Concordia Academy boys basketball coach Eric Schutte said prior to the season that he expects his team’s strengths to be defense and its transition offense. If Schutte’s prediction holds true, the Beacons could be putting up big point totals this season. Concordia reached 86 points in its season opener last Friday. The Beacons reached the 80-point mark four times last year.
Two members of the Roseville Area High School girls swimming and diving team represented their squad and school at the state meet last week. Junior Lauren Kacmarynski and eighth-grader Michelle Schlossmacher-Smith competed in the Class AA state meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.
The Mounds View/Irondale/Roseville adapted soccer teams recently closed out their seasons with appearances in the state tournament.The CI and PI teams played in the tournament Nov. 15-16 at Stillwater Area High School. The CI team went 1-2 and finished sixth while the PI team lost both of its games and tied for seventh.
The Oakdale 7th grade football team finished the 2013 regular season undefeated with a total of 10 wins. During the 10-win streak, the Titans, led by head coach Jerry Schwalbach, had a total score of 307 to their opponents’ 56.
Four St. Anthony Village High School students signed National Letters of Intent on Nov. 13, the first day of the early signing period for Division I and Division II athletics for most high school sports. (submitted photo)
The lunch hour at St. Anthony Village High School had a little something extra one day last week. Four seniors sat down at a table not to eat but to put pen to paper and finalize their future educational and athletic plans.
Ryan Bernardy, Noah Bluth, Zach Siggelkow and Katie Wortman-Otto signed National Letters of Intent on Nov. 13. All three accepted athletic scholarship offers to Division II schools.
There was plenty of attention paid to three members of the Mounds View High School senior class last Wednesday. The trio sat at a table in the commons as the final class of the day let out.
With many eyes on them, Summer Brills, Sam Hentges and Bella Sutton signed national letters of intent to attend and compete in sports at Division I colleges.
The North High boys hockey squad is looking forward to a stellar season.
Coach Jerry Diebel stated recently, “We are returning 14 seniors. Most of those returning to our team are coming back with varsity experience.
The Tartan Titans wrestling team is expected to challenge perennial-favorite Simley for the Classic Suburban Conference title this season.
Simley, which has a long tradition of sending wrestlers to the state tournament, is the defending CSC champion.
The North High Polars opened the girls hockey season Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Polar Arena with a triumph over the Park of Cottage Grove Wolfpack.
The Polars had a stellar performance from goalie Marit Larson, who stopped all of the 24 missiles Park fired at her.
The Hill-Murray boys basketball team is approaching the upcoming season with many question marks.
Pioneers head coach Dick Ghizoni said, “We lost five starters to graduation. We are returning many players with little varsity experience.”