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Former Twins star and longtime Bloomington resident Tony Oliva has brought smiles to the faces of baseball fans during both his playing career and since then as an ambassador for the Minnesota organization. This scribe has known “Tony-O” for many decades and may be biased on the subject of wheth...Read More
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Most high school basketball coaches in Minnesota would be elated to have a 6-1 record at this point of the season, but for Hopkins girls coach Brian Cosgriff, it’s more about how the team is playing than its won-lost record. Cosgriff’s team beat St. Michael-Albertville 84-72 in a non-conference ...Read More
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Head coach Chris Erickson of the Hopkins High girls hockey team has four of the top seniors in the Lake Conference – forwards Corbin Boyd and Rachael St. Clair and defensemen Grace Bizal and Gretchen Patterson. With those girls paving the way, Hopkins won five of its first six games this seaso...Read More
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With All-State guard Amir Coffey sidelined by a knee injury, Hopkins High boys basketball coach Kenny Novak Jr. has been looking for a go-to player. He may have found one Dec. 11 when the Royals opened the Lake Conference season with a 61-59 victory over Wayzata at Hopkins Lindbergh Center. Senior g...Read More
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There’s a buzz at the Hopkins Pavilion that hasn’t been witnessed in many years. The last time Hopkins opened a boys hockey season with six wins in seven games was in 1979-80, when Dave Lund was the head coach. Lund had some great players at the time, led by Todd Bjorkstrand, and no doubt he [.....Read More
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Former St. Louis Park High School baseball standout Aaron McEachran and SLP strength coach Jessica Gust are owners and operators of a new baseball strength and skills training facility in Edina. McEachran will use the baseball knowledge he has attained playing at the high school, college and minor l...Read More
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Lake Conference girls hockey fans will have the rare opportunity to see four members of the USA National Under-18 team in one location Saturday, Dec. 13, at Eden Prairie Community Center. Those featured players are Grace Bizal of Hopkins, Grace Bowlby of Edina, Presley Norby of Minnetonka and Sophia...Read More
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