Multi-time state champion Reid Pierzinski out of Pequot Lakes is without a doubt one of the best all-around track athletes in the state, despite only one fully-functioning kidney.
Some of the biggest highlights of the Class A field events could be the battle of the throwers, where Emma Gilbert hopes to keep gold and Mitchell Weber hopes to take it back. Check out our Class A field previews!
All-time great jumpers, a couple of Mounds View Vaulters, and some Alexandria throwers highlight the returning Class AA field events this spring. Check out our preview of it all here!
Marlon Wiley and Jack Burt. T'nia Riley and Jia Lewis. Kya Phillips and Robbie Grace. This could be the year of some very memorable head-to-head Class A matchups. Check out our sprints and hurdles preview!
Thanks to graduations, there will be a lot of new faces to look out for in 2018, but that doesn't mean we won't see some history! Check out our preview of the sprint and hurdle events in Class AA!
Declan Dahlberg, Ava Hill, and Tierney Wolfgram will be defending state championships against one of the deepest and most talented Class A Distance fields ever this spring. Read our preview here!
After such a memorable cross country season, can this spring come close to topping it? Here is a preview of some of the best distance runners Class AA has to offer!
A three-peat is within reach for East Ridge's triple jumper Allyson Weiss, but she'll need to beat an historically deep field to do it. Check out Minnesota's top 500 returning girls triple jumpers!
Fresh off a State runner-up finish last year in the triple jump, jack-of-all-trades Tyl Woelber returns to once again spearhead his Pipestone team. Check out all of Minnesota's top 500 returning boys triple jumpers!
Cayle Hovland may top the list of Minnesota's top throwers, but things get really tight after her. Check out Minnesota's top 500 returning girls discus throwers!
Undefeated Class A discus champion Samuel Moore aims to repeat and become Minnesota's best discus thrower ever, but he has great competition. Check out Minnesota's top 500 returning discus throwers!
Emma Gilbert is Minnesota's 8th-best shot putter ever. Can the International Falls star defend her State title, or will Beth-el Algarin meet her challenge? Here are Minnesota's top 500 returning girls shot putters!
Mizzou commit Mitchell Weber owns one State Championship and three top-three finishes at State in the Shot Put, and is one of Minnesota's best throwers ever. Check out our top 500 returning boys shot putters!
Osseo 8th grader (now a freshman) Nyalaam Jok shocked the state when she cleared 5-8 to be last year's youngest individual State Champion. See who else to watch in Minnesota's top 500 girls high jumpers!
Eli Hylen of St. Francis was just a sophomore last year when he won the Class AA Championship in the high jump. Can he defend? Can he do it three times? Here are Minnesota's top 500 returning boys high jumpers!
Can anyone beat Mounds View vaulting sensation Julia Fixsen? Or will she claim her second consecutive State Championship? Check out the top 500 returning girls pole vaulters!
Calvin Ciganik has one State Championship, is on the brink of a State record, and is the top returning pole vaulter in the state. Check out all of Minnesota's top 500 boys vaulters!
Jodi Lipp enters 2018 owning the state's best long from last season, and Minnesota's tenth best high school long jump ever. Check out the rest of the top 500 returning girls long jumpers!
Ethan Heitman turned a lot of heads with his summertime track performances, and suddenly finds himself as the jumper to beat in Minnesota. Check out the rest of the top 500 returning male long jumpers!
Natalie Windels is already one of Minnesota's fastest hurdlers ever, and returns to defend her 300mH title from last spring. Check out the rest of Minnesota's 500 fastest returning girls 300m hurdlers!
Last season, Mounds View's Joel Smith recorded the second-fastest 300m hurdle time ever run by a Minnesota junior en route to a State Championship. Check out the rest of the top 500 returners!
Shae Buchman could be a new All-Time record holder by the end of the year, as she only has one person to pass. Check out all the rest of Minnesota's 500 fastest returning 100m hurdlers!
Winner of every 110m hurdle race he ran in 2017, Pequot Lakes' Reid Pierzinski sits near the top of the senior heavy list of Minnesta's top 500 returning high hurdlers!
Lots of familiar faces near the top of the 500 best returning female 3200m runners in Minnesota this spring!
Khalid Hussein may have had an historic cross country campaign, but there are more than enough stellar boys eager to challenge him. Here are Minnesota's top 500 returning male 3200m runners!
We could list off any number of top Minnesota milers for the girls, but we would only be leaving out runners who deserve to be mentioned. So Instead, check out our whole list of 500 returning 1600m runners!
Wayzata senior Khalid Hussein has the time to beat in 2018, and could run away with a championship (assuming he doesn't outrun his shoes again). Here are Minnesota's best returning runners in the 1600m!
Danielle Bellino enters 2018 with the best 800m time from last year, but lurking close behind her is an incredibly deep and talented group. Check out Minnesota's 500 fastest returning girls in the 800m!
The boys 800 meter competition this spring, in both Class AA and Class A, will be the most exciting and unpredictable of all. Check out Minnesota's 500 fastest returners from 2017!
Cristo Rey Jesuit's Kya Phillips will be gunning for her second consecutive state championship in the 400m, and she is also on top of our list of the 500 fastest returning 400m runners from last spring!