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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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24-hour of golf event raises fund for Lung Cancer Alliance by Bob San   What started out as a crazy idea of something fun to do between four golfing buddies four years ago has turned into a very meaningful annual fundraiser. Curt Groebner, Alex Cole, Ross Miller and Evan Bojar, who met while working at [...]

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Coaching fraternity bonded by passion to teach   In a state-wide assault on high school campus across Minnesota this week, thousands of student athletes returned from their summer respite, eager to wage their skills and work ethic on another high school sports season. It has, in other words, begun. Those that arrived will sweat, bleed [...]

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Champlin Park grad hopes to contend at Oak Hill The check was made out for $34,000, and it doubled that of any Jeff Sorensen had ever received for his play on a golf course. That was cool, no doubt. But by earning that payday with a third place finish in the PGA Professional National Championship [...]

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