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.
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.
Hill-Murray senior Sami Schneider, right, helped lead the Pioneers volleyball team to its second state tournament appearance last fall. This winter she’s a standout on the basketball court and a candidate for the Miss Minnesota Basketball award. (Linda Baumeister/file photo)
Girls basketball teams back on the courts after holiday break
Hill-Murray senior Sami Schneider was one of 33 high school seniors to make the first cut for the 2016 Miss Minnesota Basketball award. The announcement was made on Jan. 6.
The Miss Minnesota Basketball award is given annually to the top female high school senior basketball player in the state. The 2015 recipient was Eastview's Madison Guebert, who this year is a member of the South Dakota State University women's basketball team.
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.
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.