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Brooklyn Center’s defense snuffed Park Center early as the Centaurs cruised to an 81-61 win over their cross-town rival Tuesday night. “This is Brooklyn zone, that’s what I call it,” Centaurs boys basketball coach Lamii Zarlee said. “Everybody grows up, plays hard court [and] everybody knows each other. So, it’s bragging rights. It’s like Minnesota-Wisconsin.” […]

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Chaun Johnson came up with his biggest goals of season when his team needed it most – in the state championship game for adapted soccer. “I just told myself that I really need to step up,” Johnson said. Johnson lifted the Robbinsdale-Hopkins-Mound-Westonka Robins past the Anoka-Hennepin Mustangs 2-1 for their seventh-straight adapted soccer championship in […]

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Courtney Evensen made her final week of high school swimming one to remember. The Armstrong senior first signed a letter of intent on National Signing Day on Wednesday, Nov. 12 to swim at Missouri in South Eastern Conference. She will get to compete among the nation’s top collegiate swimmers in a conference that boasts several […]

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Gina Grandner made it back-to-back trips for the Class AA State Girls Swimming and Diving Meet with qualifying finishes in two events again at the Section 5AA meet. Grandner punched her ticked to state in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of one minutes, 56.86 seconds on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Northdale Middle School […]

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Osseo took fourth overall at Section 5AA on Saturday, Nov. 8 and punched multiple tickets for this week’s Class AA State Girls Swimming and Diving Meet. The Orioles finished fourth as a team in the Section 5AA meet with 214 points behind Robbinsdale Armstong, Mounds View and section champ Wayzata. Osseo’s surpassed fifth-place St. Anthony […]

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Courtney Evensen won two individual events as Armstrong took third as a team at the Section 5AA girls swimming meet on Saturday, Nov. 8. “She’s been one of the top athletes in the state for numerous years now; there’s a lot of pressure on her to come out and perform,” Falcons coach Justin Zook said. […]

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By Bob San SUN PRESS NEWSPAPERS Champlin Park volleyball coach John Yunker was concerned how his team would react following a grueling five-set loss to Roseville in the state quarterfinal Thursday, Nov. 6. But Yunker did not have to worry because the Rebels put the loss behind them and bounced back to win their final […]

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