On the Slide: Some notable notes after cleaning off the spindle

Quick takeoffs

Congrates to MIKE MOLINE and JIM HANUS, who are the latest inductees into the NORTH ST. PAUL Boys Hockey Hall of Fame . . . Beginning spring of 2016, HAMLINE University will become only the second college in MINNESOTA and only the third in the country to offer women’s lacrosse as a varsity sport! . . . NORTH grad SAM KNUTSON regularly is cited in press releases from the UW-EAU CLAIRE athletic department for her play as a junior forward on the BlueGolds women’s hockey team. NORTH grad AMANDA KANE and WOODBURY grad JAYDYN WALZ are teammates of KNUTSON on the same team . . . Congrats to NORTH senior NEVENA VUKOMANOVICH, who was recently named as a first team player to the ALL-EAST METRO volleyball squad! . . . It’s been awhile, but you have yet to read it here - CONGRATULATIONS are in order to OAKDALE resident JO (VOLLMER) ROLLING - co-captain of the LADY LOONS - a slowpitch softball team which won the gold medal in their age class at the World Senior Games held in ST. GEORGE, UTAH. The team awarded their MVP to DOROTHY LEITNER who hails from WEST ST. PAUL . . . TORI DRAKE, a five-time letter-winner and MVP for NORTH, was a first-year player on the BEMIDJI State women’s golf team this past fall . . . NORTH grad BAILEY HENDRICKSON was a member of the UW-SUPERIOR women’s soccer team last fall . . . Hey RUTH, you hang in there!

Wally Wakefield can be reached at wwakefield@lillienews.com.

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