The Roseville Area High School volleyball team ran its unbeaten streak to nine matches last week before losing a few best-of-three matches in a weekend tournament. The Raiders' surge hasn't gone un-noticed among the pollsters.
The "Most Pitiable Job of the Week" award should go to whoever is in charge of washing high school football uniforms this week — especially those whose teams wears white pants and any non-black jerseys.
Although liberos wear a jersey different in color from that of their volleyball teammates, they don’t always garner the attention that the big hitters and setters get. For one night last week, however, a libero got her place in the spotlight.
Putting the ball in the net was a challenge for the Roseville Area High School boys soccer team a year ago. Only once did the Raiders score more than two goals in a game in 2014 but that has already changed this fall.
In a normal year, this would be week one of the regular season for high school football but 2015 is anything but normal. Thanks to a one-year shift in availability of the Prep Bowl venue, Minnesota high school football started two weeks early.