Anoka-Ramsey Community College men’s basketball team won both games at the season-opening Tri-State Classic, hosted by the Coon Rapids-based community college Nov. 8-9.
The 2013-14 boys’ basketball season got off to a rocky start for Blaine fans after Centennial spoiled the home opener 67-59 Nov. 22. Already lacking in varsity minutes, Blaine coach Mark Arzdorf called on several new faces to make an impact on the opener.
While no area swimmers made the Class AA state swim finals, the experience gained by competing against the best in the state made the trip to the University of Minnesota pool worth it.
With the last of the deer hunting zones coming to a close it might be time to get back in the woods and chase a few ruffed grouse around. Even though the small game season extends through the end of the year it’s the time between the end of the deer season and the arrival of fresh snow that can be some of the best.
Fifty-six of the best boys and girls high school hockey teams in the Upper Midwest, Canada, and for the first time, New England, will battle in the 13th annual Schwan Cup hockey tournament, December 26-January 1. The tournament field is divided into four divisions each for boys and three divisions for girls.
DelCastillo might be a familiar name for some associated with Coon Rapids youth hockey because six of Doc and Sue DelCastillo’s seven daughters, ages five to 17, are part of nearly every level of the program.
Minnesota United FC announced plans to continue to play home games at the National Sports Center in Blaine through the 2016 season during a post-season press conference at Brit’s Pub in Minneapolis Tuesday.
Last season Blaine’s inability to score in the Section 5AA opener spelled the end of an otherwise successful 17-win season. The Bengal girls finished second in the competitive Northwest Suburban Conference at 13-5.