University of Minnesota senior Meghan Lorence has increased her production each year she has been a member of the women's hockey team. She achieved a personal milestone last weekend in the Golden Gophers' series against Ohio State.
What with the snowstorm that barreled through Minnesota on Monday, it's appropriate that the first prep winter sport gets going in earnest this week. High school girls hockey teams throughout the state are embarking on the 2014-15 season.
The Irondale High School football team closes out the regular season on Wednesday with a trip to Park Center for a late-afternoon game (5 p.m. kickoff). For the Knights, it's one last chance to pick up a victory prior to the post-season.
Although this is its first season in the Northwest Suburban Conference, the Irondale football team is already familiar with the location of its game this week. The Knights play Friday at Andover, the site of their final game last season.
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.
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.