Spring Lake Park
Spring Lake Park’s swim team qualified three individual events and one relay team from the Section 2A meet to the Class A meet.
Spring Lake Park (9-3) moved one step closer to its first state championship since 1991 after a 43-19 win over Faribault (8-3) in the Class 5A state quarterfinals Saturday.
From Oct. 13 to 18, a professor and eight students from the University of Guadalajara in Mexico got a better understanding of how American firefighters work from the perspective of a Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View firefighter who grew up in Mexico.
Twelve months ago, Spring Lake Park walked off the field at Andover in tears with heads down after a 33-32 loss in overtime. This year, as the No. 1 seed of Section 4-5A, Spring Lake Park celebrated its third section title under head coach Jeff Schlieff after a 28-11 win against Mahtomedi.
A 17-year-old Spring Lake Park youth has been certified to stand trial as an adult in Anoka County District Court on felony charges in connection with two robberies a day apart in Coon Rapids in late July.