Wally Wakefield

Wed
27
May

Tartan girls win first-ever golf title

Girls’ golf is a sport that doesn’t often make the news. This year is different.

Wed
27
May

Pioneers end Packers’ season with 7-3 victory in Section 4AAA playoffs

Despite 45-degree weather and brisk, northwesterly winds, the Hill-Murray Pioneers and South St. Paul Packers squared off for seven full innings in the Section 4 Class AAA softball playoffs Monday, May 18.

Wed
20
May

North Polars calm Mahtomedi Zephyrs for crucial Metro East win

Lauzon hurls 7-inning, 2-hit shutout
Before a standing-room-only crowd at Kuenkel Field, the North High Polars battled with baseball powerhouse Mahtomedi on Wednesday, May 13.
The game had special significance because of the Metro East Conference standings. Heading into the game North was 12-2 in the MEC, while Mahtomedi had a mark of 13-1.
Both teams had one MEC game remaining on their schedules.

Wed
20
May

Tennis season winds down for area teams

The regular season in boys tennis ended without much fanfare this spring for the local teams, and the sectional playoffs are already underway.
Here’s a recap of Hill-Murray, North and Tartan’s performance in the Metro East Conference.

Wed
20
May

Polars power past Titans, 10-2

North High junior Jim Bothwell (7) attempts a double play, making the force out at second base on Tartan junior Jacob Zwak (23). The Polars won 10-2 at Tartan May 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
North High junior Jim Bothwell (7) attempts a double play, making the force out at second base on Tartan junior Jacob Zwak (23). The Polars won 10-2 at Tartan May 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The North High baseball team has been a juggernaut in the Metro East Conference this spring, and that was never more true than when the Polars faced the Tartan Titans Friday, May 15.

Wed
13
May

North halts St. Thomas, 3-0, Zach Lauzon allows only 3 hits

On a day better suited to ducks than baseball fans, the St. Thomas Academy Cadets ventured to North St. Paul to dodge raindrops and battle the North High Polars.  

Wed
13
May

Cadets march past Pioneers, 6-0

Hill-Murray senior Jimmy Quirk (13) gets caught between the bases after an out at home. The Pioneers lost to Mahtomedi 13-5 at home May 6. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Hill-Murray senior Jimmy Quirk (13) gets caught between the bases after an out at home. The Pioneers lost to Mahtomedi 13-5 at home May 6. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Hill-Murray's fielding errors, stranded runners contribute to loss

The St. Thomas Academy baseball team pounded out nine hits and took advantage of five Hill-Murray errors and two hit batters, for a shutout win, 6-0, on Monday, May 14.
The Metro East Conference game took place at Hill-Murray in Maplewood on a perfect afternoon for a baseball game.

Wed
13
May

Tartan attack subdues North

Natalie Herzog nets 7 points in 14-2 rout

The Tartan Titans girls lacrosse players visited North Tuesday, May 5 to ply their skills against the North Polars.

And ply their skills they did, as they scored quickly and frequently. By the time the first 25 minutes were over, Tartan had built a 10-0 cushion and went on to post a 14-2 triumph over their School District 622 archrivals.

Wed
06
May

Tartan wins marathon game at Hill-Murray

It was a game of cat and mouse between the visiting Tartan Titans and the Hill-Murray Pioneers Wednesday, April 27, as the two combined to power out 22 hits and score a total of 24 runs.

Wed
06
May

Polars power past Pioneers, 8-0

Gus Varland allows just 2 hits in 6 innings

The North High baseball team faced Hill-Murray on Monday, April 27 for the second time this season.
In the first game, back on April 6, Hill-Murray came to North St. Paul and handed the Polars a 4-1 setback.

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