The Mounds View High School girls tennis team saw its streak of eight consecutive trips to the state tournament come to a halt in 2015. The Mustangs return 11 letterwinners from last year’s team looking to restart a state streak.
Top row, from left: Coach Mike Koch, coach Rebekah Roth, Jenna Peschel, Abbey Eichelberger, Lauren Kilvington, Amberly Langer, Jessica Kennedy, Grace Sventek, coach Jordan Pearson. Bottom row: Toni Van House, Sydney Vasquez, Lisa Nadeau, Caitlyn Teske, Hannah Peschel, Delaney Norman.
After playing nearly 70 games over the summer, the Mounds View Softball Association’s 14U team had to have been exhausted but also proud of what it accomplished.
Front row, from left: Elizabeth Kelley, Maggie Durant, Julia Montgomery, Megan Kusterman, Madeline Herold. Back row: Youth 1st representative Mark Hendrick, assistant coach Greg Handrick, Grace Handrick, Anika Metz, Dafne Nunez-Hilton, Audrey Walsh, Selena Hernandez, Lauren McCulloch, head coach Troy McCulloch. Not pictured: Grace Countz, assistant coach Roman Hernandez.
A Mounds View Softball Association team was recently honored for its conduct at a tournament earlier this summer. The Thundering Herd 10U squad was presented with its Youth First Award July 26 at the Shoreview Community Center.
Former Mounds View High School standout Max Knutson recently completed his junior season as a member of the University of Nebraska baseball team. He will not play for the Cornhuskers as a senior, however.
The Mounds View trap team finished 13th out of 20 teams in Class 6A on June 19. The team, from left: coach Brian Koehler, coach Keith Knudsen, Patrick Jefferis, Matthew Laursen, David Koehler, John Helgeson, Matthew Kubiak, Jack Hegle, Isaac Angaran, Michael Morey, Michael Kuehn, Andrew Steichen, Eliott Kelsey, Coach Miles Jefferis and Coach Barry Helgeson.
The Mounds View High School trap-shooting team recently competed in the state meet at Alexandria Shooting Park in Alexandria. The Mustangs finished 13th out of 20 teams in Class 6A on June 19.