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Star Tribune prep reporters David La Vaque and James Paulsen are bringing all you Minnesota high school sports enthusiasts another way to stay connected to the action.

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Star Tribune prep reporters David La Vaque and James Paulsen are bringing all you Minnesota high school sports enthusiasts another way to stay connected to the action.

    Podcast: Two more biggies in Minnesota high school football coaching walk away

    Podcast: Two more biggies in Minnesota high school football coaching walk away

    In the latest Talking Preps, Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque spin a few of their own yarns about Totino-Grace's Jeff Ferguson and Brainerd's Ron Stolski, the latest to step down in a winter full of similar big-program departures.

    • 20 min
    Podcast: Shovel-ready Hockey Day Minnesota brings its chilly holiday to Minneapolis

    Podcast: Shovel-ready Hockey Day Minnesota brings its chilly holiday to Minneapolis

    In the newest Talking Preps, Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque scrutinize the Minnesota appeal of outdoor hockey and examine the changing world of recruiting the state's most prized future college players.

    • 19 min
    Podcast: 'Best team in state history' ignites debate and the curse of being No. 1 in boys' hockey

    Podcast: 'Best team in state history' ignites debate and the curse of being No. 1 in boys' hockey

    Talking Preps' David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen kick off the new year with Minnehaha Academy's impressive boys' basketball weekend, get caught up on big wrestling and Nordic skiing doings, and look at who's catching notice as boys' and girls' hockey kick into post-holiday gear.

    • 21 min
    Podcast: Football recruiting, Minnehaha loses (again) and the best of 2019

    Podcast: Football recruiting, Minnehaha loses (again) and the best of 2019

    In their last Talking Preps until January, David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen go deep on signing day doings and share their most memorable games of the year. And what kind of hex did Jim put on his self-declared best boys' basketball team ever?

    • 21 min
    Podcast: Getting up front with Wayzata's Prep Bowl win and slow starts for some big-name boys' hockey teams

    Podcast: Getting up front with Wayzata's Prep Bowl win and slow starts for some big-name boys' hockey teams

    The latest Talking Preps podcast shifts into basketball and hockey talk but not without Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque giving football championship credit where it is most heavily due.

    • 23 min
    Podcast: Misdirection offense and the biggest adjustments for playing in the Prep Bowl

    Podcast: Misdirection offense and the biggest adjustments for playing in the Prep Bowl

    In a special Talking Preps podcast with the Star Tribune's Jim Paulsen, Elk River football coach Steve Hamilton deconstructs his team's increasingly popular misdirection offense and sheds insight, based on two Prep Bowl trips, into how teams should be preparing this week. And what to look for in the seven championship games Friday and Saturday.

    • 22 min

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