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After a slug fest with 31 runs scored, Champlin VFW found a way to tone down Elk River’s bats on Tuesday for the District 7 title. “What we told them is that today’s winner is going to be determined by who can erase that game from their memory as quick as possible,” Champlin VFW Rebels [...]

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Champlin Legion Post 600 baseball players didn’t throw a big celebration after routing Coon Rapids Post 334 in seven innings 11-1 on Saturday for the Legion Sub State Zone Nine title. No one jump in the air jubilantly or dog piled on home plate. An iPhone team selfie with the trophy didn’t happen either. Rebels [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN It was an improbable run for the Wright County Soccer club’s U12 C3 girls soccer team that went from the bottom position in the West District last summer to be league champion this season. The rise to the top included qualifying for the state tournament being played this week. The state title [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Not making it to the state youth soccer tournament did not define the seasons for the Wright County Soccer club’s U11 boys and U16 girls C2 teams. Both teams only had one loss during the season, which happened to come in the first round of the single elimination playoffs. Because of the [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN The Rockford River Bandits started the Class C Region 12 amateur baseball playoffs where it left off in the regular season. Rockford dominated Montrose 15-3 Sunday for a second straight victory and gain momentum for the playoffs that started Wednesday, July 23 against Montrose. The River Bandits also rolled over Buffalo 10-0 [...]

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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports   Albertville suffered three tough losses while trying to move up in the North Star League playoff race. Against Monticello, the Villains got off to a good start with a 5-1 lead by the second inning. The Polecats responded in the third and fourth to cut the lead [...]

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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports   Eight runs down was not the way the St. Michael Saints wanted to start Sunday’s game against league rival Rogers. Saints pitching struggled early in the game as Rogers built an 8-0 lead. The turning point came when Aaron Sperl came into the game. Sperl would shut [...]

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