Anoka girls swimming tested its team depth to capture the Section 7AA True Team title, 140 points ahead of runner-up Duluth and 160 points clear of third place Andover.
On paper it looked like Anoka was headed to its sixth loss of the season, this time at the hands of an Elk River squad coming off a 5-0 start before a 35-7 loss to Totino-Grace one week earlier.
Blaine eighth-grader Sarah Olson captured the Northwest Suburban Conference title over Spring Lake Park junior Erin Guse by 14 seconds Thursday afternoon. Olson won the conference championship race set at the Elk River Golf Course in 15 minutes, 4.9 seconds, which should boost her confidence going into the section meet.
Girls tennis is the first fall sport to reach post-season play with the team section tournament starting when the calendar changed to October last week.
Blaine blanked by No. 3 ranked Crimson After winning four straight, Blaine came crashing back to Earth following a 50-0 loss to No. 3 ranked Maple Grove Friday. The Crimson stomped its opponents with a ferocious offense and a tenacious defense that wreaked havoc with the Bengals on both sides of the ball. The Crimson [...]
Anoka’s (1-5) woes began on the opening drive of a 27-0 loss to neighboring Andover (2-4) to dash hopes of a Tornadoes win for homecoming Friday.