Review Area Sports

Tartan High School Titans Sports, North St. Paul Polars Sports, Hill-Murry High School Pioneers Sports

Wed
22
Jan

Local teams post hockey success

The Titans of Tartan took their girls’ hockey forces to the St. Croix Ice Arena Jan. 16, to play the Mahtomedi Zephyrs in a Classic Suburban Conference matchup.  
In a close contest. neither team was able to produce a goal until the third period.
Just 27 seconds into the final session, the Titans’ Hannah Croonquist took a pass from Jordan Jackson and found pay dirt inside the Mahtomedi net.

Wed
22
Jan

Girls hockey: Pioneers bump Titans in CSC match

The Hill-Murray Pioneers took their high-powered girls hockey team into Titanville Jan. 14 to do battle with Tartan in a Classic Suburban Conference contest.
In a display of precision and superb passing, the Pioneers quickly built a 3-0 margin and then sat back on their laurels and almost dared the Titans to respond.
Tartan fought hard, but in the end could not find the tools to fend off the 5-1 final.

Wed
22
Jan

Gymnastics: Tartan edges Polars in close match

The Tartan Titans came to North Jan. 16 to display their gymnastics talents in front of a near-standing-room-only crowd of appreciative fans.
In the end the Titans—despite a one-point deduction for an athlete performing out of order on the beam—was able to pull off a close 120.7 - 119.875 triumph over their School District 622 archrival Polars.

Thu
16
Jan

Hill-Murray girls hockey Jan. 11 - photo


Linda Baumeister/Review

Hill-Murray sophomore forward Jac Kaasa (6) takes a shot on goal against Blake as teammates sworm in. The Pioneers lost 5-6 in overtime Jan. 11.

Thu
16
Jan

Eau Claire ski jumper tops field in John R. Lyons Memorial Tournament

Despite the sub-zero temperatures of Jan. 5, the ski jumping tournament at the St. Paul Ski Club’s Carver’s Lake Nordic Site in south Maplewood went on as scheduled.  
While many other area events were being called off as a result of the 12-below-zero temps — never mind the wind chills — some 88 ski jumpers from throughout the Central Division showed up for the competitions that were held on the four jumping hills at the club’s facilities.

Thu
16
Jan

Boys hockey: Zephyrs hand Titans a loss

After gaining a 2-0 lead over the Mahtomedi Zephyrs, the Tartan Titans boys hockey team squandered several scoring chances. Meanwhile, Mahtomedi scored five unanswered tallies - the last on an open net - and posted a 5-2 triumph.
“It was a case of missed opportunities,” said Tartan co-head coach Steve Romanchuk after the Friday, Jan. 10, game. “(The Zephyrs) are a good team. They’re well coached, and they played us tough.”
The coach then showed an iPad picture of a Tartan player missing a shot at a wide-open Mahtomedi goal.

Wed
08
Jan

Girls hockey: Area teams triumphant as conference play begins again

Holiday tournaments behind them, area girls hockey teams were back on the ice Friday, Jan. 3. in Classic Suburban Conference action.
The Hill-Murray Pioneers, defending CSC champions, posted a 5-1 win over South St. Paul. North High gained a 3-2 win over Mahtomedi in overtime, and Tartan was victorious, 6-3, against Henry Sibley.

Wed
08
Jan

Girls basketball: Hill-Murray bounces back in second half to gain win

In a tense girls basketball game that went down to the wire, the Hill-Murray Pioneers pulled ahead in the late stages to ground the Totino-Grace Eagles Friday, Jan. 3, at the Hill-Murray Field House.
“It was a hard-fought game right to the end. That three-point shot by No. 10 (Olivia Graskewicz) was somewhat of a killer,” stated Totino-Grace head coach Bill Essma.
“Our shooting wasn’t what I hoped it would be. But they are a tough team. In the end, it came down to just shooting,” Essma said.

Wed
01
Jan

Boys hockey: Tartan wins lopsided boys hockey battle with Sibley

The Tartan Titans took their potent ice hockey forces to West St. Paul Arena Saturday, Dec. 14, and displayed their prowess in a Classic Suburban Conference clash with the Henry Sibley Warriors.
The final was an 8-0 whitewash of the Warriors that pushed the highly successful Titans to an overall mark of 7-1 and 2-0 in CSC boys hockey action.

Wed
25
Dec

Girls hockey: Packed crowd watches Tartan squeak by Polars

In a girls hockey game that kept the big crowd of fans on the edge of their seats for all of regulation and then into overtime, it seemed as if neither Tartan nor North High should have won.

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