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Adrian Peterson makes it clear: 'I'll definitely be retiring a Viking'  Star Tribune

As Peterson tossed footballs to campers Sunday in Hopkins, he seemed at peace with his relationship to the state where he achieved his greatest NFL moments ...

OPINION EXCHANGE | Minnesota Legislature has failed school girls, #TimesUp movement  Star Tribune

The state's session is ending with no action to protect girls in school from sexual harassment, despite bipartisan support.

'Royals United': Hopkins High School students battle growing mental health crisis  KSTP

Almost two out of every 10 Minnesota students reported long-term mental health, behavioral or emotional problems in 2016. At Hopkins High, students stepping ...

Hopkins High School's Paige Bueckers wins 2nd Gatorade Minn. Player of the Year; Finalist for national award  KSTP

The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated ...

Hopkins High School student allegedly stabbed to death by brother, 12, is ID'd  Star Tribune

The teenager allegedly stabbed to death by his brother in their Minnetonka home has been identified as a junior at Hopkins High School, the principal said ...

Mental Health Professionals To Join Hopkins High Resources  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

HOPKINS, Minn. (WCCO) — Students returning to Hopkins High School this fall will have an added resource. Mental health professionals will be available on ...

Hopkins middle school begins to move on after student tragedy  Star Tribune

Hundreds of young students flooded the halls of Hopkins West Junior High School on Friday morning clutching scissors, tape and reams of colorful wrapping ...

Stabbing victim identified as Hopkins High junior | Free  ECM Publishers

The 16-year-old teenager who was fatally stabbed with a kitchen knife by his 12-year-old brother has been identified as Sebastian Harris, a junior at Hopkins ...

Chabad Center for Jewish Life to be built near Hopkins High School  ECM Publishers

Chabad Center for Jewish Life will be built along Hopkins Crossroad. A construction plan and schedule is in the works.

Hopkins phenom Paige Bueckers picks University of Connecticut  Bring Me The News

Hopkins High School's Paige Bueckers announced Monday that she's headed to the University of Connecticut on a basketball scholarship. Bueckers is the No.

New Program Aims to Help High School Students Manage Stress  KSTP

The Change to Chill Program works to help students manage stress and find balance, and it's happening this week at Hopkins High School ...

Hopkins’ Zeke Nnaji Heading To Arizona  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Zeke Nnaji is part of handful of Minnesota senior basketball players considered high-end — which means they can pick and choose ...

Hopkins basketball standout Zeke Nnaji commits to Arizona Wildcats  Bring Me The News

One of Minnesota's top high school basketball players committed to the Arizona Wildcats on Friday. Zeke Nnaji, a 6-foot-11 forward from Hopkins High School, ...

2 Twin Cities boys must be allowed to compete on high school dance teams, appeals court rules  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Two teenage boys must be allowed to try out for the girls' competitive dance teams at their Twin Cities, MN, high schools, a federal appeals court ruled ...

Hopkins HS students launch campaign to raise awareness about mental health  SW News Media

HOPKINS — A student group at Hopkins High School has launched a mental health awareness campaign.

Hopkins regains Section 6-4A basketball throne | Wayzata  ECM Publishers

Zeke Nnaji, Hopkins High's 6-foot-11 boys basketball forward, had waited an entire year to wipe away the toughest loss of his career.

Looking back on a great year for Hopkins-Minnetonka area sports  ECM Publishers

It is hard to pick just one event as the biggest of the year in Sun Sailor area sports, but many would say that it was Minnetonka High's first-ever state.

Girls basketball: No. 1 Hopkins vs. No. 2 Wayzata Thursday night  ECM Publishers

Beating Wayzata twice during the regular season was a nice bonus for the Hopkins High girls basketball team, but the game the Royals need to win is the ...

Hopkins, Wayzata, Armstrong top boys basketball seeds | Plymouth/Medicine Lake  ECM Publishers

As expected, No. 1-ranked state Class 4A powerhouse Hopkins is the No. 1 seed for the Section 6 Tournament.

Zeke Nnaji leads high school team to Minnesota finals; Arizona pursuing 2 grad transfers  Arizona Daily Star

Showing why he was named the Star Tribune's metro player of the year, Arizona commit Zeke Nnaji led Hopkins High School to the Minnesota 4A championship ...

