Category Archives: High School Girls

Coaches honored at Ms. Hockey Banquet

Dodge County’s Gunderson, Roseau’s Giles win Coaches of the Year awards Five  coaches received awards Sunday at the annual Ms. Hockey Banquet in St. Paul. Dodge County’s Jeremy Gunderson was named Class A Coach of the Year. Gunderson helped lead the Wildcats to the state championship game in their first ever trip to the tournament […]

Edina shuts out Pioneers for Class AA title

Hornets get two third-period goals to win fifth title Hill-Murray scored three goals in the first period in their opening two games of the tournament. That early success led to a pair of wins and pitted them in the championship game against rival Edina. But the Pioneers couldn’t penetrate the Edina defense or goalie Reese […]

Oops, they did it again! Warroad claims third straight Class A title

Warriors reign supreme with 5-2 win over Dodge County Winning never gets old, and nobody knows that better than the Warroad Warriors. Despite losing more than 300 points to graduation last year, the Warriors came together and put together perhaps their most impressive title run of the last three and in the program’s five total […]

Hill-Murray blocks their way to state title game

Pioneers advance to state final behind Zhan’s 36 saves Grace Zhan stopped 36 shots, many of them point blank attempts, and the Hill-Murray defense did their share of blocking shots as well as the Hill-Murray Pioneers defeated Andover 3-1 Friday in the Class AA semifinals.  The Huskies outplayed the Pioneers for two periods, but they […]

The Hornets keep on buzzin’ into the state title game

The top-seeded Minnetonka Skippers and the fourth-seeded Edina Hornets meet again  By: Jackson Boline The two rivals face off for their third matchup, but this game means much more than just another win or loss. The Skippers won the first meeting early in the season, and the Hornets got their revenge later in the year, […]

Warroad eyes three-peat with semifinal win over Holy Angels

“Different” Warrior squad makes it back to title game by Bryan Zollman The 2024 version of the Warroad Warriors are quite a bit different from the 2023 version that captured the program’s second straight state title last season. But lo and behold, they are in the same position, playing for the Class A State Championship. […]

Southern Pride: Dodge County advances to state title game

In first state tourney trip, Wildcats defeat Orono 4-2 by Bryan Zollman If people didn’t know where Dodge County was before, they do now. The Wildcats defeated metro power Orono 4-2 in the Class A semifinals and will advance to the state championship game Saturday. This is Dodge County’s first trip to the state tournament. […]

Class AA Quarterfinal: Hornets fly into semis

  Hornets buzz past Northfield to advance to semifinal against Tonka The Edina Hornets find themselves in a strikingly familiar position. Once again they will play Friday night for an opportunity to advance to the Class A State Championship game. The fourth-seeded Hornets defeated No. 5-seed Northfield Thursday night in the quarterfinals to advance to […]

Class AA Quarterfinal: Andover overmatches Rosemount

Huskies move on to semifinals against Hill-Murray Rosemount entered Thursday’s state tournament after winning their section as the No. 4 seed. So when they were matched up against a perennial powerhouse like Andover, they knew it would be an uphill battle, and it was. But the Irish stuck with the Huskies for the better parts […]

Class AA Quarterfinal: Avar’s last-second shot saves Skippers

Senior snipes second-period game-winning goal with one second left Lindzi Avar’s wrister above the shoulder of Maple Grove netminder Dani Strom with one second left in the second period was enough for top-ranked Minnetonka as they held on in the third period for a 2-1 quarterfinal win. They advance to Friday’s semifinal to face the […]