Ken Bergstedt and Roseville Area School District Superintendent John Thein
At least once a year, a group of former coaches and students from Alexander Ramsey High School get together for a breakfast. It's a way for the students to honor the coaches who had a profound impact on them way back when.
Regular-season success against Cretin-Derham Hall proved elusive for a number of years for the Mounds View High School football team. The Mustangs lost seven straight regular-season games to the Raiders but have done better lately.
Although this is its first season in the Northwest Suburban Conference, the Irondale football team is already familiar with the location of its game this week. The Knights play Friday at Andover, the site of their final game last season.
Equaling last year's regular season was going to be tough to accomplish no matter how well the Mounds View High School girls soccer team performed this fall. Unbeaten seasons don't come along that often, and the Mustangs had one last year.
St. Anthony Village junior wideout Andrew Webster (9) turns upfield for a 10-yard gain in the first quarter of the Huskies' win over New Life Academy on Sept. 12. Chasing Webster is New Life Academy cornerback Nathan Parry. (Courtesy of Dave Wiggins Photography)
St. Anthony Village senior running back Donovan Jones (28) looks for running room as New Life Academy cornerback Matt Teigland closes in during the Huskies’ 40-21 victory on Sept. 12. (Courtesy of Dave Wiggins Photography)
After winning only two games in 2013, the St. Anthony Village High School football team is off to a 3-0 start this fall. While the Huskies are enjoying the positive start to the season, they are also trying to keep it all in perspective.
Play in the Metro East Conference moved into the third week of the 2014 season. The Hastings Raiders traveled to Maplewood and were overrun by the Hill-Murray Pioneers, 36-14, and St. Thomas Academy marched into North St.
For the second time this season, the Concordia Academy football team will play an afternoon game in St. Paul. The Beacons were successful the first time around and are hoping that history repeats itself.