With the calendar changing over to February, the focus for the Bulletin-area high school girls hockey teams has also changed. The regular season wrapped up last week so now Mounds View and Irondale/St.
The Northwest Suburban Conference Nordic ski racing championships held last week featured a dozen teams competing. In the girls’ competition, 11 teams were vying for second place while the team championship was nearly a foregone conclusion.
The playoffs have arrived for high school girls hockey in Minnesota and the teams from Hill-Murray and North/Tartan have a couple of more days to prepare for their first-round contests. The Section 4AA tournament kicks off on Feb. 11.