High school seniors official put pen to paper during the NCAA’s early signing period Nov. 13. Several area prep standouts made their future plans be known for most sports. Football signees will announce decisions on Feb. 5.
Defending the goal has been a consistent theme for the Coon Rapids girls’ soccer team all season. The Section 7AA top-seeded Cardinals posted its ninth shutout of the season and third over the last four games in a 1-0 win (3-1 shootout) against No. 4 seed St. Francis Saturday afternoon in Coon Rapids.
Through the weekend and opening day of the 29th annual Schwan’s USA CUP the competition has been fierce. Conditions have been seasonably warm with an equally strong passion from the global soccer community.
Marine Cpl. Breanna Dill recently helped the Marines win a fourth consecutive Warrior Games title. Dill graduated from St. Francis High School in 2004 and is a member of the Wounded Warrior Battalion West, stationed at Camp Pendleton, Calif.