Win gives North the Metro East Title
This year the new Metro East Conference was formed. Although the schools in the MEC are pretty much the same as the former Classic Suburban Conference, there's definitely a sense that it's a new era.
For the eighth consecutive year, the Mounds View High School girls tennis team is headed to the state tournament. The Mustangs locked down the state berth with a 6-1 victory over Coon Rapids in the Section 5AA final last Thursday.
The Irondale High School football team closes out the regular season on Wednesday with a trip to Park Center for a late-afternoon game (5 p.m. kickoff). For the Knights, it's one last chance to pick up a victory prior to the post-season.
Tuesday is a big night for the soccer teams at Mounds View High School. State-tournament appearances are on the line for both the boys and girls squads.
Mounds View's boys team won a pair of home playoff games last week to advance to the section final while the girls squad got there by winning once at home and once on the road.
Three weeks ago, the St. Anthony Village High School football team hosted the No. 2-ranked team in the state in Class AAAA. The Huskies are set to do the same thing this week, although it's a different team coming to Dennison Field.
The Roseville Area High School and Concordia Academy football teams head into the final week of the regular season trying to get back to .500 before moving on to the playoffs. Both squads lost last week to fall to 3-4 overall.