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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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By Bruce Strand ELK RIVER STAR NEWS A fast-pitch softball team of mostly Rogers and Elk River athletes won a 16-and-under national tournament in Orlando, FL, last week. Xtreme98 beat Kentucky Pride 9-4 in the finals of the ESPN USSSA World Series 16A division on Saturday, after which they watched the telecast on ESPN-3. “We [...]

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By Bruce Strand ELK RIVER STAR NEWS Andrew Piehl, Rogers junior-to-be, placed seventh at 285 pounds in both Freestyle and Greco-Roman in the USA Wrestling nationals in Fargo held July 25-30. After qualifying by placing first at separate regionals, Piehl went 5-2 with three falls at nationals in Freestyle, and 4-3 in Greco-Roman. In each [...]

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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports After clinching the top section seed, the Saints finished the season with a 2-2 split over the final four games. St. Michael began the week by defeating Delano in a non-league game by a score of 5-4. Alex Naasz got the start for the Saints and pitched the [...]

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