The switch to district scheduling for high school football in Minnesota is the beginning of a new era but that change has the St. Anthony Village High School football team traveling to the past, for one week.
When the Mounds View High School football team takes the field on Saturday night, it will do so with a reputation as a solid defensive squad. Defense has been the Mustangs' calling card for years and that shouldn't change in 2015.
District scheduling showed up just in time for the Irondale High School football team. After going 0-9 in their first year in the Northwest Suburban Conference, the Knights move to the Suburban District and a more balanced schedule this fall.
If it seems as though the football season starts earlier and earlier every year, this year you would be right. Because of stadium availability issues for the Prep Bowl, the 2015 high school football season starts two weeks earlier than normal.
In a span of about 24 hours, the Tri-City Red American Legion baseball team went through quite a roller-coaster ride in its three state-tournament games. The three games featured a blowout, a nail-biter and elimination.
Three area men's amateur baseball teams began the week with state-tournament aspirations. Diamond Cutters, Tri-City Shark and the St. Anthony Hogs all play in the Skyline League and are trying to reach the Class A state tournament.