BY Paul Groessel Sun POST Newspapers For a reading-focused program, there was a lot of singing and dancing. Building enthusiasm helps. “Come on in. Come on in. Come on in. Come on in,” a two-sided row of principals, college interns and other helpers sang inside the Northview Junior High School entrance doors as Freedom [...]
by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers A group of 21 former Maple Grove High School student-athletes recently travelled to Kenya for a memorable mission trip. Twelve of the group went as part of a group called Better Men’s Club (BMC) a faith-based leadership group for students-athletes. Charlie Thomsen, a 2013 Maple Grove graduate and [...]
Osseo goes 2-2 at sub state A couple of close losses ended Osseo’s bid to repeat Legion Sub State Zone Eleven Tournament champions. Bases loaded in the ninth against Delano in the tournament on Saturday, July 26, cost Osseo a 4-2 lead in a 5-4 loss. In the bottom of the inning, the Orioles could [...]
Wins over St. Cloud Cathedral (6-3), North St. Paul (3-2), Duluth East (8-6), and Hill-Murray (13-3) propelled the Maple Grove VFW to a rare back-to-back championship at the beautiful Putz and Faber fields in St. Cloud. The Maple Grove VFW regular season record finishes at 28-3 and expectations are high for an exciting run in [...]
The OMGAA 14U storm team put a nice run together at state (Tier 2). The team took third place out of a field of 20 teams. Players are April Jacobs, Erin Roehl, Emily Mauch, Marie Palllansch, Tara Rosacker, Shay Mattiuz, Paige Hinze, Sammi Boltz, Autumn Mlinar, and Nicole Anderson. Coaches are Dane Roehl, Martin Rosacker, [...]
The Maple Grove High School baseball program recognized the following individuals for their performance this past season. Jack Kuebelbeck: A senior two-year starter in centerfield, Kuebelbeck was awarded Northwest Suburban All-Conference honors, Section 5AAA All-Tournament team honors, Cable 12 Second Team All Area Selection, and the peer selected Crimson Leadership Award. Offensively, Kuebelbeck led the [...]
The annual Osseo High volleyball summer camp was another success. About 75 youngsters participated in the camp conducted by Osseo coach Bill Quan and many of Osseo players. Above, Quan spoke to the young campers. Osseo High Volleyball Camp participants and their Oriole instructors pose for a photo during the camp.
Three of the six Osseo School Board seats will be up for election this fall. The filing period begins Tuesday, July 29, and runs through Tuesday, Aug. 12. During the filing period, district residents who are interested in running for school board can file affidavits of candidacy in the superintendent’s office during regular office hours, [...]