Baseball

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

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.

Fri
15
May

Sliding home

Tartan sophomore Logan Roberts (3) scores, sliding safely home on a wild pitch in 3rd inning action. The Titans won 12-6 at home May 6. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

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

Tough schedule prepares Irondale fastpitch for post-season

In the final three years of the North Suburban Conference, the Irondale High School fastpitch softball team was a perennial contender for the league championship. The Knights won it twice and was second once in that stretch.

Tue
12
May

Roseville siblings lead St. Scholastica to title

The College of St. Scholastica baseball team won its 18th consecutive conference tournament championship last week, and pair of former Roseville Area High School players helped bring home the title.

Wed
06
May

Split-second, but safe

North High senior courtesy runner Gus Varland (4) slides in safely stealing second base in first inning action. The Polars won 11-1 against South St. Paul April 29. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

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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