Going on the road in the playoffs is never any team's first choice but if the Roseville Area High School football team must play at someone else's stadium in the post-season, White Bear Lake is probably as good a spot as any for the Raiders.
Earlier this season in a match against Cretin-Derham Hall, the Roseville Area High School volleyball team led one game to none and was serving up set point in game two. Cretin rallied to win the set to avoid going down two games to none and eventually won the match in five games.
Roseville Area High School's girls cross country team clinched a berth in the state meet for the fourth consecutive season when it placed second at the Section 4AA meet last week. The Raiders are set to compete against 15 other teams on Saturday at St. Olaf College in Northfield.
The addition of a seventh class for high school football had a trickle-down affect on a couple of the smaller classes. Irondale High School is not one of the 32 largest schools in the state so it was not thrown into the new Class AAAAAA.
A year ago, the St. Anthony Village High School football team shared the same section as the top-ranked team in the state. A year late the Huskies are playing in a larger class but they still reside in the same section as the No. 1 team.
The girls tennis state tournament could turn out to be a busy four days for the Mounds View High School team. The Mustangs are participating in their sixth consecutive team tournament and they also have entrants in the singles and doubles tournaments.