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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Jonathan Johnson had been competing with the Champlin Park Rebels boys track team for just one season when he started getting recruiting calls from college track coaches. “I was extremely surprised,” Johnson said. “I did not know that was going to happen.” He reached the state meet in the […]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Champlin Park sophomore swimmer Gina Grandner competed at the Class AA State Girls Swimming and Diving Meet for a second-straight year on Thursday, Nov. 13. Grandner took 25th in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of one minute, 58.05 seconds at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. In the […]

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By Bob San Sun press Newspapers Champlin Park volleyball coach John Yunker was concerned how his team would react following a grueling five-set loss to Roseville in the state quarterfinal Thursday. But Yunker should not have to worry because the Rebels put the loss behind them and bounced back to win their final two matches […]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Champlin Park volleyball coach John Yunker had his team anticipating a big challenge for their Section 5AAA championship match with Totino-Grace on Saturday, Nov. 1. “We’re going to be going in kind of expecting that it’s going to be a five-set match,” Yunker said prior to the match. “We’ll […]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Sophomore standout Gina Grandner will look for another trip to the state swimming meet for Champlin Park when the Rebels compete in the Section 7AA meet on Thursday-Saturday. Grandner reached the consolation finals in the 500-yard freestyle at 15th overall last year for the Class AA state meet. She […]

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Former Rebels find a home at Bethel By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Brandon Marquardt made many big running plays for Champlin Park in his high school football playing days. He has continued to make big plays on the ground for the Division III Bethel University Royals over the past three seasons. His brother, Bryce, […]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Champlin Park’s defense fought against a tough Osseo rushing attack for a full four quarters in the Class 6A football playoffs on Friday, Oct. 24. The Rebels had the Orioles had them right where they wanted them – a fourth down situation late in the fourth quarter while a […]

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Glebova comes short of state By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Diana Glebova took 17th overall in the Section 5AA cross country meet to help the Champlin Park girls team to an eighth-place team finish. Glebova, a sophomore, ran the 4K race at Anoka on Thursday, Oct. 23 in 15 minutes and 45 seconds. She […]

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