Back row, from left: Neva Knoll, Lauren Lippert, Ally Hakes, Lexy Johnson, Bri Sislo-Schutta, Alyssa Stamper, Alyssa Parra and Alyssa Helgason. Front row: Coach Annie Krinke, Priya Tandon, Mikayla Manley, Jamie Kassa and coach Lauren Kelleher. Not pictured: Holly Jacobs, Hannah Kienast, Megan Hopkins. (submitted photo)
The Mounds View High School dance team added to the school's list of winter state-tournament entries when it competed in the jazz division state meet on Feb. 13 at Target Center. The Viewettes were one of 12 teams to qualify for the Class AAA state event.
In winning only five games last season, the St. Anthony Village High School boys basketball team suffered through some growing pains while going with a young lineup. The Huskies are hoping to have learned from those trials and tribulations and can put that education to use this season.
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.
Heading into its game last week against St. Anthony Village, the Concordia Academy football team had lost its last four games to the Huskies. The Beacons have a similar history with this week's opponent.
The St. Anthony Village High School football team last year suffered through its worst season under head coach Todd Niklaus. The Huskies won just twice and had a losing record for the first time since 2009.
St. Anthony begins what it hopes to be a bounce-back season on Friday when it hosts Brooklyn Center starting at 7 p.m.
According to U.S. News and World Report, the news organization that often ranks schools and universities across the country, only three other high schools in the state rank better than St. Anthony Village High School.