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Champlin Legion baseball players have not forgotten the last time they saw St. Cloud Chutes Legion’s crew in VFW ball two years ago. “You hate to finish second,” Champlin Legion pitcher Brandon Rushmeyer said. Rushmeyer played VFW for Champlin that year when St. Cloud took two from the Rebels at the 2012 VFW state tournament [...]

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After a slug fest with 31 runs scored, Champlin VFW found a way to tone down Elk River’s bats on Tuesday for the District 7 title. “What we told them is that today’s winner is going to be determined by who can erase that game from their memory as quick as possible,” Champlin VFW Rebels [...]

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Champlin Legion Post 600 baseball players didn’t throw a big celebration after routing Coon Rapids Post 334 in seven innings 11-1 on Saturday for the Legion Sub State Zone Nine title. No one jump in the air jubilantly or dog piled on home plate. An iPhone team selfie with the trophy didn’t happen either. Rebels [...]

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Bloomington’s event attracts 150 slowpitch teams By GREG KLEVEN Sun CURRENT Newspapers   Another edition of the Upper Midwest’s largest adult slowpitch softball tournament is about to take place at Valley View Park in Bloomington. The 56th annual Virg Ellrich Memorial Fireman’s Tournament gets underway Thursday, July 17, with a pair of all-star games. Double-elimination [...]

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For three games, the Champlin Park baseball team let its bats do the winning. Last Thursday in the Metrodome, it was the right arm of Brandon Rushmeyer that clinched what would be the Rebels fourth straight victory. Rushmeyer went the distance May 2, striking out 10 in what was a 2-1 Northwest Suburban Conference victory [...]

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Baseball team holds off Totino-Grace for 2-1 victory in 11-inning final BY NICK CLARK   They’ve been dominant from the very start, and the Champlin VFW baseball team would like to end it that way as well. The club won its way into the Minnesota state VFW baseball tournament July 29, outlasting Totino-Grace for a [...]

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