Recapping college action by area graduates.
Hecker skies to first weekly honor • St. Scholastica senior Nordic skier Jeremy Hecker (Andover) was named the inaugural Central Collegiate Ski Association (CCSA) Male Skier of the Week Jan. 24. Hecker had a successful weekend at the Tour de Twince Cities SuperTour event at Wirth Park in Minneapolis. He placed fifth in the 10km [...]
• College of St. Scholastica freshman high-jumper Nicole Christianson (Coon Rapids) was named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Athlete of te Week, Dec. 11 after winning The Opener, indoor track meet in Duluth Dec.8. She cleared the bar set at 5-feet, 1.57-inches to win the competition and was one centimeter from a new program best. • [...]
• Central Lakes College football teammates Bill Holder and Matt Mogere both grew up in Coon Rapids. Holder graduated from Coon Rapids High School in 2012, while Mogere graduated from Monticello in 2011. The two were part of the MCAC championship-winning Raiders (10-1), which topped Rochester CTC 33-23 for the title at Husky Stadium St. [...]