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Among the great nicknames in Edina High sports history, one of the recent additions is near the top of the list. Senior rugby player Sam “Slam” Benkowski lives up to his colorful nickname in every match. The 5-foot-9, 210-pounder literally runs over his opponents on the way to pay dirt. “Sam i...Read More
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  Edina High’s baseball team suffered a setback in Section 6AAA baseball Friday, May 22, at Braemar Park with a 3-2 loss to the Hopkins Royals. The Hornets managed only three hits against Hopkins’ senior right-hander Shawn Williams, who walked one and struck out three in seven innings. Will...Read More
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  Bloomington Jefferson concluded a highly-successful boys lacrosse season with two victories last week and enters this week’s Section 6 playoffs boasting a 13-0 record. The Jaguars defeated intra-city rival Kennedy 12-4 May 19 on the Jefferson High School turf field. Jefferson won the Metro ...Read More
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The horse racing industry is struggling in many areas of the country as interest and attendance in the sport dwindles on the national level. However, Canterbury Park is one of the few U.S. tracks showing an increase in attendance and improved quality of racing. Canterbury Park’s 2015 live racing s...Read More
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  Bloomington high school track athletes excelled in the Metro West Conference Track and Field Championship May 20 at Richfield High School’s Spartan Stadium. Jefferson’s girls squad led the way for Bloomington with a third-place finish in the Metro West Conference meet. The Jaguars were th...Read More
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  The Bloomington Aquettes synchronized swim club squad placed third out of four teams in the Central Section meet May 16 at Olson Middle School pool in Bloomington. St. Louis Park won the section title scoring 185 points. Edina was second (132) ahead of Bloomington (81) and Maple Grove/Osseo (...Read More
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  Bloomington Jefferson’s boys tennis team split a pair of matches in the Section 6AA tournament defeating Robbinsdale Cooper but losing to Armstrong. The Jaguars switch their attention to the section individual tourney that was held May 26-27 at the University of Minnesota’s Baseline Tenni...Read More
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You could have heard a pin drop, as the old saying goes. Even with 400 people in the stands, it was silent inside Baseline Tennis Center May 21 as the end of the Edina-Wayzata Section 6AA title match approached. Then Edina served. Silence turned to bedlam when Edina’s second doubles team of Noah S...Read More
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Two perennial favorites in the Edina Monday Doubleheader Softball League, Total Wellness Chiropractic and the Web Gems, are playing elsewhere this year, so the path to the title is wide-open for at least six contenders. Emerging teams include InMotion Realty and Mercy Rules. Both clubs swept their d...Read More
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  Middle school track athletes from 10 are schools battled for the Lake Conference championship May 18 at Wayzata High Stadium. In the end, the meet went down to the wire with two Wayzata teams battling for the title. Wayzata Central scored 94.5 points to edge Wayzata West, which finished with ...Read More
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