The days of yelling “heads-up” to alert others of a wayward fly ball might be fewer this season at Coon Rapids/Andover American Little League games thanks in part to the Minnesota Twins.
Hopefully the last indoor baseball game of the season was played May 2 at the Metrodome when Anoka rallied to top Andover 7-5 in eight innings.
The Bemidji State University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), which represents each of Bemidji State’s 15 varsity intercollegiate athletic programs, has 28 members for the 2012-2013 season.
One female senior student from several area high schools has been chosen to represent her school as part of the 41st annual Minneapolis Athena Awards luncheon, May 3.
Now in its third year, the Andover Huskies Youth Hockey Association gave its mite-level players a taste of outdoor hockey in the annual Winter Classic on Hockey Day in Minnesota.
Given the switch to an afternoon start, the ABC Relays showcased several top teams on what was a busy weekend for the man-made ski loop at Theodore Wirth Park Jan. 19.
Andover followed up its 2-1 upset of No. 9 Eden Prairie Dec. 15 with a 4-2 win over Coon Rapids Dec. 15, followed by a 4-2 loss to No. 5 ranked Duluth East, Dec. 22.
Anoka ended 2012 with a 4-1 loss at top-ranked Minnetonka Dec. 20. The loss drops the Tornadoes to 6-6-1 overall and 2-6-0 since Nov. 27. They’ve been outscored 22-9 during that span, minus a 9-1 win over North Metro Dec. 8.
Robert Hank’s tennis career might have started late by some standards, but he’s quickly making up for lost court time.
The 2012 Minnesota AP All-State football team was announced Nov. 27. Osseo’s Bridgeport Tussler was named Player of the Year.
Area high school boys' basketball teams are looking ahead to the season.
Andover posted an 8-10 dual record last season and returns two section place winners and three more who should be key point-winners this winter.
Being part of a hurricane wasn’t in the cards for two members of the 2-7-1 St. Cloud State University women’s hockey team.
Four area girls’ tennis players reached their respective state tournaments, including a pair of top singles players – Andover’s Faith Lee and Blaine’s Mary Liz Swanson, along with Andover’s junior doubles team of Destiny Lee and Alissa Kuebelbeck.
ABC Newspapers-area runners took to the trails Oct. 25 with hopes of qualifying for the Nov. 3 state meet. Section 5AA ran at Anoka High School while Section 7AA ran at Cloquet.
When Blaine finished third in a volleyball tournament in Apple Valley last month, the Bengals vowed they would be a better team by the time they made their next trip to the southern metro.
Blaine and Andover will make one more trip to the southern suburbs to tune up for the upcoming high school volleyball playoffs.
Running on a very windy, cloudy and cold day last week, boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed in the Oct. 4 Blaine Invitational, staged at Majestic Oaks Golf Course.
This weekend, Blaine and Andover wade into the toughest regular-season high school volleyball tournament in the state.
Andover forward Taylor Hedin (12) and Coon Rapids midfielder Emily Kos race for the ball as the Huskies continue their winning streak with a 5-0 shut-out over the Cardinals Sept. 4.
As the 2012 high school volleyball season gets under way, we take a look at what to expect from these local teams.