Sports

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02
Mar

Knights, Mustangs hit the road for playoff openers

The girls basketball teams from Irondale and Mounds View met in the second game of the season back in November and the Mustangs pulled out a two-point, overtime victory.

Wed
02
Mar

Mounds View rallies, wins OT thriller

The Mounds View High School boys basketball team welcomed Centennial to Kauls Court for a Section 5AAAA quarterfinal on Feb. 25.

Wed
02
Mar

Mounds View takes second at section swim meet

Two Mustangs relay teams qualify for state

The Mounds View High School boys swimming and diving team took second place at the Section 4AA championship meet finals on Feb. 27 at Stillwater Junior High School. The Mustangs scored 368 points to claim the runner-up trophy after battling North St. Paul for the second spot all afternoon. The Polars finished with 314 points. Stillwater easily won the championship with a score of 533 points. 

The Mustangs were led by their 200-yard and 400-yard freestyle relay teams, which both finished second to earn a trip to the Class AA state meet at the University of Minnesota’s Jean Freeman Aquatic Center on March 2-4. Several Mustangs posted season-best times in their respective events over the course of the three-day meet.

Wed
02
Mar

North High sophomore competes in state gymnastics meet

North High School’s Tori Gardner competed on prep gymnastics’ biggest stage recently. The sophomore wrapped up her season with an appearance at the state meet on Feb. 20 at the University of Minnesota’s Sports Pavilion.

Wed
02
Mar

Pioneers advance to boys hockey section final


Hill-Murray junior forward Weston Neubauer (25) hustles down the ice as he’s chased by Woodbury at Aldrich Arena. The Pioneers won the Section 4AA semifinal 5-2 Feb. 24. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Much is often made about how important it is to score the first goal in a hockey game.

Wed
02
Mar

Pioneers take third at state girls hockey tournament

The Hill-Murray girls hockey team’s attempt at a third consecutive state championship hit a snag in the semifinals of the state tournament but the Pioneers were still able to bring home a trophy.

Wed
02
Mar

Pioneers spring upset in 4AAA boys basketball playoffs

Teams that win only 20 percent of their games in the regular season don’t normally knock off the No. 1 seed in the first round of the playoffs. That’s what the Hill-Murray boys basketball team pulled off last week, however.

Wed
02
Mar

Polars, Titans boys basketball score playoff wins at home


Tartan sophomore forward Jarvis Thomas (10) puts up a shot guarded by Wyatt Blinkhorn (3) in Section 4AAAA quarterfinal first half action. The Titans beat Stillwater 43-37 at home Feb. 24. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The boys basketball teams from North and Tartan opened the post-season with home games on Feb. 24. Both squads were pushed by their lower-seeded opponents but held on to win.

Tue
01
Mar

RAHS boys hockey falls in section quarters

The Roseville Area High School boys hockey team saw its season come to an end in the Section 4AA quarterfinals on Feb. 20 at Aldrich Arena. The Raiders fell 4-1 to Suburban East Conference rival White Bear Lake.

Tue
01
Mar

Roseville girls basketball shooting for top seed

After graduating three starters from last year’s team that went 24-2, the Roseville Area High School girls basketball team wasn’t expected to be battling it out for a No. 1 seed in the section playoffs this season.

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