The Hill-Murray boys golf team enters the 2016 season as the defending Metro East Conference champion. The Pioneers return only two letter winners from last year’s squad so there are some unknowns this spring.
North High School’s baseball team finished as the Metro East Conference co-champion with Mahtomedi in 2015. They tied for first with identical 14-2 records and finished five games ahead of third-place St. Thomas Academy.
With only one senior and little experience on the roster this spring, the North High School boys tennis team is likely to struggle. Head coach Jerry Diebel isn’t worried so much about wins and losses as he is about the psyche of his players.
Last year’s Tartan High School fastpitch softball team more than doubled its win total from the previous season. The Titans appear to have the personnel this season to produce another increase in victories.
The North High School boys track and field team has long been a power in the Metro East Conference. The Polars have won the conference team title 11 times in a row and have their sights set on No. 12 this spring.