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May 28, 2022

'Cats hit bump in road but still cruise to M8C championship
Chisago Lakes 12, Cambridge-Isanti 6
Anna Zaruba had a run scoring double in each of the first three innings to lead the Wildcats to a 12-6 win over the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets Tuesday, May 10 at Chisago Lakes High School.  The Wildcats scored four runs in each of those first three innings and pounded out 13 hits in the game.  In four plate appearances, Ashley Mandell got two hits, walked twice, drove in two runs, and scored three.  The six runs allowed by the Wildcats were just one fewer than the seven runs they had allowed in the season’s first 12 games.

Friday, May 20, 2022


Wildcats narrowly lose heated affair with fifth-ranked Buffalo
The Wildcat boys lacrosse team had a busy week with three games played in four days. Chisago Lakes started their week with a road trip to Sartell/Sauk Rapids to take on the Storm'n Sabres and then two home games against Buffalo and Rocori.
Friday, May 27, 2022

Golfers wrapping up regular season slate
North Branch and Chisago Lakes finished up their regular season schedule this week with back-to-back meets at Princeton Golf Course and Chisago Lakes Golf Course, but before that they got a nice section preview at the Grand Invitational at Hinckley Grand National on Friday, May 20.
Friday, May 27, 2022

Wildcats officially conference champs!
The Chisago Lakes girls lacrosse team beat Becker 15-5 on Tuesday, May 24, officially wrapping up the Greater West Metro Conference championship with an undefeated 6-0 record so far. Skylar Wells (above) had two goals in the big win, and Sara Smith had four scores. For a full recap, check out next week’s Press.
Friday, May 27, 2022

Stipe wins pole vault at Twilight meet
Monticello Twilight Meet
In their final meet before today’s conference championship, the Wildcat track team participated in the Monticello Twilight Meet Tuesday, May 17 at Monticello.  The meet was somewhat of a preview of today’s Mississippi 8 Conference meet, as all six teams in today’s meet are in the Mississippi 8 Conference – the Wildcats, Becker, Big Lake, Monticello, Princeton, and St. Francis – are in the M8C.

Friday, May 27, 2022

'Cats lose top seed on Hawk walkoff
Hermantown 5, Chisago Lakes 4
A one-out walkoff single by Avery Farrell in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the Hermantown Hawks to a 5-4 win over the Wildcats in the first game of a doubleheader last Friday, May 20 at Rose Road Field in Hermantown.  The loss was a big part of the reason unranked Hermantown was given the number-one seed in the Section 7AAA tournament over the third-ranked Wildcats.

Friday, May 27, 2022

CL claws back to .500 with two Mississippi 8 victories
Chisago Lakes 7, Cambridge-Isanti 0
Reed Marquardt pitched 6 2/3 innings of shutout baseball and Joe Graeve and Collin Hackl drove in two runs each to lead the Wildcats to a 7-0 win over the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets Tuesday, May 10 at Chisago Lakes High School.  Marquardt was dominant, allowing just two hits.  He walked two and struck out 12.

Friday, May 20, 2022

Underclassmen star in North Branch's girls true team section win
True Team Section Meet
The North Branch girls track and field team had great performances up and down the lineup at the true team section meet in Cloquet on Tuesday, May 10, and they came almost exclusively from underclassmen.

Friday, May 20, 2022

Up and down week breaks Vikings' four game win streak
Monticello 8, North Branch 4
Riding a four game winning streak, North Branch was locked in a pitcher’s duel with the Monticello Magic on Tuesday, May 10 before a massive sixth inning from Monti blew the game open and ended NB’s hot run.

Friday, May 20, 2022

Wildcats beat big school rival Forest Lake
Chisago Lakes 4, Forest Lake 3
Despite not playing in the same conference, Chisago Lakes and Forest Lake have a nice, friendly rivalry in tennis, and it’s been a while since the Wildcats got the best of the Rangers, but they nabbed them on Saturday, May 14 in a tournament.

Friday, May 20, 2022

Wildcats rolling
Chisago Lakes 19, Becker 3
The Wildcats cruised to a 19-3 win over the Bulldogs on Thursday, May 12. It was never much of a contest as Chisago Lakes got a ton of girls on the score sheet as they were able to score at will.

