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When every point counts and every swimmer matters, the definition of team truly means something. Last Saturday the Crimson girls came together to reclaim their title of true team champions. The team had finished second at this meet in 2013 to St. Michael-Albertville by 10 points and wanted to earn the title back. Hosted by [...]

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Osseo High School wrestling great Jim Martinez and his family will be inducted into the Alan & Gloria Rice Greco-Roman Hall of Champions in October in Minneapolis. Martinez, who won a state championship at Osseo, earned All-American honor as a University of Minnesota Gopher and won a bronze medal at the 1984 Olympics Games and [...]

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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 at 6:30 p.m., 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 [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers While the last-second loss to Osseo is a tough pill to swallow, the Maple Grove Crimson are looking ahead to finish the regular season and prepare for the section tournament. Crimson coach Matt Lombardi does not think the loss to Osseo will have any impact on his 6-1 team’s [...]

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The Maple Grove boys’ soccer teams continued its unbeaten streak in post-season play, beating Irondale and Park Center for a spot in the Section 5AA final. While the Crimson has been a target for the past several weeks thanks to its impressive record, the competition kicked up a notch during tournament play. At this stage, [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers First-year Osseo girls’ soccer coach Traci Ohlenkamp is disappointed her team managed just one win this season, but she is excited about the program’s future. “I believe our team had enough skill to secure a few more W’s,” Ohlenkamp said. “We had some breakdowns on game day, particularly against [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS The girls soccer team at Rockford has had an up and down season but is on the up track entering the Section 6A playoffs this week. Rockford started the season with four losses, followed by four wins and four losses. Last week the team returned to the winning streak, [...]

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