Girls Tennis rolls to 4th in state rankings

DSC_0615 The girls tennis team is currently ranked 4th in the state in Class A tennis! The Panthers finished second in the highly competitive Pine City Invitational, finishing just behind State Class AA power Bemidji. They have also chalked up a number of early season wins over St. Paul Central, Simley, Highland Park and rival St. Paul Academy. Go Panthers!

Wolfpack Football wins first three games

MPA is part of a football cooperative including Hope Academy, Minnehaha Academy, St. Paul Academy and Blake School. The team is called the SMB Wolfpack. The co-op program opened the season winning their first three games with victories over St. Agnes, St. Paul Johnson and St. Paul Harding. The schools hold practices at Minnehaha Academy and play their games at Blake School. Players representing MPA are Charlie Kramer (11), Tony Kuba (10) and Will Kramer (9). The Wolfpack play again this Friday, 9/11, against New Life Academy/St. Croix Prep at Blake School – Hopkins at 7 p.m.

Homecoming 2015


You're Invited! September 25 & 26

Join us and sport your Panther Pride! Save the date for MPA Homecoming on September 25 and 26, 2015. Activities include a pep rally, alumni gatherings, milestone reunions, lawn games, great food, soccer, volleyball, tennis, and activities for all ages. This year, we are celebrating our alumni reunions along with Homecoming. A special congratulations to the classes of 2011, 2010, 2005, 2001, 2000, 1995, 1991, and 1990 and we hope to see you all back home soon! For more information about Homecoming, including the schedule of events, please visit

Athletics Update

919b9135-dee6-4b49-890f-212a9e641a46Congratulations to the following students who participated in the State Track Meet!
  • Ellen Colton (12), Sofie Netteberg (11), Ani Bailey (9), Isabel Esch (12); 4 x 100m Relay, (Prelim - 11th)
  • Isabel Esch; High Jump - tied for 6th, 5'2, (and ran in the 4 x 100m relay partway through her high jump competition!)
  • Evan Ferlic; 1600m Run, 4:21.36 - 2nd, 3200m Run, 9:41.35 - 5th
  • Academic All State: Ellen Colton (12), Isabel Esch (12), Sofie Netteberg (11), Lukas Lindgren (10), Declan Dahlberg (9)
Congratulations to the tennis doubles team of Vlad Hugec and Duncan Hart who finished 2nd in the State tournament! STATE CHAMPS! Congratulations to our boys golf team - your Class A Boys State Golf champions! Freshman Brock Bliese also successfully defended his individual state title and was co-champion. Congratulations to freshman Rachel Lindrud and junior Britanny Wojtowicz who participated in their first Girls Golf State Tournament and finished in 52nd and 57th place, respectively. Go Panthers!

Boys Golf Headed to State!

Congratulations to the Panther boys golf team! They qualified for State as a team by holding off defending three time Section Champion Legacy Academy. Junior Dylan Merchant was the medalist with freshman Brock Bliese and Matt Berning tied for second. Other members of the team are seniors Joey Hammer and Matt Ehren along with junior Nick Sauer. The golf team will participate in the Class A State Tournament on Tuesday, June 9th and Wednesday, June 10th at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker, MN. Go Panthers!

Section 4A Doubles Champs!

Screen Shot 2015-05-22 at 10.44.14 AMMPA seniors Duncan Hart and Vlad Hugec defeated Blake’s doubles team in straight sets in the Section 4A championship match. They advance to the State Tournament on Thursday, June 4th and Friday, June 5th at the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center in Minneapolis. Congratulations to Duncan and Vlad! Go Panthers!

Morgan Emmans: Athena Award Winner 2015

Morgan Morgan Emmans is one of 30 senior female students from St. Paul area high schools selected as Athena Athletes for their dedication and excellence in sports. All of the Athena Award recipients were honored at a luncheon on Wednesday, April 15th. Morgan was chosen for her accomplishments in volleyball, basketball and softball earning 12 varsity letters. She has been selected captain in basketball and softball. She has earned three All-Conference softball awards in grades 9 through 11 and in basketball her senior year. Morgan has been selected to the All-Section 4A softball team in grades 9 through 11, and has also been selected Honorable Mention All-State the past two seasons. She will be attending St. Cloud State University to play softball next year. Congratulations Morgan!

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