It might sound like a cliché but the main goal for the Mounds View High School boys soccer team is to get better each day. Head coach Chris Scanlon feels that if that goal is met, some other aspirations can also be achieved.
Both Irondale and St. Anthony Village closed out the pre-Labor Day portion of their football schedules with home games last Thursday. Both teams then headed into the holiday weekend looking to regroup following losses.
While the Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Village girls soccer team finished below .500 in its first year in the Northwest Suburban Conference last year, the Panthers competed well and are eager to build on that this fall.
The last time the Mounds View High School football team had a losing record at any time during a season was in 2008 when it started out 0-1. After a 1-1 start this season, the Mustangs needed a win in week three to avoid dropping below .500.
The road was not kind to the football teams from Mounds View High School and St. Anthony Village High School last week. Both teams lost in their first away games of the season and return home this week trying to right the ship.
The Irondale High School girls cross country team finished in the middle of the pack in its first year in the Northwest Suburban Conference last fall. The Knights are back for season No. 2 in the NWSC and aiming for bigger and better things.
The Irondale Maroon U15 baseball team put together a championship season this summer. A four-game winning streak to end the season gave the team a record of 11-4-1 and vaulted them into first place in the North Star Baseball League.