Our first volleyball broadcast of the season happens tonight when the Faribault Falcons travel to New Prague to face the New Prague Trojans on KDHL Radio.

The match is scheduled to start at 7PM so our coverage will begin 6:45PM.

The preseason Minnesota volleyball high school rankings provided by the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association are listed below.

Notice the number of Section 1 teams in the top 10 in Class A and the fact that two of the top three teams in Class 2A are in the Hiawatha Valley League.

All the defending state champs are at the top of each class.

Class 1A

  1. Mayer Lutheran (defending state champion)
  2. Hayfield (Section 1A)
  3. Caledonia (Section 1A)
  4. Bethlehem Academy (Section 1A)
  5. Tracy-Milroy-Balaton
  6. Rush City
  7. Mabel-Canton (Section 1A)
  8. Wadena-Deer Creek
  9. Waterville-Elysian-Morristown
  10. Underwood

Class 2A

  1. Maple Lake
  2. Stewartville
  3. Kasson-Mantorville
  4. Southwest Christian
  5. Marshall
  6. North Branch
  7. Sauk Centre
  8. Roseau
  9. Totino-Grace
  10. Concordia Academy

Class 3A

  1. Eagan
  2. Prior Lake
  3. Lakeville North
  4. Stillwater
  5. Champlin Park
  6. Hopkins
  7. East Ridge
  8. Shakopee
  9. Moorhead
  10. Blaine

We're looking forward to another terrific season of volleyball with a handful of Faribault Falcon and Bethlehem Academy Cardinal matches to go along with seeing the Northfield Raiders and Kenyon-Wanamingo Knights multiple times this fall.

Volleyball -photo by Gordy Kosfeld