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Athletics and Activities Update January 8th

Nordic Skiing Coach Bob Ellenbecker Thanks to all racers who participated in the big race in Mora on December 21st.  It was a lot of fun and an exciting event to participate in!  The late start time meant that many of the races were after dark along the beautiful lit trails of the Mora Vasaloppet […]

Athletics and Activities Update December 18th

Saint John’s Prep Triple A Award Winners Each year the Minnesota State High School League honors students from member schools with the Triple A Award (Arts, Academics, Athletics). This year’s Triple A Award female and male award winners from Saint John’s Prep are Sonja Johnson and Cullin Egge.  Sonja is the daughter of Stephanie and Whitney […]

Athletics and Activities Update December 11th

Robotics Team Coach Steve Larson This past week the Robotics Team met at Apollo High School. This was the first of two meets this year, and really the first opportunity both teams have had to test their robots. Team A (YaBoi) had technical challenges from the start, and were continuously working to better the robot […]

Athletics and Activities Update December 4th

Girls’ Basketball Coach Bryan Backes Assistant Coach Henry Smith, Jr. The Johnnies opened their season with a come-from-behind 31-28 victory over the Saint Cloud Christian School ‘Warriors’ on Friday night. Captain A’ishah Smith ’18 made 4 crucial second half free throws-while grabbing 6 rebounds, 2 steals and handing 2 assists. Reid Nydeen started the comeback-hitting a […]

Athletics and Activities Update November 27th

Girls’ Hockey The River Lakes Stars girls’ hockey team opened the season last Tuesday against Buffalo and were defeated 6-4 playing without SJP senior goalie Jordyn Tomaszewski. Jordyn ’18 returned to the line-up Saturday against powerhouse Roseau. In the game Jordyn had 51 saves and kept the team in the game throughout. One spectacular save […]

Athletics and Activities Update November 20th

Boys’ Soccer Awards Granite Ridge All-Conference Honorable Mention  Ben McGee ’19 – Ben’s calm and steady play at the center midfield position resulted in solid control of many matches.  Zander Haws ’18 – Zander often had the unenviable task of defending the opposition’s biggest threat. Zander played consistently tough the entire season.  Nick McGee ’18 […]

Athletics and Activities Update November 13th

Girls’ Swimming and Diving Head Coach Jen Daiker The Girls’ Swim and Dive Team have had a busy week with sectionals held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday! Thursday night the girls had their section preliminaries to qualify for finals on Saturday. While the team as a whole did fantastic, Justine Meyer ’20, Sophie Hwang ’22, Ari […]

Athletics and Activities Update November 6th

Congratulations to Bob Ellenbecker!! Prairie Conference Assistant Coach of the Year Mr. Ellenbecker received the Prairie Conference Assistant Coach of the Year for his work with the discus and shot put athletes at Saint John’s Prep. The award was presented at the Prairie Conference Coaches Banquet on November 1st at the Clarissa Ballroom. Mr. Ellenbecker […]

Athletics and Activities Update October 30th

Athletics & Activities Update Support our competing teams! This is our weekly email to share news and updates about our athletic teams and competing activity teams. The coaches provide the highlights from the past week’s matches and games. A schedule of this week’s competitions is posted at the bottom of the email. For more information, […]

Athletics and Activities Update October 23rd

Cross Country Head Coach Lance Nydeen The Cross Country team ended the regular season at the Kimball Golf Course on October 17 for the Central Minnesota Conference Championship! After a great season of hard work and athlete dedication, the Boys’ Varsity Team finished 6th place out of 9 full competing teams. Andy Moen ’18, Nate Salzl […]