Zimmerman track

  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor A pair of three-sport standouts finished their Zimmerman careers with good-but-not-good-enough performances Saturday at Section 7AA track at Princeton while Thunder junior Cassandra Ortberg was able to add a second state berth and almost a third. It’s over for Thunder non-identical twins Ethan and Caleb Lunning. Ethan placed third [...]

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  The Zimmerman track team, competing in Class AA for the first time, had one state qualifier – Cassandra Ortberg – on the opening day of Section 7AA Wednesday, while scoring points in three other events. Ortberg, a junior who’s gone to state in Class A twice, placed second in the long jump with a [...]

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The Zimmerman girls placed sixth and the boys placed eighth in the Section 5AA true-team track meet on Wednesday at Totino-Grace in Fridley. Totino-Grace won both team titles. Following are Zimmerman results and team scoring. BOYS Team scoring   1. Totino-Grace 635 2. Sartell-St. Stephen  630.5 3. Big Lake 485.5 4. Fridley  395.5 5. St. [...]

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The Zimmerman girls won five events and  placed third at the Princeton Invitational among 11 teams on Thursday. Nicole Ortberg won both hurdle races while placing second in both long and high jumps. Other first-places were earned by Nicole Jurik in the 3200 run, Anna Huss in triple jump, and the 4-by-100 team. Big Lake [...]

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  Zimmerman won eight of the events and  placed third in the Maple Lake Coed Relays on Thursday, an event with a variety of relays including sprint medleys and coed events. “This meet is the team’s favorite meet of the year,” said Jennelle LeBlanc, Thunder coach, adding that her team has seven of the meet [...]

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The Zimmerman girls won a track quadrangular at Foley on Tuesday, scoring 92 points while Cathedral had  79.5, Foley 50 and Milaca 47.5. Placing first for the Thunder were Cassandra Ortberg in long jump (15-9), 100 hurdles (16.11) and 300 hurdles (49.56), Anna Huss in triple jump (32-3), and Brooke Borchardt in discus (95-4). Zimmerman [...]

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