Following 13 years of coaching hockey at Roseville Area High School, Steve Sertich switched to the college level and took over the women’s program at Bemidji State University. Sertich recently stepped down as the head coach of the Beavers after eight seasons.
Bethany Brausen spent the final weekend of her college hockey career in New England chasing a national championship. Brausen and her University of Minnesota teammates fell short of a third consecutive Division I women’s hockey title but she still leaves the Golden Gophers with plenty of achievements.
Roseville Area High School graduates Emma Schaefer and Ben Buerkle are freshmen at St. Mary’s University in Winona, Minn., and have made headlines on their respective athletic teams. Here’s a look at what each has accomplished this year.
By virtue of its higher seed, the Concordia Academy girls basketball team hosted Minnehaha Academy in a Section 4AA semifinal game on March 11. Unfortunately for the Beacons, home-court advantage wasn’t enough.
Minnehaha Academy overcame a six-point halftime deficit and beat Concordia 67-66. The victory sent the Redhawks to the section final and ended the Beacons’ season.
In winning the last two national championships, the University of Minnesota women’s hockey team had the shortest trip of the teams competing in the Frozen Four both years. This year, the Golden Gophers will travel the farthest of the four squads converging on Hamden, Conn., this weekend.
St. Paul Central entered its girls basketball section semifinal against Roseville on Saturday with a better record but a lower seed. The Minutemen left East Ridge High School with an even better record than the Raiders and something even more important: A berth in the section final.
RAHS grad Danielle Dickson recently completed a successful indoor track and field season at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. Dickson earned all-conference honors and helped her team claim the conference championship.
Former Roseville Area High School athlete Danielle Dickson recently completed a successful indoor track and field season at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. Dickson earned all-conference honors and helped her team claim the conference championship.
By getting a bye in the first round of the section playoffs, the Concordia Academy girls basketball team had seven days between its final regular season game and first playoff contest. The extra time off didn’t affect the Beacons as they rolled to an easy victory on Saturday.
As winter’s icy grip refuses to let go here in Minnesota, finding indoor activities continues to be difficult. Unfortunately, a pair of Roseville Area High School boys athletic teams were unable to extend their seasons and provide some addition entertainment options.
Here’s a look at how the Raiders’ boys hockey and boys basketball teams saw their campaigns conclude.