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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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With the boys hockey season three months away, Armstrong-Cooper now has two big pieces for their team in place. The merged program unveiled its new logo and nickname at the end of July. Armstrong-Cooper will have “Wings” as the team’s nickname when it takes the ice in November. For the logo, an “A” and a [...]

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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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Hannah Rudd and Anna Nachbor both skied two of their best races of the season as Robbinsdale Armstrong took second in state Nordic skiing competition on Feb. 13. “It was a really rewarding moment,” Nachbor said.  “We were really excited that we beat Stillwater even though we only beat them by one point.” Rudd’s ninth-place [...]

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In the Community Former Vikings QB Gannon to speak in Crystal Rich Gannon, a former Minnesota Vikings quarterback, will speak about leadership at Saint Raphael Catholic Church in Crystal on March 1. Gannon won a Super Bowl as the starting QB with the Oakland Raiders in 2003.  Gannon started for the Vikings from 1990 through [...]

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Falcons back to winning ways Robbinsdale Armstrong has reeled off four-straight wins through since their 68-61 loss to Osseo on Feb. 5. Against Maple Grove, the Falcons edged the Crimson 68-67 in overtime on Feb 10 on the road.  The Falcons rallied from a 9-point halftime deficit to get the win. Ryan Casperson scored 19 [...]

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