North finishes undefeated in EMC
Throughout the 2014 season, the Tartan volleyball squad has been improving with each game.
At the same time, the North High volleyball team has seemingly been improving by leaps and bounds.
Tartan junior running back Emmanuel Willies (7), who scored three touchdowns against Hill-Murray, takes off running. The Titans lost 52-30 at home Oct. 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Scorer of three touchdowns, Hill-Murray senior Marshawn Wilson (23) eludes the defense until the two yard line for a 36-yard carry. The Pioneers won 52-30 at Tartan Oct. 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Hill-Murray quarterback Sam Westby (13) hands off during action at Tartan Oct. 15. Westby added three touchdowns in the win. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Simley Spartans stop Polars
As they headed into their Wednesday, Oct. 15 football game, the Hill-Murray Pioneers had a specific opening plan against the Tartan Titans in Oakdale.
Hill-Murray coach Tony Danna explained, "We talked about it in the locker room that we were going to score on our first drive.
Ice Arena to construct two new locker rooms for the Hill-Murray hockey program. The James Steele Construction Company of St. Paul is removing dirt and creating a hole measuring 32 feet by 55 feet for the new addition at the county-owned arena. The private high school is financing the project. (Wally Wakefield/Review staff)
The Hill-Murray boys hockey program has entered into a unique partnership with Ramsey County to build its own locker rooms at Aldrich Ice Arena.
Win gives North the Metro East Title
This year the new Metro East Conference was formed. Although the schools in the MEC are pretty much the same as the former Classic Suburban Conference, there's definitely a sense that it's a new era.
People still ask, 'Who is Ruth?'
For quite a while, I have ended my columns with "Hey Ruth, you hang in there!"
I don't intend to stop, but now an explanation is once again in order.
The "Ruth" in question was Ruth Goethel. She was the wife of Arno Goethel, the former executive sports editor of the St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press.
Tartan junior running back Emmanuel Willies (7) carries for a 71-yard touchdown. He ran in three on 18 carries for 224 yards. The Titans won 21-13 over Fridley Oct. 3. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Tartan junior Benjamin Engwer (18) gains 12-yards on a quarterback keeper against Fridley Oct. 3, a 21-13 win. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
The Tartan Fall Pom Squad, attired in pink, performed at the football halftime Oct. 3. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
As week five of the fall football season wrapped up, Tartan gained a victory over non-conference foe Fridley. North traveled to Hastings and came away with a three-point win. Hill-Murray ventured to West St. Paul to face Henry Sibley and took it on the chin by a touchdown.
Back in the days when most everyone who skated or played hockey, it was on an outdoor pond or lake. Getting ice depended on “Mother Nature” to supply cold enough weather to freeze water.
Then came the flooding of outdoor rinks. Suddenly ice sheets popped up on every local playground as well as in many back yards.