Andover (18-10-3) bounced back from a loss in its first state girls hockey tournament game, a 4-2 loss to No. 3 seed Eden Prairie, with a pair of satisfying wins to lift the Class AA state consolation bracket trophy.
It’s that time of the year and things have definitely slowed a down a bit, at least when it comes to walleye fishing. Perch, on the other hand, start to pick up the pace and is when some of the season’s best catches are made.
When the Elk River-Zimmerman skaters were receiving their second-place medals after their 3-1 loss to Andover in the section finals, Andover coach Melissa Sailor fixed a compassionate gaze on one of them as she skated across the rink – her sister Mandy Sailor, Elk senior defenseman.