It was 13 seasons ago that the Irondale High School girls basketball team last made it to the state tournament. Since then, winning records and playoff victories have been few and far between for the Knights.
Coming off a year of streaks, both good and bad, the Mounds View High School boys hockey team would like to see more consistency as it heads into the 2014-15 season. Last season, the Mustangs struggled early before making a nice run in the middle of the schedule, but ultimately couldn't overcome its early problems.
A season-opening game is usually a big enough deal to draw a good crowd, but there was an extra reason to turn out for the Mounds View High School boys basketball team's first game of the season last Friday. One member of the team was on the verge of a milestone from the opening tap.
With eight sophomores seeing significant varsity time a year ago, the Irondale/St. Anthony Village boys hockey team took its lumps. The Knights won only three games last season, but head coach Adam Schmidt is expecting that experience work in his team's favor soon.
With eight games against teams that won at least 20 games each last season, the Irondale High School boys basketball team faces a tough schedule as it tries to rebound from a two-win season a year ago. Despite the daunting slate of games, head coach Jon DeMars expects a marked improvement from a year ago.
University of Minnesota senior Meghan Lorence has increased her production each year she has been a member of the women's hockey team. She achieved a personal milestone last weekend in the Golden Gophers' series against Ohio State.