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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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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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After hearing various input from presenters for two days, the Minnesota State High School League board of directors tabled a vote on the proposed transgender policy to its December 4 meeting. The MSHSL board voted unanimously at their Thursday morning meeting at the MSHSL office in Brooklyn Center to table the policy vote. Board members listened [...]

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Jason Barto scored two touchdowns, and Tyrell Beasley added a couple more as Brooklyn Center rolled to a 33-6 homecoming victory on Friday, Sept. 26. “The run, that was the most dominating thing that we could do so far,” Centaurs sophomore wide receiver Rufus Mendin said. Barto’s scores put the Centaurs up 13-6, and Beasley [...]

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Brooklyn Center only had a few yards to go in order to entering Friday’s game 2-0. “A day late and a dollar short,” Centaurs coach Willie Finley said. Against St. Anthony Village on Friday, Aug. 29, the Centaurs drove the ball down to the 3-yard line late in the fourth quarter with a chance to [...]

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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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