Sports

Wed
26
Nov

Mounds View boys hockey hoping to avoid slow start

Alex Plasencia
Alex Plasencia

Coming off a year of streaks, both good and bad, the Mounds View High School boys hockey team would like to see more consistency as it heads into the 2014-15 season. Last season, the Mustangs struggled early before making a nice run in the middle of the schedule, but ultimately couldn't overcome its early problems.

Wed
26
Nov

Kaczynski helps Mustangs start season on high note

Ryan Kaczynski
Ryan Kaczynski

A season-opening game is usually a big enough deal to draw a good crowd, but there was an extra reason to turn out for the Mounds View High School boys basketball team's first game of the season last Friday. One member of the team was on the verge of a milestone from the opening tap.

Wed
26
Nov

Growth is key for Irondale/St. Anthony boys hockey

With eight sophomores seeing significant varsity time a year ago, the Irondale/St. Anthony Village boys hockey team took its lumps. The Knights won only three games last season, but head coach Adam Schmidt is expecting that experience work in his team's favor soon.

Wed
26
Nov

Knights face tough road for turnaround

With eight games against teams that won at least 20 games each last season, the Irondale High School boys basketball team faces a tough schedule as it tries to rebound from a two-win season a year ago. Despite the daunting slate of games, head coach Jon DeMars expects a marked improvement from a year ago.

Wed
26
Nov

Roseville gymnasts gunning for another four-peat

Back in 2009, the Roseville Area High School gymnastics team won its fourth consecutive state championship. This year's Raiders have the chance to repeat that feat.

Wed
26
Nov

Goals remain high for RAHS girls basketball squad

Monica Burich
Monica Burich

It's hard to feel bad for a high school basketball program that has posted three consecutive 20-win seasons. The Roseville Area High School girls team accomplished that feat, but has not realized its most prized goal in that time.

Wed
26
Nov

RAHS boys hockey set for season opener

After winning 16 games in 2013-14 and returning a dozen players from that team, the Roseville Area High School boys hockey team has some reason for optimism heading into its season opener this weekend. The Raiders play a pair of games up in the Duluth area on Friday and Saturday.

Thu
20
Nov

New season, new conference and new -- sort of -- coach at Hill-Murray

Brady Hannigan
Brady Hannigan

The Hill-Murray High School boys basketball squad enters the 2014-15 facing the hurdles of adapting to a new system under newly appointed head coach Brady Hannigan.

Former rival

Thu
20
Nov

Girls basketball: Tartan in rebuilding mode this season

The six senior returnees to the Tartan girls basketball team greeted new head coach Tim Obr at their first practice this fall.

What Obr faced was the fact that of the six returnees, only one was a starter a year ago.

Thu
20
Nov

Mounds View to honor Lavalle

Josh Lavalle
Josh Lavalle (Submitted photo)

Former Mounds View High School hockey player Josh Lavalle, who lost his battle with cancer last month, will be honored prior to the beginning of the Mustangs' season-opener on Saturday. Lavalle's No.

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