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During his 14-year amateur baseball career with the Minnetonka Millers, shortstop Joe Shallenberger has had dozens of game-winning hits. Often, he saves his best performances for the end of the season - in the State Class A Tournament. His clutch play late in the season has earned him the nickname â...Read More
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During the 2015 season, Minnetonka High’s second doubles team of Sterling Sibley and Carter Smiley was practically unbeatable. The pair won 22 matches and lost only three in helping the Skippers to a fourth-place finish in the State Class AA Tournament at the University of Minnesota. For several y...Read More
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It isn’t often that baseball managers quote their former players, but after the Minnetonka Millers amateur team boosted its record to 20-0 with a 5-0 win over Edina June 18, Kevin Hoy recalled something Hall-of-Fame outfielder Chris Urbain said several years ago....Read More
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It isn’t often that every No. 1 player in any conference advances to the State Class AA Boys Tennis Tournament. But that is exactly what happened for the Lake Conference in 2015. Wayzata’s Nick Beaty advanced to state in singles and finished fourth, Minnetonka’s Jonah Salita advanced to the si...Read More
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It’s no surprise that the Minnetonka High girls track and field team dominated the All-Lake Conference selections for 2015. The Skippers won the Section True Team title, the Lake Conference title and the Section 6AA title, while also taking third place in True Team State....Read More
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Three state gold medalists head the All-Lake Conference boys track and field team for 2015. Joe Klecker of Hopkins High had a state meet for the ages, winning the 1,600-meter run in 4:06 and the 3,200 in 8:57. His 4:06 was almost two seconds faster than the old state-meet record....Read More
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Matthew Jacobs and Katie Wright look forward to the 26.2 mile challenge By Matt Nielsen Sun Sailor Newspapers It can take a long time to travel 26.2 miles, especially with the current traffic congestion in the Twin Cities. Luckily, Matthew Jacobs and Katie Wright won’t have to worry about back-ups...Read More
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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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