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  Adverse circumstances prevented the Minnetonka High girls track and field team from winning a third straight state Class AA team title last weekend at Hamline University. However, the Skippers found the stamina and perseverance to win their signature event, the 4×800-meter relay. It wasn...Read More
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  Minnetonka High boys tennis coach Dave Stearns had a good feeling about his team’s chances after the Skippers blanked St. Cloud Tech in the first round of the State Class AA Tournament last week. But the Skippers’ hopes of a state championship were dashed in a 4-3 semifinal loss to Elk Ri...Read More
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  For years, NFL executives have been talking about ways to achieve parity on Sunday afternoons. Maybe they should have consulted Class AA high school boys tennis coaches in Minnesota, because those coaches seem to have discovered the secret. “Take the top 10-12 teams in the state, and most m...Read More
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  At the outset of the 2015 high school girls softball season, Minnetonka head coach Mary Beth Wiig had some promising pieces for her puzzle, but it was by no means assembled. With 25 years of varsity experience, Wiig was confident that she and her long-time assistant, Teresa Johnson, could put...Read More
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  Minnetonka High’s girls track and field team has a chance to make history at Hamline University this weekend. If the Skippers can win the state title, they will become only the third team in Minnesota history to win three state Class AA titles in a row. The first was Moorhead (1973-75) and ...Read More
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Minnetonka High boys track sprinters Vance Barnes and Paul Afflitto are still chasing state Class AA favorite Evan McClellon of Armstrong, and with a taper this week, they just might catch him. Barnes and Afflitto will have another shot at McClellon in the State Meet this weekend at Hamline Universi...Read More
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As this edition went to press June 1, the Chaska Hawks were the only undefeated team remaining in the Section 2AAA Baseball Tournament. Chanhassen was the other team still in the running. The Storm was in the position of having to sweep Chaska in a two-game set to earn a state berth. “Chaska and C...Read More
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This was supposed to be Shakopee’s year to unseat Minnetonka as the Section 2AA boys tennis champion, but it didn’t turn out that way when the teams met in the section title match May 19 at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. Minnetonka won a tight 4-3 match and will return to state in hopes...Read More
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