It was a fierce volleyball battle featuring two unbeaten teams in the Classic Suburban Conference Sept. 24.
North High and Tartan went after one another like a pair of heavyweight sluggers, and when the fourth game was finally over, the Polars were on top, 3-1.
On Sunday morning, Sept. 15, in the Hill-Murray chapel, the high school’s 2013 Hall of Fame inductees were grouped together.
The six former athletes and coaches were: Andre Beaulieu, Monica Hilger, Bob Sullivan, Tom Quinlan, Jeff Whisler and Mya Whitmore.
Tartan senior forward Stephen LaVick (11) and Hill-Murray senior midfielder Peter Blaney (6) get after the ball during action Sept. 17. The Pioneers won 6-1 at Tartan. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
During the first half of the boys soccer game at Tartan Sept. 17, the Titans and Hill-Murray Pioneers appeared fairly evenly matched.
Although the Pioneers led 3-1 at halftime, neither team dominated the action on the field. But the momentum shifted in the second half, and the Pioneers far outshot and outplayed the Titans, and eventually recorded a 6-1 win.
The Tartan Titans took their unbeaten 3-0 Classic Suburban Conference into the Hill-Murray Fieldhouse Sept. 19. When they emerged a couple of hours later, the Pioneers had inflicted the first blemish on their CSC record.
In gaining the 3-1 victory, the Pioneers moved their season record to 4-0 in CSC volleyball action.
The fourth week of the 2013 prep football season has marked a division among the area schools, and the only unbeaten squad around these parts is Tartan.
At their homecoming game Friday, Sept. 20, the Titans posted a convincing 41-21 win over Henry Sibley.
North football players stop by the future site of the Veterans Park of North St. Paul on their way to practice. The team will host a Military Appreciation Night Friday, Sept. 27. Pictured are Keshaun Lovelace, Connor Campbell, Kyle Christopher, Chris Johnson, Justin Stauff, David Schied and Seth Rought. (submitted photo)
The North St. Paul High School football team will host its first annual Military Appreciation Night at its home game against Spring Lake Park Friday, Sept. 27.
“We were looking for a way to get involved in the community and a military appreciation event just felt right,” stated Polar Head Coach Eric Longtin. “Our community has a rich tradition of serving our country and we thought it’s time to show how much we appreciate their service and sacrifice.”
The girls soccer match between the Mahtomedi Zephyrs and North Polars ended prematurely Thursday, Sept. 5, but this time it wasn’t due to the usual reason - thunderstorms with lightning.
High school soccer games are supposed to be two 40-minute halves, unless there is a tie at the end of 80 minutes, then there will be a 10-minute overtime session.
The North girls tennis forces took their talents to the Larry Fronczak Courts Thursday, Sept. 12, and came out on top of a 7-0 sweep of the Titans.
One major factor: the Tartan team was somewhat handicapped in that two players were not able to compete - both varsity players - because they had not taken the necessary physical examination.