EP 83: Zephyrus Sends a Westward Win Through the Metro

On the latest episode of the podcast, Matt Dean and Bill Hupp get together to break down a race for the State’s all-time goals scoring record between Joey Stolpestad of TriMac and Linus Toward of Shakopee in boys lacrosse!

They also discuss an impressive showing by Mahtomedi boys lax to close out the regular season, Lakeville South Girls Lacrosse’s 29-game winning streak, and preview the upcoming Section playoffs in both boys & girls!

Also discussed are the teams left standing in the Class 4A Softball field starting at (19:52) and the guys discuss high school mascots and Forest Lake standout Matt Wallner shining in the Big Leagues for the Twins in their “notes from the field” (25:29).

EP 82: Set, Spike, Serve with the Star Tribune’s Jim Paulsen!

Matt, Logan, and Bill are back together for the latest edition of the pod, first talking news & notes from around the high school sports landscape, including a record-breaking performance at Rosemount High School, rule changes, and huge matchups in the season’s final week in boys & girls lacrosse.

Starting at (31:50), they welcome in Star Tribune sportswriter Jim Paulsen for his semi-annual appearance, to talk about last week’s announcement of boys volleyball’s approval as an MSHSL sport! Paulsen talks about the growth in the game and how the plan will roll out leading up to the 2024/25 school year.

EP 81: Spring Cleaning with Prior Lake Girls Lacrosse’s Heather Pierson!

Before welcoming in this week’s guest, a two-time State champion head coach at Prior Lake, Matt and Logan are back with a fresh outlook on the Spring! They talk news & notes in prep sports in Minnesota, including a recent approval to officially sanction boys volleyball as an MSHSL sport, suprise teams in the boys lacrosse season this Spring, and a dominant run by the Rosemount Irish in pursuit of an undefeated softball campaign, led by the the “Miss Softball” favorite!

Interview with Prior Lake Girls Lacrosse Coach Heather Pierson starts at (32:00). Topics discussed include Pierson building a championship culture and managing expections at Prior Lake, this year’s terrific squad depth, as well as rule changes and trends in the girls game.

EP 080: Chopping It Up W/ Eden Prairie Assistant AD & Gopher Legend Trevor Mbakwe

Matt and Bill are away, so Logan takes over with a conversation with current Eden Prairie Assistant AD and Gopher legend Trevor Mbakwe. They discuss his pro career over seas, finding a passion in high school sports administration, coaching through controversy, and how he would hold up on the floor with current EP hoopsters!