Friday, May 20, 2022

Duluth remains a thorn in Wildcats' side in close game
Duluth 11, Chisago Lakes 10
The Chisago Lakes boys lacrosse team faced a familiar foe when the Duluth Wolfpack came to town  Tuesday, May 10.

Friday, May 20, 2022

Boys lacrosse team wins their home opener, moves to 5-0
Chisago Lakes 15,  St. Cloud 8
The Wildcats played their first home game of the season taking on The St. Cloud Crush on Thursday, May 5, a team consisting of the St. Cloud schools of Tech, Apollo, and Cathedral. 

Friday, May 13, 2022

Lady Wildcats rolling, win three games in three days
Chisago Lakes 3, Monticello 2
Although most lacrosse games are pretty high-scoring affairs, the Chisago Lakes girls lax team had a defensive battle with the Monticello Magic in late-April,

Friday, May 13, 2022

CL dominates Pine City Invite
Pine City "Chengwatana" Invite
The Wildcats track team enjoyed their trip to Pine City for the ten-team Chengwatana Invite last Saturday, as both the girls and boys won their team competitions.  The girls squeaked by the hosts, Pine City, 162.5 to 161.  The boys had a more comfortable margin over Pine City, winning 149.5 to 120.

Friday, May 13, 2022

Mandell continues to power 'Cats as they sweep eighth ranked Big Lake
Chisago Lakes 4, Big Lake 0
Ashley Mandell allowed just two hits and struck out 12, and Anna Zaruba drove in two runs, to lead the second-ranked Wildcats to a 4-0 shutout of the eighth-ranked Big Lake Hornets in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday, May 3 at Big Lake.

Friday, May 13, 2022

CL edges Denfeld before two big losses to Princeton and Osceola
Chisago Lakes 4, Duluth Denfeld 3 (10 innings)
Collin Hackl’s sacrifice fly with two outs in the bottom of the tenth inning scored Reed Marquardt from third to break a 3-3 tie and gave the Wildcats a 4-3 win over the Duluth Denfeld Hunters Wednesday, May 4 at Pat Collins Field at Chisago Lakes High School.

Friday, May 13, 2022

Wildcats trample Vikings in tennis match up
CHISAGO LAKES
Chisago Lakes 7, North Branch 0
Chisago Lakes made quick work of their county rival when they hosted North Branch on  Tuesday, May 3.

Friday, May 13, 2022

Offense wakes up as NB wins four straight on the diamond
North Branch 10, Becker 2
North Branch put up crooked numbers in the first, third and sixth inning en route to a 10-2 win over the Becker Bulldogs on Tuesday, May 3.
Reed Jacobsen, Andrew Orf. Isaiah Scarborough and Nate Skiba all had big offensive games to pace the Vikings, and Orf shut down the Bulldogs from the mound to get NB back on track after losing five of their last six.

Friday, May 13, 2022

Chisago Lakes blows out Becker and comes back against Magic
Chisago Lakes 21, Becker 4
The Chisago Lakes Boys Lacrosse Team easily took care of business at Becker High School on Wednesday , April 27 in a blowout victory. 

Friday, May 6, 2022

Vikings' lone win last week comes against Princeton
North Branch 7, Princeton 3
North Branch broke their two game losing skid with a nice win over Mississippi 8 Conference opponent Princeton on Tuesday, April 26.
The Vikings got a strong start and two hits from Andrew Orf, and Noah Thorsen also starred at the plate and pitched an inning clean ball to finish off the Tigers.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Chisago Lakes climbs to second in state, loses to top-ranked Scarlets
Chisago Lakes 11, Cambridge-Isanti 0 (5 innings)
Anna Zaruba pitched a one-hitter and Ashley Mandell hit her first career home run as the Wildcats crushed the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets 11-0 in  game shortened to five innings because of the ten-run rule.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Vikings double up on Princeton, crush St. Francis
North Branch 14, Princeton 1
North Branch jumped all over Princeton in the first game of their doubleheader on Tuesday, April 26, and then cruised to a victory before the mercy rule kicked in after the fifth inning.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Wildcats and Vikes finish two-three
Chisago Lakes Invite
The Chisago Lakes and North Branch girls golf teams finished in second and third at the Mississippi 8 Conference meet at the Chisago Lakes Golf Course on Thursday, April 28.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Schedule getting tough for CL
Chisago Lakes 8, Monticello 3
The Wildcats scored four runs with two outs in the bottom of the sixth to break open a close game and went on to beat the Monticello Magic 8-3 in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday, April 26 at Chisago Lakes High School.  Cole Hentges started and went four innings for the Wildcats.  He allowed two earned runs on four hits, walked four and struck out four.  Collin Hackl picked up the win in three innings of relief.  He allowed one earned run on one hit, walked three and struck out two.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Becker proves to be too tough for Vikings
Mississippi 8 Conference favorite Becker took it to North Branch in the one game the Vikings got in last week between the junky weather.
Friday, April 22, 2022

