Sports

The Rush City School Board on June 19 approved extracurricular assignments, such as head and assistant coaches, for the 2014-15 school year. With Kevin Smith retiring after a 38-year teaching and coaching career at Rush City High School, Mike Vaughan will become varsity head coach for cross-country. The move means the assistant coach position is [...]

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The North Branch 11U AA traveling baseball team competed at the St. Francis baseball tournament on June 7-8, and earned second place at the competition. The high finish qualified the North Branch squad for the Gopher State Tournament. Front row: Adam Richards, Jordan Axberg, Lawton Garin, Ben Huth, and Bryce Skiba. Middle row: Jake Turek, [...]

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The North Branch Golf Course held its annual Midsummer Scramble on Saturday, June 21 with a full field of 32 three-person teams competing in the 18-hole event. The final results are as follows: Championship Flight  First Place: Chad Bistodeau, Mike Singer, Trinity Dimich (31,28= 59) Second Place: Jake Vogt, Luke Anderson,Tyler Olson (31,29= 60) Third [...]

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North Branch Area Public Schools Activities and Community Education Director Brett Carlson noted at the School Board meeting Thursday that it was another tough spring weather-wise for sports, but the North Branch teams made the best of it and persevered. Some coaches, most accompanied by a few of their players, were at the meeting to [...]

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Steele takes second in hurdles, Johnson earns third in pole vault The North Branch track and field athletes’ heyday came at the state track and field meet at Hamline University over the weekend. On the boys side, junior Arik Steele returned to the elite meet to earn himself two podium spots. The hurdler came back [...]

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