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Park Center senior Robert Johnson will race in the Class AA State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, Nov. 1 in Northfield. Johnson took 12th overall at the Section 5AA meet on Thursday in Anoka to qualify for state. He clocked a time of 16 minutes and 36 seconds, less than two seconds out of the [...]

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Park Center could have given their goalkeeper Emily Nelson the night off – sort of. The Pirates defense put on a clinic in holding Albert Lea to no shots on goal for a 1-0 victory in the state Class A girls soccer quarterfinals on Wednesday night. The Green and Gold’s defense locked in on Tigers [...]

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Brooklyn Center’s football team more than made the grade in their second matchup up the season at Concordia Academy. The Centaurs passed with flying colors – a dominating 48-6 victory in the quarterfinals of the Section 4AA playoffs on Tuesday night. It avenged a 30-0 road loss for the Purple and White during the regular [...]

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Park Center football kept their late season up-swing going on Tuesday in a 35-0 shutout of Fridley at home in the Class 4A Section 6 playoffs. Ronde Berry, Amani Hooker, Adam Buirge and Karl Altenburg all scored rushing touchdowns as the Pirates (5-4) ended an eight-year playoff drought. Moreover the Pirates victory ensured at least [...]

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Adam Buirge and Terrance Howard knew how they wanted their final regular season home football game as Park Center Pirates to go. “I told him and Terrance they get a chance to be part of something Park Center hasn’t done in a while, and that’s be .500,” Pirates coach Paul Strong said after the team’s [...]

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In the latest installment of the Battle for the Paddle between Anoka (2-6) and Champlin Park (5-3), the gridiron clash came down to the final minutes after both teams struggled to hold on to the football early. Then Anoka struggled to hold on at the end as Champlin Park prevailed at home to win 28-21 [...]

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by Ryan Schleicher Sun FOCUS Newspapers Park Center has advanced to the state tournament with a 2-1 win over Totino-Grace in the Section 5A championship on Thursday, Oct. 16. Scoring didn’t take long to kick in either. Most people weren’t even situated in their seats yet, cups of coffee still too hot to sip, but [...]

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