Two former Hill-Murray High School hockey players were selected in the National Hockey League entry draft earlier this summer. When the draft rolls around again in 2017, there’s a good chance more Pioneers will hear their names called.
Lower-seeded teams pulling off upsets was a big story in the Sub-State 7 American Legion baseball tournament and Oakdale led the charge. The Mavericks were seeded ninth and four times beat a higher-seeded opponent.
The road to the Minnesota American Legion state baseball tournament began July 19. The North St. Paul 39ers must overcome seven other teams in a double-elimination tournament to clinch one of the 16 state berths.
Tuesday has been a bit of a tough day to get sporting events in this summer. For the second time this season, a slate of Fourth District American Legion baseball games were wiped out when storms blew through the metro area on July 5.