North Polars

Wed
27
Jan

Polars take sole possession of first place in MEC boys hoops

The North High boys basketball team entered its game on Jan. 15 against Tartan with plenty on the line. For starters, the two teams were tied for first place in the Metro East Conference.

Wed
27
Jan

Tartan takes first round of District 622 girls hoops battle

Tartan junior guard Zaria Whitlock (25) drives to the basket against North High junior Karissa Star in first half action. The Titans won 72-37 at North Jan. 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Tartan junior guard Zaria Whitlock (25) drives to the basket against North High junior Karissa Star in first half action. The Titans won 72-37 at North Jan. 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The girls basketball teams from Tartan and North played the first of their two annual regular-season match-ups recently, and it was all Titans. Tartan ran away with a 72-37 win over the Polars on Jan. 15 at North.

Wed
27
Jan

North, Tartan wrestlers ranked

The two wrestling teams from School District 622 each had one ranked wrestler in the latest poll put together by The Guillotine, an online amateur wrestling publication.

Wed
20
Jan

North boys hockey team nabs win over section rival

North High senior goalie Malachy Zamacona (1) makes a save off the shot of Mounds View senior forward Zach Weber (8). The Polars jumped ahead 2-0 after one period of play at home Jan. 12. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
North High senior goalie Malachy Zamacona (1) makes a save off the shot of Mounds View senior forward Zach Weber (8). The Polars jumped ahead 2-0 after one period of play at home Jan. 12. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Victories have been tough to come by this season for the North High School boys hockey team but a visit from a Suburban East Conference squad provided the Polars a chance to add one to the win column.

Wed
20
Jan

Polars, Titans basketball among conference frontrunners

Brian Meyers

sports writer

 

Wed
20
Jan

North/Tartan and Hill-Murray girls hockey, running neck-and-neck in Metro East

The Hill-Murray and North/Tartan girls hockey teams met in an important Metro East Conference tilt on Jan. 15. The two teams entered the game tied atop the league standings.

Wed
23
Dec

‘Tis the season for holiday tournaments-Review Area Sports

North High senior point guard Termaine Daniels (2) hustles to bring the ball up court during home action against South St. Paul. The Polars won 75-36 Dec. 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
North High senior point guard Termaine Daniels (2) hustles to bring the ball up court during home action against South St. Paul. The Polars won 75-36 Dec. 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

For many, the week between Christmas and New Year's Day means returning to work, returning unwanted gifts or maybe returning to that diet that got away from them for a few days around the winter holidays.

Wed
16
Dec

Rising numbers buoying North wrestling team

After suffering through a number of years with low numbers, the North High School wrestling program came up with a plan to boost those numbers. The results of that plan should begin to show up this season.

Wed
16
Dec

Hill-Murray girls hockey continues to roll

North-Tartan junior forward Gabriella Bjellos (17) takes a shot on goal against Hudson. North-Tartan won 3-1 at Polar Arena Dec. 8. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
North-Tartan junior forward Gabriella Bjellos (17) takes a shot on goal against Hudson. North-Tartan won 3-1 at Polar Arena Dec. 8. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

North/Tartan beats Hudson, 3-1

The Hill-Murray High School girls hockey team has won the past two Class AA state championships and it's not hard to imagine the Pioneers making it three in a row come late February. Hill-Murray was unbeaten through its first eight games and had given up only five goals in that stretch.
Among the most impressive of the Pioneers' early victories thus far was their 2-0 blanking of Edina on Dec. 9 at Aldrich Arena. Hill-Murray has been the top-ranked team in the state in Class AA all season and Edina entered the game ranked third.

Wed
09
Dec

North girls basketball looking to build under new coach

First-year head coach Ashlie Anzel takes over a North High School girls basketball team that doesn’t return a lot of scoring or size. Despite those challengers, Anzel sees a team that should be able to compete night in and night out.

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