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
09
Mar

Hill-Murray girls spring basketball upset over Mahtomedi in section playoffs

For the second straight week, a Hill-Murray basketball team won a first-round playoff game on the road.

Tue
08
Mar

Roseville girls roll in basketball playoff opener


Sara Hain

Raiders crush Irondale, 60-29

At the beginning of the season, a top-two seed in section playoffs might not have been on the Roseville Area High School girls basketball team’s radar but that’s where it ended up. 

Surprised or not, the Raiders made the most of their high ranking in the first round.

Roseville, seeded second in Section 5, Class 4A, rolled over seventh-seeded Irondale 60-29 at home on Feb. 2. The Raiders held the Knights to single digits in points in the first half and were on cruise control in the second.

Tue
08
Mar

Beacons kickoff post-season with a win

Despite posting a losing record in the regular season, the Concordia Academy girls basketball team was seeded high enough to earn a home game in the first round of the playoffs. 

Tue
08
Mar

Roseville senior competes at state wrestling tournament

Hsinku Lay gets 2nd trip to the ‘X’

Roseville Area High School senior Hsinku Lay closed out his prep wrestling career with his second appearance in the state tournament. Lay went 1-2 at 170 pounds at the event held Feb. 25-27 at Xcel Energy Center.

Lay opened the tournament with a 9-6 victory over Rochester John Marshall junior Elijah Hollins. 

Tue
08
Mar

RAHS diver qualifies for state

The Roseville Area High School boys swimming and diving team sent one competitor to the state meet last week.

Wed
02
Mar

Huskies hoping to build on late-season surge

After suffering through a seven-game losing streak in late December and early January, the St. Anthony Village High School girls basketball team finished the season by winning 8 of its final 11 games.

Wed
02
Mar

Huskies can’t hold down Totino-Grace

Although it finished the regular season with eight more victories than Totino-Grace, the St. Anthony Village High School boys basketball team found itself opening the post-season at the Eagles’ gym.

Wed
02
Mar

Knights, Mustangs hit the road for playoff openers

The girls basketball teams from Irondale and Mounds View met in the second game of the season back in November and the Mustangs pulled out a two-point, overtime victory.

Wed
02
Mar

Mounds View rallies, wins OT thriller

The Mounds View High School boys basketball team welcomed Centennial to Kauls Court for a Section 5AAAA quarterfinal on Feb. 25.

Wed
02
Mar

Mounds View takes second at section swim meet

Two Mustangs relay teams qualify for state

The Mounds View High School boys swimming and diving team took second place at the Section 4AA championship meet finals on Feb. 27 at Stillwater Junior High School. The Mustangs scored 368 points to claim the runner-up trophy after battling North St. Paul for the second spot all afternoon. The Polars finished with 314 points. Stillwater easily won the championship with a score of 533 points. 

The Mustangs were led by their 200-yard and 400-yard freestyle relay teams, which both finished second to earn a trip to the Class AA state meet at the University of Minnesota’s Jean Freeman Aquatic Center on March 2-4. Several Mustangs posted season-best times in their respective events over the course of the three-day meet.

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