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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   Maple Grove volleyball standout Lauren Bright had a quite a trip to Orlando in June. Not only did she get to Mickey Mouse, Bright became a national champion when her Northern Lights 16-2 team won the AAU Nationals. And she was named All-American. “It was definitely the highlight [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   Ear plugs, Advil and lots of fantastic volleyball action. That’s what visitors to the recent the 2014 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships, or JO Nationals, found at the Minneapolis Convention Center. According to organizers, the event attracted nearly 9,500 athletes and over 20,000 spectators. The tournament crowned [...]

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Post 172 gears up for mega tournament   Kevin Kray can thank the latest addition to Case Paxton’s family for a coaching opportunity. Kray, a former Osseo and Minnesota Golden Gopher baseball standout, contacted Paxton in the spring about helping with the Legion team. Paxton had been serving as the team’s coach but opted to [...]

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Former Oriole standout to play for Raptors summer league squad Sam Dower will keep his NBA hopes going despite not having his name called in the June NBA Draft. The former Osseo standout will play for the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Summer League. That opportunity gives undrafted free agents a shot at making either [...]

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Former Maple Grove High standout athlete and honor student Brycen Wojta (Class of 2013) from Maple Grove has received an invitation to play basketball for the USA D-3 All Star Men’s Basketball Team – Brazil Tour 2014 after his outstanding freshman performance at Bethel University, St. Paul. Wojta enjoyed a solid first season at Bethel. [...]

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Former Maple Grove soccer goalie Casey Autey was named to the NSCAA High School Scholar All-America Team. Autey, who just graduated from Maple Grove in June, has been invited to attend the High School Awards Brunch Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Lake Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Autey is a three-year starter/letterwinner for [...]

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The Maple Grove American Legion baseball team just finished a busy stretch of 12 games in eight days. The Crimson traveled to St. Cloud to participate in the Chutes Tournament the weekend of June 20. MG opened play with a 12-1 five-inning win over Cottonwood. Mason McMahon threw a five-inning no hitter striking out five. [...]

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The Maple Grove VFW claims the championship in the New Ulm Junior Classic with six straight wins. Team members are in front row, left to right: Eddie Lee and Drew Lewis. Middle row: Bubba Horton, Max Marshall, Josh Tyler, Jensen Erickson and Jordan Albers. Back row: Astin Kohrer, Jake O’Hearn, Jayden Roehl, Brett Schulze, Joey [...]

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