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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers Maple Grove football coach Matt Lombardi said earlier in the season that the 2014 defense, which opened the season with many holes to fill, had a chance to be as dominant as last year’s D. Well, the 2014 D showed it has arrived last Friday when it put on [...]

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Orioles get ready for an upstart Armstrong team One only needed to see the first play of the game between Osseo and Anoka to see what sort of night the Orioles had in store for homecoming. Prince Kruah took the first play 84 yards for a rushing touchdown as the Orioles walloped Anoka 42-10 in [...]

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Six former athletes and coaches were induced into the Osseo High School Athletic Hall of Fame during halftime of the homecoming football game Friday, Sept. 26, at Carl Tonn Field. The purpose of the Osseo High School Athletic Hall of Fame is to honor those people who have made a significant contribution to Osseo High [...]

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The Osseo girls’ tennis team has shown much improvement since this past season. Entering last week, the Orioles are 1-12, but four of those losses were 3-4 and five more were 2-5. “We could have won all nine of those just as easy as we ended up losing them,” Osseo coach Eric Ruska said. “Many [...]

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Maple Grove took second in both the boys’ and girls’ races at the Osseo Invitational Sept. 24. Results from the races: VARSITY GIRLS 2. Alexi Miller, 11. Madeline Marino, 12. Jena Hauch, 14. Lauren Schiedler, 16. Ava LeNeau, 18. Claire Anderson, 19. Tara Rosacker, 20. Christina Bolcer. Team scores include: 1. Centennial, 34 2. Maple [...]

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Centennial won first places in both the girls’ and boys’ races at the Osseo Cross Country Invitational Sept. 24 at Elm Creek Park Reserve. The host Orioles placed third in the races. Top Osseo placers in the meet: VARSITY GIRLS 4. Grace Koskela, 5. Alliana Houfek, 10. Maddy Hvidston, 22. Maddie Thomas, 23. Kaylee Fickle, [...]

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What happens when a group of boys commit to playing a sport starting at an age as young as five? The Maple Grove High School boys’ soccer program is finding that out this season with amazing results. The team is 14-0 after conference wins over Anoka and Coon Rapids last week. Not only is Maple [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers After tangling with the Northwest Suburban Conference’s only remaining unbeaten football teams on the road, a homecoming game will come as a welcome change for Champlin Park. Irondale, a NWSC newcomer, will take on the Rebels in Friday’s gridiron clash. The Knights have yet to win a game, but [...]

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