Crusader Winter Sports

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Boys Basketball

Section 3AAA

Crusader boys basketball plays at the middle school, C, JV, and varsity levels. High school teams are established through a tryout process and are open to grades 7-12. Summer skills camps are available to athletes in grades 4-9.

The 18-week season begins in mid-November. The high school schedule typically has 26 regular season games including conference, non-conference, and tournaments. 

Boys Varsity Basketball Calendar | Boys JV Basketball Calendar | Boys C Team Basketball Calendar | Boys MS Basketball Calendar

 

 

 

Varsity Head Coach 

Jay Wendland

JV Head Coach 

Josh Gorske

C Head Coach

Dustin Sievert

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Girls Basketball

Section 3AAA

The Crusader girls basketball program competes with a full schedule of about 26 games at the C, JV, and varsity levels. High school teams are established through a tryout process and are open to grades 7-12. The teams travel together to play other metro city schools throughout the winter months. The middle school team competes around the Twin Cities and at select tournaments with about 16 games. Coach Mielke also runs a girls basketball summer camp for athletes in grades 5–9.

Girls Varsity Basketbal Calendar | Girls JV Basketball Calendar | Girls C Team Basketball Calendar | Girls MS Basketball Calendar

 

 

   

Varsity Head Coach

David Mielke

JV Head Coach

Jon Huebner

C Head Coach

Ellen Pieper 

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Wrestling

Section 4AA

Crusader boys wrestling competes with a full schedule of matches at the JV and varsity levels. During the winter sports season, the team competes in dual and triangular matches and travels to tournaments on several Saturdays. St. Croix Lutheran hosts the Crusader Invitational Tournament in early January, bringing teams from Minnesota and Wisconsin to compete.

Wrestling Calendar

Head Coach

Cory Olson and Curt Richter

 

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Boys Hockey

The boys hockey team competes at the JV and varsity levels. This team is a cooperative sponsorship between St. Croix Lutheran Academy, Nova Classical Academy, St. Paul Academy and Summit School, Twin Cities Academy High School, and Great River School. The regular season runs from November to February with practices and home games held at St. Paul Academy and Summit School. There is an additional fee to participate in the hockey program - contact Ryan Hulse, Activities Director for more information.

Boys Varsity Hockey Calendar | Boys JV Hockey Calendar

 

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Girls Hockey

The girls hockey team competes at the JV and varsity levels. This team is a cooperative sponsorship between New Life Academy of Woodbury, St. Croix Lutheran Academy, Woodbury High School, Twin Cities Academy High School, St. Croix Preparatory Academy, and Nova Classical Academy. The regular season runs from November to February with practices and home games held at Woodbury High School. There is an additional fee to participate in the hockey program - contact Ryan Hulse, Activities Director for more information.

 


Dance Team

The non-competitive SCL Crusader dance team performs at girls’ and boys’ varsity home basketball games.

Dance Team Calendar

 

  

Dance Team Coach

Carrie Kruse

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Wade Guerin, Class of 2007, Conference Tournament Championship Player of the Game, University of Wisconsin River Falls
" Coach Boehm was not just a coach. He was a role model, and that second father figure away from home. He taught us all how to not just be athletes, but also athletes of character and integrity. "
- Wade '07