Hopkins High School Orchestra students participate in Augsburg Honor Orchestra  SW News Media

HOPKINS — Twelve Hopkins Orchestra students performed in the Augsburg University Honor Orchestra on April 6.

Zachary Greenwald Is Suing the Minnesota State High School League For the Right to Dance

Find out why Zachary Greenwald is suing the Minnesota State High School League for the right to dance on his school's team.

Hopkins basketball teams sweep at Minnetonka | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Great play from the Hopkins boys and girls basketball teams negated Minnetonka's home-court advantage in a Lake Conference doubleheader Jan.

Hopkins Boys Basketball Beats East Ridge

The Hopkins boys basketball team beat East Ridge 71-47 in the state class AAAA semifinals. The Royals face Lakeville North for the title Saturday.

Founder can step back as high school trap league soars  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Jim Sable didn't plan to start a trap shooting revolution. But he did. And now, 18 years after sowing its seeds, the founder of the Minnesota High School Clay ...

Hopkins Softball Team Preview

The Hopkins softball team hopes to contend for a section title this spring. The Royals have a new head coach as former assistant Carl Yancy takes over.

Hopkins Schools Prepare to Launch Mental Health Centers  KSTP

Hopkins school administrators are working to launch an after school mental health program with a variety of resources to meet every student's needs, from grief ...

How local schools rank on U.S. News' Best High Schools list  SW News Media

ORONO — Several area high schools have been named among the top 10 high schools in Minnesota, according to recently released rankings by U.S. News ...

Boys now allowed to dance on Minnesota high school teams  Reuters

An organization that oversees high school sports in Minnesota has rescinded its rule preventing boys from joining their high schools' competitive dance teams.

In the #MeToo era, should Minnesota schools be teaching consent?  MPR News

Advocates say they're not giving up their push for schools to teach the principles of consent — the earlier, the better.

Paige Bueckers is true to form as Hopkins girls win Lake title  ECM Publishers

There was a lot at stake for the Hopkins High girls basketball team in a game against Wayzata Feb. 22 at the Wayzata High gym.

Hopkins basketball standout Zeke Nnaji receives scholarship offer from Kansas  Bring Me The News

Zeke Nnaji is pushing rated top 30 in the country in 2019.

Hopkins boys prep for Lake play with 10-1 overall record  ECM Publishers

After playing 11 non-conference games and winning the last 10 of them, the Hopkins Royals are ready to open the Lake Conference portion of their season in a ...

Hopkins Royal Productions will present 'The Diviners' | Free  ECM Publishers

Hopkins Royal Productions will present Jim Leonard's “The Diviners” this spring in the theater at Hopkins High School. The play is the story of a troubled young ...

Hopkins' Dlayla Chakolis wins Division I basketball ride  ECM Publishers

Dlayla Chakolis, the 5-8 senior guard for the Hopkins High girls basketball team, comes from a family of athletes.

HHS Responds student leaders to receive 2018 Diversity Award  ECM Publishers

Four Hopkins High School alums will be recognized for their leadership in HHS Responds, a student group that brings people from culturally diverse ...

Hopkins vs. Osseo Baseball - CCX Media CCX Media

CCX Sports presents LIVE full game coverage of Hopkins vs. Osseo High School Baseball Recorded LIVE on 4/25 2019 at 7:00pm.

Hopkins girls tennis team rallies around All-Lake players  ECM Publishers

Hopkins High girls tennis coach Kenny Novak Jr. is optimistic for the 2018 season, but at the same time, he is a realist.

Hopkins, Wayzata lead girls basketball rankings | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

As the Christmas holiday passed, Hopkins (10-0) and Wayzata (9-0) were ranked No. 1 and 2 in the state Class 4A basketball poll.

Hopkins trap team athletes compete at state | Lake Minnetonka News  SW News Media

HOPKINS — Two trap team athletes from Hopkins High School participated in the Minnesota State High School League State Shoot June 22 at the Minneapolis ...

All Star Girls Basketball Set for Saturday

The Minnesota all star girls basketball series is set for Saturday at Carleton College in Northfield. Five locals players will compete in the two games.

