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Below is Heather's preps coverage as a freelancer with the Star Tribune from section and state tournaments for the 2019-20 school year.
Centennial wins on Harper's overtime goal: Khyah Harper wins it in overtime to send Centennial to 2A semifinals
Oct. 23, 2019
The junior's second goal of the game gave the Cougars a 2-1 victory over Lakeville South.
Copeland mixes game to mix up opponents: Two-time 2A singles champ from Edina has upped her game
Oct. 25, 2019
Nicole Copeland, seeded second in the tennis state tournament, said she’s been working to finish off points at the net. She’ll play Friday in the semifinals.
Blake senior Shen repeats as champion: Point by point (and with a few twists) Arlina Shen wins another 1A tennis title
Oct. 26, 2019
The Blake senior won her second consecutive singles championship in an all-Bears finals match.
Victory is announced with a 'smack': Centennial stops Edina 2-point conversion try in overtime for 21-20 victory
Nov. 2, 2019
The Cougars scored in overtime before the Hornets scored and went for two points to try and win the game.
Lingering pain is forgotten; Stewartville unseats champs: Stewartville lives up to top billing, wins 2A championship
Nov. 10, 2019
The Tigers, the top-seeded and top-ranked team in their class, defeated defending state champion North Branch in five sets.
Visitation makes it seven straight titles: Visitation wins seventh consecutive 1A swimming title, with a twist
Nov. 17, 2019
The Blazers relied on their traditional depth to win the meet, and also won an event for the first time since 2016.
Breck extends its section win streak: Second-period explosion propels 1A top-ranked Breck past Orono
Feb. 13, 2020
The teams combined for seven goals, five by the Mustangs, who skated to a 6-2 victory in the Section 5 final.
South St. Paul relies on a hot goalie: South St. Paul finally gets past section nemesis St. Paul United with 2-0 victory
Feb. 14, 2020
Freshman goaltender Delaney Norman made 20 saves and the Packers got goals from Gabby Ogren and Gabby Madigan to return to the Class 1A state tournament.
Special teams make the difference: Shorthanded goals help Minnetonka take down Eden Prairie
Feb. 15, 2020
The Skippers doubled their output for the season, scoring twice while killing penalties in a 6-2 section final victory.
Maple Grove goalie has 'game of his life': Maple Grove finally defeats Blaine, with 2A state tourney spot on the line
Feb. 28, 2020
The Crimson, which lost to the Bengals in two regular-season games, prevailed 3-0 in the Class 2A, Section 5 finals.
State string reaches four years: Mahtomedi prevails again over South St. Paul to reach 1A tourney for fourth straight year
Feb. 29, 2020
The Zephyrs jumped out to a two-goal lead in the first period en route to a 5-1 victory over the Packers.
Stillwater diver, Edina swimmers measure up at boys' state championships
March 1, 2020
While the Hornets won their second consecutive team title, Stillwater's Josiah Frick returned from an injury to win a diving title.