No. 4 seed Spring Lake Park blanked No. 5 Robbinsdale Copper 29-0 in the Section 4-AAAAA quarterfinals at Spring Lake Park Oct. 22. Panthers senior Grant Walter continued to make big plays. He not only blocked a second-quarter punt, but scooped up the loose ball and returned it 10 yards for a touchdown and a 29-0 lead by halftime.
Before the season Spring Lake Park coach Jeff Schlieff knew the schedule would test his team in many ways.
After two losses to start the season, Spring Lake Park picked up its first win, 21-7, at Highway 65 neighbor Fridley Sept. 13.
Two of the top Class AAAAA programs in the state over recent seasons opened the 2013 season at Panthers Stadium and Mahtomedi came away with a 22-15 victory over Spring Lake Park.
Spring Lake Park boys’ swimming and diving team continued its impressive season at the Class A State True Team meet at the University of Minnesota Jan. 26.
Fans inside Panthers Stadium were treated to an action-packed finish as Spring Lake Park held on for a 27-26 win against Andover in the Section 4-AAAAA football semifinal Oct. 27.
A Blaine teenager took huge steps to make sure that people do not forget the wars in which Americans have fought and the veterans who served.