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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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Columbia Heights Section tournaments are wrapping up this week with winners advancing to the state tournament that begins on Oct. 21. Here’s a look at how things played out for some of our local athletes and schools competing. Columbia Heights was represented in both doubles and singles competition in the Section 6, Class AA tournament. [...]

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In the hallways of Totino-Grace High School, amidst all the chaos of students getting from one class to another, undeniable forces drew the attention of two individuals together. “I remember seeing this little girl, and her beautiful gate and smile,” recalls Jeff Ferguson, dean of students and Totino-Grace head football coach. By a stroke of [...]

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Columbia Heights Columbia Heights opened the Section 6AA team tennis tournament on Oct. 1 with a tough challenge right from the get-go. The No. 14 seeded Hylanders, who finished the regular season at 6-5, squared off against the No. 3 seed of Wayzata, who impressed this season by compiling a 10-5-1 record. These two teams [...]

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Coming on the heels of two dramatic one point victories and a thrashing of Wayzata on Homecoming night, the last three weeks for the Eagles have been buzz worthy to say the least. That homecoming victory provided a proper sag way to squaring off against Maple Grove because of one common link. Matt Lombardi, Maple [...]

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