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Young leaders are back, ready for more success BY DAVE PEDERSEN SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Last season Rockford advanced to the state softball tournament for the first time in 23 years and this team does not want to wait so long for the next time. “We lost five seniors to graduation last year, but have a [...]

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The Rockford gymnastics team celebrated the season March 18 at the annual awards banquet at the Rockford Community Center. Coaches Jessica Johnson and Mike Erickson gave out the honors, including to senior Mikayla Erickson as All-State Honorable Mention. She also was called most helpful and most dedicated and was given the AJ Award in memory [...]

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Cunningham suspected of violating protection order Medina Police at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, April 6, arrested Minnesota Timberwolf Dante Cunningham for the second time in four days — this time on a possible violation of an order for protection. The order was issued after his first arrest on April 3 for alleged felony domestic assault by [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers They lost an All American player to graduation but the 2014 Maple Grove boys’ lacrosse Crimson believe they still have enough talent to have a successful season. “We lost All American David Corazalla to graduation so our attack is young and less experienced but talented,” Crimson coach Gig Willson [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   It’s good news and bad news for the Osseo/Park Center girls’ lacrosse team when practice opens this spring. The good news is that the team welcomes back all its starters from last year. The bad news is that they are still a very young team plus they lost [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   John Kuntz is officially the new head coach for the Maple Grove boys’ tennis team but he is no stranger to the Crimson program. This is Kuntz’ third year coaching at Maple Grove but his first year as a head coach, replacing JC Lippold. Prior to coming to [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   After enduring a trying 2013, Osseo High baseball coach John Groebner believes his team has the talent to have a much improved 2014 season. “We are coming of a tough year last year when we finished last in the conference and had a 2-13 overall record,” Groebner said. [...]

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Osseo Senior High’s Wheeler Baker (left) was one of the state’s 41 outstanding senior boys basketball players to compete in the 32nd annual Minnesota High School All-Star Basketball Series March 28 and 29. Baker led Osseo during the 2013-14 in scoring and was a key player as the Orioles overcame an injury to senior center [...]

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