Sports

North Shore Gymnastics will be celebrating 40 years in existence on Saturday, Sept. 6 with an open house, 5K run kid’s fun run and an alumni presentation. The birthday party starts at 10:30 a.m. at the club, 5555 Pioneer Creek Drive in Maple Plain. The 5K run starts at 9 a.m. and the kid’s fun [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Two area amateur baseball teams started out in the state tournament last weekend and only one lived to see another game. Both games involved walk off hits. Delano’s season ended with a 3-2 loss to the Luverne Redbirds in the first round of the Class C Minnesota State Amateur [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford’s volleyball team has grown in more than one fashion. This fall the team has 40 players out battling for varsity playing time. Paced by six senior leaders and an influx of talented young players, coach Jen Stoa is optimistic the Rockets can improve on last year’s 8-18 record. [...]

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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports   After sweeping Albertville in two games, the St. Michael Saints continued playoff action over the weekend in Forest Lake. St. Francis (also the Saints) took on St. Michael in the first game of a double-elimination weekend. Jared Dehmer pitched for St. Michael, and St. Francis countered with [...]

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The Knight girls tennis team is coming off another very successful season (14-6 and 4th place in conference) in 2013, but will need to replace six strong graduated seniors. The Knights will look for strong leadership from seven returning letter winners. Leading the way will be single players: Junior Kiana Eystad, who will be starting [...]

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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports   There is a new sheriff in town for the St. Michael-Albertville boys varsity soccer team. Tomas Rodriguez brings in a new system and a new philosophy to the team, which will spend the season learning those things after struggling to a 3-10-4 record under former head coach [...]

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Elk River area Dist. 728 prep sports are underway. Practices started Monday. Rogers tennis was the first area team in action, opening Saturday with three matches at Coon Rapids. Football openers Thursday, Aug. 28, include Elk River at Coon Rapids, North Branch at Rogers and Fridley at Zimmerman, with Spectrum the next day hosting Howard [...]

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A long-standing gridiron rivalry with Osseo and Maple Grove cleared the first hurdle earlier this summer when the MSHSL placed them in the same district. Now, they have another. While the re-redistricting kept the two Northwest Suburban Conference powers together, the size of the new West Metro District warranted divisions. The MSHSL divided up the [...]

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