Sunday, October 28, 2012
Hannah Olson got the nod at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Cross Country Championships on Oct. 20.
Hannah Olson, a member of the Richfield High School Class of 2012 and student athlete, received All Conference honors at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Cross Country Championships on Oct. 20. Olson is a freshman at the University of Minnesota-Duluth and ran a 6K course with a time of 23:26, placing 17th out of 119 runners. She placed second overall for UMD runners. Her college team placed fourth overall out of 14 teams. Olson will participate in the NCAA ll Central Region Championships on Nov. 3 in Joplin, MO. Congratulations to Hannah, from Richfield Patch. Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Friday, October 26, 2012
Richfield junior Obsa Ali finished first in the Section 3AA cross country meet Thursday and qualified for the state meet.
Richfield High School junior Obsa Ali finished first in the Section 3AA cross country meet Thursday at Valleywood Golf Course in Apple Valley and qualified for the state meet. Ali won in a time of 15:35.0 on the wet and chilly 5,000-meter course. Rosemount won the boys division with 59 points. Richfield was 11th with 317. Eagan won the girls meet with 21 points. Richfield girls were 14th with 443. The state meet will be held Nov. 3 at St. Olaf College in Northfield.
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Richfield makes it to the final round of the state tournament for the first time.
After a hard-fought battle against reigning champs DeLaSalle, the Richfield High School Spartans fell 65-45 in the Class AAA Championship game. Richfield had trouble getting use to playing at Target Center and the team’s failure to make free throws contributed to its demise. At the half, the Spartans trailed the Islanders 33-22, a lead that DeLaSalle would increase gradually as the second half went on. This is the second consecutive state championship title for DeLaSalle. While Richfield was unable to secure a victory, the community welcomed the team home at 9:30 p.m. with a celebration in the high school gymnasium. In addition, three players, Jessica January, Sierra Ford Washington and Bryann Guyton, made the 2012 Class AAA All-Tournament…
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Three Richfield natives receive MIAC spring sports honors at Augsburg College.
Richfield High School (RHS) graduates and former athletes Donald Blunt, Adam Seaman and Jessica Hinz recently received All-MIAC (Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) spring sports honors at Augsburg College. Blunt and Seaman will be a part of the MIAC baseball team, while Hinz will be on the MIAC softball squad. This is the second straight year that Hinz received All-MIAC honors. For the full story on Blunt and Seaman, click here; for Hinz, click here.
Each weekday Patch features five things for readers to know about.
1) Season pass sales for the Richfield Pool will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Passes can be purchased until 6 p.m. at the pool’s bathhouse. 2) The following Richfield High School (RHS) students were nominated for the Tom Spooner Award: Patrick "P.J." Peterson, John Johnson, Collin Randolph, Kyle Maloney, Daron Garvis, Tyler Klopp, Nick Olson, Zak Beaudet, Jordan Sefon, Jared Etienne and Tyler Jegtvig. 3) There are just two weeks left to help Richfield win a $10,000 grant from Liberty Mutual to use for the Fourth of July festivities. The Bring Back the 4th Contest ends June 14. For more information, click here. 4) The last day for people to donate instruments for the "Play It Forward" instrument drive is Tuesday. All donations are being …
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Derek is a member of the Richfield baseball team.
Editor's Note: Richfield Patch is running a series of occasional features that will highlight senior athletes at both Richfield High School and the Academy of Holy Angels. Look for more "Senior Spotlights" throughout the spring sports season. What sports do you play during the year? Badminton, ping-pong, tetherball and baseball. Who/what is your favorite team/athlete? Coco Crisp. I love his cereal. How would you describe yourself in three words or less? Fuzzy man peach. What is your favorite subject in school? Biology with Mr. Tepp. Do you have a favorite sports memory that sticks out to you? P.J's three-strikeout turkey. What song/artist do you listen to before games to get pumped up? "Sangria Wine" by Jerry Jeff Walker What are your …