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Edina High’s season-opening 27-8 loss to Maple Grove Aug. 29 had its share of silver linings, but Hornet head football coach Reed Boltmann said his team can play better. “Maple Grove’s halfback [Clark Wieneke] was the best player on the field tonight,” Boltmann observed after the game. “He’s a very good downhill runner. And they [...]

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Kennedy struggled to a four-win season last fall under the direction of head girls soccer coach Mario Lone. But hopefully that learning curve is spiraling in an upward direction this season. The Eagles opened the season with a 1-1 tie against Albert Lea Aug. 23 at the Kennedy High School turf field. Hannah Dotter, a [...]

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It has been an impressive start for the Jefferson girls tennis team this season and the Jaguars are seeking a high finish in the Metro West Conference standings. Jefferson has compiled a 3-0 dual meet record under the guidance of head coach Lynn Larson. The Jaguars also took home the championship trophy from the Richfield [...]

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Jefferson’s football debut in the newly-formed Metro West Conference was a smashing success Aug. 28 at Bloomington Stadium. The Jaguars opened the season with a dominating 49-14 league win over St. Louis Park. Jefferson will bid for a second straight victory at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, when it travels to Coon Rapids for a [...]

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There was no letdown for defending state 6A champion Eden Prairie during its football opener against host Minneapolis South Aug. 27. The Eagles, ranked first in state pre-season polls, lived up to their high rating by defeating the Tigers 48-6 before a large and emotionally-charged crowd at Minneapolis South’s athletic stadium. South players entered that [...]

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