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Five-star Paige Bueckers commits to UConn women's basketball  USA TODAY High School Sports

Shortly after winning clinching a spot in the Final Four, UConn women's basketball got a commitment from five-star Paige Bueckers.

'Great, not good': freshman Natalie DenHartog makes waves in Minnesota offense  Minnesota Daily

Gophers left fielder Natalie DenHartog has appeared in 36 of Minnesota's 37 games this season. It didn't take long for the freshman to make an impact for the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hopkins High's Royal Productions presents 'Damn Yankees' | Free  ECM Publishers

Hopkins High School's Royal Productions will present the 1955 Broadway musical “Damn Yankees” at the school auditorium at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

At sustainability event, Minnetonka, Eden Prairie and Hopkins take action and face residents' urgency  SW News Media

Representatives from Minnetonka, Eden Prairie and Hopkins gathered on Saturday, Feb. 16 to discuss a variety of environmental programs in their cities before ...

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.

Minnetonka High School is no stranger to the youth vaping epidemic  SW News Media

In Plymouth, a 21-year-old who gave her name as Ashlee Joy said she vapes to help wean off of smoking. She used to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day,

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.

The places you'll go: Lake Minnetonka graduates 2018  SW News Media

"Oh the places you'll go ..." Check out the gallery with images from Hopkins High School, Minnetonka High School, Mound Westonka High School and Wayzata ...

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 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 standout Paige Bueckers a finalist for national player of the year award  Bring Me The News

Paige Bueckers scored 23 points to help lead the Hopkins Royals to a return trip to the state tournament on Thursday, and on Friday morning she woke up to ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hopkins takes top seed in Section 6 boys basketball  ECM Publishers

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

State champs head All-Lake girls tennis selections  ECM Publishers

The All-Lake Conference tennis team for fall 2018 features some of the best players in the state, including the state Class AA singles and doubles champions.

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.

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.

Hopkins wrestling: Paterson, Chakolis earn titles at Bengtson Invite  ECM Publishers

Clifton Paterson and R.J. Chakolis waited to hear the announcement along with everyone else at the Paul Bengtson Wrestling Invitational Saturday, Dec.

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 ...

Boys Basketball: Cam Steele nets 45 points in Minnetonka win  SW News Media

Cameron Steele scored a career-high 45 points with 19 rebounds as Minnetonka improved to 2-0, a 105-77 win over Rochester Mayo in the Breakdown Tip-Off ...

Skippers outshine Wayzata at Minnetonka Invitational swim meet  ECM Publishers

Although Wayzata High jumped to an early lead in the Minnetonka Swimming and Diving Invitational, Minnetonka soon took over and used its depth to win the ...

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, 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.

Luke Paulson's shot gives Wayzata boys Lake-opening win  ECM Publishers

Late heroics by senior guard Luke Paulson lifted the Wayzata High boys basketball team to a 64-63 win in the Lake Conference opener Jan. 11 at Wayzata High ...

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.

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.

Quality wins give Hopkins squad 5-1 basketball record  ECM Publishers

Following a 66-59 win over Minnehaha Academy Dec. 11 at Minnehaha, the Hopkins boys basketball team returned home two nights later and throttled Cooper ...

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.

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 ...

Fans watch Hopkins/Park girls hockey team hold off New Prague  ECM Publishers

The prep hockey game between Hopkins/St. Louis Park and New Prague came down to one final sequence Dec. 6.

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 ...

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 Education Foundation awards fall grants | Free  ECM Publishers

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

All five Hopkins starters make All-Lake | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

All five starters from the Hopkins High boys basketball team have been named to the All-Lake Conference squad for 2017-18.

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 boys CC team holds onto hope for state  ECM Publishers

While the odds are against Hopkins High's boys cross country team making it to state this year are long, head coach Mike Harris went into this week's Section ...

Boys Basketball: Road warriors -- Minnetonka, Chanhassen, Holy Family all winners  SW News Media

Trailing for much of the game, a 14-2 run for Minnetonka led to a 73-69 win at Monticello Dec. 4 in the season opener for the Skippers.

