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It was a strong start for the Ranger football squad during Friday night’s road game at Park, but the Wolfpack would prove too strong for Forest Lake. The Rangers hit the scoreboard first in the opening quarter when junior Payton Zeidler posted six points on a 14-yard touchdown run. Senior Paxton Eiden put the extra [...]

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It was a solid week for the Forest Lake girls soccer team, which went 2-1. The Rangers kicked off the week last Tuesday with a 3-0 win at Cambridge-Isanti. Senior midfielder Megan Mattheisen scored two goals for the Rangers with assists by junior Kassity Swanson on a corner kick and by senior Josie Thill on [...]

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Last Thursday’s 27-0 road loss to Chaska wasn’t the outcome Forest Lake football coach Jeff Wilson wanted for his season opener, but it gave the first-year head coach a better idea of where the Rangers need to improve.  “It was a little frustrating at times,” Wilson said. “When you look at the game tape, there [...]

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FL volleyball trumps Royals The Forest Lake volleyball team hosted Woodbury in its season opener last Thursday and defeated the Royals, 3-0. The Rangers played Cambridge-Isanti, who knocked them out of the section semifinals in 2013, on Tuesday and next travel to Shakopee for an invte on Saturday, Sept. 6.  Tough start for FL soccer [...]

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Before heading into the 2014-15 athletic season, I’d like to reflect on the 2013 fall season for local athletes who went on to play collegiate sports around the state. This is the first part of a multi-section On-Campus series. Please note: the year in school indicated in each description pertains to the student-athlete’s age during [...]

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