White Bear Lake won two relays and two individual events while placing second behind Wayzata in the nine-team Wayzata Invitational on Friday.
Mounds View’s Ziggy Kauls and Mark Landsberger were among 15 individuals to be inducted into the Minnesota High School Basketball Hall of Fame on Thursday.
It took Jake Bergeland five years to work his way into the Minnesota Gophers wrestling lineup, but once he grabbed that 141-pound slot, he made the best of the opportunity.
Sarah Grow, one of six Centennial graduates currently in women’s college basketball, closed out a stellar career at Minnesota-Duluth as a fifth-year senior this winter.
In the first-ever state wrestling tournament for girls, Centennial had one of the champions, Isabella ("Bell") Huss, and another qualifier, Jaden Ruegsegger.
White Bear Lake nabbed its first state tournament victory since 2016, squeezing past Rosemount 35-34 in a clash of two squads who hang their hats on defensive tenacity, at Williams Arena on Wednesday.
With a state finals berth on the line, Mahtomedi built a two-goal lead but could not hold off a high-powered Warroad line on Friday. The Warriors won the semifinal thriller 5-4 in overtime at Xcel Energy Center.
They call it the rubber game, the one where two teams who’ve split previously meet for the third time and bragging rights. Rubber games are most important when they occur at tournament time.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs blasted three goals in the second period and went on to defeat Mankato East/Loyola 4-1 in the first round of the state Class A hockey tournament on Wednesday.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs are back in the state tournament, after missing a year, by virtue of a 4-0 win over Chisago Lakes in the Section 4A semifinals Friday evening.
White Bear Lake’s bid for a state hockey berth was foiled by No. 2 ranked Hill-Murray on Friday evening as the Pioneers pummeled the Bears 5-0 in the Section 4AA championship game at Aldrich Arena.
The Mahtomedi gymnasts swept the team championship and most of the individual laurels at the Section 4A meet Saturday night at White Bear Lake.
White Bear Lake’s Laney Gunderson and Grace Squires will close their glittering gymnastics careers with a fourth state meet appearance for each, after leading the Bears to third place in Section 4AA on Saturday.
Max Nelson, the Mahtomedi athlete who’s placed first and second in his conference Nordic ski meets despite being nearly blind, has been chosen for Team USA in the Paralympic Games coming up in March in China.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs were champions and had the top three individuals in the Metro East Conference girls Nordic Ski meet Thursday, Feb. 3, at Hyland Park Reserve. Mahtomedi had 469 points, Two Rivers 455 and Tartan 438 for top three among seven teams. Makayla Fischer was individual champio…
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs were champions of the Metro East Conference boys Nordic Ski meet and had 10 of the top 20 individuals on Thursday, Feb. 3, at Hyland Park Reserve. Mahtomedi had 466 points, Two Rivers 435 and Hastings 405 for top three among eight teams. Max Nelson placed second in 28:4…
The Mahtomedi gymnasts capped their 14th straight conference championship season, posting their high score, 143.875, in the Metro East meet at Simley on Thursday, Feb. 3. Simley (132.025) and Two Rivers (131.25) were the next two among seven teams.
White Bear Lake’s fourth-year leaders both turned in exceptional performances as the Bears defeated Woodbury 140.00 to 125.05 in their final dual meet Wednesday evening.
The Centennial Cougars defeated Anoka 58-48 on Thursday evening at Anoka, led by Camille Cummings with 18 points, six rebounds, and three steals. Freshman forward Autumn McCall notched 13 rebounds, nine points and four steals. Sydney Kubes added eight points. Eleven players scored for the Co…
Mahtomedi rolled to its seventh straight win, over a good Simley team, 74-45 at home Tuesday evening, scoring numerous baskets after stealing the ball. Ella Kletti netted 20 points, Mya Wilson 13, Sonya Potthoff 13, Zoie Centers nine and Ella Frazier eight for the Zephyrs (11-6). Acheampomaa…
The Northern Fusion Leather & Laces adult synchronized skating team is gearing up for its largest competition of the season at the end of January. The team took first place at its first competition of the season at the Maplewood Synchro Classic at 3M Arena at Mariucci. The team currently…
The Rogers Royals shut down Centennial’s robust offense and handed the Cougars their first loss 2-0 on Saturday evening in Rogers. Centennial (8-1-1) had been averaging 4.9 goals per game. The Royals held the Cougars to 16 shots on goal, all stopped by Lauren Larson. Sydney Bailey and Avery…
Hill-Murray edged Mahtomedi 3-2 in the Metro East Conference opener between two state-ranked teams on Thursday evening at Aldrich Arena. The Pioneers (2-2) outshot Mahtomedi 58-22 but Zephyr goalie Ben Dardis made 55 saves. Axel Begley got one past him for a 3-2 lead at 13:21 of the third pe…
Led by senior stalwarts Grace Squires and Laney Gunderson starting their fourth varsity seasons, the White Bear Lake gymnasts won their own Interstellar Invitational on Saturday after beating Forest Lake in a dual meet on Friday evening at home.
Runners-up in the state. That’s Mahtomedi’s hard-earned football status after the Zephyrs ran into a top-ranked Mankato West team that was as good as advertised in the Class 5A finals.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs had in five events, and all five scored points by placing in the top 16, in the state Class A swimming meet Thursday and Saturday at the University of Minnesota.
Facing a team that had just lost its star quarterback, the Mahtomedi Zephyrs cruised into the Prep Bowl with a 33-7 conquest of Robbinsdale Cooper in the semifinals Friday.
The Mahtomedi girls are not to be denied when they play in state championship games — not even when facing a team that pummeled them 7-0 earlier in the season.
The final hurdle between Mounds View and a state soccer championship was an unlikely one. The Mustangs faced a Rosemount team that ended the regular season 4-6-3, then turned into a giant-killer.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs cruised into the state tournament with a 44-6 rout of the Tartan Titans in the Section 4, Class 5A tournament at home Friday evening.
A corner kick that homed its way into the net turned out to be the difference as Mahtomedi nipped Holy Angels 2-1 in the Class AA girls soccer semifinals Thursday at US Bank Stadium.
The Mounds View Mustangs had the worst possible draw for their first state girls soccer tournament since 2015. Their opponent was undefeated, No. 1 ranked Edina.
After one hundred scoreless minutes, Centennial’s first-round state tournament duel with Wayzata went to a shootout Tuesday night.
White Bear Lake was buoyed by a kickoff return for a touchdown, and a defensive touchdown after a safety stole the ball, against Osseo on Friday night.
Rumbling for 436 yards and seven touchdowns on the ground, the Mahtomedi Zephyrs got back in the win column with a 49-21 rout of Simley at home on Friday evening.
The Minnetonka Skippers tumbled Centennial 31-7 on Friday night at home, ending Centennial’s four-game win streak that included wins over two top-five teams. Minnetonka is 6-1 and Centennial 4-3.
A pair or Mahtomedi gymnastics luminaries, Debbie Driscoll and Mindy Myhre, will enter the Minnesota State High School League Hall of Fame together, in a group of 12 inductees, the organization announced in a press release last week.
No. 5 ranked Maple Grove handed No. 2 Centennial its first loss 2-1 in a due for the Northwest Suburban Conference lead on Tuesday evening at Cougar Field.