Bulletin Area Sports

Wed
25
Jun

Mustangs enjoy Target Field again


Mounds View’s Sam Hentges delivers a pitch during the Class AAA state championship game at Target Field in Minneapolis on June 17. Hentges threw a complete-game, five-hit shutout to help lead the Mustangs to their second consecutive state title. (photos courtesy of Larry Carnahan)

State tournament notebook
For the second straight year, Target Field was a hospitable host to the Mounds View High School baseball team. The Mustangs have played there twice and are 2-0 on the major league diamond.
This year’s team won the Class AAA state title with a 9-0 victory over Eden Prairie. A year ago, the Mustangs beat Rocori 8-0 to claim the crown.

Thu
19
Jun

Hentges, Mounds View roll to second consecutive state championship

During the postgame celebration of Mounds View High School's 2013 state baseball championship, Sam Hentges wore a Mustangs banner like a cape, in the fashion of a super hero.

Thu
19
Jun

Bulletin-area trio named baseball all-stars

Three members of Bulletin-area high school baseball teams are set to spend the upcoming weekend in Chaska.

Thu
19
Jun

Mounds View returns to state championship game


Mounds View senior Ryan Plasencia (12) gets the ball as Elk River’s Ben Johnson safely steals second base in the sixth inning. The Mustangs won the Class AAA state quarterfinal 4-0 June 12. (photos by Linda Baumeister/Review)

Sophomore Jeff LeMay (22), pinch running for the Mustangs, tags up to score in the third inning.

The formula for the Mounds View High School baseball team this spring has been strong pitching plus solid defense plus timely hitting equals success.

Thu
19
Jun

Improvements on day two buoy MVHS girls golf team

Playing in the spotlight of the state tournament makes an ordinary 18-hole round much more than that.

Wed
11
Jun

Lacrosse section finals not kind to Mounds View boys, Irondale girls

For the second consecutive year, the Mounds View High School boys lacrosse team ventured to Park Center High School for the section final. Unfortunately for the Mustangs, the final result wasn’t any different this time around.

Wed
11
Jun

Mounds View girls reawaken past relay glory

Not that long ago, the Mounds View High School girls track and field team put together an impressive streak relating to state championships in relay races.

Wed
11
Jun

Mustangs tennis closes season with trip to state

Heading into the state tournament last week, the top-seeded Mounds View High School boys tennis team was expected to have to contend with challenges from Minnetonka and Wayzata in its quest for a state championship.

Wed
11
Jun

Mounds View girls golf ready for state environment

For years, Paul Bailey begged for the Section 5AAA girls golf tournament to expand to a two-day format.

Wed
11
Jun

Mustangs baseball set to defend its championship

No team has won back-to-back big-class state high school baseball championships in 16 years, but there is a possibility of that streak coming to an end this year.

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