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Pitching gems by Adam Nauth and Luke Selkin earned the Rogers Legion team a second-place finish in the Princeton Invitational last week. “This tournament has not been good to us in the past. We have not done well at all there,” coach Ryan Gulden said. “So this was really nice. The story for us was [...]

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Andrew Piehl, a junior at Rogers High School, competed at the ASICS/Vaughan Cadet and Junior Nationals, USA Wrestling tournament in Fargo, N.D., July 20 to 25 and came home with two All-American honors by placing seventh in both the cadet Greco-Roman and Freestyle events. This is Piehl’s first year competing in Greco-Roman and Freestyle wrestling [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford Area Athletic Association’s U12 fastpitch team made a great run in the playoffs this season. In the end of June the team placed third at the state qualifier in Ham Lake, which also qualified the team to go to Nationals. At the state tournament July 12 and 13 [...]

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The Wright County Soccer club’s U12 C3 girls soccer team split two games at last week’s Minnesota Youth Soccer Association’s state tournament in Lakeville. WCS took a 10-1-1 record to state under the direction of coaches Andy Frechette and Josh Hutchcraft. After losing 3-2 to Shakopee last night, the team ended the season with a [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS After dominating for most of the first two amateur baseball playoff games, the Rockford River Bandits slipped enough to let one get away, ending the season with an 8-7 loss to Cokato Saturday in the Class C Region 12 tournament. Rockford was one of the five teams battling in [...]

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Rebels cruised through sub state tournament By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Champlin Legion Post 600 baseball players didn’t throw a big celebration after routing Coon Rapids Post 334 in seven innings 11-1 Saturday, July 26 for the Legion Sub State Zone Nine title. No one jumped in the air jubilantly or dog piled [...]

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Champlin aiming for second seed in section playoffs By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Champlin LoGators amateur baseball coach Tim Heifort has been around the Metro Minny League for many years and knows not to press the panic button now. In the past week, the LoGators slipped to three games back of first place [...]

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Champlin’s Aaron Kloeppner leadds despite off-field challenge By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Since Champlin Park baseball’s varsity season section tournament, Rebels baseball players have donned ‘CK’ on the backs of their batting helmets. CK stands for Christine Kloeppner, the mother of Champlin Park junior and VFW baseball player Aaron Kloeppner, who had been [...]

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