by Bob SAn SUN PRESS Newspapers The Schwan USA Cup has become a summer highlight for many soccer families in Minnesota. Billed as the largest youth soccer tournament in the Western Hemisphere, the USA Cup is in its 40th year. This year’s tournament attracted a record 1,060 teams and 15,000 players aged 9 to [...]
Samantha Glansman wins title in final cup appearance by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers For Osseo High graduate Samantha Glansman, summer just is not complete without playing in the Schwan’s USA Cup. Glansman, a 2013 graduate of OHS who lettered three seasons for the Oriole girls’ soccer team, has played in the USA Cup [...]
The Maple Grove American Legion baseball team finished its regular season with an 18-8 record. First year head coach D.J. Hess has been pleased with the teams play. “We always find a way to get the job done,” said Hess. Post 172 resumed play after the July 4 break with two league wins over Brooklyn [...]
by BOb San SUN PRESS Newspapers Meredith Haakenson of Maple Grove recently attended the U17 National Soccer Training Camp in Chula Vista, Cali. The event was held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center where 48 players representing the birth year of 99’ and 00’ were invited to train, play and be evaluated by the [...]
The Maple Grove High School baseball program recognized the following individuals for their performance this past season. Jack Kuebelbeck: A senior two-year starter in centerfield, Kuebelbeck was awarded Northwest Suburban All-Conference honors, Section 5AAA All-Tournament team honors, Cable 12 Second Team All Area Selection, and the peer selected Crimson Leadership Award. Offensively, Kuebelbeck led the [...]
Jillian Klasen, a 2014 Maple Grove Senior High School graduate, has been awarded the Minnesota Women’s Golf Association (MWGA) Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to four Minnesota high school senior girls based on: academic performance, financial need, quality of character, community volunteerism and involvement or interest in golf. Klasen’s golf interest and involvement is [...]
The OMGAA 16U Fastpitch team A just came in first in their State Qualifier. Players are Bailey Deboer, Maddie Gordon, Sara Fisher, Morgan Shock, Alyssa Mickelson, Allyson Davis, Megan Mulchrone, Taylor Rosacker, Hannah Lund, Sarah Michal, Kea Anderson and Grace Park. Coaches are Mike Bies, Brian Park and Bill Michal.
By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Champlin-based youth soccer teams took their shot at international glory for the July 15-19 USA Cup in Blaine. Seven squads from the Rebels Soccer Club participated in the annual week long tournament at Blaine’s National Sports Center. Rebels U13 boys, coached by Jason Landkamer, had the deepest run in [...]