For the first time in nearly two years, Andover (1-3) shutout the opposition.
The 39-0 win against Irondale was the first win of the season for the Huskies, who have owned Irondale at Huskies Stadium winning the last two contests by a combined 81-3 score.
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.
Spring Lake Park’s woes against rival Totino-Grace continued Friday night after a two-point conversion attempt fell short in a 34-33 loss in overtime. Totino-Grace had a chance to end the game in the final minute but missed a 26-yard field goal. The drive was set up after Eagles cornerback Luke Russel intercepted a pass from Panthers quarterback Derek Salwei with seven minutes left in regulation.
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.
Spring Lake Park’s motto for the season: “Dream to believe, dare to achieve,” seems fitting for a program looking to turn the page with an all-new coaching staff and new players emerging to lead the team on and off the court.
Doves always have been and continue to be the most prolific migratory bird in the United States.
Harvests of these birds are in the astronomical numbers in the southern United States and less so here in the Midwest.
Thursday afternoon 18 cross country teams converged on the course outside Anoka High School for the annual Rum River Invite.