Sports

Winter sports at the high school level involves players who slice across the ice, sprint up and down the hardwood, perform flips and other nimble maneuvers on the mats and those who deftly dance. But there’s more to sports than just the acts that are performed on the athletes’ respective courts and in their gyms. [...]

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Lofboom records two wins, Carlson with winning run The Viking softball team faced Big Lake on the road on Thursday, and turned a 2-0 early deficit into a comeback win. North Branch tied things up at two in the bottom of the third inning when seniors Mikayla Carlson and Kaylee Lofboom and junior Kelsey Laffin [...]

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Steele captures first in two events The North Branch track team faced tough competition at the Lakeville North Mega Meet on Saturday. The Viking girls placed ninth of 16 teams on the day, while the boys took 12th of 16. Sophomore Rhianna Rinke earned second place in a field of 23  with a time of [...]

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Viking bowlers ready to roll The North Branch adaptive bowling team hopes to return to its podium days at the state tournament this season, which was scheduled to kick off last week against Cambridge-Isanti, but was postponed due to inclement weather. The Vikings will have a chance to bowl this Friday, however, as they host [...]

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Edina Lakers drawn to school district’s sports center by Clint Riese clint.riese@ecm-inc.com In a few months, Forest Lake and area sports fans will once again have a Lakers team to cheer for. Unlike the former amateur baseball squad, these Lakers will play on ice. The owner of the Edina Lakers on Friday signed a five-year [...]

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