The 2015 cross country season was one to remember for the Irondale High School girls team. A pair of third-place finishes in the final two meets of the season in 2015 gave the Knights their best post-season in a number of years.
The Mounds View High School girls tennis team saw its streak of eight consecutive trips to the state tournament come to a halt in 2015. The Mustangs return 11 letterwinners from last year’s team looking to restart a state streak.
The St. Anthony Village High School boys cross country team has won the past two Tri-Metro Conference team championships. In order to make it three in a row, the Huskies need to replace their three top runners from a year ago.
Top row, from left: Coach Mike Koch, coach Rebekah Roth, Jenna Peschel, Abbey Eichelberger, Lauren Kilvington, Amberly Langer, Jessica Kennedy, Grace Sventek, coach Jordan Pearson. Bottom row: Toni Van House, Sydney Vasquez, Lisa Nadeau, Caitlyn Teske, Hannah Peschel, Delaney Norman.
After playing nearly 70 games over the summer, the Mounds View Softball Association’s 14U team had to have been exhausted but also proud of what it accomplished.
Front row, from left: Elizabeth Kelley, Maggie Durant, Julia Montgomery, Megan Kusterman, Madeline Herold. Back row: Youth 1st representative Mark Hendrick, assistant coach Greg Handrick, Grace Handrick, Anika Metz, Dafne Nunez-Hilton, Audrey Walsh, Selena Hernandez, Lauren McCulloch, head coach Troy McCulloch. Not pictured: Grace Countz, assistant coach Roman Hernandez.
A Mounds View Softball Association team was recently honored for its conduct at a tournament earlier this summer. The Thundering Herd 10U squad was presented with its Youth First Award July 26 at the Shoreview Community Center.