Sports

For many, the cross country season came to a close last weekend as the Section Five, class 2A, meet was held at Anoka High School. In the boys division teams from Irondale, Totino-Grace and Fridley competed. Irondale had the most impressive showing as an overall team on the day out of the local schools by [...]

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“It wasn’t the prettiest,” Jeff Ferguson told his team as they huddled around him after a 35-14 blowout of Anoka in the first round of the Section 5, Class 6A tournament Friday night, Oct. 24. But at this time of the year, even the not-so-prettiest of wins can be beautiful. It would be unfair to [...]

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Two years ago Totino-Grace was hoisting the class 5A championship above their heads in front of a rowdy fan base who was rejoicing another state championship after dominating Owatonna. Kez Flomo took it all in, hoping that one day he’d be back, with his team, and it was he who helped lead the way to [...]

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Park Center advances to the state tournament with a 2-1 win over Totino-Grace in the Section 5A championship. Scoring didn’t take long to kick in either. Most people weren’t even situated in their seats yet, cups of coffee still too hot to sip, but that didn’t stop the Pirates from acting swiftly. Less than a [...]

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Three weeks ago Columbia Heights was feeling on top of the world. After crushing St. Paul Humboldt 49-6 and jumping out to a 3-0 start on the season, the most popular phrase along the Hylanders sideline was “win with class.” A phrase, uttered by Head Coach Matt Townsend, meant to keep his teams’ ego in [...]

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