North High junior Lily Langevin (9) battles against Hasting during the first period. The Polars lost 8-0 at home Dec. 12. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Before the line had thinned in front of the concession stand at Polar Arena Friday, Dec. 12, the visiting Hastings Raiders girls hockey team had put what turned out to be the game-winner on the scoreboard.
Hill-Murray sophomore forward Lindsey Featherstone (9) and junior forward Jac Kaasa move in on Tartan junior goalie Madeline Campbell in first period action. Campbell tallied 46 saves in the Pioneers 2-0 win at Aldrich Arena Dec. 2. (*Linda Baumeister/Review)
In a hard-fought girls hockey contest Tuesday, Dec. 2 at Aldrich Arena, the Hill-Murray Pioneers outlasted the Tartan Titans by a count of 2-0.
It was the opening game of Metro East Conference action for both teams.
Marshawn Wilson knocks down 30
Behind the hot hand and the 30-point effort of Marshawn Wilson, the Hill-Murray Pioneers held on to gain a hard-fought, 63-60 victory over the visiting St. Paul Academy Spartans.
In the Thursday, Dec. 4 game, the Pioneers owned a 10-point - 58-48 - lead with just under three minutes left in regulation.
Madeline Campbell posts shutout
When the final ice chip fell to the surface Tuesday, Nov. 25 at Tartan Arena, the Tartan High School girls hockey team owned a 3-0 win over the Shakopee Sabers.
The win pushed the Titans’ record to 4-2 overall, and 1-0 in the Metro East Conference.
Wadlington leads North scoring with 21
The their boys basketball home opener, the North High Polars squared off against the Edina Hornets at Hal Norgard Gymnasium in North St. Paul on Saturday, Nov. 29.
Though the Polars never led, they were never really out of it. Every time the Polars rallied to narrow the score, the Hornets would buzz back to a comfortable lead.
The Hill-Murray Pioneers are heading into the 2014-2015 boys hockey season with the confidence of winners. They have either won or shared the conference title for the past several years, and in pre-season polls have been ranked No.