Submitted by EditorsAdmin on Wed, 02/22/2017 - 2:32pm
The Hill-Murray girls hockey team is set to make another run at a state championship this week. The Pioneers are in the Class AA state tournament for the fifth consecutive year and sixth in program history.
Senior Jake Begley is in his third season as a varsity goalie at Hill-Murray and second as the Pioneers’ main netminder. He has put together some impressive statistics this year and was recognized for it last week.
The high school competitive skiing season came to a close last week with the Alpine and Nordic state meets on back-to-back days at Giants Ridge in Biwabik. Two Review-area schools sent competitors to those meets.
Hill-Murray and White Bear Lake have long been rivals in boys hockey and have met in the section playoffs numerous times over the years. Many of those post-season meetings have come with the section championship on the line.
The high school competitive skiing season came to a close last week with the Alpine and Nordic state meets on back-to-back days at Giants Ridge in Biwabik. Roseville Area High School sent competitors to both events.
The Metro East Conference championship was a split title a year ago as North and Tartan tied for the top spot in the standings. Those two squads are again contending for the MEC crown, but there is a third team in the mix.