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Champlin’s Legion Post 600 baseball team had to get up early on Saturday with a tough test awaiting them. A 4-1, third-inning deficit stared them in the face after lightning had cut short their state tournament game with Eagan on Friday night. The Post 600 Rebels could not catch up to the Patriots in a [...]

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Champlin Legion baseball players have not forgotten the last time they saw St. Cloud Chutes Legion’s crew in VFW ball two years ago. “You hate to finish second,” Champlin Legion pitcher Brandon Rushmeyer said. Rushmeyer played VFW for Champlin that year when St. Cloud took two from the Rebels at the 2012 VFW state tournament [...]

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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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Prior to Tuesday’s quarterfinal loss, only one team had beaten Champlin Park all season – Armstrong. In a rematch between Northwest Suburban Conference titans, the Champlin Park Rebels fell short against the Armstrong Falcons on Thursday in a 10-9 loss. Ironically, the Rebels lost by the same score to NWSC champs back in April. Marjie [...]

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Nick Bunde scored a hat trick as Champlin Park started strong and beat White Bear Lake on Thursday at state boys lacrosse. Bunde scored two of four first-quarter goals for the Rebels as they jumped out to a 4-1 lead. Luke Dalman, Gage Monson and Max Turgeon scored goals in the first half to build [...]

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Rebels girls lacrosse won’t rest its laurels on back-to-back section titles and state appearances. Not after a 21-6 loss to perennial Minnesota lax power Eden Prairie on Wednesday. The Eagles and Blake have more or less owned girls lax’s summit since the Minnesota State High School League tournaments began in 2007. Wednesday’s loss to the [...]

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Champlin Park went unbeaten longer than any boys lacrosse team in the state. Unfortunately for the Rebels, that first loss came in the state quarterfinals on Tuesday. Wayzata upset the Navy and Silver 5-4 at Chaska High School. Luke Dalman had two goals for the Rebels, and his second cut a 3-1 Trojans lead to [...]

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