Wednesday, November 26, 2008

AP Polls, Previews, Scrimmages, & Pioneers

#1 posting 11.26.2008
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John Millea of the StarTribune has an idea on how to slice and dice the metro conferences.

Kaiya Sygulla of Lakeville North does a Q&A with the StarTribune.

The Pat Patterson Tournament at Hamline starts Friday.

It is now or never for six Park-Cottage Grove seniors. From the South Washington County Bulletin.

Worthington's style of play is "organized chaos" according to coach Eric Lindner. From the Worthington Daily Globe.

Red Wing has 8 starters returning. From the Red Wing Republican Eagle.

Austin is now the hunted. From KAAL (plus video).

Albert Lea's new coach Sean Gillam has a few injuries to deal with. From the Albert Lea Tribune.

The AP Polls #1s are
AAAA Minneapolis South
AAA New Prague
AA Jordan
A Ada-Borup

There are a couple of scrimmages this weekend
Friday Nov 28 2008 at Mahtomedi High School
1 pm North St Paul vs Spring Lake Park
2 pm Stillwater vs Prior Lake
3 pm Irondale vs Chaska
4 pm Coon Rapids vs Mahtomedi
5 pm Woodbury vs Burnsville
6 pm Forest Lake vs Winona Cotter

Saturday Nov 29 At Woodbury
Action Starts at 10:00 on all courts. and ends at 2:00
Teams Participating Include
Burnsville Blaze, Chaska Hawks, Coon Rapids Cardinals, Forest Lake Rangers, Irondale Knights, Mahtomedi Zephyrs, North St. Paul Polars, Prior Lake Lakers, Stillwater Ponies, Winona Cotter Ramblers, Woodbury Royals

Marty Dahlen (Mabel-Canton & Minnesota) was one of the early pioneers of the girls game and she has a feature in the Rochester post Bulletin.

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