Caddying provides two Hopkins High seniors with full college scholarships  ECM Publishers

Twelve golf caddies, all of whom are Minnesota high school students, have received a full tuition and housing scholarship to University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Minnetonka School District community warned about the dangers of vaping  ECM Publishers

Tonka CARES hosted an information meeting April 17 for Minnetonka students, staff members and families on the dangers of vaping and e-cigarette use.

Hopkins trap team athletes compete at state | Local  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 ...

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 ...

'Honoring the people:' Hopkins American Indian Culture Celebration to happen May 19  SW News Media

HOPKINS — The upcoming American Indian Culture Celebration on Saturday, May 19, will paint a richer picture of a people often misunderstood, event ...

Royals finish their perfect season | Hopkins  ECM Publishers

Paige Bueckers, the All-State junior guard for the Hopkins High girls basketball, was sick the morning of the state-championship game against Stillwater March ...

Minnetonka City Council votes to raise tobacco sales age to 21  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Raising the tobacco sales age to 21 passed unanimously at the Minnetonka City Council's Sept. 17 meeting, while another ordinance on ...

Prime basketball recruit Matthew Hurt seeks one final prize in Rochester  Star Tribune

Duke, Kansas, North Carolina, Kentucky. It's common to see a coach from one of those elite basketball schools watching Hurt, who has averaged almost 37 ...

High school football | AAA: Bombers' dream run comes to an end

HOPKINS — Cannon Falls wasn't supposed to be playing football in November.

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 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.

Appeals court rules boys can compete on Minnesota high school dance teams  KMSP-TV

(FOX 9) - Two Minnesota high school boys will no longer be kept from competing on their school's dance teams after an appeals court determined the Minnesota ...

Hopkins girls track team creative with indoor practices  ECM Publishers

Like most west suburban area high school sports teams, the Hopkins High girls track and field squad is about two weeks behind.

Wayzata gymnasts top Tonka | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

One of the oldest girls gymnastics rivalries in the Lake Conference features Wayzata and Minnetonka.

King & Joe add star power to Royals' True Team effort  ECM Publishers

Track team earns 3rd place at state. With senior King Allah and junior Joe Fahnbulleh setting a fast pace, the Hopkins High boys track and field team finished ...

Several hundred plan to walk out at Minnetonka High School  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — The West Metro Walkout planned to have several hundred students participating in the March 14 walkout at Minnetonka High School, said ...

Wayzata High School hosting Food For Everyone event  SW News Media

PLYMOUTH — An event at Wayzata High School aims to raise awareness about food insecurity and food waste within the community.

Football | Class AAA: Eagles take the air out of Jordan

MINNETONKA — The Rochester Lourdes football team is built for this time of year.

Police say no foul play suspected in death of Minnetonka woman  SW News Media

MINNETONKA — Minnetonka Police are investigating the death of a 59-year-old Minnetonka woman.

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 ...

Coming up in Hopkins: Art sale that benefits adolescent mental health  ECM Publishers

Hundreds of hand-crafted ceramics, woodwork and paintings decorate Rhoda Michaeylnn's Golden Valley home. She made most of the pieces during the past ...

Hopkins, Wayzata renew their volleyball rivalry | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

Lake Conference volleyball gets underway this week, and one match everyone would like to see is Thursday night's match between Hopkins and Wayzata at the ...

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 ...

Bowling to be the best | Hopkins  ECM Publishers

A few nights ago at Texa-Tonka Lanes in St. Louis Park, four young girls were bowling a few games on Lanes 1 and 2.

Coffee, books, and beer - oh my! | Hopkins  ECM Publishers

For those who enjoy coffee, books, and beer, Cream & Amber offers a one-stop shop in downtown Hopkins. The shop officially opened Feb. 26.

