The Mounds View High School boys soccer team is headed to the state tournament for the 14th time and it’s hard to imagine any of the previous 13 trips being any more improbable. The Mustangs won the section title as the No. 8 seed.
The St. Anthony Village High School boys cross country team ran its Tri-Metro Conference championship streak to three on Oct. 18 in St. Paul. The Huskies placed their top five runners in the top 23 to capture the title.
The North High School volleyball team wrapped up one championship earlier this month and begins the chase for another this week. The Polars open the section playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 27, with a home match.
The Hill-Murray football team headed into the playoffs a year ago having not won a regular-season game. The Pioneers went on to upset New Life Academy in the quarterfinals for their only victory of the season.
The North High School football team needs to have a short memory as it heads into the post-season this week. The regular season didn’t go well at all and the Polars especially need to forget about week eight as they prepare for the playoffs.
The Concordia Academy football team hasn’t won a game since the first week of the season. The team the Beacons beat back then was Spectrum, which went on to finish the regular season with a .500 record.