Concordia Academy sophomore Barnabas Preble closed out the cross country season recently by racing in the conference and section meets. Among his accomplishments in the final two weeks of the season was a runner-up performance at conference.
If it’s the first week of November, it means the Roseville Area High School girls cross country team should be preparing for the state meet. That’s exactly what the Raiders are doing after finishing second at the section meet last week.
The volleyball teams from Concordia Academy and DeLaSalle appear destined to meet in the section final for the second consecutive season. The top two seeds had little trouble in winning their section playoff openers last week.
Not much went right for the Concordia Academy football team in its playoff opener last week. The Beacons gave up three first-quarter touchdowns and the ensuing two-point conversions and went on to lose 44-0 to Spectrum.
The Roseville Area High School volleyball team last week took the first step toward another berth in the state tournament. The Raiders, in search of a fifth consecutive trip to downtown St. Paul, rolled in their section playoff opener.
The North High School volleyball team wrapped up one championship earlier this month and begins the chase for another this week. The Polars open the section playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 27, with a home match.
The Hill-Murray football team headed into the playoffs a year ago having not won a regular-season game. The Pioneers went on to upset New Life Academy in the quarterfinals for their only victory of the season.