Sports

Tue
20
May

Softball: South St. Paul takes it on the chin at North

Packers rebound against Titans in doubleheader action
In makeup Classic Suburban Conference softball action Wednesday, May 14 at McKnight Fields, the North High power-hitters dismantled the Packers by a score of 22-3 in a five-inning game.
“We started out OK,” said South St. Paul head coach Paul Moen, “but then we never have fared well against North. That 13-run inning really hurt us.”

Tue
20
May

Northwestern shuffles bonds for sports fields funding

As part of its ongoing construction of new athletic fields and the acquisition of a nearby hotel for additional student housing, University of Northwestern, seeking additional funding, sought permission from the city of Arden Hills to refinance bo

Tue
20
May

Beacons fastpitch survives first three rounds

The Beacons were among the final four teams in last year’s Section 4AA playoffs. The fastpitch softball team has a chance to reach that spot again this season if they can pull off an upset on Tuesday.
Concordia began the week as one of six teams still vying for the section title, and a win over DeLaSalle on Tuesday would match last year’s playoff run.

Tue
20
May

Concordia girls take second at conference track meet

A second-place finish at the conference track and field meet isn’t too shabby of an accomplishment. That’s what the Concordia Academy girls pulled off last week.
The Beacons amassed 96 points to beat out third-place St. Croix Lutheran by 12 points and take runner-up honors at the Tri-Metro Conference meet on May 13 at Macalester College.

Wed
14
May

North High tennis - photos


North High second singles junior Ben Horstman returns a volley against Simley. The Polar team lost 5-2 at home May 6. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

 

 

Wed
14
May

Polars take the wind out of Zephyrs in softball

The cold, brisk northwest wind and cool temperatures of May 9 weren’t a hindrance to the “Senior Day” celebration prior to the Mahtomedi and North softball game.
The North bats did more to put a chill into the Mahtomedi Zephyrs than anything else that occurred at McKnight Field.

Wed
14
May

Pioneers hold off Spartan softball rally

It was 6-4 when the dust settled on a well-played Hill-Murray vs. Simley softball game at the Pioneers’ home field May 5.
But it was a very near thing.

Wed
14
May

Titans pop Pioneers as Winter goes the distance and K’s 10


Hill-Muray short stop Zach Mills (10) relays the ball after getting the force out at second base. The Pioneers had the lead after 6 innings at home against Sibley May 5. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The Hill-Murray Pioneers hosted the Tartan Titans in the cool, breezy, overcast weather of May 7, in a Classic Suburban Conference baseball game.
On the mound for the Titans was Eric Winter. The senior hurler went the distance  and on a couple of occasions pitched his way out of two or three difficult situations.

Wed
14
May

Huskies baseball maintains hold on first place

Friday was a bad news, good news day for the St. Anthony Village High School baseball team. The bad news was that the Huskies suffered their first loss of the season, but the good news is that the loss didn’t damage their conference-title hopes. They also didn’t have to wait very long to put the loss in the rearview mirror.

Wed
14
May

Irondale baseball looks to improve record

The Knights’ record has hovered around the .500 mark most of the season, but they have a couple of impressive victories to their credit. One of them came last Friday.
Having dropped the first meeting with Benilde-St. Margaret’s, Irondale ventured to the St. Louis Park school in search of an upset of the third-ranked Red Knights. They climbed back on the bus to go home with that goal accomplished.

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