On the eve of the Section 6A football playoffs, West Section rivals Wayzata and Minnetonka are getting ready to play for the second week in a row. The kick-off is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Minnetonka’s Einer Anderson Field. On that same turf last week, Minnetonka won the Lake Conference finale 17-6. [...]

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So far, 2014 has been a dream season for the Providence Academy football team. The Lions improved to 8-0 Oct. 15 with a 34-12 victory over Spectrum  High School on PA’s home turf. Four touchdowns in the first half put the Lions in charge and produced a 27-6 halftime lead. Quarterback Henry Van Dellen hit [...]

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When Gene Cherney joined the Hopkins High football coaching staff in 1966, his mission was to install his 4-3 defense for head coach Bob Howells. To make the 4-3 work, Cherney needed a hard-hitting middle linebacker, and on the second day of practice he found one. Cherney pointed to junior Bill Light and said, “There’s [...]

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Following a 4-4 regular season, the Hopkins High football team is set to open the Class 6A playoffs against a familiar opponent, Edina, at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Hopkins High Stadium. Edina is 2-6 overall, but may have played the toughest schedule in the state this year. In addition to playing the other [...]

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St. Louis Park’s impressive boys soccer playoff run came to an end in the Section 6AA finals. However, the Orioles almost pulled off a mild upset in their bid for a section championship and berth in this week’s state tournament. The third-seeded Orioles gave No. 1 Wayzata a scare before losing 4-2 in the title [...]

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St. Louis Park is following the lead of Edina and Minneapolis in seeking to address neighborhood concerns about the teardown of existing homes to be replaced by larger homes. Earlier this year, Minneapolis lifted a moratorium on demolition and new home construction in the southwest part of the city when Minneapolis leaders instituted a construction [...]

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