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Vance Barnes, Minnetonka High’s senior tailback, served notice to Lake Conference football opponents with an incredible performance against Burnsville in a non-conference game Sept. 12 at Burnsville’s Bob Pates’ Stadium. Barnes had touchdown runs of 2, 3 and 22 yards and also scored on a 13-yard touchdown pass play from quarterback Braden Sikes in a [...]

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Two years ago I had a chance to visit with my old college baseball coach from Augsburg, Edor Nelson. Edor was 98 at the time, and we talked about what it was like to be that close to 100. “You’ll make it, no problem,” I said. He smiled and adjusted himself in his wheelchair. “We’ll [...]

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Edina High’s girls swimming and diving team verified its No. 2 state ranking by downing Minnetonka 107-79 in a Lake Conference dual meet. With all but one of its scorers back from last year’s state meet, Edina is banking on experience. That experience showed throughout the meet against Minnetonka. Edina opened with a win in [...]

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Members of the Minnetonka High boys soccer team had a little extra spring in their step Tuesday, Sept. 2, when they heard they had been boosted to the top spot in the Minnesota Soccer Coaches’ Association state Class AA rankings. That same night the Skippers proved they belonged there by downing previously undefeated Hopkins 5-1 [...]

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Former Blake School hockey standout Dani Cameranesi, who now plays for the University of Minnesota, was selected to play for the USA’s Under-22 Select Team in a series against Canada Aug. 21-24 in Calgary, Alberta. The USA roster was chosen from players who participated in the Women’s National Hockey Festival in the Olympic Training Facility [...]

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