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Most of the 7,000 fans at the Edina-Minnetonka football game Friday, Sept. 26, came to the stadium expecting to see a defensive battle. However, Edina scored on its first three possessions, and Minnetonka scored on its first two. So Edina went in at halftime with an 18-14 lead. The second half featured more offense, and [...]

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Minnetonka High’s boys soccer team kept its perfect season alive Sept. 18 despite some adversity in a Lake Conference match against Hopkins. The Skippers (11-0-0) got an early goal from senior forward Max Sharpe, and that stood up for the remainder of the day in a 1-0 Tonka victory. “An 11-0 record at this point [...]

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Although Hopkins managed first places in five of the 12 events against Minnetonka in a Lake Conference girls swimming meet Sept. 18, Minnetonka won by a healthy margin, 110-71. The Skippers’ depth was definitely a factor and gave them the edge over Hopkins, which had several good individual swims from Kate Glover and seventh-grader Molly [...]

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Over the years I have believed that the best high school football in Minnesota is played in the Lake Conference. But this year I’m not so sure. Looking at it objectively, the Lake has not done well in non-conference play. When Wayzata lost 42-14 at Totino-Grace Friday night, the Lake’s non-conference mark for the season [...]

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Fans were celebrating up and down Main Street in Hopkins Friday night. Four touchdowns by four different players lifted the Hopkins High football team to a 28-19 homecoming win over Minnetonka Sept. 19 at Hopkins High Stadium. The Royals had scoring runs from Tyler Lee (1 yard), D.T. Williams (12 yards) and Harry Momoh (3 [...]

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