Maple Grove having its best season in recent memory did not faze the Osseo Orioles. Losing key players during the game didn’t slow down the Orioles either. “We had injuries everywhere,” Orioles coach Derrin Lamker said. “Every second-teamer stepped up and had their chances. It’s a testament to my assistant coaches getting those guys in [...]
Osseo High School wrestling great Jim Martinez and his family will be inducted into the Alan & Gloria Rice Greco-Roman Hall of Champions in October in Minneapolis. Martinez, who won a state championship at Osseo, earned All-American honor as a University of Minnesota Gopher and won a bronze medal at the 1984 Olympics Games and [...]
by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers Osseo High School dedicated its track in the name of legendary coach James Deane in a ceremony at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, prior to the Osseo-Totino Grace football game. At the ceremony, organizers unveiled the new track and field record boards with a sign saying, “Welcome to James [...]
Osseo lost to Mounds View 1-0 in the Section 5 boys’ soccer semifinal round Oct. 9. The Orioles advanced to the semifinal with a 6-1 win over Prairie Seeds Academy Oct. 7. They finished the season 9-7-2.
by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers First-year Osseo girls’ soccer coach Traci Ohlenkamp is disappointed her team managed just one win this season, but she is excited about the program’s future. “I believe our team had enough skill to secure a few more W’s,” Ohlenkamp said. “We had some breakdowns on game day, particularly against [...]
Thirteen Osseo Area Schools students have earned recognition from the National Merit Scholarship Program for their exceptional achievement on the 2013 PSAT exam. Maple Grove Senior High honoree include: semifinalist Anthony Bogachev; commended students Katrina Carney, Elena Kolbrek, Vladimir Maltsev and Aditya Pidaparti. Honorees from Osseo Senior High are: commended students Dong Bui, Emre Can, [...]
by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers Wins over Champlin Park and Armstrong last week vaulted the Osseo volleyball team into a first-place tie in the Northwest Suburban Conference and extended the Orioles’ winning streak to 10 matches. The Orioles knew they return a solid nucleus in senior hitters Shiah Sanders, Hannah Pekarek and Emily Carman [...]
Osseo dispatched Robbinsdale Armstrong 38-0 but losses for the Orioles in the game may impact two key upcoming contests. Orioles quarterback Malik Gaillard and center Travis Mollen went down to injury. Mollen may come back this season, but Gaillard looks more doubtful for the remainder of the season. “I don’t know how hurt Travis is [...]