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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 ...

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 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.

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.

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.

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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,

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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' 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.

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.

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 ...

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.”

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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, ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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.

Hopkins Education Foundation awards fall grants | Free  ECM Publishers

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

Nordic skiers endure a cold day at Theodore Wirth  ECM Publishers

One fan describe Nordic skiing conditions at Theodore Wirth last week as “treacherous.” Another described the course as “unforgiving.”

Panel Takes Up Ban on Boys Joining Dance Teams  Courthouse News Service

ST. PAUL, Minn. (CN) – The Eighth Circuit heard oral arguments Wednesday in two Minnesota boys' challenge to the state high school arts and athletics ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

Four-star forward Zeke Nnaji commits to Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Daily Star

Four-star power forward Zeke Nnaji of Minnesota announced he will play for Arizona next season, giving the Wildcats some much-needed size in their ...

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.

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.

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, 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 ...

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.

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.

'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 ...

Minnetonka becomes 12th Minnesota city to pass Tobacco 21  ECM Publishers

Minnetonka became the 12th city in Minnesota to raise the minimum tobacco sales age from 18 to 21 after a unanimous vote at the Sept. 17 council meeting.

MSHSL agrees to allow boys to participate in dance team  KSTP

The MSHSL said boys will be allowed to participate beginning with the 2019-20 season ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

First two minutes tell the tale: Hopkins girls lock up Tigers in section finals  ECM Publishers

Two minutes into the Section 6AAAA girls basketball championship game between Hopkins and Minneapolis South March 8, Hopkins was ahead 15-0 and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wayzata gymnasts top Tonka | Excelsior/South Lake  ECM Publishers

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

Hopkins Alpine skiers travel to State Meet  ECM Publishers

Senior Sarah Hoffman of the Hopkins High Alpine skiing team finished her prep career on a high note Feb. 13 with a 25th-place finish in the State Meet at ...

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 ...

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 ...

Royal boys break state record in 4x200 relay  ECM Publishers

Hopkins finishes fourth in state team standings. A record-breaking performance in the 4x200-meter relay on Saturday helped the Hopkins High boys track and ...

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 ...

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.

The week's five best Twin Cities classical concerts  Minneapolis Star Tribune

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra stars Maureen Nelson and Kyu-Young Kim combine forces for Bach's Concerto for Two Violins. Also featured are Mendelssohn's ...

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 ...

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.

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