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Prior to Tuesday’s quarterfinal loss, only one team had beaten Champlin Park all season – Armstrong. In a rematch between Northwest Suburban Conference titans, the Champlin Park Rebels fell short against the Armstrong Falcons on Thursday in a 10-9 loss. Ironically, the Rebels lost by the same score to NWSC champs back in April. Marjie [...]

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Defense may win championships, but high-powered offense certainly doesn’t hurt. Champlin Park’s girls lacrosse team piled up 47 goals in three Section 7 tournament games on May 28 through June 4. They capped it with a 12-10 victory over Coon Rapids for the title on Wednesday, June 4, at Irondale High School. “We took care [...]

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One last line of defense helped keep a spotless win-loss record for Champlin Park all season through their section title run. Senior goalie Bryce Plunkett has come up with key saves when needed in tight games, which allowed the Rebels to go 9-0 in the regular season and win the Northwest Suburban Conference title. A [...]

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Playoff appears impossible to predict Anyone interested in sizing up the upcoming Section 5AA soccer tournament might be a pretty popular individual to the coaches involved in a field that begins play Thursday, Oct. 10. About all that is known is Maple Grove will carry the most impressive regular season record (11-3-1) into a tournament [...]

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The Champlin Dayton Athletic Association currently has board openings for a basketball dirctor, a basketball director-elect, a basketball-at large and treasure-elect. Those interested in nominating another individual or being nominated themselves for an open position should express interest by contacting Executive Director John Whalen at: jcwhalen@usinternet.com. Please include the name, address, e-mail, and telephone number [...]

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State tournament loss, coaches’ illness linger   The bodies were scattered across the field at Park High School after the boys dropped in utter shock in the aftermath of the result. The Champlin Park boys soccer team had not lost a single game all year, roaring to a 13-0-1 regular season mark that would read [...]

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Rebels visit Rogers Aug. 22 by NICK CLARK SUN Post Newspapers   The math really isn’t all that difficult or the Champlin Park girls tennis team. In a sport measured largely by a best-of-seven format, all the Rebels need is for their numbers to add up to four. Furthermore, a 25-percent winning clip in singles [...]

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Baseball team finished season with a 28-2 overall record   It was a season to remember for the 14AAA Champlin/Dayton Rebels as they finished off their remarkable summer with a 12-2 victory over Woodbury in the Gopher State Championship game July 21. The road wasn’t easy, as a pair of rally’s from seemingly insurmountable deficits [...]

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