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If Hopkins High had not won Friday night in Kingsford, Mich., it would have been a long bus ride home – 311 miles to be exact. But since the Royals won 26-17, time passed quickly on the long ride home, and Hopkins was satisfied to even its season record at 2-2. “Kingsford traditionally contends for [...]

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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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For one week at least, the Hopkins High football team has a road trip that looks more like a Big Ten Conference trip than a high school away game. The Royals will leave on Thursday, Sept. 11, for a 6 p.m. Friday night game at Kingsford, Mich., which is located on the Upper Peninsula. “We [...]

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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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St. Louis Park resident Amy Walters was one of 12 new members who were inducted into the Grinnell College Athletic Hall of Fame Aug. 30. Walters was a three-sport standout at Grinnell. Walters,  Grinnell College 2001 graduate, was a four-time All-Midwest Conference soccer selection and earned conference player of the year honors in 1998. She [...]

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