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Casey Mittelstadt’s slow skate behind Minnetonka’s net looked harmless at first. But then, Eden Prairie’s sophomore forward made a quick move and wristed shot past Minnetonka goalie Jacob Berger to beat the Skippers 2-1 in overtime. The well-placed shot sends the Eagles to the State Class AA T...Read More
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Suad Suljic’s record-breaking list of soccer accomplishments grew larger last week when he received the Minnesota Gatorade Player of the Year Award for 2015. Previously, the Skipper midfielder/forward had won All-Lake Conference and All-State status, and was then named an All-American by the Natio...Read More
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The way the state Class AA championship began Feb. 21 at Xcel Energy Center made it look like the Minnetonka Skippers’ girls hockey team would have clear sailing to the title. Unfortunately for Tonka, Emma Bigham’s goal just 21 seconds into the first period was the only goal of the night in a 2-...Read More
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Hopkins High School’s Class of 2009 included a football player with high hopes for success at the NCAA Division I level. That player, Marcus Williams, did it all for the Royals – offensively and defensively. At North Dakota State University, he won national championships, and now he is playi...Read More
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By Chris Chesky Sun Sailor intern Since she was 12 years old, Rachel Ramsey knew she wanted to play hockey for the University of Minnesota. “I was sitting in the stands and my grandma kept reaching over and tapping my mouth shut because my jaw was literally on the floor,” Ramsey said. “I was j...Read More
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Minnetonka High’s girls hockey team took a 2-0 lead into the third period against Andover in the first round of the State Class AA Tournament Feb. 19. Then in the third period, the Skippers put three more goals in the net to win 5-0. “Our game plan was to control the puck,” said Minnetonka hea...Read More
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Big games seem to bring out the best in Minnetonka High’s 5-foot-9 junior point guard Amar Miller. In a Lake Conference boys basketball game against Hopkins Feb. 17 at Hopkins Lindbergh Center, Miller imposed his will in a 76-73 Skipper victory. His stat line was impressive – 25 points, 6 re...Read More
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