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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   If Champlin Park wants to improve on their fourth-place section finish, they will need their pitching and defense to get the job done. “We will be a very good fielding team with quality pitching,” Rebels coach Brian Woodley said. Ample experience returns for the Rebels around the diamond, in [...]

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 By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   With a young returning crew, Champlin Park girls track will look to build this season. “We’re looking for these 70-some kids to really compete for the varsity spots now as we start moving outdoors now in April,” Rebels coach Mark O’Neill said. Ashley Adegeye comes back as a captain [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Brennan Witt and Ian Smith represented Champlin Park in the Minnesota High School All-Star Basketball Series. They helped their respective teams pile on the points in their games on March 28-29.  Witt and Smith joined top-level players from around the state events. “It was a good experience playing with [...]

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 By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   In anticipation of waiting for the weather to warm up, the Champlin Park Rebels track and field teams held an intra-team scrimmage on Wednesday, March 26. “We’re able to do some of the field events that other teams are not able to do [indoors] because of our facility,” Rebels [...]

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By JOHN SHERMAN Sun sailor Newspapers   Fans who watched the state boys basketball semifinal game between Hopkins and Shakopee last week at Target Center were mesmerized by a very slow pace through four overtime periods. Hopkins would get the tip in three of the four overtimes. Shakopee held firm in its zone defense and [...]

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By Matthew Davis – Contributing Writer Champlin Park’s upset of Centennial on senior night looked like a distant memory on Friday night. Rebels senior guard Alexis Alexander struggled with a tough rotation of Cougars guards covering her, throwing off the whole offense.   An impressive postseason run ended for the Rebels in 61-43 to the Cougars [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Even a big lead could not contain the one thorn in Champlin Park’s side in the Class 4A Section 5 championship basketball game on Friday, March 7. After building a 44-27 lead through the early part of the second half, the Rebels saw their lead and state tournament hopes [...]

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 By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Champlin Park simply had to look inside to rout Irondale 76-42 in their Class 4A Section 5 quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 6. Rebels post players Hanna Crymble, 6-3, and Mariya Sampson, 6-2, dominated in the paint against the Knights on both sides of the floor.  Crymble and Sampson [...]

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