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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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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   It was 2008 when it was my turn to put on that navy cap and gown. Back then Champlin Park held its graduation commencement ceremony at Northrup Hall at the U of M campus. That was the last time the class of 2008 was all together. I can’t [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Brennan Witt and Ian Smith represented Champlin Park in the Minnesota High School All-Star Basketball Series. They helped their respective teams pile on the points in their games on March 28-29.  Witt and Smith joined top-level players from around the state events. “It was a good experience playing with [...]

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 By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   In anticipation of waiting for the weather to warm up, the Champlin Park Rebels track and field teams held an intra-team scrimmage on Wednesday, March 26. “We’re able to do some of the field events that other teams are not able to do [indoors] because of our facility,” Rebels [...]

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By Matthew Davis Contributing Writer   Memories of a frigid spring with a hectic May rush to get contests in has crept back for athletic directors, coaches, athletes and athletic supporters around the state. Last year, most schools had to squeeze their seasons into late April and May because of the slow spring thaw.  Many [...]

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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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