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by MATTHEW DAVIS CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Champlin Park girls gymnastics made strides last season, and they hope to keep building. They took third in the Northwest Suburban Conference behind Centennial and Coon Rapids.  The Rebels also had a solid showing at the Section 5AA meet with a season-best score of 133.425.   Freshman Taylor Guckeen [...]

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by MATTHEW DAVIS CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Champlin Park High School’s boys basketball team has its sights sent on going to its first state tournament since 2013. The Rebels return key players from last year’s 19-8 squad.  Ian Smith, JT Gibson and Brennan Witt are back, and they give the Rebels quality play on the floor.  [...]

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Koltes praises Rebels’ effort by JOHN SHERMAN Sun sailor Newspapers   To say that the Hopkins High girls hockey team is in mid-season form might be an understatement, considering how well the Royals have skated in their first two outings of the 2013-14 season. But even after wins over North Metro (8-0) and Champlin Park [...]

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  by MATTHEW DAVIS CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Champlin Park girls hockey coach Jim Koltes hopes to have the Rebels build on their success from last season with a solid returning crew. “I think we have laid a great foundation over the past three years and it seems like every year we are more in tune [...]

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by MATTHEW DAVIS CONTRIBUTING WRITER   Rebel freshman and senior pair to compete at state Champlin Park swimmers Elise Magalis and Gina Grandner have taught each other plenty and will take one more challenge as they represent their school at next week’s state meet. “I think Gina’s going to the Olympics,” Magalis said.  “She’s fast, [...]

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Volleyball team outlasts Blaine for spot in final   by Nick Clark Sun POST Newspapers   The set was perfect, which is something Champlin Park ninth-grader Sydney Hilley would know a thing or two about. Transformed into an outside hitter during her first season with the Champlin Park varsity team, Hilley had been spent most [...]

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No. 1 EP the heavy favorite in 6A   by Nick Clark Sun POST Newspapers   The high school football playoffs begin this week with plenty of intrigue. The hope is that it lasts through the Prep Bowl. In most of the tournaments that will conclude that day, there appears to be an excellent chance [...]

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Stacked tournament begins this week  BY NICK CLARK – SUN NEWSPAPERS   The axis of volleyball powers has yet to officially tilt from the south side of the metro to the north. The state rankings verify the sentiment, as Eagan, Chaska and Lakeville North claimed the top three spots in the final Class 3A poll [...]

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