Participation in varsity-level activities once again came to light during Monday’s Anoka-Hennepin School Board meeting as members of the Coon Rapids girls’ cross country team showed up in support of eighth-grader Bryna DelCasatillo being allowed to run varsity-level races, among others in the district.
When Blaine High School (BHS) cross country coach Rachel Karel introduced Tom Anderson, a member of her team, and Ally Anderson, a student in her Spanish class and yearbook photo editor, she said, “Ally, Tom. Tom, Ally. You made each other famous.”
The Grandy Nine Golf Course in Stanchfield set the stage for eight local high school girls’ and boys’ cross country teams to run for autumn glory when Cambridge-Isanti hosted its invitational tournament there Sept. 6.