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.
Blaine (3-1) celebrated homecoming in style with a 35-3 win to keep Coon Rapids (0-4) searching for its first win of the season in a North Division of the Northwest Suburban Conference contest.
Even though Coon Rapids (0-3) and Anoka (1-2) were winless in the standings, both knew they were close to finding their first of the season.
Thursday afternoon 18 cross country teams converged on the course outside Anoka High School for the annual Rum River Invite.
A wild comeback by Blaine in its home opener Friday gave the fans dressed in patriotic gear a reason to rush the field after pulling off a 22-21 win against rival Anoka.
For a season that began with the tragedy of losing close friend and teammate Dan Buehner, the Blaine Fusion couldn’t have hoped for a more successful 2014 campaign.
A kick off to the season saw the Huskies off to a 3-0-1 start with the wins coming in a span of five days at Huskies Stadium.