Stars shine for Vikings as they clobber Saints in season opener
North Branch invoked the mercy rule in their first game of the year, and Head Coach Kathy Crudo hopes it’s a preview of what’s to come for the Vikes’ softball squad.
Thursday, April 14, 2022

Vikings' dream season ends with loss to Hermantown
The North Branch boys basketball team fell short in its state tournament bid, losing to Hermantown in the section semifinals Tuesday, March 15, but that doesn’t diminish what the squad did this season.
Friday, March 25, 2022

Vikings season ended by top-seeded Grand Rapids in girls hoops
North Branch won their first section game since 2015-16, and that made Head Coach Alison Trampe proud despite the Vikings falling in the semifinals to the top-seeded Grand Rapids Thunderhawks in their next game.
Friday, March 18, 2022

Teeselink a trailblazer, Champion
Wildcat senior Myia Teeselink won the 185-pound class at the first-ever MSHSL Girl’s State Wrestling Tournament, pinning sophomore Chae Nay Htoo of St. Paul Humboldt-Open World Learning at 3:29 to claim the crown.  Teeselink is the Wildcats’ first state champion since Dan Dellwo won the 140-pound class at the boys’ tournament in 1995.  This year’s girls’ tournament was held alongside the boy’s tournament last weekend at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Friday, March 11, 2022

Opdahl makes history, closes career with third straight state diving title
Storm Opdahl knew this state dive meet was going to be his toughest yet, and he was spot on.
Friday, March 11, 2022

Gillach scores 1,000th point for 'Cats, but Monticello pulls off section upset
Chisago Lakes promising hoops season was abruptly ended over the weekend with a 59-57 overtime loss to Monticello in the Section 5AAA semifinals.
Friday, March 11, 2022

Mahtomedi netminder stymies state bid for Chisago Lakes
Chisago Lakes 3, Simley 2 (2 O.T.)
Ryan Schmidt scored at 14:46 of the second overtime to give the Wildcats a 3-2 win over the Simley Spartans in the Section 4A semifinals.  The game was played Wednesday, February 2 at Roseville Ice Arena.  The win sent the Wildcats to the section championship game against the Mahtomedi Zephyrs.

Friday, March 11, 2022

Five area wrestlers headed to state tournament
North Branch
Two Vikings won the section championships in their weight classes and will be heading to the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul for this weekend’s MSHSL State Wrestling Championship.  Brandt Bombard (160) beat Travis Smith of Simley 8-3 in the championship match.  And Ashton LaBelle (170) beat Brent Holzem of Simley 4-3 to earn his trip to state.  Bombard will face Carver Roman of FMCW in the morning session on Friday.  And LaBelle will take on Cooper Hendrickson of Hibbing in his opening match.

Friday, March 4, 2022

Divers sweep sections, state next
Three is a special number this week for the Chisago Lakes dive team.
Friday, March 4, 2022

Chisago Lakes battles through tough section opener against SPA
Chisago Lakes 3, St. Paul Academy 1
The third-seeded Wildcats took care of business against the sixth-seeded St. Paul Academy Spartans, beating them 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the Section 4A playoffs last Friday, February 25 at Chisago Lakes Arena.  The win sent the Wildcats to last night’s semifinal matchup against the Simley Spartans at Roseville Ice Arena.  Results of that game were not available in time for publication.  The winner of that game will go on to play the winner of last night’s game between the top-seeded Mahtomedi Zephyrs and the fifth-seeded Two Rivers Warriors in tomorrow night’s section championship game at 7 p.m. at Roseville Ice Arena.

Friday, March 4, 2022

Vikings break out of funk, win 2
North Branch 70, Monticello 64
The Vikings were on a five game losing skid heading into their match up with Monticello on Thursday, February 24, and they needed to shake their funk in the worst way.

Friday, March 4, 2022


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