Category Archives: Girls Hockey

Somebody has to push the piano

by Dan Bauer When you are a coach, motivation can come from seemingly anywhere. After the Wisconsin Selects second game at the recent USA National Tournament, a game we won, there were some disappointed faces and droopy body language following the game. It was one of those penalty filled games with lots of special teams […]

Edina shuts out Pioneers for Class AA title

Hornets get two third-period goals to win fifth title Hill-Murray scored three goals in the first period in their opening two games of the tournament. That early success led to a pair of wins and pitted them in the championship game against rival Edina. But the Pioneers couldn’t penetrate the Edina defense or goalie Reese […]

The Hornets keep on buzzin’ into the state title game

The top-seeded Minnetonka Skippers and the fourth-seeded Edina Hornets meet again  By: Jackson Boline The two rivals face off for their third matchup, but this game means much more than just another win or loss. The Skippers won the first meeting early in the season, and the Hornets got their revenge later in the year, […]

The quest for a three-peat stays alive for Warroad after overtime win against Proctor/Hermantown

Taylor Reese gets the game-winning goal as Warroad sneaks by Proctor/Hermantown in overtime No. 4 Seed Warroad 1, No. 5 Seed Proctor/Hermantown 0 Warroad (19-8-0) returns to The X in search of a third straight Class A State Championship. The Warriors start their search for a three-peat against Proctor/Hermantown (18-8-2). The Mirage last faced the […]

Holy Angels shows their dominance against Luverne in State Quarterfinal win

GIRLS HOCKEY CLASS A STATE TOURNAMENT By: Jackson Boline Bella LaMere scores a third-period natural hat trick as the Academy of Holy Angels takes down Luverne No. 1 Seed Academy of Holy Angels 6, Luverne 1 The top-seeded Academy of Holy Angels (21-3-3) faced off with Luverne (17-10-0) in the Quarterfinal round of the State […]

Dodge County speeds past Fergus Falls and advances to the semifinals against Orono

GIRLS HOCKEY CLASS A STATE TOURNAMENT By: Jackson Boline Carstensen scores twice as the Wildcats keep dancing in the State Tournament No. 3 Seed Dodge County 2, Fergus Falls 0 Dodge County makes a trip to St. Paul after four straight section final losses. The Wildcats faced Fergus Falls, who made their third State Tournament […]

Orono moves on after win over Willmar in State Quarterfinal round

Girls Hockey Class A State Tournament By: Jackson Boline Quarterfinal Round  No. 2 Seed Orono 4, Willmar 1 The No. 2 Seed Orono Spartans (20-6-1) return to the State Tournament for the third straight year, matching up with Willmar (20-7-0), a random draw.   Orono who ranked No. 2A in our Let’s Play Hockey rankings to […]

Class A Girls Rankings: Holy Angels takes flight to top spot

LaMere’s goal lifts Angels past Spartans in No. 1 vs. No. 2 battle In one of the biggest match ups of the season, Bella LaMere broke a 4-4 tie on Saturday with 28 seconds remaining to give No. 2A  Academy of Holy Angels a 5-4 win over top-ranked Orono. The Stars opened the scoring in […]

Class AA Girls Rankings: Top 5 keeps playing musical chairs

Minnetonka regains top spot, undefeated Northfield cracks Top 5 The game of musical chairs continued last week as Minnetonka reclaimed the top spot in Class AA while top-ranked Hill-Murray fell to No. 3  after a 6-2 loss to last week’s No. 3 Andover, who jumped to No. 2. The Skippers defeated Wayzata this past week […]

WINNING WAYS: Top 10 teams in Class AA rankings have 133-20-10 record

  Top 10 teams have combined 133-20-10 record The top 10 teams in this week’s Class AA Girls HS Hockey rankings presented by Tradition Companies have a  winning percentage of .816. Hill-Murray, after spending a week at No. 2, is back in the top spot after they defeated Class A stalwart Proctor/Hermantown 7-1. Meanwhile, Minnetonka […]