Forest Lake boys lacrosse coach Jon Loo hopes to jump-start a series of firsts for his program this season, starting with recording four wins in the tough Suburban East Conference.
Olympic cross country skier Jessie Diggins will be the guest of honor at the Scandia Marine Lions Club meeting at 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 10, at the Scandia Community Center, 14727 N. 209th St. Diggins was a star skier at Stillwater High School, winning three individual championships and leading the team to two championships. [...]
The second-seeded Forest Lake girls basketball team took care of business in the first two rounds of Section 7AAAA play and sit one win away from the program’s first state appearance since 2001. The Rangers face top-seeded Anoka in the section final at 7 p.m. Friday in North Branch.
Last spring, when Forest Lake assistant basketball coach Roger Keller and head coach Jen Wagner sat down to debrief on Keller’s sophomore team, Keller expressed his interest in starting a development program during spring and early summer for local athletes, both boys and girls.
Forest Lake junior James Pleski made his fourth individual state wrestling meet appearance on Friday and Saturday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. The grappler came away with some hardware and the right to join the program’s greats by having his framed picture hang in the high school wrestling room. Pleski captured [...]