The roster for the Tartan High School girls basketball team includes four players who aren't old enough to attend high school. That kind of youth has second-year head coach Tim Obr looking for improvement each and every day.
The Mounds View High School girls basketball team put together a solid season a year ago with a senior-laden lineup. That leaves the Mustangs in a situation this year where they are looking to replace a number of players who graduated.
The Irondale High School boys basketball team has suffered through back-to-back single-digit win-total seasons. This year's squad isn't guaranteeing it will be end that streak but it appears to be the most capable team in the last three years.
The Concordia Academy volleyball team closed out its most successful season in almost 30 years with a runner-up finish at the Class AA state tournament. The last time the Beacons finished higher than that was in 1987.
Of the 25 games on the Hill-Murray High School boys hockey schedule this season, only five are contests against unranked opponents. To say that the Pioneers will be tested every night out is a grand understatement.