Champlin squad showed tough goaltending, defense on the way to the final By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Rebels Soccer Club U11 players showed that they clearly understand the adage that defense wins championships. Their defense propelled them to the championship game of U11 Flight B in their first USA Cup tournament. As a [...]

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By Steve Carney Contributing Columnist   When I think about the tackle I carry around in the boat, it is funny how many items you carry year after year and never use them. Recently I decided to experiment with just such an item and found the thing I have been carrying around all these years [...]

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By Larry Norland Director of Golf, Green Haven Golf Course   We just had the 2014 Men’s Club Putting Qualifier at Green Haven this past Thursday and it was a great reminder of how personal putting can be. For every player that has perfect mechanics and struggles there are many players that don’t have any [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   Maple Grove volleyball standout Lauren Bright had a quite a trip to Orlando in June. Not only did she get to Mickey Mouse, Bright became a national champion when her Northern Lights 16-2 team won the AAU Nationals. And she was named All-American. “It was definitely the highlight [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   Ear plugs, Advil and lots of fantastic volleyball action. That’s what visitors to the recent the 2014 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships, or JO Nationals, found at the Minneapolis Convention Center. According to organizers, the event attracted nearly 9,500 athletes and over 20,000 spectators. The tournament crowned [...]

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Post 172 gears up for mega tournament   Kevin Kray can thank the latest addition to Case Paxton’s family for a coaching opportunity. Kray, a former Osseo and Minnesota Golden Gopher baseball standout, contacted Paxton in the spring about helping with the Legion team. Paxton had been serving as the team’s coach but opted to [...]

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In the early morning hours of Monday, July 14, Maple Grove Hospital welcomed its 15,000th baby born at the hospital. A baby girl was born at 6:58 a.m. She was delivered near the entrance of Emergency Care Center with the medical support of Rebecca Cooper, RN, and a team of other hospital staff. Cooper was [...]

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Sounds of Summer JULY 17 — The Maple Grove Town Green, 7991 Main St. N., will host the Sounds of Summer. Upcoming events include The Sticks and Tones will be Thursday, July 17, at 11 a.m. Summer Faire JULY 17 — The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove will present is Summer Faire concert [...]

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