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High School Hockey

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First it depends on student body size,  then the athletic director with along with coaches principal and the some input from the Hawks bantam etc  remember what ever classification the high school has are what your younger teams play at.  The A.D. will not say why he will not go up..  Maybe with new coaches coming up he wants to go the safe route.  Sure they beat AA teams but who.  If they go up, it is a two year commitment The hawks sure looked like any AA team could have beat them last night    

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They lost to Wayzata (their only loss) but beat Grand Rapids, Minnetonka and White Bear to name a few ,,, You can blame adults/faculty for not upgrading to AA but the players still deserve praise for their achievements

Another dumb question ,,, if they do go to AA will that be for all sports or just hockey??? 

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Just hockey.

 

Hermantown plays AA in youth hockey now.

 

 

Schools can opt up if they wish, examples, St.Thomas Academy, Roseau.

There is alot of discussion if Hermantown should opt up or not.  I think they could compete for sure. Thier program seems to get better every year. I am happy for them.

On the same token some schools can opt down as well?  Not sure how, but Monticello -Annandale -Maple Lake (MAML) is one example.

I just enjoy good hockey.

 

This tournament is providing just that!

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LoonASea - It is my understanding that enrollment dictates if you MUST play AA but can opt up - see Roseau, St Thomas, etc - should you choose to......

 

Either way, been a great Tourney so far and heading back down to watch today! Awesome Hockey!!

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Well, class A is down to Hermantown vs. MAML, for the class final.

 

Again, class A has provided 2 more absolutely fantastic games today!

 

MAML defeats Northfield with seconds remaining in regulation. 3-2.

 

Hermantown again had thier hands full with a hot goalie against them.  After falling behind 5-2 the hawks find away to dominate the 2rd period and tie the game up 5-5, sending the game to overtime.  Then getting the winning goal with 21 seconds remaining in OT.

 

EXCITING STUFF THIS YEAR!

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I dont know?  I think this is the BEST tournament I have ever watched!!

 

Every game is competitive, and exciting.

 

Good luck to all tomorrow.

 

AA- Moorhead vs. Grand Rapids

A- Monticello-Annandale-Maple Lake vs. Hermantown.

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The excitement continues on championship Saturday!

 

Hermantown needing 2 OT periods and enduring a waved off goal to win with 20 sec left, 4-3.

 

Thank you class A for a tournament to remember.

 

Class AA I hope it continues tonight.

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