High school boys fighting in court to join dance teams  KSTP

The two, Dmitri Moua, a Roseville Area High School junior, and Zach Greenwald, a Hopkins High School junior, want to dance year-round and compete for their ...

Jalen Dearring steps up, sparks Hopkins boys past EP 78-71  ECM Publishers

Eden Prairie's defense clung to Hopkins' star forward Zeke Nnaji like vines Friday, Feb. 8, at Hopkins Lindbergh Center.

One hurdle remains for Hopkins girls basketball team  ECM Publishers

Only one hurdle remains in the Hopkins High girls basketball team's quest for an undefeated regular season, but that hurdle is a big one.

Alumni spotlight: the dancing brothers from Hopkins High  ECM Publishers

Brothers Gene and Alan Bersten of Minnetonka grew up around dance, and now, they've turned their passions into careers.

Zeke Nnaji of Hopkins HS is TRIA Athlete of Week, Apr. 17  KSTP

The TRIA Athlete of the Week is Hopkins high school basketball star Zeke Nnaji...

Boys basketball: Hopkins romps to victory over Wayzata to finish first  ECM Publishers

With the Lake Conference championship already in hand, the Hopkins High boys basketball team will close the regular season with a 7 p.m. game Friday, March ...

Hopkins Junior Guard Kerwin Walton Gets Gophers Offer, Many Others  KSTP

Junior guard Kerwin Walton is a special player on the Hopkins high school basketball team. He just recently added the University of Minnesota to his list of ...

Hopkins Baseball Team Beats Osseo

The Hopkins baseball team beat Osseo 3-1 Thursday. The Royals scored two runs in the third and one in the sixth. Miles Halligan pitched five strong innings.

Basketball: Hopkins routs EP girls 70-36 | Hopkins  ECM Publishers

Even though most of the girls on the Eden Prairie High School basketball team have been playing against Hopkins guard Paige Bueckers for years, they might ...

Their high school dance teams let only girls join. So these boys are suing.  Washington Post

Zachary Greenwald's Minnesota high school dance team will be competing in a conference championship next weekend. The varsity dancers will line up on a ...

Boys basketball: No. 1 Hopkins Royals fall at Edina  ECM Publishers

Hopkins High's boys basketball team came to Edina with a 12-game winning streak and a No. 1 state ranking in Class 4A, but at the end of the night, it.

Hopkins girls find court success in opening weekend contests  ECM Publishers

The opening weekend of the girls high school basketball season looked like business as usual for the Hopkins Royals, who beat Stillwater 82-64 and Lakeville ...

Man, 70, Speaks Out After Being Beaten By Hopkins High Teens  CBS Local

MINNETONKA, Minn. (WCCO) — A Minnetonka man says he was assaulted while trying to do the right thing. On Wednesday, he spoke out to the group of ...

Hopkins runners finish strong at Bauman/Rovn Invitational  ECM Publishers

Eli Hoeft of the Hopkins High boys cross country team made a good showing against some of Minnesota's top runners in the annual Bauman/Rovn Invitational ...

Minnesota youth call for urgent action on climate from new governor  Energy News Network

The student group held a news conference Wednesday asking for new regulations on greenhouse gases and fossil fuels.

Minnesota schools battle 'epidemic' of teen vaping  Star Tribune

When Emma DePape cautions her classmates that their habit of puffing on trendy, fruit-flavored electronic cigarettes exposes them to more nicotine than a pack ...

Al Nuness Works On Building Men At Hopkins High  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Al Nuness is more than just a hall monitor at Hopkins High School. He has had a successful career as a teacher, and an executive at ...

Joan Bartz | Obituaries  Chippewa Herald

HOPKINS, Minn. — Joan K. Bartz, of Hopkins, Minn., passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Hopkins High School Quiz Bowl team to compete at nationals  SW News Media

HOPKINS — The Hopkins High School Quiz Bowl team qualified for the 2018 High School National Championship Tournament.

Hopkins Nordic skiers prepare for Lake Meet  ECM Publishers

After battling bad colds recently, Hopkins boys Nordic skiers Philip Dirnberger and Caleb Dunnewind appear to be recovering well enough to be close to their ...

