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. • [...]
Anoka’s storied wrestling history added another milestone March 3 as senior captain Kyle Begin won his second state championship at 170 pounds in as many seasons.
Several area wrestlers will make the trek down to the state wrestling tournament after successful weekends at their respective section individual tournaments.
by Jason Olson Sports Editor Section 7AAA Wrestling Coon Rapids had four wrestlers earn their place in the state tournament as the Section 7AAA individual tournament concluded at Elk River High School Feb. 25. Among the entrants to earn runner-up at their weight classes were Blane Tschida (106 pounds), Joe Anderson (120) and Tanner Lowe [...]
A hunger and passion for the sport of wrestling has led Anoka’s head coach Todd Springer to his 200th career win.