Nearly five decades after coaching in Coon Rapids and Anoka, Tom Idstrom answers the call to join the hall
Tom Idstrom has seen several transformations of high school football over nearly five decades and now will be recognized for his dedication as a member of the Minnesota Football Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame Class of 2014.
Andover and Anoka boys hockey programs were well represented in the Minnesota Hockey Coaches Association post-season awards.
Anoka and Andover contests are often close, no matter the sport or the situation. No. 2 seed Andover (13-12), the defending Section 7AAAA champions, held on for a 64-61 win against No. 6 seed Anoka, March 5.
The Bengals wrestled to very lofty results with both state qualifiers placing among the best in the state. Sophomore Malik Stewart lost his section final rematch in the 120-pound state championship to St. Michael-Albertville’s Michael McKee.
Upsets, records and milestones summed up the first round of section boys’ basketball action Thursday night.
Top-seed Blaine picked up its sixth win in a row and 22nd of the season after shutting out Anoka 3-0 in the Section 5AA semifinal game during a rare Wednesday night game for high school hockey.