Two weeks earlier, Spring Lake Park handed Andover a 35-14 loss in the first and perhaps only Northwest Suburban Conference meeting after meeting in the section tournament each of the last two seasons. Each team won a section game by one point including the Huskies 33-32 win over Spring Lake Park last fall.
Andover won three regular season games, each by shutting out the opposition including Week 8 opponent, Coon Rapids 31-0 on Senior Night.
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.
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.
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.
As we mark start of the final push toward the end of the cross country season, the Blaine Invitational offered runners a chance to test themselves against a very strong field.
More than 100 hockey players from 58 Minnesota communities took part in the North American Hockey League’s 12th annual Showcase Tournament Sept. 17-20.