Brian Meyers

Sports writer for the Review and Bulletin newspapers.  Brian Meyers can be reached at bmeyers@lillienews.com  Check out Brian's Sports Notebook for more sports coverage.

 

Wed
06
Apr

Irondale girls track chasing bigger foes

When the North Suburban Conference disbanded a few years ago, Irondale High School was placed in the Northwest Suburban Conference, which at the time had 11 schools all with larger enrollments.

Wed
06
Apr

Inexperience a factor for North boys tennis squad

With only one senior and little experience on the roster this spring, the North High School boys tennis team is likely to struggle. Head coach Jerry Diebel isn’t worried so much about wins and losses as he is about the psyche of his players.

Wed
06
Apr

Veteran Tartan fastpitch team looking to contend

Last year’s Tartan High School fastpitch softball team more than doubled its win total from the previous season. The Titans appear to have the personnel this season to produce another increase in victories.

Wed
06
Apr

Sprints strong again for Polars’ girls track team

The North High School girls track and field team was particularly strong in the sprint events last season and that trend appears ready to continue this year.

Wed
06
Apr

North boys track continues to roll

The North High School boys track and field team has long been a power in the Metro East Conference. The Polars have won the conference team title 11 times in a row and have their sights set on No. 12 this spring.

Wed
30
Mar

Irondale Triple A winners


Danielle Franke and Brett Burbank are Irondale High School’s Triple “A” honorees this year. (submitted photo)

The Minnesota State High School League established the Triple “A” award to recognize and honor high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field and in fine arts.

Wed
30
Mar

Former Irondale wrestler earns All-America honor


Irondale High School graduate and All-America honoree Dustin Weinmann, left, isn’t the only Weinmann on the UW-La Crosse wrestling roster. His twin brother Ryan, far right, also finished his junior season and older brother Derek completed his senior season. (courtesy of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)

Dustin Weinmann worked his way up the ladder as a high school wrestler at Irondale High School and capped his prep career with a state championship.

Wed
30
Mar

Former Pioneer makes pro debut

Former Hill-Murray hockey standout Jake Guentzel recently made his professional hockey debut.

Wed
30
Mar

Two Pioneers win championship with St. Thomas basketball

A pair of University of St. Thomas seniors closed out their college basketball careers with the ultimate prize. Jimmy Remke and Cullen Ogren helped the Tommies capture the NCAA Division III national title on March 19 in Salem, Virginia.

Wed
30
Mar

Brandt closes college career on high note


Hannah Brandt

Hannah Brandt said she couldn’t imagine closing out her college career anywhere but at the Frozen Four. She and her University of Minnesota women’s hockey teammates made the trip to New Hampshire worthwhile.

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