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By Jake Schroer Crow River News Sports In the section semifinal, the Knights paid back the Elks for how the previous season ended. In the section final, STMA paid back Rogers for how the 2014 regular season ended. Once again meeting at Rogers, the two teams battled to a scoreless tie after the first 20 [...]

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Leininger Named Coach of the Year The Maple Grove boys’ soccer team took the Section 5AA title with a 3-0 victory over Mounds View last week, extending its winning streak and earning the Crimson a place in the state tournament for the first time since 2011. The Crimson were in top form in the Mounds [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers Osseo High School dedicated its track in the name of legendary coach James Deane in a ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 15, prior to the Osseo-Totino Grace football game. At the ceremony, organizers unveiled the new track and field record boards with a sign saying, “Welcome to James Deane Track, Home [...]

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Injuries can act like kryptonite to a football team, as has been the case for an Osseo Orioles team that fell to Totino-Grace less than a week after edging No. 3 Maple Grove. “We’re just decimated by injuries right now, and we need to get healthy,” Orioles coach Derrin Lamker said. Osseo had held the [...]

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Now set sights on going deep into football playoffs by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers Maple Grove completed a 7-1 season with a 40-0 rout of Spring Lake Park Wednesday, Oct. 15. The Crimson bounced back nicely from the disappointing home loss to Osseo the previous week and dominated a solid Panther team. “I thought [...]

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Osseo took fifth in the girls’ race and seventh in the boys’ at the Northwest Suburban Conference meet Oct. 9 in Elk River. GIRLS The Orioles finished with 170 points. Totino Grace won it with 79 points. Senior Grace Koskela earned all-conference honor by running 11th in 15:39.40. Sophomore Alliana Houfek was 21st in 15:49.20, [...]

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The Maple Grove boys took sixth and the girls seventh at the Northwest Suburban Conference cross country meet Oct. 9 in Elk River. BOYS The boys’ team took sixth place with 167 points. Armstrong won first place with 76 points. Sophomore Alex Miley led MG with an all-conference seventh place showing in 16:41.0. Sophomore Isaac [...]

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Osseo senior Alison Rusche capped a strong season by taking third place at the Section 5 girls’ tennis singles tournament last week at Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center. Rusche, who compiled a winning record playing singles for the Orioles and received the third seed, swept players from STMA, Maple Grove and Mounds View before losing to Jenna [...]

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