Sports

Sun
29
Jul

Swinging for the fences to cure ALS


courtesy of John Cronin • Last year’s ALS Wiffleball Tournament raised just over $3,100 for the ALS Association. West St. Paul resident John Cronin took a backyard favorite and turned it into a tournament to raise funds and awareness for the disease.

What started off with four teams in a backyard has turned into an all-day, annual wiffleball tournament, but the goal has remained the same: to raise money to help find a cure for ALS.

Tue
17
Jul

Two local teams recognized recently for their good sportsmanship


Submitted • The Oakdale Athletic Association Traveling Girls fastpitch softball 10U and 12U teams were recognized June 25 for showing good sportsmanship during a recent tournament.

The Oakdale Athletic Association Traveling Girls fastpitch softball 10U and 12U teams were both recognized recently for their good sportsmanship.

Tue
10
Jul

Kuenkel Field press box named after retiring coach


Ron Adams

The Kuenkel Field press box was officially named after coach Ron Adams on June 29 for his 32 years of serving the community as a baseball coach. 

Tue
26
Jun

Local inline skaters compete in Apostle Island Inline Marathon


submitted photo • Michael Johnson of Oakdale leads Jia Griffiths and Giorgia Birkeland. Madeline Lange and Peter Mackey follow in their Midway uniforms at the June 16 Apostle Island Inline Marathon on Madeline Island. Midway Speedskating trains at the Roseville OVAL.

Following the recent trend at the Winter Olympics, Midway speedskaters are doing more crosstraining on inline skates and competing during the summer.  

Mon
25
Jun

Visitation golf team places top five in state


submitted photo • From left: Brian Burgemeister, assistant coach, Anna Nickelson (10), Sophie Rubio (12), Kira Johansen (11), Chloe Dobbs (11), Jaycee Rhodes (10), Elizabeth Azar (12), Head Coach Ann Feitl

Visitation sophomore Jaycee Rhodes won the Section 4AA Golf Tournament and helped the Visitation Blazers qualify for the Class AA State Tournament held at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minnesota on June 12 to 13.

Tue
19
Jun

Irondale joins Suburban East Conference

After next school year, the decades-old rivalry between Irondale and Mounds View high schools returns to intra-conference stakes. 

Tue
05
Jun

Huskies baseball coach notches 300th win


Solomon Gustavo photo • St. Anthony Village High School baseball coach Troy Urdahl recorded his 300th career win at Palm Field May 31, when the Huskies beat St. Paul Como Park 10-0.

On a picturesque day at St. Anthony Village High School’s Palm Field, the weather finally delivered summer heat like a rusty pitcher, and the only clouds in the blue sky were fluffy, and the varsity baseball team beat St. Paul Como Park 10-0.

Wed
09
May

SNAPSHOTS: Titans softball player hits four home runs in doubleheader

Photos courtesy of Kathleen Hennessy • Madison Head, who is in her third year as a Tartan High School varsity softball starter, hit four out-of-the-park home runs for the Titans in a softball doubleheader April 30.

Wed
09
May

Oakdale cheerleading squad wins national championship


submitted photo • An Oakdale-based cheerleading squad made up of 14 metro area girls recently won its division at the All Star Cheer Competition National Championship in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Lightning, a cheerleading squad out of Oakdale, won the Recreation Level Three Division All Star Cheer Competition National Championship, which was held recently in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Tue
08
May

New Brighton mayor throws first softball pitch, welcomes spring


Solomon Gustavo photo • Johnson and softball player Scott Ranfranz chatted before the game — Johnson said the idea of the her, the mayor, throwing out the first pitch started as a joke, but then she decided it would be a fun thing to do.

“Two weeks ago, it was a blizzard,” said New Brighton Mayor Val Johnson the evening of May 1 as she walked toward the backstop at Freedom Park in New Brighton to throw the ceremonial first pitch for a city-run men’s softball league.

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