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.
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.
The Irondale High School track and field teams participated in the final North Suburban Conference championship meet last week and went out on top. Both the boys and girls squads claimed team championships.
The Spring Lake Park/St. Anthony Village track and field teams are usually in the thick of things when it comes to the North Suburban Conference championship chase. Those expectations aren’t any different under new head coach Jason Liston.