioning she has never dealt with this problem in any games she’s played in previously. According to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, the league […]

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Creating a Tighter Zone

Creating a Tighter Zone

ST. CLOUD, Minn;  The state of Minnesota has been discussing the issue of injuries in sports for some time now, but recently, the MSHSL released new regulations for baseball in regards to injuries due to pitching. These new regulations include monitored pitch counts and recovery time. This means that and pitcher at the varsity level has a maximum of 105 […]

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