Titan Elijah McGeehan embraces coach Matt Trulen after winning a hard fought 3-2 decision over Lucas Pumper of Prior Lake at the Class AAA State Team Wrestling quarterfinals at Xcel Feb. 27. Tartan senior T.J. Ohara took second place. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
The Tartan High School Titans won the Section 4AAA wrestling title in dramatic fashion to qualify as a team for the Minnesota Class AAA State Wrestling Tournament
In their first match Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Xcel Center in St. Paul, Tartan ran into third-ranked Prior Lake, and the Lakers won convincingly by a score of 57-13.
The Hill-Murray Pioneers boys’ hockey forces had a challenge set out for them: to match the exploits of the Hill-Murray girls’ hockey team.
In case you haven’t heard, the girls won the Class AA State Championship last week.
The boys took a huge step toward their 27th State Classic appearance when they routed Roseville by a 5-1 score.
The road to the final high school winter sports state tournament begins this week for the Bulletin-area girls basketball teams. All three teams face tough tasks in their respective section tournaments.
As winter’s icy grip refuses to let go here in Minnesota, finding indoor activities continues to be difficult. Unfortunately, a pair of Roseville Area High School boys athletic teams were unable to extend their seasons and provide some addition entertainment options.
Here’s a look at how the Raiders’ boys hockey and boys basketball teams saw their campaigns conclude.
With only a few weeks left in the winter high school sports season, the girls basketball squad is the lone Roseville Area High School team still in action. The Raiders begin their quest for a state-tournament berth this week.
Roseville ended up as the No. 2 seed in Section 4AAAA and hosts seventh-seeded Mahtomedi on Wednesday at 7 p.m. It is a very top-heavy section as three teams have reached the 20-win plateau this season.
A three-point victory during the regular season was enough to give Concordia Academy a higher seed than St. Croix Lutheran in the Section 4AA boys basketball playoffs. St. Croix Lutheran showed on Saturday that the coaches made a mistake in seeding the Beacons higher.
Fifth-seeded St. Croix went to fourth-seeded Concordia and handed the Beacons a 69-58 defeat in the section quarterfinals.
Simley Spartans reclaim the Class AA wrestling title in dominant fashion. Downing Dawson-Boyd in the quarter finals 46-12, followed by a trouncing of last year’s state champion, Kasson Mantorville, they then turned in a solid performance against