Monthly Archives: December 2010

Saints come up short in weekend trip to Iron range

by Jason Olson SportsPrepZone Editor The lone area game played Saturday took place in Duluth as St. Francis boys’ hockey dropped its fourth game in a row, losing 7-0 to Duluth Central at the Duluth Heritage Arena. The Fighting Saints … Continue reading

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All-North Suburban Conference Girls Swimming announced

by Jason Olson SportsPrepZone Editor Three Spring Lake Park swimmers earned spots on the 2010 All-North Suburban Conference girls’ swimming and diving team after St. Louis Park led the way with nine and Benilde-St. Margaret’s had eight to the team. … Continue reading

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Boys’ hoops: Panthers start with a win

by Jason Olson SportsPrepZone Editor Spring Lake Park boys’ basketball looked far from a perfect team following its season opening 59-49 win over Mounds View in front of the friendly home crowd Dec. 14. The Panthers (1-0) finally began the … Continue reading

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Boys’ hockey: Dec. 14 recap

by Jason Olson SportsPrepZone Editor Anoka 9, Irondale 0 The Tornadoes broke out of its 0-3 start to the season with a lopsided victory at the Schwan Center on the National Sports Center campus in Blaine. Luke Leitschuh was one … Continue reading

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Girls’ basketball: Dec. 14 recap

by Jason Olson SportsPrepZone Editor Maple Grove 67, Andover 50 The Huskies (2-3) lost for the second time a week following Tuesday night’s 67-60 loss to Maple Grove, despite leading by two points at the half. Andover’s Kara Hofschild scored … Continue reading

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Alpine Skiing conference opener highlights

by Jason Olson SportsPrepZone Editor In nearly perfect timing, the Northwest Suburban Conference alpine season began Tuesday at Wild Mountain with mixed success by SportsPrepZone area teams. Andover finished third on the boys’ and girls’ team standings while the Chisago … Continue reading

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Anoka-Ramsey Community College Golden Rams Get Two on the Road

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Golden Rams Women’s basketball team played hard to win two away games last weekend. Against conference opponent, Vermilion Community College (4-3, 1-2 MCAC), Friday, Dec. 10 in Ely, Minn., Anoka-Ramsey was in command from the start, led … Continue reading

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Kahron Nix: He has the 2 and 3, but still seeks No. 1

by Troy Misko Freelance Writer Kahron Nix has a bit of unfinished business he would like to take of care this season. Nix, a senior at Coon Rapids, is a standout wrestler. He’s a three-time state tournament qualifier as an … Continue reading

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Hockey: Dec. 16 area recap

by Jason Olson SportsPrepZone Editor Girls’ Hockey Anoka 1, Andover 0 Tornadoes junior Katie Johnson scored her 13th goal of the season, 37 seconds into the second period for the game-winner while teammate and goalie Samantha Ubl posted 17 saves … Continue reading

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Democratic governor, Republican-led House and Senate go to work Tuesday

by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter The start of the new legislative session on Tuesday (Jan. 4) will have lawmakers colliding with a massive state budget deficit, and likely with each other. Last election turned the power structure at the … Continue reading

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