The Hill-Murray Pioneers are heading into the 2015 boys soccer season with high hopes of taking one more big step toward heading back to the Minnesota State Boys Soccer Tournament come the end of the section playoffs.
The Sub-State 7 American Legion Baseball playoffs were played at Kuenkel Field in North St. Paul, July 21-25, and once the last out was recorded, the North St. Paul 39ers were on top and headed to the state tournament.
North St. Paul Cavalry’s Tony Bobrowski (18) scores the go ahead run on an in the park homerun in the sixth inning 3-2 win against Rosetown July 8. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
'Crazy' play helps seal win
With starter Gus Varland on the mound and reliever Nate Rubbelke coming on in the sixth, the 39ers put together a solid pitching performance and improved their District IV standings to 6-3 and to 15-11 overall with a 4-0 whitewash of the Rosetown Rockets Tuesday, July 7.
"Actually it was a good pitching performance by both teams," said Rosetown head coach Jeremy Nelson. "There were some 'crazy' plays, but overall it was a good game.
He added that even though the 39ers "out-hit us and out-pitched us, it was a good pitching duel."
An event the kids won't soon forget
She looks like an ordinary 20-year-old. But looks don't count when you clamp on a pair of skis at the top of a 90-meter ski jump.
Sarah Hendrickson recently graced the slopes of the storied, 130-year-old St. Paul Ski Club at its Nordic site near Carver Lake in south Maplewood.
She was in town to head up a three-day, June 26-28 training camp. Some 40 kids, ages 8 to 16 from the throughout the Central Division of the United States Ski Association, were on hand to glean the knowledge of the world champion and 2014 U.S. Olympian.