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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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The season ended for the Maple Grove girls’ tennis team at the Section 5 Tournament. In team play, the Crimson dropped a 4-3 decision to STMA in round one. The doubles team of Kayla Berry and Sam Welch made it all the way to the quarterfinal round. They beat a team from Anoka in the […]

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