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Brooklyn Center showed off its athleticism and routed St. James 50-25 on Friday night. Jason Barto kept the Centaurs football team on track early at the Saints’ home field with a rushing touchdown and a 60-yard interception return in the first quarter for a 13-6 lead. St. James reclaimed the lead right away in the [...]

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A last-second loss to the top seed in the section playoffs will serve as a motivator for Brooklyn Center football this year. The Centaurs had Howard Lake-Waverly on the ropes before a tipped pass went the Lakers’ way and led to a score that ended BC’s season in 2013. BC players have not forgotten. “That [...]

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Winds of change have come quickly for Park Center before the new school year. Boys basketball coach Bo Powell resigned after accepting an administrative position at the Osseo Area Learning Center. Because of Osseo District 279 rules, an administrator cannot hold a coaching position in the district. Powell coached the Pirates to the state championship [...]

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Robbinsdale’s MLB/Twins All-Star Field will be dedicated July 10 After months of renovation, the new baseball field at Lee Park will officially open during a dedication ceremony and baseball jamboree on July 10, the first day of Robbinsdale’s Whiz Bang Days. The Robbinsdale City Band will perform at 4:30 p.m. before ceding the stage to [...]

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Before the top men’s softball teams in the country at the top level were having a slugfest, organizers of the 32nd Dudley Budweiser Easton Classic National Invitational tournament last weekend in Brooklyn Center were scrambling to change the venue the day before. A downpour on Thursday flooded the Central Park fields, washed out the first [...]

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by DAVID PEDERSEN Sun PRESS Newspapers Flooded fields in Brooklyn Center have resulted in a change in location for the national softball tournament this weekend, June 20-22. The 32nd Dudley Budweiser Easton Classic National Invitational men’s softball tournament is moved from Central Park at Hwy 694 and Shingle Creek Parkway to the fields at Evergreen [...]

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With an unanimous vote, the Minnesota State High School League will begin using districts for football in 2015. At the Monday MSHSL meeting in Brooklyn Center, the League Board of Directors voted in favor of the decision to realign regular season high school football around the state. This change will cut down on travel for [...]

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