Plans for state tournaments, the first to be held since a year ago, were approved last week by the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors.
Max Hamstad scored twice, including the decisive goal on a power play, as White Bear Lake fought off Mounds View 4-2 on Saturday afternoon at TCO Sports Garden, the home ice for both teams.
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.
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…
Owen Gallatin and Lleyton Roed, members of two Hugo families who’ve been long intertwined in White Bear Lake hockey, recently signed with Division I teams.
The Mahtomedi volleyball team finished a challenging 2020 season with a 2-9 record, dealing with constant lineup changes and doing their best to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
With the alpine ski season coming up, area high school teams are utilizing The Alpine Factory (TAF) as one source to help them compete, especially during the pandemic.
Lauren Eckerle received the White Bear Lake girls soccer team’s top honor and was named to the coaches association all-state second team. She was one of five Bears named all-Suburban East Conference.
Savoring the chance to run against the top teams in the state, the White Bear Lake boys placed seventh of 20 invited teams in an unofficial state meet, the TCRC XC Challenge, on Friday.
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.
An unofficial state cross country meet will be held Friday and Saturday, with White Bear Lake and Mounds View among the teams accepting invitations.
Top-seeded Mahtomedi crushed St. Paul Washington 12-0 in the opening round of sectionals on Thursday evening at home. The Zephyrs (7-1-1) will host Minnehaha Academy (8-2-2) in the semifinals on Tuesday. Audrey Barry and Ellie Wolsfeld knocked in two goals. Also scoring goals were Lily Lindq…
White Bear Lake cruised past Tartan 7-0 in the first round of Section 4AA on Tuesday evening, earning another shot at old nemesis East Ridge in the semifinals. Nicole Moore and Olivia Haas notched two goals each, and Sydney Johnson, Emma Merriman, Lauren Eckerle, Charlie Adam had one each, f…
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.
Fall seasons for football and volleyball were approved by the Minnesota State High School League Monday morning as the board of directors reversed an Aug. 4 decision to have a spring season for both.
White Bear Lake battled to a 1-1 tie with Cretin-Derham Hall on Thursday evening in the boys soccer opener as the Bear teams enjoyed their first athletic competitions since early March.
White Bear Lake and Mahtomedi will resume high school athletic competitions this week for the first time since early March.
Ella Hronski’s family tree is filled with college athletes, and the Mahtomedi senior-to-be will add her name to that group next year.
Two pitchers from Mahtomedi were moving up the professional ranks last summer but are sitting out the 2020 season. The entire minor league system was shut down due to the pandemic.
Area lakes were not stocked with fish by Department of Natural Resources this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but they have plenty of fish, said a DNR official contacted by the Press.
It’s possible that some, but not all, fall high school sports will be offered this fall, according to comments offered during a Minnesota State High School League discussion Thursday.
Summer programming for White Bear Lake high school sports programs will start Monday, June 15, under guidelines for COVID-19, said Brian Peloquin, activities director.
Here are some tips to practice putting by focusing on process, not making the putt. Do this standing perpendicular to a full length mirror. Do it first without a club, putting your palms together.
Any hopes for salvaging part of the high school spring sports season were dashed last Thursday, when the Minnesota State High School League canceled all activities and athletics for the rest of the school year, in response to an an executive order issued by Gov. Tim Walz.
Kayla Anderson is this year’s recipient of the Athena Award as outstanding senior girl athlete, announced Brian Peloquin, activities director. Anderson was an all-state soccer player and the school’s all-time leader with 66 goals. She was a four-year letter winner and captain in both soccer …
Margaret Ludick was pinching herself in late February. She was in Atlanta with all the country’s top marathoners, the culmination of a six-year quest to run in the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Wyatt Newpower recently completed his four-year Division I hockey career with some high notes and honors. Then a searing disappointment. Then a dream realized.
Ryan Millington was Mahtomedi’s pick this year for the Triple A Award, a Minnesota State High School League program to honor achievement in athletics, arts and academics.
Two years ago, when recreation soccer for ages U9-U10 was cut by White Bear Recreation and the White Bear Soccer Club (WBSC), a few affected families got together to mull what to do.
White Bear Lake’s Max Nelson sped to the individual championship in the strongest cross country conference in the state Tuesday while leading his team to second place.
The White Bear Lake girls were runners-up in the Suburban East Conference cross country meet, led by Maddie Verkerke in third place, on Tuesday.
The Mahtomedi Zephyrs capped homecoming week with a 28-14 football victory over winless North St. Paul on Friday evening, getting a kick return touchdown along with three on short runs.
White Bear Lake has a 6-3 record after turning back Minneapolis South 25-21, 25-19, 26-24 at home on Tuesday evening. Senior setter Savannah Shea sparked the offense with 31 assists. Knocking down kills were Maddie Andacht, Samantha Steffens, Autumn Grisim and Kendra Gustafson. Seffens led …
Micah Anderson delivered the lone goal in overtime, rewarding a stout defensive effort by White Bear Lake, as the Bears edged Park of Cottage Grove 1-0 at home Tuesday evening.