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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   Maple Grove lost to Blake School and Lakeville South in their first ever state girls’ lacrosse appearance last week but coach Morgan Kingstedt felt the experience will benefit the program in the long run. “Just getting to state is the first step, a building block, in helping to [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   Maple Grove’s Sydney Smith has been named the Gatorade Minnesota State Softball Player of the Year. Smith, who just completed her junior season at Maple Grove, enjoyed a brilliant season in which she finished with a 21-2 record and led the Crimson to the conference and section championships [...]

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The Maple Grove boys’ golf team completed a good 2014 season by taking third at the section meet at Bunker Hills. Senior captain Nick Adams had a 76 on day one at sections, while sophomore Sam Franklin shot 77, Trent Barton 79, and Pierce Lanou 81. Day 2 saw the Crimson turn with rounds of [...]

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Maple Grove Senior High earned their fifth Northwest Suburban Conference Norwick Cup this past year. The cup is awarded at the end of each school year to the high school performing the best all-around in conference competition in every sport. All Maple Grove athletes had a hand in earning this All-Sports Championship with all sports [...]

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Brandon Rushmeyer got the win for Champlin Park Rebels for the third time this season against Maple Grove. He allowed three runs over six innings, struck out eight, walked two and surrendered six hits. “Rushmeyer has been tough on us this season,” said Crimson coach Darby Carlson. “He pounds the strike zone and gets ahead [...]

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All three Osseo boys’ relay teams did well at last Saturday’s state track and field meet in St. Paul. The best showing was turned in by the 4×200 relay team. Sophomore Prine Kruah, senior Elijah Hill, junior Quadri Busari and junior Gabriel Galamue placed second in the event with a time of  1:29.47. Osseo took [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers Maple Grove lost to Wayzata 6-1 in the Section 8 boys’ lacrosse championship game June 4, but the inexperienced Crimson held their heads high knowing they had gone farther than any Maple Grove teams before them. “Section runner-up is the farthest Maple Grove boys have ever gotten in playoffs,” [...]

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