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Minnetonka High pitcher Ryan Helgeson didn’t do anything fancy in a 10-0 victory over Lakeville South under the lights April 18 at Minnetonka’s Veterans Field. The senior right-hander threw a high percentage of strikes in boosting his record to 2-0. “We have scored a lot of runs in each of Ryan’s wins,” said Skipper head [...]

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Last week, Mike from Hopkins jumped on his soapbox and chastised sports fans from Eden Prairie and Wayzata, who had criticized Hopkins for its open-enrollment policies. It’s no secret that Hopkins and Minnetonka occasionally gain new players through open enrollment. But Mike felt Eden Prairie and Wayzata have an even bigger advantage – enrollments swelling [...]

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Jumps are a definite strength for the Hopkins High boys track and field team, which won all three jumping events at last week’s Lake Conference Relays. Senior Terrance Bowers was magnificent in the triple jump, winning easily with a best distance of 44 feet, 9 inches. Meanwhile, his teammate, junior William Atkins, won the long [...]

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After winning the state Class AA track and field championship last spring, the Minnetonka High girls team is loaded again this season. The Skippers’ dominance of the Lake Conference Relays last week could be a signal of things to come. Tonka finished first with 159 points. Three other Lake teams went over the 100-point mark [...]

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There were some definite high points for the Minnetonka High boys track and field team April 10 at the Lake Conference Relays. In the nine-school meet a the University of Minnesota’s Bierman Field, the Skippers took fifth place with 103 points. Teams finishing ahead of them were Wayzata 171, Hopkins 130, Monticello 119 and Eden [...]

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