Of the 25 games on the Hill-Murray High School boys hockey schedule this season, only five are contests against unranked opponents. To say that the Pioneers will be tested every night out is a grand understatement.
Front row: Sophia Peterson, Abby Lebens, Nicki Empting and Emily Donovan. Back row: coach Shelley Akey, Olivia Roland, Laura Star, Heather Akey, Kathryn Orme and coach Lara Donovan. (submitted photo)
St. Peter Catholic School’s North St. Paul girls A eighth-grade volleyball team captured its first Catholic Athletic Association city championship on Oct. 25, beating players for St. John the Evangelist, two games to one.
Tartan sophomore Cali Pearcy (24) scores against North High junior Marit Larson (33) during home action last season. The Titans won 3-0 Jan. 20. Little did they know, they’d be joining forces next season as the two teams consolidate into one team. (Linda Baumeister file photo)
To some folks the "State of Hockey" in School District 622 is in trouble
In what one might well call a drastic move, Tartan and North high schools' girls hockey teams will combine as one for the 2015-16 season.
North High senior Sarah Mullen (18) pounds one over the net against Mahtomedi during Section 4 Class 3A playoffs at home Oct. 29. The Polars advanced with a 25-16, 25-13 and 25-20 win. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
North High senior Isaiah Koran (16) charges ahead looking for an opening in third quarter State Class 5A quarterfinal action against St. Thomas Academy at Woodbury High School. The Polars lost in the final minutes 7-0 Oct. 30. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Game was scoreless until final 2 minutes
St. Thomas 7 - North 0
After winning eight consecutive football games, the highly successful North High Polars were handed a last-minute, season-ending loss by the St. Thomas Academy Cadets in the Class 5A quarterfinal state tournament game Friday, Oct. 30.