For Brother’s Boxing director John Hoffman, a little wind and rain couldn’t stop the club’s second boxing event in eight months.
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.
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.
The 32nd edition of the Ted Brill Great 8 Senior Festival is set for March 22-24 at Wakota Arena in South St. Paul.
Chaz Weaver is special. He loves popcorn. And hot chocolate. He loves fun and one direction, too. And boy, does he love his hockey.
Jake and Kyle Begin are once again reunited on the wrestling mat. Instead of competing for the white and maroon at Anoka the two brothers wrestle for Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.
Anoka finished a perfect 10-0 record to win the Northwest Suburban Conference title after posting a 71-6 win against Armstrong Jan. 24.
It was awesome. That is part of one of the projects we have in class that they can develop from start to finish. Flash drives and mugs sold out of school. This group took it out of the box and did the jersey thing.
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.
Anoka boys’ swimming and diving repeated its Section 7AA True Team title with strong performances throughout the line-up, highlighted by captain Nick Hedman winning six events, the Tornadoes divers success and several meet records falling in the Northdale Middle School pool Jan. 19.
Spring Lake Park dropped a 36-32 North Suburban Conference loss to Robbinsdale Cooper Jan. 17.
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.
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.
Anoka girls’ basketball head coach James Fassett was recently suspended for two days without pay after sending a suggestive message to a 15-year-old student through his Twitter account.
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.
Jason Deitchler of Anoka is among several Mayville State University (MSU) alumni who will be honored during MSU’s 2012 homecoming festivities Oct. 12-14 in Mayville, N.D.
Diane Dingmann, a softball player from Anoka, will be inducted into the Minnesota Softball Hall of Fame with a banquet ceremony Saturday, Nov. 3 at the River’s Edge Convention Center (St. Cloud Civic Center) in St. Cloud.
The seventh-ranked Bethel football team hung on for a thrilling one-point win Sept. 29 at Augsburg, with linebacker Seth Mathis of Anoka doing a little bit of everything to lead the vaunted Royals’ defense in the win.
Punches were thrown, blood was spilled and knockouts recorded when Brothers Boxing Club of Anoka hosted its first-ever hometown Golden Gloves boxing event Sept. 30.