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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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Blood alcohol level was nearly four times legal limit   BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   John VanWagner’s blood alcohol concentration was almost four times the legal limit when he allegedly slammed his car against the back of a 16-year-old’s car at 60 miles per hour, according to the details of a criminal complaint [...]

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Brooklyn Center teenager dies after car accident on Highway 252   BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers   A 16-year-old Brooklyn Center teenager has died a week after being injured in a car accident on Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park. Jason McCarthy, a Champlin Park High School student, was struck by a car traveling at [...]

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Three teams make state and many individuals shine at state By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   Champlin Park boys and girls lacrosse teams’ venture to the state tournament marked the end of the 2013-2014 season for Rebels athletics. It concluded a school year in which three teams reached their respective state tournaments. Several individuals [...]

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By DAVID PEDERSEN Sun PRESS Newspapers   Before the top men’s softball teams in the country at the top level were having a slugfest, organizers of the 32nd Dudley Budweiser Easton Classic National Invitational tournament last weekend in Brooklyn Center were scrambling to change the venue the day before. A downpour on Thursday flooded the [...]

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A strong start has LoGators at 11-3 By Matthew Davis Sun Post Newspapers   When Matt Marek took on the catcher spot for the Champlin LoGators amateur baseball team in 2012, the current winning ways seemed miles away. “We kind of took it upon ourselves to turn things around,” Marek said. After a sub-.500 2012 [...]

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By Megan Hopps SUN PRESS Newspapers   Brooklyn Park Police are investigating a vandalism incident discovered Monday at Champlin Park High School. Someone had spray painted obscene words and pictures on the exterior of the building. “The custodial staff noticed the east side of the building had been spray painted,” said Brooklyn Park Police Sgt. [...]

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