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On the eve of the Section 6A football playoffs, West Section rivals Wayzata and Minnetonka are getting ready to play for the second week in a row. The kick-off is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Minnetonka’s Einer Anderson Field. On that same turf last week, Minnetonka won the Lake Conference finale 17-6. [...]

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So far, 2014 has been a dream season for the Providence Academy football team. The Lions improved to 8-0 Oct. 15 with a 34-12 victory over Spectrum  High School on PA’s home turf. Four touchdowns in the first half put the Lions in charge and produced a 27-6 halftime lead. Quarterback Henry Van Dellen hit [...]

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When Gene Cherney joined the Hopkins High football coaching staff in 1966, his mission was to install his 4-3 defense for head coach Bob Howells. To make the 4-3 work, Cherney needed a hard-hitting middle linebacker, and on the second day of practice he found one. Cherney pointed to junior Bill Light and said, “There’s [...]

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The Anna French victory tour continued during the 2014 Lake Conference Girls Cross Country Meet Oct. 9 at Gale Woods Farm. French, a senior at Wayzata High, won her fourth straight individual conference title and became a rare six-time all-conference runner in the process. She ran a 4K time of 14:08 to win the race [...]

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It might seem a bit unorthodox that a soccer player would warm up for his varsity games by kicking footballs through the uprights, but if you know Clay Elmore, you’ll know why. Elmore is a two-sport standout for the Wayzata High Trojans, as one of the top scorers for the soccer team and as the [...]

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Given Wayzata High’s rich history in boys soccer, it is hard to believe that no one on this year’s squad has ever played in the State Class AA Tournament. But the Trojans will have their chance this year following a 4-2 victory over St. Louis Park in the 6AA finals Oct. 14 at Wayzata High [...]

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Midway through the fourth quarter Wednesday, Oct. 15, Minnetonka High’s football team led Wayzata 10-6 in the annual battle for the Bay Bell. Seventy-six yards later, the Skippers had a 16-6 lead.

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