Sports

Former Viking a key role in MIAC title team Zack Sundly excelled in high school athletics. The North Branch graduate racked up honors, seeing success both on the football field and on the wrestling mat. He saw his name in both the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Minneapolis Star Tribune as Athlete of the Week. […]

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Fighting Saints 1-2 on season The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team hosted Minnehaha in its home opener last Saturday, winning 3-2. This was the third game of the 2014 season for the Fighting Saints after they fell 5-4 to Andover on Thursday, Nov. 6, and 4-1 at Anoka on Saturday, Nov. 8. Against Minnehaha, […]

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Heather Pommier, 10, of North Branch, and her father, Jason Pommier, had quite a successful hunting outing Nov. 9. Heather shot this big doe, the first deer she’s ever killed, and Jason bagged this 8-point buck, which weighed 175 pounds field dressed. The buck had a 17 ¼-inch spread. Both deer were shot near North […]

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Numerous local residents competed in the 2014 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon in early October. Here is a complete listing of the area participants. Harris Daniel Scheff, 33 — 3:34.52 Vicki Courts, 35 — 4:08.48 Jake Cash, 28 — 4:37.19 Maggie Kriz,  24 — 4:48.05 Lindstrom Karin Yukich, 48 — 4:59.36 Paul Kaiser, 50 — 5:16.17 […]

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North Branch Area Community Education is excited to announce the formation of a clay target program beginning this fall for students in grades 9-12. There will be an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 20 in the high school cafeteria. Students and parent/guardians interested in learning more about the clay target team should plan on […]

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