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The Maple Grove boys’ soccer team got the season off to a rollicking start last week, with wins over the Orono Spartans and the Breck Mustangs. Both gave the Crimson tough games that tested their endurance, patience and skill, and prepared them up for a demanding schedule to come. “It was what we needed,’’ said [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   The No. 1 goal for the Maple Grove girls’ soccer team this season is clear: get back to the section championship game and win it. The Crimson made the section final last year and  held No. 1 ranked Mounds View to a scoreless fight until the Mustangs scored [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   It has been 10 years since Maple Grove last defeated Osseo in volleyball and the 2014 Crimson want to end that long drought. The Orioles are the defending conference and section champions and have a third-place state medal in their possession. But the Crimson feel they have the [...]

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A long-standing gridiron rivalry with Osseo and Maple Grove cleared the first hurdle earlier this summer when the MSHSL placed them in the same district. Now, they have another. While the re-redistricting kept the two Northwest Suburban Conference powers together, the size of the new West Metro District warranted divisions. The MSHSL divided up the [...]

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Maple Grove quarterback Karl Altenburg hands off to a running back at a recent Crimson football practice. The Crimson are fresh off a brilliant 2013 season in which they qualified for the Prep Bowl before losing in the state quarterfinal to Roseville at TCF Bank Stadium. The Crimson will have to be ready soon because [...]

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With many players back from last year’s team that made it all the way to the section championship game, the Maple Grove boys’ soccer team is looking forward to another successful season. The 2014 Crimson are led by senior captains Kevin Hoof (center mid-fielder), Trevor Gifft (he has moved from forward to his preferred position [...]

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by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers   When Brycen Wojta gets together with his friends and talks about what he did this summer, it’s safe to say not many of them can top what he got to experience this July. Wojta, a former Maple Grove High standout athlete and honor student (Class of 2013), received [...]

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The Maple Grove dance team will have its biggest fundraiser of the year at the 12th annual Taste of Maple Grove Saturday, Sept. 13, from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at the Maple Grove Community Center. The event, which is open to the public, promotes local businesses and restaurants, and benefits the high school dance team. [...]

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