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An upset bid for Osseo seemed short lived on Friday, Sept. 12 in a 41-14 loss to three-time defending state 6A football champion Eden Prairie. “Eden Prairie is a class organization,” Orioles coach Derrin Lamker said. “Their kids played with class. They had no personal fouls. They’re just class a organization, and they took it [...]

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A huge road victory at Benilde-St Margaret’s kicked off a historic homecoming week for Cooper a little early. In celebrating the school’s 50th anniversary, Cooper defeated longtime conference rival BSM for the first time in a 28-7 victory on Friday, Sept. 12. The Hawks dominated on defense with creating turnovers, and the offense made the [...]

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Champlin Park rallied from a 20-7 halftime deficit to send the Andover football team to an 0-3 start on Friday night. Riley Altonen picked off three passes for the Rebels on defense, including two in the second half. His first of the second half squelched a Huskies drive deep in Rebels territory. Datrice Mulsumo tied [...]

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Armstrong junior running back and linebacker Thomas Barber and Maple Grove coach Matt Lombardi knew of each other well before their Friday, Sept. 5, game. Barber’s older brothers, Marion and Dominique, played football under Lombardi when the current Crimson coach served as an assistant at Wayzata. Both Marion and Dominique went on to play at [...]

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If Osseo football coach Derrin Lamker’s prognostication holds true, the Orioles have extra reason to have confidence against three-time defending Class 6A champion Eden Prairie. Lamker’s Orioles fell 28-17 to the Minnetonka Skippers, another 6A power, on Friday, Sept. 5 at Minnetonka’s Einer Anderson Field. The Orioles grabbed a 17-14 lead in the fourth quarter, [...]

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Pirates football players have taken their team somewhere they haven’t been since the 1990s. “It motivates everyone, and it makes the community eager about what we’re doing, and it makes us want to be better for them,” Park Center Pirates defensive end Terrance Howard said. Park Center has a 3-0 start for the first time [...]

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