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December 30, 2016
Alexandria defenseman Cam Birkeland looks for an opening in a game against East Grand Forks on Dec. 17. Birkeland had a late third-period goal against Hibbing-Chisholm to force overtime in a game the Cardinals eventually won 5-4. (Ryan Pietruszewski | Echo Press)
Boys hockey: Cards return with confidence after 3-0 trip up north
December 30, 2016 - 12:25pm
Alexandria junior forward Justin Balcome goes up in the paint against the doubleteam of Brainerd on Dec. 22. Balcome has helped the Cardinals to a 4-0 start to the season in his first winter on varsity. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Alex boys basketball: Newcomers Balcome, Hoepner adjusting well to varsity
December 30, 2016 - 10:56am
December 29, 2016
Senior goalie Sarah Finley tracks the puck in the defensive zone in Thursday's game against Warroad. Just one of the Warriors' 28 shots got past Finley in the Cardinals 2-1 win. (Ryan Pietruszewski | Echo Press)
Girls hockey: Alex finishes 1-2 in Warroad after Thursday win
December 29, 2016 - 8:31pm
December 28, 2016
Watertown-Mayer senior guard Claire Killian drives the lane against her AAU teammate in the summer, Alexandria senior Macy Hatlestad, on Wednesday at AAHS. Killian had 27 points behind six threes to lead the Royals to the 66-60 win. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Girls basketball: Royals' backcourt duo too much for Cards in championship
December 28, 2016 - 10:19pm
Sophomore forward McKenna Ellingson makes a move on a Sabers defender during Wednesday's game against Shakopee. Ellingson scored one of Alexandria's goals in the 4-2 loss. (Ryan Pietruszewski | Echo Press)
Girls hockey: Shakopee tops Alex in 4-2 nail-biter
December 28, 2016 - 8:55pm
Sophomore Alexis Heckert fires a shot on the St. Paul United goalie on Tuesday. The Cardinals fell to the Spartans 5-1 in the matchup. (Ryan Pietruszewski | Echo Press)
Girls hockey: Cards drop first holiday tourney game to SPU
December 28, 2016 - 10:44am
Alexandria girls basketball head coach Wendy Kohler coaches her team during a game against Rocori on Dec. 1. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Girls basketball: Cards hold Wolves to three points in holiday opener
December 28, 2016 - 10:30am
Boys hockey: Cards storm back against Greenway
December 28, 2016 - 8:59am
December 23, 2016
Alexandria quarterback Jaran Roste puts a move on a Bemidji defender in a game played on Oct. 1, 2016. Roste gave his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota on Dec. 22 to play for the Gophers in the Big 10. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Roste goes with the Gophers
December 23, 2016 - 2:38pm
Boys hockey: Strong, Smith light the lamp in 2-2 tie with Moorhead
December 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
December 22, 2016
Alexandria senior Robert Anderson is fouled going to the basket against Brainerd's Taylor Shelito (left) and Michael Russell (right) during the second half on Thursday. Anderson had nine points to help the Cardinals to their fourth straight win to begin the season. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)
Boys basketball: Cards fend off Warriors to stay perfect
December 22, 2016 - 11:35pm
December 21, 2016
Swimming: Brainerd outswims Alexandria, hands Cards first loss
December 21, 2016 - 1:19pm
Girls hockey: Undefeated Flying Warriors douse Alexandria offense
December 21, 2016 - 12:24pm
Boys hockey: Cardinals drop third straight
December 21, 2016 - 12:22pm
December 20, 2016
Alexandria eighth grader Rachel Boyden (left) gets a hug from senior McKenna Thoennes after Boyden's floor routine on Tuesday night. Boyden finished third in the all around, while Thoennes' top finish came on the beam in second as both helped the Cardinals to a win over Little Falls. (Eric Morken | Echo Press)play button
Gymnastics: Cards see potential after setting a season best against Flyers
December 20, 2016 - 10:41pm