This fall might the last go-around for football conferences in the current format. Not because the conference is going away, but because of a change in how the Minnesota State High School League will have its members schedule games.
Coon Rapids junior guard Chris Buckley set the single-game scoring record at Coon Rapids with 40 points, but it wasn’t enough to give the Cardinals (1-16) their first Northwest Suburban Conference win of the season in an 83-81 loss to Blaine Jan. 24.
No. 3 ranked (Class AAAA) Centennial remained unbeaten (7-0, 9-2) in the Northwest Suburban Conference after a 61-44 win against Anoka Tuesday night, ending a four-game winning streak for the Tornadoes.
Andover senior Maddie McKeefry looks to be fully healed from running injuries sustained during the fall cross country season after a fourth-place finish in the 5k classic race at the Mesabi East Invite Jan. 11.