Among the story lines coming into the season ranging from Blaine looking to return to state, Anoka breaking through to state and Andover repeating its second place finish in the Northwest Suburban Conference standings including a 13-win regular season.
QCTV recaps the state volleyball tournament where Anoka (and Blaine) took part. The Tornadoes dropped both state matches while Blaine rallied to match the 2006 result by hoisting the Class AAA third place title. Top five soccer moments from the fall also.
Blaine’s magical 2012 boys’ soccer season came to a close Thursday as the Bengals (16-4-1) lifted the runner-up trophy after Eastview (15-2-5) won the Class AA State Championship finals 3-2 at Metrodome. Early scoring put the Lighting ahead only 2:12 into the contest before Blaine’s Mitch Boege put in a loose rebound four minutes later [...]
Blaine has a chance to do something of a first at Blaine – win a state soccer championship. The Bengals trailed 1-0 in the opening 15 minutes after Bloomington Jefferson converted a penalty kick only to respond with three goals in a 3-1 final in the Class AA semifinal game played at Mall of America Field at Metrodome Oct. 29.