Pine Knot News - A hometown newspaper with a local office, local owners & lots of local news

Minnesota State basketball tournaments canceled


March 13, 2020

Dan Saletel

Cromwell-Wright players are introduced before Thursday's state quarterfinal game, which they won. The semifinal game scheduled for today has been canceled.

The Minnesota State High School League has now canceled both the boys and girls state basketball tournaments, because of ongoing coronavirus concerns.

The notice went out at 10:57 a.m. Friday, March 13, following a notice yesterday that said the tournament would be played, but with limited spectators.

Here is the exact text of the MSHSL notice:

"Effective Immediately:

The Minnesota State High School League is immediately cancelling the Girls Basketball State Tournament.

Additionally, all Boys Section and State Basketball Tournaments have been cancelled.

Section Speech Tournament events for the week of March 15-21 have been postponed indefinitely.

Additional details and information on other upcoming events including Spring Activities will be shared later today. "


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 05/10/2021 02:18