Kaity Wightman has resigned as White Bear Lake softball coach, on the heels of two outstanding seasons by the Bears.
Austin Luecke of White Bear Lake recently placed third/fourth in the US Open for the World Axe Throwing League and was seen in a taped showing on ESPN2 this past Sunday.
Along with her powerful swing, rocket arm and light-footed grace, it’s the sparkly hair that opponents sometimes noticed about Jordyn Meyer.
A Centennial baseball team had a memorable evening when the Minnesota Twins sent a delegation to their game at Inner Park in Circle Pines last Thursday.
The Mounds View boys 4x800 relay team that set a state record in May lowered their time by three seconds and placed third in the Nike National meet on June 18 in Eugene, Oregon.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs pummeled two opponents in the consolation bracket of the state tournament Wednesday to officially place fifth in the Class 3A tournament, finishing 19-6.
Third-place finishes by Ernie Mattson and Arthur (AJ) Perron, and double medals by Mattson and Oreowula Olusi, were White Bear Lake highlights at the state track meet that concluded Saturday. The Bears collected medals in seven events.
Blessed with four exceptional middle distance runners, the Mounds View track team decided to put them all in the same race, the 4x800, one time only, and see if they could break the school record. Maybe even the state record.
LINO LAKES–Betsy Larey and Trent Anderson have been teaching golf for a long time. This summer, they hope to be busier than ever, now that two junior programs have been added at Chomonix Golf Course in Lino Lakes.
Centennial captured the Northwest Suburban softball championship by winning a showdown with Blaine in the conference finale 5-2 at home on Tuesday evening.
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.