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Champlin Park gears up for section play By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Champlin Park swept Andover 7-0 on Wednesday, May 7 en route to their third-consecutive boys tennis conference match victory. “We haven’t beat Andover for a long time,” Rebels coach Brian Larson said. “They’ve always been real strong. They’re a little down from [...]

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Gerads earns top three in four events By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Strong individual performances at the Section 4AAA True Team meet indicate good things to come for Champlin Park. “It gives us a good focus for the conference and section meet,” Rebels girls track coach Mark O’Neill said. Alison Gerads showed clear potential [...]

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Champlin Park lost four of six games BY MATTHEW DAVIS SUN POST NEWSPAPERS   Batting problems have plagued the Champlin Park Rebels baseball squad of late. “We’re not coming up with clutch hits right now that we need to have,” Rebels coach Cory Davis said. “Whether we don’t have the right lineup in, or whatever [...]

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Bareji helps Rebels hold off Armstrong in NWSC clash BY MATTHEW DAVIS SUN POST NEWSPAPERS Now that Champlin Park has earned state-wide notice as a top team in boys lacrosse, finding every little way to win against opponents’ ‘A’ game becomes critical. “We’re circled on everyone’s calendar,” Rebels coach Eric Borer said. Success will require [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Champlin Park’s Mariya Sampson will represent the school as their Athena Award winner at the Minneapolis Banquet on May 2. The annual award goes out to the top female senior athlete in each participating school. Sampson had been a key player on several teams as a three-sport athlete with [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Champlin Park’s boys tennis looks similar to last year’s and that bodes well in a tough conference. “We return eight of ten players and should be an experienced team that plays with confidence,” Rebels coach Brian Larson said. “Last year we won every 4-3 match.” In 2013, the Rebels [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   If Champlin Park wants to improve on their fourth-place section finish, they will need their pitching and defense to get the job done. “We will be a very good fielding team with quality pitching,” Rebels coach Brian Woodley said. Ample experience returns for the Rebels around the diamond, in [...]

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 By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   With a young returning crew, Champlin Park girls track will look to build this season. “We’re looking for these 70-some kids to really compete for the varsity spots now as we start moving outdoors now in April,” Rebels coach Mark O’Neill said. Ashley Adegeye comes back as a captain [...]

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