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Former Oriole standout to play for Raptors summer league squad Sam Dower will keep his NBA hopes going despite not having his name called in the June NBA Draft. The former Osseo standout will play for the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Summer League. That opportunity gives undrafted free agents a shot at making either [...]

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Former Maple Grove High standout athlete and honor student Brycen Wojta (Class of 2013) from Maple Grove has received an invitation to play basketball for the USA D-3 All Star Men’s Basketball Team – Brazil Tour 2014 after his outstanding freshman performance at Bethel University, St. Paul. Wojta enjoyed a solid first season at Bethel. [...]

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Former Maple Grove soccer goalie Casey Autey was named to the NSCAA High School Scholar All-America Team. Autey, who just graduated from Maple Grove in June, has been invited to attend the High School Awards Brunch Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Lake Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Autey is a three-year starter/letterwinner for [...]

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The Maple Grove American Legion baseball team just finished a busy stretch of 12 games in eight days. The Crimson traveled to St. Cloud to participate in the Chutes Tournament the weekend of June 20. MG opened play with a 12-1 five-inning win over Cottonwood. Mason McMahon threw a five-inning no hitter striking out five. [...]

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The Maple Grove VFW claims the championship in the New Ulm Junior Classic with six straight wins. Team members are in front row, left to right: Eddie Lee and Drew Lewis. Middle row: Bubba Horton, Max Marshall, Josh Tyler, Jensen Erickson and Jordan Albers. Back row: Astin Kohrer, Jake O’Hearn, Jayden Roehl, Brett Schulze, Joey [...]

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A couple of three-run innings by Osseo Legion Post 172 halted Brooklyn Park’s chance for a baseball road win on Wednesday, June 25. “Tonight was a good example of executing a few good pitches in tough situations and also executing at the plate when we had runners in scoring position,” Osseo coach Kevin Kray said. [...]

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The Maple Grove American Legion baseball team improved its record to 4-0 with wins over Anoka and Osseo. Maple Grove traveled to Anoka to face The NW Suburban H.S League champs. In a dominating pitching performance, Riley Byland led MG to a 9-0 win. Byland hurled a seven-inning complete game shutout striking out 10. Offensively [...]

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Maple Grove senior Jillian Klasen ended her high school career at the state meet in June. Klasen shot a 173 to place 45th overall. Klasen will attend the University of Minnesota-Duluth where she will compete in tennis.      

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