Friday, February 3, 2012
The Red Knights blanked Spring Lake Park on Thursday, 8-0.
Here is a quick recap of Thursday sports action involving St. Louis Park High School and Benilde-St. Margaret's. Boxscores are courtesy of various Star Tribune Sports Hubs and BSM's website: Results were not immediately available for SLP and BSM Nordic skiing.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
Shahar is on the soccer, swimming, and track and field teams at St. Louis Park High School.
Editor's Note: St. Louis Park Patch is running a series of occasional features that will highlight senior athletes at both St. Louis Park High School and Benilde-St. Margaret's. Look for more "Senior Spotlights" throughout the fall sports season. Who was your favorite athlete growing up and why? Landon Donovan How would you describe yourself in three words or less? Loud, happy, chill What is your favorite subject in school? Math Do you have a favorite sports memory? Winning our section my sophomore year over Orono to make it to state What song do you listen to before games to get you pumped up? Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony If you could visit any place in the world, where would you go and why? New Zealand, because it looks majestic What are …
Sunday, March 6, 2011
St. Louis Park junior places third in consolation heat of 100-yard butterfly.
St. Louis Park's Erik McCague swam his way to an 11th-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly at the Class AA state championship meet on Saturday night at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. McCague, who took 12th in the preliminary round, finishing in 53.98 seconds on Friday night, sliced more than a half-second off his time to place third in the consolation heat with a time of 53.40. First- through eighth-place was decided during the championship heat Saturday. The Orioles took 33rd in the state standings with six points based solely on McCague's one-man efforts.
Friday, March 4, 2011
Topping the list is the Benilde-St. Margaret's girls basketball squad, which won the Class 3A crown last year.
For many, “March Madness” is a reference to the popular annual college basketball tournament. But March madness is also an apt description for Minnesota high school sports at the moment, as state tournament season is in full swing. With that in mind, St. Louis Park Patch brings you a quick guide of what’s going on — and whether any local teams or athletes are in the running. Boys swimming: St. Louis Park junior Erik McCague finished 12th in the Class AA 100-yard butterfly preliminaries on Friday night, which will send him to Saturday's consolation finals. Meanwhile, Benilde-St. Margaret’s swimmers Jack McGinn and Parker Johnson advanced to Saturday's Class A finals. Boys hockey: St. Louis Park will not be represented at the Xcel Energy …
The Orioles junior will compete Saturday in the 100 butterfly consolation heat
St. Louis Park boys swimming and diving junior Erik McCague competed in Friday’s Class AA state preliminary meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, and he qualified to compete at Saturday’s state finals. McCague competed in the 100-yard butterfly and finished 12th overall. He will compete in Saturday’s consolation heat. Saturday’s event begins at 6 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. ST. LOUIS PARK PRELIMINARY RESULTS 100 butterfly: 12. Erik McCague (53.98).
Sunday, February 27, 2011
St. Louis Park Patch looks back at the biggest stories of the past week.
Every Sunday, St. Louis Park Patch will review the week that was by highlighting five stories that had the community talking. 1) On Wednesday, Patch reported on the St. Louis Park Emergency Program's anxious wait for federal funds, which could go toward a new roof. 2) Also on Wednesday, freelancer Mike Wilkinson brought you the story of how thousands of Minnesotans descended on the Capitol to rally in support of public workers in Wisconsin. 3) On Thursday, Patch reported on the new full-day kindergarten that will be starting on a pilot basis next year at Aquila Elementary. 4) Also on Thursday, Patch brought you the latest on freight reroute discussions in the community — and how emotions are not going away. 5) Rounding out the week, Patch …
Saturday, February 26, 2011
The Orioles did not qualify for state as a team, but Erik McCague will be going in the 100-yard butterfly.
St. Louis Park finished sixth in the boys Section 6AA Swimming and Diving meet Saturday, which was not good enough to send the team to state. However, junior Erik McCague will be going to the state individual meet in the 100-yard butterfly. Minnetonka placed first in the meet, held at the Art Downey Aquatic Center in Edina. The team will be sending eight swimmers to the individual state meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center on Thursday. Ednia finished third in the meet and will be sending six swimmers to the state meet. Both Edina's Max Cartwright and Mike Gratz took home first place medals in their individual events Saturday. Hopkins placed fifth in the meet and will not be sending any swimmers to the state meet. Here is how …
Thursday, January 6, 2011
The Benilde-St. Margaret's boys basketball team will also be opening conference play.
It’s a relatively light schedule in local sports tonight, but there is one rivalry game on tap: The St. Louis Park Orioles and Benilde-St. Margaret’s Red Knights will both feel like home teams as the two schools do battle in girls hockey at the St. Louis Park Rec Center. Game time is 7 p.m. While the Orioles are just 3-12-1 on the season, Benilde is 12-2-1 and ranked fourth in the state. The Red Knights also won the Schwan Cup Blue Division championship last week. So, signs would point to an easy Benilde victory, but you never know in rivalry games. Benilde will also be looking for a win on the hardwood, as the boys basketball team takes on Columbia Heights at home. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. The squad was last in action in a …
Saturday, November 27, 2010
The Orioles won the North Suburban the last two years, but now must incorporate a number of new swimmers.
With the winter high school sports season just beginning, St. Louis Park Patch will be bringing you previews of all the teams at St. Louis Park High School and at Benilde-St. Margaret's School. Today is the St. Louis Park boys swimming preview. Check back Sunday for a preview of Benilde's boys swimming team. And keep visiting St. Louis Park Patch all season for complete coverage of Orioles and Red Knights athletics. Team: St. Louis Park boys swimming When: Practice starts Nov. 29; season starts Dec. 9, NSC Relays at Fridley Briefly: Head coach Amanda Forsberg and the St. Louis Park Orioles have gone undefeated in the conference the past two years with two North Suburban titles to show for it. But this could be a rebuilding …