A proposal before the Minnesota State High School League would seed boys' and girls' teams in Class 4A basketball much like the popular NCAA bracket format, with metro and outstate teams mixed throughout eight regions. The idea is to make sure the best teams meet in the state tournament, and not in regional play.
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State wrestling: To seed or not to seed the individual tournament
The individual state wrestling tournament is going on this weekend and the attention is on the random draw that makes up the brackets. Every year at this time the debate about seeding the brackets takes place, and this year is no different as some of the state's top wrestlers will grapple in the early rounds.
64 team basketball tournament in 4A in discussion phase at MSHSL
The Minnesota State High School League is in the beginning discussion phases of a potential change to class 4A boys and girls basketball tournaments. The idea is to create an NCAA style 64-team tournament, based on competitive balance rather than geographic location.
Prairie Seeds out of state soccer tournament after brawl
Minnesota boys soccer officials have barred Prairie Seeds Academy from the state soccer tournament, but not because players got into a fist fight with players from Totino Grace High School after an Oct. 18 game. The Minnesota State High School League started investigating Prairie Seeds after the brawl and determined the team had an ineligible player because of a paperwork issue. The academy may go to court to challenge the ruling.
High school state tournaments to expand seeding to five teams
The Minnesota State High School League has passed a ruling to seed five teams rather than four teams for sports that use a seeding process at the state tournament.
Duluth East, Hermantown receive top seeds for boys' hockey State Tournament
The brackets are set for this week's boys' hockey State Tournament. Duluth East received the No. 1 seed in Class AA. Hermantown earned the No. 1 seed in Class A. The games begin Wednesday at the Xcel Energy Center with the championship games being played Saturday.
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