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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: Who's in the running for Star Tribune all-metro hockey, basketball honors?

    Podcast: Who's in the running for Star Tribune all-metro hockey, basketball honors?

    Staff writers Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque serve up a slightly past midseason snapshot at who they would tap, based on performance to date, for first teams in boys' and girls' basketball and hockey.

    • 28 min
    Podcast: Too early to talk about Minnesota hockey state championship matchups? Nah.

    Podcast: Too early to talk about Minnesota hockey state championship matchups? Nah.

    The Star Tribune's David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen offer up the best two boys' teams, three girls' teams in the hunt and a nationally televised boys' basketball game that produced a surprise player not named Holmgren or Tschetter.

    • 21 min
    Podcast: Minneapolis North coach Charles Adams on Tyler Johnson and secrets of the Polars' success

    Podcast: Minneapolis North coach Charles Adams on Tyler Johnson and secrets of the Polars' success

    The football coach talks with the Star Tribune's Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque about community pride in the school alum and Super Bowl champion Johnson, and how the team learned from his one-man 2015 Prep bowl performance to win it all without him the next year.

    • 24 min
    Podcast: Return of winter sports tournaments 'just means our season matters'

    Podcast: Return of winter sports tournaments 'just means our season matters'

    The Star Tribune's David La Vaque and Jim Paulsen talk through newly approved and highly anticipated plans to hold high school state championships again, some basketball news and offer their take on origins of "nothing to sneeze at.''

    • 18 min
    Podcast: In a pandemic, "it's not just about the wins and losses''

    Podcast: In a pandemic, "it's not just about the wins and losses''

    Amid the return of Minnesota high school winter sports, the Star Tribune's Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque are seeing an important new meaning being brought to the court, rink and mats that doesn't show up in the box scores.

    • 18 min
    Podcast: Hopkins girls' basketball looks even better than last year, if that's possible

    Podcast: Hopkins girls' basketball looks even better than last year, if that's possible

    A 50-point drubbing of a top foe has the Star Tribune's Jim Paulsen and David La Vaque wondering if the Royals, with a 64-game winning streak, will lose a game this year, Plus the latest on state tournaments coming into view,

    • 20 min

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