Although the Irondale High School football team is now playing in the Northwest Suburban Conference and facing teams it hasn't played in a long time -- if ever -- the Knights have a game this week against a team they know very well.
For the second consecutive year, the Mounds View High School football team opened the season with a game at Woodbury, and now, for two years in a row, the Mustangs have beaten the Royals in the season opener.
Three Bulletin-area kayakers from the Rice Creek Boat Club, Cassie Rogers and Sarah Tokos of New Brighton and Ina Poecher of Shorevew (pictured left to right), medaled in the USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint National Championship held in early August in Lak
The Mounds View High School football team has played in the game to go to the state tournament the last three seasons, but came up short all three times. The Mustangs open the season this week with the goal of ending that tournament-less drought.
The St. Anthony Village High School football team last year suffered through its worst season under head coach Todd Niklaus. The Huskies won just twice and had a losing record for the first time since 2009.
St. Anthony begins what it hopes to be a bounce-back season on Friday when it hosts Brooklyn Center starting at 7 p.m.
With six of its top seven runners back this fall, the St. Anthony Village High School boys cross country team is aiming high. Head coach Travis Macleod feels his team is a serious contender for conference supremacy.
The Mounds View High School girls soccer team put together probably the best regular season in the history of the program last year. With a solid nucleus returning from that team, the Mustangs are optimistic that the 2014 campaign can be another for the ages.