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Connect, February 2023

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 9:15 AM

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February 2023 | Issue 33

A compilation of news from The Minnesota State High School League this month. 


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Official Spotlight

Officials Spotlight:Emmett Keenan

Emmett Keenan is the Activities Director at St. Cloud Cathedral High School. He also is a League-registered official and has served as an officials' assignor and observer. In addition to serving on the League's Board of Directors, he is active in many state tournament leadership roles. 

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Emmett Keenan

Emmett Keenan, Activities Director at St. Cloud Cathedral High School and MSHSL Official

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Board of Directors

The MSHSL Board of Directors met February 2, 2023

Board Meeting Release

Board Meeting Synopsis


ExCel Award

2023 ExCel Award Winners

Congratulations to this year's ExCEL Award recipients. 
The ExCEL Award – Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership honors high school juniors who are active in school activities, leaders in their schools, and who demonstrate a strong commitment to community service

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2023 Triple "A" Finalists

Congratulations to the 2023 Triple "A" Finalists

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Champlin Coon Rapids Showcase

Champlin Park/Coon Rapids girls hockey raises awareness for mental health issues

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Compliments of the Sun Post


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2023 One Act Play News

One Act Play

Class AA Recap

Class A Recap



Connect Staff Reflection
Dr. Bill Roberts

Dr. Bill Roberts

Staff Reflection: Dr. Bill Roberts

Dr. Bill Roberts, the chair of the League's Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, shares a reflection on what we have learned following the COVID-19 outbreak and what we can do moving forward as the virus continues to lurk. Roberts was inducted into the League's Hall of Fame in 2022.

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Krissy Wendell

Krissy Wendell

Krissy Wendell

Meet Park Center's Krissy Wendell, Minnesota's most accomplished girls hockey player.

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