PACT Charter School can add state tournament entrant to its list of accomplishments after the Ramsey charter school’s dance team qualified for the Class A state dance tournament. The Pantherettes are one of five Class A programs to make it to state in both jazz and kick.
Top seed Andover held true to form, reaching the Feb. 13 championship game in Duluth against No. 2 seed Elk River/Zimmerman.
This issue went to press before that game was played. Look for results in the Feb. 21 edition.
Andover placed three boys skiers among the top six spots to help secure the Section 5 title in the 10-kilometer pursuit race at Theodore Wirth Park Feb. 5.
Nearly 80 members of the Blaine football program bagged groceries at Cub Foods in Blaine Dec. 21 to help raise money for Alexandra House. Bengals pictured above presented Alexandra House with a $3,200 donation Jan. 30 from money raised at the pre-Christmas fundraising event.
Blaine completed one of its best regular seasons going 19-3-2 overall and 18-2-1 en route to the Northwest Suburban Conference championship, after finishing the regular season with a 5-1 win over conference runner-up Centennial Feb. 1.
Despite peppering Hill-Murray goalie Sam Illgen 58 times, No. 6 Blaine (16-4-1) couldn’t complete a comeback against No. 3 Hill-Murray (18-3-0) in a 4-3 loss at Aldrich Arena Feb. 5.
Among the area wrestling events, Anoka went 3-1 at its home dual tournament including a big win over highly-ranked Hastings.
Anoka held Blaine to a season-low points total in a 46-42 victory in a regular season Northwest Suburban Conference game Jan. 30 that held a lot more meaning than a final score.