By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers For the parents of senior boys soccer players at Champlin Park on senior night, they had a first-hand taste of their son’s previous four games – all overtime contests. “We’ve hit our stride,” Rebels coach Scott Dossett said after a 3-2 overtime win against Armstrong on Thursday, Sept. 18. [...]
By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers Champlin Park did not have much time to lick any wounds from a 43-14 loss to third-ranked Class 6A Maple Grove on Friday, Sept. 20. Elk River’s football team is just around the corner with their tricky, high-powered offense. The Elks (4-0, 4-0 Northwest Suburban) have run over everyone [...]
By Joe Nathan Guest Columnist Sean McComb, recently named 2014 National Teacher of the Year, has given one of the best speeches I’ve ever read about what teachers can and often do accomplish. As he told thousands of other educators gathered at the National Education Association conference: “When those children come through the school [...]
Two Hennepin County district judge positions are contested on the Tuesday, Aug. 12, primary ballot.
Minnesotans will go to the polls Tuesday, Aug. 12, for the 2014 primary election. Hennepin County residents will see two contested judgeships on their ballots. Twelve candidates have filed for two open judge positions in the 4th District Court, which encompasses all of Hennepin County. These races are non-partisan. Seven candidates are seeking the Dist. [...]
By Bruce Strand Elk River Star News Devin Waters, one of the leaders of Rogers’ 2010 state runner-up football team, is back on the gridiron this summer as a defensive end for the St. Paul Pioneers. “I’m having a blast,” said the 6-foot-2, 255-pound Waters, who had four sacks in one game and two [...]
by Bob San SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Facing a do-or-die game, the Maple Grove Crimson rose to the challenge and blasted Spring Lake Park 13-1 in the Section 5 championship game May 29 in Shoreview. The Crimson entered the day needing just one win over Spring Lake Park to capture the section title, but the Panthers [...]
The Rogers High School bands and choirs recently presented their spring Pops Concert “Stage and Screen” evening at Zabee Theatre in Elk River. “This concert signifies the culmination of a full year of very hard work and dedication by our fine young musicians,” said Christopher Moore, band director. “I am truly impressed by the tremendous improvement [...]