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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Jake Gleason, who pitched for Rockford’s amateur baseball team for several years, was granted a transfer to the Delano A’s in June. Gleason proved to be a key factor in Delano earning a trip to the state Class C tournament for the first time in 10 years. Also advancing [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Jason McCarthy will be remembered this fall by his former cross country team at Champlin Park. McCarthy ran for the Rebels in 2012 and 2013 prior to his untimely death on July 29 from a July 22 automobile accident. Rebels cross country coach Kevin Moorhead first received the [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Eric Pearson had a big day in two games for Champlin VFW baseball at state, but it wasn’t enough to avoid the consolation bracket on the opening day. Pearson connected for two hits and two RBIs in each of the Rebels first two games in Brainerd on Thursday, [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   When Brycen Wojta gets together with his friends and talks about what he did this summer, it’s safe to say not many of them can top what he got to experience this July. Wojta, a former Maple Grove High standout athlete and honor student (Class of 2013), received [...]

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The Maple Grove dance team will have its biggest fundraiser of the year at the 12th annual Taste of Maple Grove Saturday, Sept. 13, from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at the Maple Grove Community Center. The event, which is open to the public, promotes local businesses and restaurants, and benefits the high school dance team. [...]

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Maple Grove area swimmer Madison Rundell finished the summer long course season with strong performances at the state meet July 24 to 27 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center, earning top eight honors in individual and relay events. Both swim with the Eden Prairie-based Team Foxjet swim club. Rundell placed first in the 200 [...]

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Eric Pearson had a big day in two games for Champlin VFW baseball at state on day one. Pearson connected for two hits and two RBIs in each of the Rebels first two games in Brainerd on Thursday. Champlin went 1-1 in those games and will fight on in the consolation bracket on Friday. Pearson [...]

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