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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 Little League baseball player Dillon O’Halloran, 10, had competed on astro turf before, but never under the open sky. O’Halloran played in one of three mini games for the grand opening of the MLB/Twins All-Star Field at Lee Park in Robbinsdale on Thursday, July 10. He, as many players did, enjoyed sliding on the [...]

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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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Lexi Ripka confirmed one of Cooper’s biggest concerns on Friday night. The Hawks knew Ripka could hit the ball over the fence, and she did just that in the first inning. The senior infielder hammered a two-run home to spark Armstrong in a victory over Cooper 8-3 in their annual softball rivalry match up at [...]

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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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