Champlin Park

By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Champlin Park’s Mariya Sampson will represent the school as their Athena Award winner at the Minneapolis Banquet on May 2. The annual award goes out to the top female senior athlete in each participating school. Sampson had been a key player on several teams as a three-sport athlete with [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Champlin Park’s boys tennis looks similar to last year’s and that bodes well in a tough conference. “We return eight of ten players and should be an experienced team that plays with confidence,” Rebels coach Brian Larson said. “Last year we won every 4-3 match.” In 2013, the Rebels [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   If Champlin Park wants to improve on their fourth-place section finish, they will need their pitching and defense to get the job done. “We will be a very good fielding team with quality pitching,” Rebels coach Brian Woodley said. Ample experience returns for the Rebels around the diamond, in [...]

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 By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   With a young returning crew, Champlin Park girls track will look to build this season. “We’re looking for these 70-some kids to really compete for the varsity spots now as we start moving outdoors now in April,” Rebels coach Mark O’Neill said. Ashley Adegeye comes back as a captain [...]

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 For Champlin Park High School (CPHS) senior Annalise Lamberty, the world around her is full of untold stories and under-represented individuals, she says. Her desire to tell those stories landed her a finalist spot in Harvard University’s “Girls Impact the World” film festival. The festival was open to high school and college students, and required [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Even a big lead could not contain the one thorn in Champlin Park’s side in the Class 4A Section 5 championship basketball game on Friday, March 7. After building a 44-27 lead through the early part of the second half, the Rebels saw their lead and state tournament hopes [...]

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 By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Champlin Park simply had to look inside to rout Irondale 76-42 in their Class 4A Section 5 quarterfinal game on Thursday, March 6. Rebels post players Hanna Crymble, 6-3, and Mariya Sampson, 6-2, dominated in the paint against the Knights on both sides of the floor.  Crymble and Sampson [...]

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 By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Champlin Park’s stunning overtime loss in the section title game left something wanting from a stellar season, but they certainly etched themselves among Minnesota’s elite. “Outstanding team,” Rebels coach Mark Tuchscherer first said about his team in an interview following the Section 5 final loss to Osseo. A look [...]

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