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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Varsity Softball beat Wayzata High School 16-0


Friday, May 5, 2017

4:15 PM

Wayzata High School
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Hopkins High School
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Game Recap

Makenzie Merritt threw a no hitter striking out five of the 12 Wayzata Trojan hitters she faced as the Royals cruised to a 16-0 shutout. The Royals got back to their winning ways by jumping on the Trojan pitching early. Evelyn Barczak, Natalie DenHartog, and Merritt each went 2-4 and drove in two, three, and one RBI respectively. Zoe Jeske also went 1-3 with 2 runs batted in. The win put the Royals record at 7-2 overall and 3-2 in the Lake Conference. The Royals will take on Eagan in the Great 8 Tournament at Eastview Saturday.


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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Varsity Softball falls to Eden Prairie High School 6-4


Thursday, May 4, 2017

4:15 PM

Hopkins High School
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Eden Prairie High School
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Game Recap

Hopkins traveled to Eden Prairie on Thursday and lost a Lake Conference match up to the Eagles 6-4. The Eagles defense held the Royals to 1 for 11 with runners in scoring position. For the second night fielding errors extended innings as the Royals fell to 6-2 on the year and 2-2 In conference play.


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Royals News · Which region’s high schools had the strongest NFL Draft? – Presented by VNN


The NFL Draft took place last week in Philadelphia. Held on the Rocky Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, it was the first draft held entirely outdoors, and was the most attended in history with more than 250,000 people attending. Over three days, all 32 NFL teams chose players who they hope could be the future of their franchise.

In the next few pages, check out all the players drafted by their hometown high school, and vote for the region you think has grown the strongest draft class!

Voting closes on Sunday, May 14th at 3pm EST / 12pm PST.

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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Varsity Softball falls to Minnetonka High School 2-1


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

4:15 PM

Hopkins High School
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Minnetonka High School
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Game Recap

The Royals travelled to Minnetonka on Wednesday for a Lake Conference matchup. The game went extra innings with the Skippers pulling out the victory 2 to 1 in the bottom of the 8th. Makenzie Merritt threw a good ballgame for the Royals striking out 6 Skipper batters. Maci Shatirishvili hit her first varsity home run. Hopkins travels to Eden Prairie on Thursday to take in the Eagles.


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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Girls Varsity Synchronized Swimming finishes 2nd place


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

4:30 PM

Place

2

Points

8

Meet Recap

Hopkins had tough competition during their first Routine meet of the season.

Opponents

School Place Points
Wayzata High School
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37
Hopkins High School
2
8

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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Varsity Softball beat Rosemount High School 1-0


Friday, April 28, 2017

4:15 PM

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Rosemount High School
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On Friday afternoon Hopkins traveled to Rosemount to face the Irish in a non-conference battle. The Royals remained undefeated, downing the Irish 1-0 in a game that featured strong defense and good pitching. In the third inning Kirsten Magaard led off with a single against Tennessee bound pitcher Gabby Sprang. Sydney Bloomquist entered as a pinch runner and advanced to 3rd on Zoe Jeske’s single. Hannah Kleist hit a fielder’s choice to the third baseman and Bloomquist scored. The Royals challenged again in the 7th when Cassy Huiras doubled but were unable to add any insurance. Mak Merritt held the Irish scoreless, throwing a two hitter while striking out 6. The Royals defense took away opportunities throughout the day as a total team effort kept them undefeated. The 6-0 Royals take on section foe Armstrong in Robbinsdale on Monday.


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Royals News · Best of the Best: Minnesota’s Top Sports Story – Presented by VNN


This month’s top story from across Minnesota comes from St. Francis High School in St. Francis, where Sophomore Eli Hylen broke the school’s 1983 high jump record.

Eli Hylen breaks high jump record from 1983

Originally posted on gostfrancissaints.com

It was quite an exciting day as the Saints competed at an indoor meet at St. Michael-Albertville. Sophomore Eli Hylen was one of the many highlights of the evening, breaking a St. Francis High School record from 1983. Hylen cleared 6′ 5.25″ in high jump, taking first place and breaking a 34-year-old record. Hylen competed in…

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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Varsity Softball beat Maple Grove Sr. 5-0


Friday, April 21, 2017

4:30 PM

Hopkins High School
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Maple Grove Sr.
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Game Recap

The Hopkins Royals traveled to Maple Grove on Friday to face the Crimson in a non-conference matchup. The Royals rode an explosive first inning and a strong defensive performance to a 5-0 victory. The Royals offensive attack was led by Parker Stoddard who hit her first home run of the season and also doubled in a run. Natalie DenHartog had two doubles and an RBI. Makenzie Merritt earned her 5th win of the season shutting out the Crimson. Merritt gave up 5 scattered hits and struck out 3. Nice defensive outfield play by Morgan Hawley, Evelyn Barczak and Lexi Schroers kept Maple Grove runners off base and stopped any offensive threats. The Royals remain undefeated on the season as they ready themselves for Rosemount and Eden Prairie next week.


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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Girls Varsity Synchronized Swimming finishes 1st place


Tuesday, April 4, 2017

4:00 PM

Place

1

Points

15

Meet Recap

Varsity swimmers, Amelia Merfeld, Kristen Ho, Maggie Cleary and Alyssa Peck placed in top seven giving Hopkins their one point win over Edina.

Elena Rosko brought in six points by placing in the top seven for Junior Varsity. JV lost 23-6.

Opponents

School Place Points
Hopkins High School
1
15
Edina High School
2
14

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Multiple Teams · Hopkins High School Girls Varsity Synchronized Swimming finishes 1st place


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

4:00 PM

Place

1

Points

18

Meet Recap

Varsity swimmers, Alyssa Peck, Ellen Mattson, Maggie Cleary, Amelia Merfeld and Jordan Ashby placed top seven against Blake and Eden Prairie resulting in an 18-11 win vs both competing schools.

Junior Varsity swimmers, Hana Wittleder and Elena Rosko placed in the top seven against Eden Prairie giving Hopkins 11 points. Overall score 11-18.

Rae Martens Goldman, Leela Moon Karlson, Helena Mitchell, Hana Wittleder, and Elena Rosko filled the top seven against Blake resulting in a 20-9 win.

Opponents

School Place Points
Hopkins High School
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18
Eden Prairie High School
2
11
The Blake School
2
11