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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Goals did not come easy for Champlin Park last fall, and their returning players came back determined to make that change. “Our offensive attack is going to be much stronger than last year ,” Rebels coach Rebecca Noonan said.   Champlin Park returns seven players from a team [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Paul Winkelmann started his sophomore soccer season at Champlin Park on junior varsity but made the most his move to varsity when it came that same year. “It was a lot of work, a lot of dedication,” Winkelmann said. “I was happy starting out on JV.” He even [...]

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By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   In 30 years of coaching, Champlin Park’s Kevin Moorhead never faced what he had to this summer. One of his runners, Jason McCarthy, had been killed in an auto accident by a drunk driver in late July. While Moorhead made time for his assistants and runners to talk [...]

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If you wonder how Rockford’s football team will do this season, come to the six-team scrimmage starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Rockford. Teams include Dassel-Cokato, Milaca, Patrick Henry, Minnehaha Academy and Minneapolis Patrick Henry. The event is in preparation for the home opener, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28 against Watertown-Mayer. Other home [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Come young and old, Rockford girls soccer coach Abbey Maus looks for her team to be competitive. Rockford will count on five seniors and six ninth-graders to go with one player in grades 11, 10, eighth and seventh. “Our program has two terrific captains, seniors Brianna Calder and Julia [...]

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North Shore Gymnastics will be celebrating 40 years in existence on Saturday, Sept. 6 with an open house, 5K run kid’s fun run and an alumni presentation. The birthday party starts at 10:30 a.m. at the club, 5555 Pioneer Creek Drive in Maple Plain. The 5K run starts at 9 a.m. and the kid’s fun [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Two area amateur baseball teams started out in the state tournament last weekend and only one lived to see another game. Both games involved walk off hits. Delano’s season ended with a 3-2 loss to the Luverne Redbirds in the first round of the Class C Minnesota State Amateur [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN CROW RIVER NEWS Rockford’s volleyball team has grown in more than one fashion. This fall the team has 40 players out battling for varsity playing time. Paced by six senior leaders and an influx of talented young players, coach Jen Stoa is optimistic the Rockets can improve on last year’s 8-18 record. [...]

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