Spectrum girls soccer lost to Glencoe-Silver Lake 4-2 there Tuesday. After the Sting gave up two goals in the first half, Lorna Bechtel netted two goals within the first 10 minutes of second half, bringing the Sting back to a tie. GSL pulled away with two more goals. The Sting (1-3) will host Metro United [...]
The Spectrum Sting volleyball team defeated the St. Croix Prep Academy 21-25. 25-21, 25-18, 25-21, on Tuesday at home. Sophomore Jasmine Nelson and senior Meghan Hays led the Sting attack with 10 kills each. Freshman Ellie Rogers provided 21 assists and shored up the defense with 12 digs. Junior Costy Dalla Valentina provided 9 digs. Senior [...]
The Spectrum Sting football team lost its opener to Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 39-8 at home on Friday afternoon. The Lakers, who were runners-up in their section last year, rambled to a 33-0 lead in the first half. Statistics are not available at this posting. The Sting will host St. Agnes next Friday.
Spectrum volleyball won a thriller against the PACT Panthers in front of a home crowd 27-25, 25-21, 23-25, 23-25, 15-13 on Thursday. All five games were close with the Sting winning the first two, losing the next two and finally closing out the match 15-13 in game five. Defensive leaders were junior libero Costy Dalla [...]
Spectrum was the team winner and Zimmerman had the top two runners in a five-team Princeton Invitational on Thursday. Nicole Jurik of Zimmerman hit the chute in 16:27 and teammate Chelsea Bouley was next in 16:31. Elizabeth Hackbarth led Spectrum, placing third in 16:59.99 (breaking 17 by .01 second). Brittany Waterhouse placed sixth, Maria [...]
Spectrum soccer was edged by Mayer Lutheran 2-1 Tuesday evening at Mayer. Danielle Hennies scored on a free kick outside the box early in the game. Defensively, Anna McGlone, Maddie Bursch, and Brynne Walk played the full 80 minutes, and senior Jess Kraus ran tirelessly on the wing, said coach Nicki Luehrs. The Sting (1-) [...]
Spectrum volleyball opened with a five-set loss to Brooklyn Center on Tuesday evening. The Centaurs prevailed 26-24, 21-25, 25-15, 24-26, 15-5. Meghan Hays led the Sting attack with 11 kills. Freshman Setter Ellie Rogers contributed 6 kills, 4 aces and 19 assists. Maddie Hays had 8 assists. Defensively, Costy Dalla Valentina had 9 digs and [...]
by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Everybody’s ready for some real football, and it’s almost here. After two weeks of practices, and a Saturday of scrimmages, on the heels of summer team camps, District 728 teams will be kicking off the 2014 season Thursday evening, and not a moment too soon. “Today, you could see [...]