“It’s a great day to be a Dragon,” assistant Coach Dennis Howard shared with his team after the Dragons defeated the Hibbing Bluejackets, 26-20, on Friday night. “It’s a very difficult position to be in; I want my son to have success, but I also want my players to feel good too and have succ…
Coach Kyle Allen said that going into this week, the Dragon boys basketball squad understood that it was now or never.
It was a big week for the Dragon girls basketball team as they finished off their second straight undefeated conference season and Ellie Hasz went over 2,000 points for her career, becoming the all-time leading scorer in Pine City basketball history.
The Pine City Dragons clinched the Great River Conference title for the second year in a row by winning two more conference games in convincing fashion.
The Pine City High School boys basketball squad had another see-saw week, beating Hinckley-Finlayson in an overtime game before losing a tight contest with Rush City.
The boys varsity hockey team has picked up momentum as the season has gone on, and after starting the season with four straight losses, the Dragons have gone 7-2 in their last nine games, notching victories, passing milestones, and blazing their way to a statement comeback win over St. Francis.
The Pine City girls basketball program recognizes senior Ashley Faur who will be playing college basketball and volleyball at the College of St. Scholastica. “We are very proud of you Ashley,” program organizers state. “Best of luck in college!”
The 2020 Golf season was looking to be another good one. The nice weather was making it look like we would be able to start our meets on time for the first time in three years. We were returning many great veteran players and gaining some fresh talent to help us continue our success from pre…
As an activity that starts in the winter, Speech had almost completed its season before the shutdown began. Unfortunately, Conference, Sections, and State were cut. However, the Conference was able to name champions after tallying up scores from all the meets before the shutdown. An award ce…
I was so very sorry that we did not get to play this season out, and get the chance to defend our section championship and Granite Ridge conference championship. These gentlemen are an incredible group of young men that are not only talented in tennis and other sports; but they are gifted in…
This group of students (including seniors Jacob Merrick, Therese Welch, Emily Schueller, Daisy Koffler, and Katie Simon) auditioned at the end of February, and we were three weeks into our rehearsal schedule. We had just come to the point where the show was fully blocked and the ‘fun’ part …
The 2020 Track season was looking to be a good one. Better than normal weather was coming in and our team grew again to about 110 kids. We were returning many great veterans and gaining some fresh talent to help us continue our success from previous years. Our boys were ready to defend the G…
The season that almost was: Softball 2020. We started our first week of practice on Monday March 9. In our first week of practice we had great rounds of batting practice, my pitchers and catchers were really starting to get into a rhythm, and we even dodged a few parking lot snow banks to ge…
Thousands of anglers will be hitting the waters this weekend in search of the big one...or at least a big story to tell.
Three Pine City youth wrestlers competed down in Rochester at the MN USA Wrestling Tournament in mid-March. Asa Schwarzbauer a third grader, and Elias Neu a first grader, competed but did not place out of their brackets. Eli Schwarzbauer, a kindergartner from Pine City, placed second out of…
Jeff Wimmer of the Jim Jordan Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association presents a check to the Pine City High School Trap Shooting Team. The team was the fourth largest high school team in the nation last year. The donation will be used to help lower the athlete’s cost of participation.
Sauk Centre 58, Pine City 28
Dragon wrestler Tim Johnson qualified for the State Tournament and the opportunity to compete against the best wrestlers in Minnesota. Unfortunately, Johnson was injured in the second period and would not be able to return for his wrestleback match.
Hard work and team play paid off as the the JO 10U’s took second place.
Pine City Peewee A took second place in district 10 playoffs this weekend in Anoka.
After playing the Monticello squad to a 2-2 tie after two periods on Feb. 28 in Blaine, the Dragons skated hard but fell short in the third as Monticello took the lead and eventually earned a 6-4 win and the Section 5A Championship.
The Pine City Girls Basketball team won the first two rounds of the section 6AA playoffs, as Lily Wilson became the first Dragon in Pine City high school history to reach 2000 career points.
The Dragon boys basketball team made a new school record as the squad tallied up two victories on the week.
aturday Feb. 22, was a night Pine City hockey fans may never forget. It was the first time the Dragons have ever hosted a section-semi-final game. It was also the first time fans had to be turned away because the Pine City Civic Center was filled to capacity, as family, friends and fans gath…
Chris Lutz (Pine City Class of 2003) and Dan Steinbrecher (Hinckley Class of 2004) were both inducted into the Hamline University Athletic Hall of Fame along with the other members of the 2005 Hamline Cross Country Team. Chris and Dan had a friendly rivalry throughout their high school runni…
The Dragon Wrestling team headed to Mora for the Section 7AA Individual tournament on Friday, Feb. 21st & 22nd. Sophomore Tim Johnson qualified for the MN State Wrestling Tournament this next weekend. Qualifying in dramatic fashion, Johnson lost his semifinal match to the eventual champ…
On Monday, Feb.10, the Dragons headed over to Isanti to take on section 5A newcomer Cambridge. The JV started the night against a short bench on the opposing side. This means that many of Cambridge’s varsity players filled in for a period or two. The Dragon JV team did a great job keeping i…
The Pine City girls basketball team went 3-0 this past week to clinch the Great River Conference Championship. Defeating the #8 ranked in the state Proctor and earn a ranking of 6th class AA. The Dragons are 23-1 in regular season play.
RPHF Flamingo gymnastics hosted the Granite Ridge Conference meet Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Rush City Aquatic Center. RPHF JV placed first with 112.4 points and varsity placed first with 130.5 points.
The Pine City 10U hockey team is having a phenomenal year. Their current record is 20-2-3. The two losses we have had have been in tournaments. The first loss was to hockey power house Eden Prarie with a score of 2-4 in the championship game. The second loss was also in a tournament to C…
The Dragon wrestling team headed to Braham on Friday, Feb. 7, for the Great River Conference tournament. The Dragons brought nine wrestlers to participate in the tournament this year, overall placing fifth.
Pine City girls basketball reaches 20 wins, for the fourth season in a row, with three conference games to play.
The Dragon girls basketball team and their Hoops for Hope campaign raised over $700 for the fight against cancer. Proceeds will go to the Children’s MN and the Harbor Room at Cambridge Hospital.
It was another exciting week of Dragon hockey. On Saturday, Jan. 25, the JV Dragons hosted Dodge County. They were on their way up to Moose Lake to play a varsity-only match and asked if their JV could get a game, against the Dragons, the same day. The Dragons came away with a dominating 8-0 win.
The Pine City Girls basketball team is now 15-1 after winning three more game this past week, including two more conference game wins.
The past few years the Dragon JV team has really struggled against teams like Chisago Lakes and Princeton. Thursday, Jan. 16, was a different story. The boys came out very hot out of the gates and with solid goaltending they didn’t turn back. They put the hurt on Princeton and pulled out the…
Battling for the puck, but working together for a good cause, hockey players came together at the annual Beau Berglund outdoor charity tournament on Jan. 18-19 at the Pine City Civic Center.
Coach Westbrook was very proud of his players on Monday Jan. 13. Being more of a defensive guy he highlighted the fact that in 102 minutes of game play the Dragon hockey team did not allow a single goal against them.
Dragons girls basketball added to more victories this week and are now 12-1 at the half way point of the regular season.
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