Dan Ferlic of Birchwood will be glued to the TV set July 29 for an event in the Olympics. So will his son Mike and three daughters, all former White Bear Mariner athletes.
Tony Neubeck got the team Most Valuable Player award for the state champion Mahtomedi Zephyrs baseball team and was one of five all-conference picks.
With none of the drama normally associated with state championship games, the Mahtomedi Zephyrs wrapped up the Class AAA baseball title with a 20-3 conquest of Grand Rapids on Friday afternoon at Target Center.
Centennial sprinters Landen Liu and Emily Anderson, and high-jumper Alyssa Draheim, all qualified for state at the Section 5AA meet Saturday at Mounds View.
Long before he became White Bear Lake’s greatest wrestler, Donny Longendyke started dreaming about someday wearing the red, white and blue of Team USA.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs are headed for the state tennis tournament after climbing out of a deep hole to topple Mounds View 4-3 for the Section 4AA championship on Friday, May 28.
Undefeated White Bear Lake needed just four innings to post an 16-1 win over Irondale on Friday in New Brighton. The Bears (6-0) scored six runs in the third inning and 10 in the fourth. Chloe Barber pitched three scoreless innings (one hit, three strikeouts) and belted a three-run homer. Jo…
The Centennial Cougars earned a trip to the state tournament but won’t be among the teams skating in openers Saturday. “The girls hockey team will not be able to play in the state tournament due to a lab-confirmed positive case,” announced Brian Jamros, activities director, on Wednesday. The…
Matt Sloan will be White Bear Lake’s lone entrant in the state wrestling “final eight” tournament after placing second in the combined Section 3AAA/4AAA state qualifier on Saturday.
“It was a great day to be a BEAR,” was coach Kelly Rivers’ enthusiastic assessment of the White Bear Lake gymnastic team’s section performance on Saturday.
The Mahtomedi gymnasts placed third in a strong Section 4AA field Saturday and had two state qualifiers, Savannah Huber and Abbey Bush.
White Bear Lake blew a seven-point lead in the final minte but fended off an upset bid by Woodbury 43-42 on a last-second rebound and free shot by Neveah Hughes on Thursday evening in their Section 4AAAA opener at home.
Tyler Bishop delivered the over-time game-winner, short-handed, as White Bear Lake fended off Woodbury 4-3 on Thursday evening in the Section 4AA first round.
White Bear Lake closed the regular season with an 8-1 conquest of East Ridge at home Monday evening to make their final conference record 14-3-1. Tanner Domschot scored a goal in each period for the hat trick and made two assists for a five-point night. Andrew Larson, Aiden Welch, Brady Borg…
Ilsa Bastiaens, Mahtomedi junior, is headed for the state Alpine Ski meet after placing sixth in the section meet March 2 at Giants Ridge in Biwabik.
Maggie Blanding will take an undefeated record into the state Alpine Ski meet, with White Bear Lake teammates Patrick Levins and Garrett Thom join her there.
A gallant rally by White Bear Lake fell short as Cretin-Derham Hall beat the Bears 7-5 to all but wrap up the Suburban East Conference championship Saturday night.
Mahtomedi lost a duel of reigning state champions to Hill-Murray for the second time this season, 5-2, on Tuesday evening at Aldrich Arena.
The winter sports season, twice delayed by COVID-19 restrictions, will launch next week, albeit with most participants wearing masks, few spectators allowed and shorter seasons.
During a meeting of the Wild Mountain Ski Patrol in October of 2017, assistant director Matt Haberman noticed a preponderance of silver and white hair among the patrollers.
White Bear Lake and Mahtomedi intend to start winter sports practices on Monday, Jan. 4, the date designated by Gov. Tim Walz last week in his Executive Order regarding the state’s response to COVID-19. Winter sports include basketball, hockey, wrestling, alpine skiing, nordic skiing, gymnas…
Kyle Soderman appears on a billboard on Highway 494 near the airport, promoting the Lino Lakes native’s appearance on the current NBC Sports Channel show “World Chase Tag.”
The Centennial Cougars capped off the highly unusual 2020 season by picking up their second section playoff win in three nights, beating the Stillwater Ponies 27-14 on Friday evening in Stillwater.
Mahtomedi’s second-stringers handled most of the duties as the Zephyrs closed the troubled 2020 season with a 20-14 win over North St. Paul at home Friday evening.
The Centennial football team's second-round playoff game at Stillwater will be held Friday at 6 p.m. and will end the season, due to Gov. Walz's orders on Thursday to shut down sports for a month as of Friday, 11:59 p.m. The game had been scheduled for Saturday evening with the winners advan…
White Bear Lake won its regular-season finale in overtime, edging Woodbury 27-24 in overtime as quarterback Branden Berwald leapt over the linemen from one yard out on the final play Wednesday evening.
In the rare occasion of a high school football game played on the day of a presidential election, the White Bear Lake Bears hosted the Roseville Raiders on Tuesday afternoon.
The Mounds View boys soccer team lost its opening match this season, and did not pick up a win until the fourth game, but never lost a match after that opener.
It won’t get them a trip to the state tournament but the Mahtomedi boys soccer team captured the Section 4A championship with a 2-1 win over Hill-Murray in the finals.
The Centennial Cougars picked up a “three-peat” of section championships by vanquishing Duluth East 3-0 in the Section 7AA finals on Saturday evening in Duluth. The Cougars won Section 5AA in 2018 and have won 7AA the last two years. This time, there won’t be the reward of a state tournament…
White Bear Lake scored five touchdowns in the first half and held off longtime nemesis Cretin-Derham Hall 35-21 at home Friday evening, squaring their record at 1-1.
White Bear Lake could not stop Stillwater on plays from scrimmage or on kickoff returns as the Bears lost to the Ponies 52-24 in the football opener Friday evening.
Mounds View girls soccer wrapped up a third-place finish in the Suburban East Conference last week blanking Irondale 3-0 on Tuesday.