There might be a bit of déjà vu for the Mounds View High School boys tennis team when it takes the court on Tuesday. The similarities between this year's Section 5AA final and the one in 2014 are many, and the Mustangs hope to add one more.
Even in years when the weather cooperates, the high school spring sports season seems to go by in a flash. Despite it being only May 20, the fastpitch softball playoffs have already gone deep into the bracket.
In the final three years of the North Suburban Conference, the Irondale High School fastpitch softball team was a perennial contender for the league championship. The Knights won it twice and was second once in that stretch.
There is a decent amount of turnover in terms of the teams competing in this week's Class AAA state true team track and field meet. Eight teams (five boys and three girls) that competed in last year's meet failed to qualify this season.
A midweek loss last week put the St. Anthony Village High School baseball team at .500 (5-5) at the midpoint of the regular season. That's not a record that the Huskies are used to seeing after their name in the standings.