Sports

Tue
08
May

New Brighton mayor throws first softball pitch, welcomes spring


Solomon Gustavo photo • Johnson and softball player Scott Ranfranz chatted before the game — Johnson said the idea of the her, the mayor, throwing out the first pitch started as a joke, but then she decided it would be a fun thing to do.

“Two weeks ago, it was a blizzard,” said New Brighton Mayor Val Johnson the evening of May 1 as she walked toward the backstop at Freedom Park in New Brighton to throw the ceremonial first pitch for a city-run men’s softball league.

Tue
08
May

Senior-loaded St. Anthony baseball starts season 8-0

With 15 Seniors on the roster and nine returning senior starters, St. Anthony Village High School baseball team members were hoping to get off to a good start this spring, and they certainly have.

Tue
24
Apr

Roseville district says girls basketball racism allegation is ‘resolved’

Former players pushed back against claim.

The Roseville Area School District has completed its investigation into an allegation of racism that came out of a girls high school basketball banquet last month.

Mon
23
Apr

St. Paul Urban Tennis hires new head with East Side roots


Song Thao

After finding its new home at the East Side’s Eastview Recreation Center last spring, St. Paul Urban Tennis hired a new executive director, Song Thao, at the beginning of April, according to an April 2 press release.

Mon
09
Apr

Head football coach and program head hired at St. Thomas Academy


Dan O’Brien

St. Thomas Academy has hired Dan O’Brien as the Cadets’ head football coach and program head.

Tue
03
Apr

Accusation of racism comes out of RAHS girls basketball banquet

Days after the close of the Roseville Area High School girls basketball team’s most successful season in a decade, the mother of a team member is accusing players and coaches of racism following the team’s March 26 banquet.

Tue
27
Mar

Raiders make memories, take fourth place at state


photo courtesy of Tony Schreck @ABSPhoto • The Roseville Area High School girls basketball team finished out this year’s AAAA state tournament with a fourth-place finish. It was the Raiders first state berth since 2007.

The Roseville Area High School girls basketball team and its fans enjoyed some March madness of their own, and now the girls’ trip to the state basketball tournament is a wrap.

Tue
20
Mar

Roseville girls basketball makes run at state tournament


submitted photo • The Roseville Area High School girls basketball team after its March 8 Section 5AAAA championship win. The Raiders went on to win a first round matchup against Cretin-Durham Hall in the state tournament before falling to the Hopkins Royals on March 15.

The Roseville Area High School girls basketball team made it to the AAAA state tournament for the first time in more than a decade.

Tue
16
Jan

St. Thomas Academy Rifle Team advances to regional finals

The St.

Tue
28
Nov

Mustangs girls swim and dive team members set school record at state


photos courtesy of Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito • Mounds View’s Alli Misialek swimming the butterfly in prelims — she went on to finish 14th overall in the 100-yard backstroke.

Mounds View High School sent five of its swimmers to the state meet Nov. 16-18. The girls swim and dive state championships were held at the University of Minnesota in the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.

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