Hopkins runners are Mega strong at Milaca meet  ECM Publishers

The Milaca Mega Meet is billed as the largest high school cross country meet in the country, and who's going to argue with that assessment after seeing an army ...

Hopkins teacher wins award for innovative conservation education  SW News Media

HOPKINS — For students participating in science teacher John Sammler's Envirothon team, telling the difference between a sharp-shinned hawk and a ...

Gallery: Class 4A Minnetonka vs. Hopkins  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gallery: Minnetonka High School celebrates a win in the Class 4A Finals of the 2016 MSHSL Girls Basketball Tournament on March 19, 2016 at Williams Arena ...

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.

'Juggle Jam' features local youth jugglers

The Jugheads youth juggling company aims to develop youth through the unique hobby.

Maia Peterson  KAAL

December 05, 2018 06:40 PM. (ABC 6 News) – It's early in the girls' high school basketball season, but arguably the best team in Southeastern Minnesota is the ...

Hopkins boys tie defending state champions | Hopkins  ECM Publishers

It had been a long time since the Hopkins High boys soccer program had enjoyed any success against Wayzata.

Hopkins Education Foundation awards six grants for student health and wellness  ECM Publishers

The Hopkins Education Foundation recently awarded $44159 for 13 fall grants, six of which are “wellness grants.” The decision was based on research that ...

The Basketball Game That Became a Stalemate  The Wall Street Journal

It was only a good high-school basketball game before it became the most incredible game you've never heard about. Hopkins vs. Shakopee in the Minnesota ...

Hopkins gymnasts place third in Section 6AA  ECM Publishers

Even though there were no seniors competing for Hopkins High in the Section 6AA Girls Gymnastics Meet Feb. 16 at Minnetonka, the Royals placed third our of ...

Basketball: Hopkins girls peel Spuds with 100 point game  ECM Publishers

Nothing is going to change in the state Class 4A girls basketball rankings after undefeated Hopkins routed the visiting Moorhead Spuds 100-39 Jan.

House District 44B Q&A: Patty Acomb | Elections  SW News Media

There is no incumbent candidate in House District 44B. Acomb is the DFL candidate and faces Republican Gary Porter in the Nov. 6 election.

Making his mark at Hopkins | Hopkins  ECM Publishers

Brian Cosgriff, Hopkins High's girls basketball coach for the last 19 years, won his 500th career game Feb. 13 when the Royals beat Minnetonka 69-36 at ...

Saturday's metro prep roundup: Prior Lake knocks off No. 1 East Ridge in boys' basketball  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Prior Lake went on an 11-0 run late in the first half to overtake Class 4A, No. 1 East Ridge and led almost the rest of the way for a 70-62 victory in the Breakdown ...

Volleyball: Working together as a team for bigger goals  SW News Media

Nine and 12-win regular seasons in the first two seasons for Chanhassen coach Teryn Glenn, the expectation in 2018 is for more.

Minnetonka man overcomes life obstacles again and again | Local  SW News Media

His company crashed. His father died. Dear friends died. He got cancer. And then he was nearly killed by a clot.

Player who set girls' scoring record 36 years ago writes to Prior Lake star McKenna Hofschild, who broke it  Star Tribune

In 1982, Kay Konerza of Lester Prairie set a single game scoring record for girls' basketball in Minnesota in an 81-26 victory over Winsted Holy Trinity. Konerza ...

'Considering Matthew Shepard' performed at Wayzata High School  SW News Media

PLYMOUTH — Conspirare, a Grammy Award-winning choir based in Austin, Texas, and comprised of solo artists from across the United States, performed ...

Teen Sues MSHSL For Dance Team Gender Discrimination  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Twin Cities high school student is suing the Minnesota State High School League for not being allowed to dance because of his ...

Pierson, Sagedahls pace Fairmont Summer Run | News, Sports, Jobs  Fairmont Sentinel

FAIRMONT — Lukas Pierson fine-tuned his long-distance running skills for his first year of college, while Penn Sagedahl perfected his stride in preparing for.

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