Fahnbulleh leads Hopkins track team | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Super Joe runs a super race for Hopkins. By John Sherman. It seems as if nothing is going to stop Hopkins High senior Joe ...

Versatile Jake Perry hoping to catch for Hopkins Royals  ECM Publishers

If there is one thing Hopkins High baseball coach Jason Mihalakis has learned about sophomore Jake Perry, it is that he can play virtually anywhere on the field.

Hopkins relies on tough defense in 0-0 tie with Chaska  ECM Publishers

Three games into the 2018 season, the Hopkins High boys soccer team has earned its first point, via a 0-0 tie with Chaska Aug. 28 at Hopkins High Stadium.

Girls basketball: Paige Bueckers leads Hopkins' state championship quest  ECM Publishers

There are a few basketball teams in America that Hopkins High junior guard Paige Bueckers couldn't start for.

Hopkins skiers Dirnberger, Dunnewind qualify for State Nordic Meet  ECM Publishers

There should be plenty of snow for the State Boys Nordic Skiing Meet Thursday, Feb. 14, at Giant's Ridge in Biwabik.

Hopkins Schools leaders look forward to summer construction projects  ECM Publishers

The Hopkins School Board was briefed on construction plans for the summer at its Jan. 23 meeting. The projects are a result of the $30 million bond that voters ...

'We need to change the system': Richfield High School principal works to address opportunity gap  KSTP

December 21, 2018 06:33 PM. In Minnesota, state leaders have struggled for years to address the achievement gap. Certain groups of students perform better ...

Minnesota Mr. Basketball Award To Be Announced And Presented At Tuesday Night's Timberwolves Game

The Minnesota Timberwolves will put a spotlight on Minnesota high school basketball at Tuesday night's game versus the Clippers. The organization will ...

Students learn to "chill" at RFHS  River Falls Journal

River Falls High School is one of nine area high schools chosen to be part of Allina's new "Change to Chill" school partnership. The Change to Chill partnership ...

Novak Jr. wins Minnesota Hall-of-Fame honors along with his player, Humphries Basketball elites receive awards  ECM Publishers

Over a recent five-day period Hopkins High boys basketball coach Kenny Novak Jr. verified the old saying, “Good Things Happen in Threes.”

2 Generations Of Novaks Watch Over Hopkins Basketball  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hopkins High School's varsity boys basketball team is playing at a high level. “You know, they're going through the stages,” said ...

Three state qualifiers lead Hopkins wrestlers | Hopkins  ECM Publishers

With three state tournament wrestlers returning, Hopkins head coach Billy Barringer likes his teams prospects for improvement this winter.

Fahnbulleh brings talent, team-orientation to Royal track  ECM Publishers

Joe Fahnbulleh's amazing talent as a track sprinter is bolstered by his insistence that a team-oriented approach makes everyone better.

Boy, 12, charged as juvenile in stabbing death of brother

MINNETONKA, Minn. - A 12-year-old boy has been charged as a juvenile in the stabbing death of his 16-year-old brother, according to the Hennepin County ...

Seeing is believing on Lake courts as Paige Bueckers' legend grows  ECM Publishers

In 34 years of high school coaching Hopkins' Brian Cosgriff has never seen anyone like Paige Bueckers.

Former Hopkins HS star Vinnie Shahid hits buzzer-beater lifting North Dakota St. to win  KSTP

Vinnie Shahid launched a 3-pointer from the right sideline with 0.4 seconds on the clock and his buzzer beater lifted North Dakota State to a 69-66 victory over ...

Hopkins boys rise to contender's status in section CC  ECM Publishers

Three cross country runners on the boys side will represent Hopkins High in the State Class AA Meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at St. Olaf College in ...

Hopkins edges Tonka softball team | Community  ECM Publishers

By John Sherman. It took the Hopkins and Minnetonka High girls softball teams only an hour and 11 minutes to complete the Lake ...

Mainstreet Day Arts & Craft Fair set for May 18 in downtown Hopkins  ECM Publishers

Members of JCI Hopkins invites people to eat, shop and have fun at the annual Mainstreet Day Arts and Crafts Fair 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in.

