Andover boys’ lacrosse was primed for a strong run through sections and perhaps its first trip to state.
At least two boys hockey programs will have new head coaches for the 2014-15 season.
Steve Moe will take over the boys hockey team at Coon Rapids, replacing Brandon Mileski after four seasons.
Legacy Christian freshman Josh Peterson helped the No. 3 seeded Lions open the Section 5A tournament with an 8-0 win against No. 6 North Lakes Academy in Andover May 23. Peterson no-hit North Lakes, struck out 16 batters, walked one and hit one batter.
After posting 25 runs against Centennial April 21, Anoka’s bats generated 19 runs the next two days, splitting a win and loss. Andover (3-2) scored a pair of runs in the top half of the sixth inning and Anoka (2-2) matched that total in the bottom of the inning but couldn’t plate one more run in the Northwest Suburban Conference loss April 22.
It only took Florida right-handed pitcher Logan Shore half of his freshman season to reach the total innings mark from his final prep season with Coon Rapids.
Why do kids play sports?
The responses can vary from a college scholarship to spending time with friends and everything in between.
Ellis Syke isn’t the typical newcomer to tennis.
The Coon Rapids sophomore is one of the top racquetball players in the state and decided to give tennis a try this spring.