St. Anthony Village junior wideout Andrew Webster (9) turns upfield for a 10-yard gain in the first quarter of the Huskies' win over New Life Academy on Sept. 12. Chasing Webster is New Life Academy cornerback Nathan Parry. (Courtesy of Dave Wiggins Photography)
After winning only two games in 2013, the St. Anthony Village High School football team is off to a 3-0 start this fall. While the Huskies are enjoying the positive start to the season, they are also trying to keep it all in perspective.
For the second time this season, the Concordia Academy football team will play an afternoon game in St. Paul. The Beacons were successful the first time around and are hoping that history repeats itself.
Although Irondale High School is now a member of the 14-school Northwest Suburban Conference, the football team still has an out-of-conference game on the schedule this season. That game is Friday against Holy Angels.
In the 2013 regular-season meeting between the Mounds View and White Bear Lake football teams, the Bears scored 45 points and snapped a nine-game losing streak to the Mustangs. The 2014 regular-season game between the two squads was last week and Mounds View got its revenge.
The prep volleyball teams at Roseville Area High School and Concordia Academy put together solid stretches of matches last week. Both teams are ranked in the state's top 10 and might even move up in this week's poll.
Heading into its game last week against St. Anthony Village, the Concordia Academy football team had lost its last four games to the Huskies. The Beacons have a similar history with this week's opponent.
Not much went right for the Roseville Area High School football team in week one, so a bounce-back was on the agenda in week two last week. The Raiders came through and now turn their attention to putting together a winning streak as they head into this week's game.
Although the Irondale High School football team is now playing in the Northwest Suburban Conference and facing teams it hasn't played in a long time -- if ever -- the Knights have a game this week against a team they know very well.