Hopkins girls throttle Park in soccer opener  ECM Publishers

Hopkins High girls soccer captains Lavin Douglass, Margaret Dosdall and Mary O'Neil weren't sure what to expect in the season opener against St. Louis Park ...

Hopkins' James Klecker breaks tradition as football QB  ECM Publishers

James Klecker, the 6-foot-3, 195-pound senior quarterback for the Hopkins High football team, has broken a long-standing family tradition to find his own path in ...

Hypothermia, alcohol intoxication caused death of Minnetonka woman  ECM Publishers

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has determined that Lisa Kay Dummer, 59, of Minnetonka, died March 7 of hypothermia with acute alcohol intoxication ...

Basketball: 'Buckets with Bueckers' - Hopkins standout, with ties to lakes area, giving back to her sport  Brainerd Dispatch

At age 16, Hopkins High School basketball phenom Paige Bueckers has already realized more success and experiences than most prep players can ever ...

Hopkins High School Cheerleader Charged with Prostituting Teammate

Minnetonka, MN - Montia Marie Parker has been charged with two felonies: sex trafficking in the second degree and solicitation, inducement and promotion of ...

150 students walk out of Hopkins High School, citing race-related complaints  Minneapolis Star Tribune

About 150 students at Hopkins High School staged a walkout Friday afternoon to protest what they called unfair treatment of minority students at the ...

Nearly 100 MN School Districts Awarded Anti-Violence Grants: List  Mendota Heights, MN Patch

MN School Districts Awarded Anti-Violence Grants - Mendota Heights, MN - Projects included improvements to exterior entry security, such as access controls, ...

Hopkins track teams hold back during Lake Meet  ECM Publishers

Hopkins High boys and girls track and field fans weren't expecting to win Lake Conference team titles May 15 at Wayzata High Stadium.

Court decision: 2 Minn. high school boys who fought to join dance teams now able to try out  KSTP

A federal appellate court issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday in an effort to reverse a Minnesota State High School League rule that declares competitive ...

Hopkins tennis team battles heat in Edina  ECM Publishers

Saturday, Sept. 15, will go down as one of the hottest days ever in Minnesota high school tennis.

Minnesota's Green New Deal bill is powered by young activists  ThinkProgress

Minnesota is taking a first step toward enacting legislation inspired by the Green New Deal Wednesday, with lawmakers set to introduce a bill that will put the ...

Wayzata wrestlers shine on Senior Night | Plymouth/Medicine Lake  ECM Publishers

Senior Night was a special time for four Wayzata High wrestlers in a 66-10 Lake Conference victory over Hopkins Jan. 10.

Hopkins Softball Falls to EP

The Hopkins softball team fell to Eden Prairie 6-2 in a Lake Conference game Tuesday. The Eagles scored five runs in the first two innings to take control.

With Spring Arriving, High School Athletes Finally Getting Outside  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNETONKA, Minn. (WCCO) — Finally, after weeks of waiting, spring has sprung in Minnesota. And high school sports can get underway. Baseball, softball ...

The girl bosses behind Girls United MN | Local  SW News Media

HOPKINS — The first thing leaders in Girls United MN will say about their group is that they get it done by working together.

Hopkins tennis captain Rachel Kelly shows she can compete  ECM Publishers

Earlier this season Eastview High ninth-grader Karin Young earned the state's No. 1 tennis ranking the hard way by beating defending state champion Nicole ...

Hopkins Education Foundation awards fall grants | Free  ECM Publishers

The Hopkins Education Foundation recently awarded 11 grants, totaling $38000, across the school district.

Hopkins Softball Falls to Edina

The Hopkins softball team fell to Edina 11-2 in Lake Conference play. The Hornets scored three runs in the fifth and six more in the sixth to blow it open.

Twin Cities schools boost mental health programs in aftermath of student deaths  Star Tribune

Several Twin Cities schools are re-examining how they address mental health issues, hoping to provide struggling teens with more resources. Efforts in the ...

Scoggins: Ex-Hopkins star in NFL hosts camp with focus on leadership  Star Tribune

Marcus Williams envisioned something more useful than a few hours on the field and a picture with a pro football player. Here's how his idea came to life at a ...

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