Klein, a sophomore defenseman at St. Catherine University, played in 26 games this season.
As a member of the Irondale High School girls hockey team, Kelsey Barnier played in a pair of state tournaments, the Holy Grail of prep hockey in Minnesota. Now a senior at the University of St. Thomas, Barnier has reached a similar height at the collegiate hockey level.
Barnier and her St. Thomas teammates have qualified for the Division III NCAA women’s hockey tournament. The Tommies clinched their spot in the tournament by winning the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference playoffs on Saturday.
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.
Simley’s Trom Peterson closed out his high school wrestling career at the state tournament, where he was the silver medalist in the 182-pound weight class. (Tony Fragnito/Review)
The Simley High School wrestling team proved they were the No. 1 Class AA wrestling team in the state in dominating fashion last weekend.
The Spartans opened the Minnesota State Class AA Wrestling Team Tournament against No. 8-ranked Dawson-Boyd/Lac qui Parle/Montevideo United.
The Spartans flattened United by winning 10 of the 14 weight classes. The final score was 46-12.
Tartan freshman guard Jordan Horn (23) puts up a shot against the Polars. Horn added 11 points to the Titan 66-61 win at North High Feb. 18. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Tartan heads to state tournament
In the Section 4 AAAA boys basketball finals March 5, the No.1-seeded Woodbury Royals met No. 3-seeded Tartan Titans played a torrid, hotly-contested game at East Ridge High School. The Tartan five jumped to an early lead and, despite stiff opposition, never relinquished it. The Titans' stifling defense shut off an almost equally stubborn Woodbury offense to secure a hard-fought 90-78 triumph.
The victory over the Royals won the Titans a trip to the Class AAAA boys State Tournament, which begins March 12 at the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis.
All three Bulletin-area high schools sent competitors to the state wrestling tournament last weekend at Xcel Energy Center in downtown St. Paul. Here’s a look at how each fared at the biggest prep wrestling event of the season.
Irondale High School junior Jacob Wielinski was his team’s lone entrant at last weekend’s state swimming and diving meet and he made the most of his time in the spotlight.
Wielinski advanced to the finals in both of his events and wound up climbing fairly high on the medals stand on Saturday evening at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.
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The match up between Tartan and Prior Lake in the Class AAA State Team Wrestling quarterfinals at Xcel get underway in the lower right corner. It was the Tartan’s second team appearance, previously qualifying in 2008.