With five new coaches and an Anoka squad full of experience (five college signees) looking for a third section title in four seasons should make for an exciting girls’ basketball season.
The Spring Lake Park City Council came to a consensus Nov. 18 to close with Cemstone before the end of the year, purchasing the property at 8502 Central Ave. NE.
A man accused in the June 18 armed robbery of a Spring Lake Park business pleaded guilty in Anoka County District Court Oct. 31 to a felony charge and was sent to prison.
It looks like Blaine should challenge for another conference title and perhaps a section title, returning several of its key contributors from last season. Spring Lake Park moved sections and will not have to face St. Thomas Academy or the other Class A powers that made up the section bracket each year.
Three programs have new coaches and each experienced different levels of success last season from Andover’s run to the state quarterfinals, returning a majority of its starters including leading scorer Connor Wilkie.
While no area swimmers made the Class AA state swim finals, the experience gained by competing against the best in the state made the trip to the University of Minnesota pool worth it.
It has all the trimmings of a rock concert: the stage, the lights, the sounds. But it’s a Sunday morning worship service in the Spring Lake Park High School Fine Arts Center.
Ryan Paddock served four years in the U.S. Navy, half that time spent working as military police officer in the Middle East.