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 [...]
Jillian Klasen, a 2014 Maple Grove Senior High School graduate, has been awarded the Minnesota Women’s Golf Association (MWGA) Foundation Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to four Minnesota high school senior girls based on: academic performance, financial need, quality of character, community volunteerism and involvement or interest in golf. Klasen’s golf interest and involvement is [...]
The OMGAA 16U Fastpitch team A just came in first in their State Qualifier. Players are Bailey Deboer, Maddie Gordon, Sara Fisher, Morgan Shock, Alyssa Mickelson, Allyson Davis, Megan Mulchrone, Taylor Rosacker, Hannah Lund, Sarah Michal, Kea Anderson and Grace Park. Coaches are Mike Bies, Brian Park and Bill Michal.
by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers Maple Grove volleyball standout Lauren Bright had a quite a trip to Orlando in June. Not only did she get to Mickey Mouse, Bright became a national champion when her Northern Lights 16-2 team won the AAU Nationals. And she was named All-American. “It was definitely the highlight [...]
by Bob San SUN PRESS Newspapers Ear plugs, Advil and lots of fantastic volleyball action. That’s what visitors to the recent the 2014 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships, or JO Nationals, found at the Minneapolis Convention Center. According to organizers, the event attracted nearly 9,500 athletes and over 20,000 spectators. The tournament crowned [...]
Post 172 gears up for mega tournament Kevin Kray can thank the latest addition to Case Paxton’s family for a coaching opportunity. Kray, a former Osseo and Minnesota Golden Gopher baseball standout, contacted Paxton in the spring about helping with the Legion team. Paxton had been serving as the team’s coach but opted to [...]
Having earned “Outstanding Overall Production” and “Outstanding Overall Performance,” Maple Grove Senior High students performed a selection from their fall musical, “Guys and Dolls” at the Hennepin Theatre Trust SpotLight Musical Theatre Showcase. Individually, Kevin Brown made it to the Top 24 and Ryan Haff made it to the Top 12 in the Triple Threat [...]
Former Oriole standout to play for Raptors summer league squad Sam Dower will keep his NBA hopes going despite not having his name called in the June NBA Draft. The former Osseo standout will play for the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Summer League. That opportunity gives undrafted free agents a shot at making either [...]