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Six former athletes and coaches will be induced into the Osseo High School Athletic Hall of Fame during halftime of the homecoming football game Friday, Sept. 26, at Carl Tonn Field. Tailgating will begin 5:30 p.m. with kickoff against the Anoka Tornadoes at 7 p.m. After the football game, fans can greet the newest inductees at the Lookout in [...]

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Coaches sleep on park benches as rewards for Orioles by Bob SAn SUN PRESS Newspapers Osseo High cross country coach John Rundquist has always wanted his teams to engage in community service activities. So when a couple parents approached him about doing a donation project for Hope 4 Youth, an organization in Anoka that helps [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers Maple Grove football coach Matt Lombardi down played the personal meaning of the Crimson’s 34-7 win at his former school Wayzata last Friday. Instead, he called the victory a great night for the Maple Grove program. “It’s kind of a different feelings walking into a place where you had [...]

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An upset bid for Osseo seemed short lived on Friday, Sept. 12 in a 41-14 loss to three-time defending state 6A football champion Eden Prairie. “Eden Prairie is a class organization,” Orioles coach Derrin Lamker said. “Their kids played with class. They had no personal fouls. They’re just class a organization, and they took it [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers With many new players on the roster, Maple Grove girls’ soccer coach Ben LeVahn was not sure what to expect this season. But after three weeks, he has been pleasantly surprised. “We are extremely happy with our start. We are currently 7-1-1, ranked fifth in the state and are [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers The Osseo girls’ soccer team knew this would be a learning season and so far the Orioles have shown steady improvement. “We continue to take small steps in the right direction,” first-year coach Traci Ohlemkamp said. “We opened our season by taking on power houses Mounds View and Maple [...]

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The Maple Grove boys ‘soccer team maintained their undefeated record halfway through the regular season, posting wins last week over Park Center, Irondale and Totino Grace. The chemistry of the team, which boasts 16 returning seniors, is coming together, said senior captain Kevin Hoof. The players aren’t taking their success for granted, with tough games against [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers The season is two-month long but the Osseo High girls’ swimming and diving team is concentrating on one particular meet — the Section 5 meet Nov. 6-8 at Minnetonka. “We are not tapering during the season,” Osseo coach Tanya Radintz said. “We are tapering for the section meet.” The [...]

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