Several tickets to the state soccer tournament were punched Tuesday night as area teams earned their spot in next week’s state tournament. Others weren’t as lucky as the season came to a crashing halt.
Pacing through the wind-whipped grasses and leaning evergreens on a chilly afternoon, Northwest Suburban Conference boys’ and girls’ cross country running teams competed in the conference championships in Elk River yesterday.
After dropping a three-set volleyball match to Blaine Tuesday night (Aug. 28), the Coon Rapids Cardinals turned things around last night (Aug. 29) to win a decisive four-set match at Heritage Christian Academy in Maple Grove.
by Samantha Lefebvre Sports Writer The Coon Rapids wrestling team won its third straight Northwest Suburban Conference championship with an unblemished 9-0 conference record. This is the Cardinals’ fourth conference championship in five years. “That is one of our goals, but our ultimate goal is to get to the state tournament by winning the section [...]
by Samantha Lefebvre Sports Writer Girls’ Basketball Coon Rapids is now 4-6 at home after a seven-point loss to Anoka on Feb. 8. The Tornadoes (8-12), who lost to the Cardinals (9-11) earlier this season in an even closer 2-point game, also broke their two game losing streak with the 57-50 win over the Cardinals. [...]