North Polars

Wed
27
May

Polars, Pioneers advance in section

North High freshman Sophie Cave (16) slides in safely stealing second base in 3rd inning Section 4AAA playoff action. The Polars won 3-1 over Roseville at McKnight Fields May 21. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
North High freshman Sophie Cave (16) slides in safely stealing second base in 3rd inning Section 4AAA playoff action. The Polars won 3-1 over Roseville at McKnight Fields May 21. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Local teams are in the running for Section 4AAA softball bragging rights, with play set for May 27 and 28 at McKnight Fields.

Polars evade Roseville

Wed
27
May

Polars ground Raptors in opening Section 4AAA softball play

North’s hot bats, East Ridge errors led to 9-2 win

No. 2-seeded North High softball team took advantage of seven East Ridge errors and cruised to a 9-2 victory in the Section 4 Class AAA playoffs Tuesday, May 19.

Wed
20
May

North Polars calm Mahtomedi Zephyrs for crucial Metro East win

Lauzon hurls 7-inning, 2-hit shutout
Before a standing-room-only crowd at Kuenkel Field, the North High Polars battled with baseball powerhouse Mahtomedi on Wednesday, May 13.
The game had special significance because of the Metro East Conference standings. Heading into the game North was 12-2 in the MEC, while Mahtomedi had a mark of 13-1.
Both teams had one MEC game remaining on their schedules.

Wed
20
May

Tennis season winds down for area teams

The regular season in boys tennis ended without much fanfare this spring for the local teams, and the sectional playoffs are already underway.
Here’s a recap of Hill-Murray, North and Tartan’s performance in the Metro East Conference.

Wed
20
May

Polars power past Titans, 10-2

North High junior Jim Bothwell (7) attempts a double play, making the force out at second base on Tartan junior Jacob Zwak (23). The Polars won 10-2 at Tartan May 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
North High junior Jim Bothwell (7) attempts a double play, making the force out at second base on Tartan junior Jacob Zwak (23). The Polars won 10-2 at Tartan May 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

The North High baseball team has been a juggernaut in the Metro East Conference this spring, and that was never more true than when the Polars faced the Tartan Titans Friday, May 15.

Wed
13
May

North halts St. Thomas, 3-0, Zach Lauzon allows only 3 hits

On a day better suited to ducks than baseball fans, the St. Thomas Academy Cadets ventured to North St. Paul to dodge raindrops and battle the North High Polars.  

Wed
13
May

Tartan attack subdues North

Natalie Herzog nets 7 points in 14-2 rout

The Tartan Titans girls lacrosse players visited North Tuesday, May 5 to ply their skills against the North Polars.

And ply their skills they did, as they scored quickly and frequently. By the time the first 25 minutes were over, Tartan had built a 10-0 cushion and went on to post a 14-2 triumph over their School District 622 archrivals.

Wed
06
May

Split-second, but safe

North High senior courtesy runner Gus Varland (4) slides in safely stealing second base in first inning action. The Polars won 11-1 against South St. Paul April 29. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Wed
06
May

Polars power past Pioneers, 8-0

Gus Varland allows just 2 hits in 6 innings

The North High baseball team faced Hill-Murray on Monday, April 27 for the second time this season.
In the first game, back on April 6, Hill-Murray came to North St. Paul and handed the Polars a 4-1 setback.

Wed
06
May

Polars were outhit, but outscore the Warriors

In a well-played baseball game, the Henry Sibley Warriors outhit the North High Polars on Friday, May 1, but the big number on the scoreboard at the end of seven innings was: North 3 - Simley 1.

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