With a motto that aptly states, “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” well, we all know just how important those glistening and gleaming bodies of water are to us in the bold north. We swim in them, we boat on them, we picnic around them, we catch fish in them.
The 12-year-old boy was digging through his hockey bag for shin guards. Coming up empty, he gave his mom a call. The conversation went something like this:
Boy: “Mom, I can’t find my shin guards.”
Mom: “Did you leave them at home?”
Boy: “No, they were in my bag.”
Woodbury resident Bill Schafhauser, coach of the Hill-Murray School girls’ hockey team, has had a life-long love for the sport he coaches. The St. Paul native attended Hill-Murray himself, part of the class of 1980, and played on the varsity hockey team during his four years as a student there.
Springtime has us daydreaming about baseball. The smell of freshly cut grass, the peaceful symmetry of the diamond, the satisfying thwack of the bat—there’s something particularly beautiful about America’s favorite pastime.