Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Mark Mauer, of Woodbury, was one of 19 men caught in a Fridley police sting.
Mark Mauer, the Hill-Murray School football coach who was charged last week following a prostitution sting in Fridley, has resigned, according to multiple reports. The 54-year-old from Woodbury was charged with a misdemeanor in connection with the two-day police operation at a Fridley hotel. He was booked at the Anoka County Jail and released. Investigators are preparing the cases for the city prosecutor. Mauer resigned as both the football coach and major-gifts officer, according to the Star Tribune. Related: Hill-Murray Football Coach Arrested in Fridley Prostitution Sting Mauer was arrested Feb. 19 at the LivInn Hotel in Fridley as part of the police sting. Officers booked four rooms at the hotel. In one room, a female police officer …
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
The Titans track teams squared off Tuesday against Simley and Hill-Murray.
The sun was shining for the co-ed track day hosted by the Simley Spartans Tuesday. Three schools were at the Inver Grove Heights school to compete, Simley, Hill-Murray, and Tartan. Both girls and boys competed at Tuesday's event.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
The Pioneers pummeled the Titans 12-0 to improve its winning streak to 13 consecutive games.
The Tartan boys hockey team’s 12-0 loss to Hill-Murray Tuesday night was a game of streaks. The Titans (4-8 in conference; 11-10-1 overall) chalked up its fifth straight game without a win while top-ranked Hill-Murray (13-0 in conference; 20-3-1 overall) improved its winning streak to 13 in a row. The Pioneers used a balanced attack—four goals in each of the three periods—to dispatch the Titans quickly and decisively. Senior forward Ben Bahe scored the first of his two goals just 90 seconds into the game on a Pioneer powerplay. Bahe would go on to notch two goals and two assists in the game. Senior Bob Bruski scored the Pioneers’ second goal 90 seconds later to put the Pioneers ahead 2-0 with just three minutes gone in the first period. “A…
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Tartan's boys basketball team had few answers for Hill-Murray's physical play in Tuesday night's loss.
Tartan's third-ranked boys basketball team dropped its second game of the season 60-54 to conference rival Hill-Murray (15-5) on Tuesday night. The 17-2 Titans led for much of the game but had few answers for Hill-Murray's unselfish, physical brand of play down the stretch. Pioneers senior Jim Remke notched 19 points and seven rebounds while 6'9" junior Dave Simmet filled up the lane with 10 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in the game. "Dave is always a big presence in the middle for us," Hill-Murray senior captain Rob Daul said of Simmet after the game. "At halftime, coach Ghizoni told us that if Dave has his defender sealed, we have to get him the ball." "Filling the lane is kind of my job," Simmet said after the game. "I've never …
Friday, January 21, 2011
Tartan's Jackson cousins lead offensive onslaught with six goals and three assists between them.
The Tartan boys varsity hockey team beat conference foe Henry Sibley 8-2 behind six goals and three assists from cousins Jeff and Jake Jackson. Looking to avenge consecutive losses to St. Thomas Academy and Hill-Murray last week, senior captain Jeff Jackson had two goals and two assists while sophomore cousin Jake racked up four goals and an assist on the night. "It was kind of the Jackson show tonight," Titans head coach Jim McElmury said after the game. "This was an exceptional game for those two and an important win for us. We found ourselves kind of out of our element last week." Jeff Jackson started the scoring for the Titans just four minutes into the game after capitalizing on a perfect pass from fellow captain Nate Straka. Jake …
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Hill-Murray scored five times in the first period.
The Tartan Titans could not hold off the Hill-Murray Pioneers Saturday as the Titans lose 7-2. The third ranked Pioneers are one of the fastest hockey teams in Minnesota. The onslaught included Hill-Murray's 40 shots on goal compared to Tartan’s 11. The game began with two-and-a-half minutes of even play. At two minutes and 44 seconds, the scoring began. Hill-Murray scored five times in the first period, creating a 5-0 deficit for the Titans to make up. The scoring continued as the Pioneers' Loren French scored again making it a 6-0 contest. Tartan answered back with two goals in six minutes by Eric Olheiser and Jeff Jackson. The offensive surge by the Titans was too little, too late. The Pioneers put the nail in the coffin with the final …
Monday, January 10, 2011
Tartan and Hill-Murray played Friday at Tartan.
The Tartan Titans were blasted by the visiting Hill-Murray Pioneers Friday 83-37, led by senior center Bethany Doolittle who scored 38 points. It was evident early that the Titans (4-8) were simply outmatched by the undefeated and #2 ranked Pioneers (11-0), stumbling out to a 14-0 deficit before senior Alexis Burbul’s three-pointer at 14:00 put Tartan on the board. And, although the Titans struggled to break the Pioneers’ 2-2-1 zone press all night long, turning the ball over regularly and digging themselves into a hole, Tartan rallied and went into the half down 34-51. They scored three more points. In a game largely decided in the paint and at the free throw line, Tartan didn’t have an answer for Hill-Murray’s 6'4" senior, Bethany …
Friday, December 17, 2010
Titans will compete in Classic Suburban Conference championships next Tuesday at Simley.
In its final competition before the Classic Suburban Conference championships, the Tartan dance team finished third in the fourth and final regular-season conference meet held at Richfield High School on Thursday night. "We made a lot of improvements (tonight)," assistant coach Crystal Felten said. "It was good to see." The Titans performed "Heaven and Earth" in front of a large and enthusiastic crowd that filled the north stands of the Richfield High School gymnasium and finished behind only meet victors Henry Sibley and Hill-Murray in the final standings. "We showed a lot of good technique out there," Felten said. The coach noted that it has been a good season for the Titans, saying, "It's been really good and a lot of fun." The Classic …
Saturday, December 11, 2010
HSI, St. Mary's University among those closing their doors as the snow piles up.
More local organizations are encouraging people to stay inside by canceling programs as the snow piles up. About 6 inches of snow fell overnight, according to the National Weather Service, and 7 to 11 inches more could accumulate today. Local organizations and schools are closing their doors today due to the storm. Check back for updates to this list. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reported numerous crashes due to the storm, including an accident on Interstate 694 near the 10th Street at about 10:15 a.m. Between midnight and 6 a.m. there were 59 vehicles that spun out or went off the road in the metro area, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.