Category Archives: State Tournament

Bantam AA State Tournament: The Cullen connection shines for Moorhead; Nash stands tall in net for Hermantown

By Jackson Boline The High School stars of tomorrow shine bright today in the Bantam AA State Tournament. First and second-year players showcase what they’ve got under the bright lights of the newly renovated Yanmar Arena in Grand Rapids.  Moorhead 4, Osseo-Maple Grove 3 The 2022-23 Bantam AA Runner-up Moorhead had their eyes on a […]

All they do is win, win, win no matter what

The Edina Hornets hoist the state title for the 14th time in program history The stage was set…Class AA State Championship Saturday is here and gone. Edina looks for their 14th title while Chanhassen looks for their first in their first appearance. What more could you ask for on the final day of High School […]

St. Cloud Cathedral reign as champions again

It didn’t take long for the 2019 champions to find the back of the net, as Andrew Dwinnell got a nice feed from John Hirschfeld and he didn’t miss. He was getting the Crusaders ahead early in the Class A championship game against Hermantown. Dwinnell scored his second of the tournament and 28th of the […]

Chanhassen storms past Cretin-Derham Hall and advance to first title game

The Storm route Cretin-Derham Hall 6-1 as they will play in their first-ever State Championship game Chanhassen is coming off a dominant quarterfinal win over Rochester Century/JM in their first-ever State Tournament. The Storm’s section final win over Minnetonka may be deemed an upset, but they are far from a team that isn’t as good. […]

Hermantown flys high into Friday with a shot at another title

Hermantown avoids a Zephyrs surge to win 7-6 in overtime The defending Class A champions have the daunting task of facing a red-hot Hermantown squad hungry for another state title. The Hawks are looking for their sixth state championship plaque and first since 2022. Hermantown defeated Alexandria in the Quarterfinal round 6-1 and the Zephyrs […]

St. Cloud Cathedral comes back twice to beat Warroad 4-3 in overtime and advance to the Class A championship

St. Cloud Cathedral makes it dramatic with an overtime winner over Warroad Happy Semifinals Friday hockey fans. Today’s action starts with St. Cloud Cathedral looking to replicate their 2019 State Championship season and Warroad, the back-to-back Class A runner-up. The Warriors look to get over the hump and get the one final win to etch […]

The Zephyrs fly past Orono to keep their hopes for a repeat alive

Mahtomedi doesn’t care what you say about their record, they win when it matters most Mahtomedi made their way into the tournament for the fourth time in the last five years, but this time, they look to repeat as champions. The defending Class A champs didn’t take an easy route to the tourney this year, […]

The Crusaders cruise into the semifinals after taking down Northfield

      Hirschfeld has a four-point performance as the Crusaders take down Northfield 5-1 St. Cloud Cathedral returns to the Xcel Energy Center for the second straight year in hopes of replicating its 2019 state title season. The Crusaders have had a great season heading into the X, finishing No. 2 on our LPH […]

Warroad makes it nine quarterfinal wins since 2005 with win over New Ulm

    Warroad gives New Ulm no chance at an upset with an 8-1 win The Warroad Warriors are making their third straight state tournament appearance, and are back to back-runner ups. The second-seed Warriors have their eyes set on one thing: finishing the job.  Warroad got a good start to their trek back to […]