The Hill-Murray girls hockey team took home the 2013-14 Class AA State Championship title after a hard-fought game against No. 1-seeded Benilde-St. Margaret’s in February, at the Xcel Energy Center. Pictured, Hill-Murray sophomore forward Jac Kaasa (6) controls the puck going up center ice during the Pioneers’ first game of the tournament against Burnsville. Hill-Murray hopes for a similar performance this season. (file photo Linda Baumeister/Review)
The Hill-Murray High School Pioneers girls hockey forces finished last season as the Minnesota Class AA state champions with a record of 25-3-1.
Game slips away from Hill-Murray in fourth quarter
On an unseasonably chilly Halloween, the Hill-Murray Pioneers' trip to South St. Paul for the Section 4AAAA football finals proved to be a frightful nightmare.
Things started well for the Pioneers, who took advantage of the Packers' three fumbles and led the entire first half. But the Packers, winners of the Metro East Conference, got back on track late in the game for a 35-21 victory.
Tartan sophomore Karly Bihner (16) sends the ball over the net during Section 4AAA home action. The Titans defeated Minneapolis South 25-4, 25-12, 25-13 in the opening round Oct. 21. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
The Tartan Titans, seeded fifth in the Section 4AAA volleyball playoffs, hosted the 12th-seeded Minneapolis South Tigers Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Tartan High School.
North, Tartan bumped from playoffs
The Johnson Governors watched Pioneers Marshawn Wilson and Sam Westby put on a two-man show that ended with Hill-Murray gaining a 54-34 triumph Saturday, Oct. 25.
The win propelled the No. 2-seed Pioneers into the finals of the Section 4AAAA football playoffs, where they will face the South St. Paul Packers at 7 p.m., Oct 31 at South St. Paul.