Sports

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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The Forest Lake Brewers had no trouble getting past the first round of the Class B Section 8 playoffs over the weekend. The top-seeded Brewers hosted Rogers on Friday at Schumacher Field, and defeated the visitors in the opening game of the best-of-three series, 13-1. Bub Lovas pitched a complete seven-inning game for the win, [...]

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Forest Lake Activities Director Aaron Forsythe named John Fick as the new head coach for the Ranger girls cross country team in 2014-15. Fick takes over the program following the resignation of co-head coaches Tracy Angelo and Brittni Rodewald. The internal candidate, who was originally an agricultural engineer, works as a paraprofessional at Century Junior [...]

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The Forest Lake 18-and-under fastpitch girls capped a stellar season last week with a North American Fastpitch Association national championship in Chaska. Head coach David Alto said the Rangers came in determined and focused, coming off a 16-win streak this summer, to take over at the same tournament where they placed second a year ago.  [...]

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The talk of town ball last week was Forest Lake’s extra-inning 9-8  comeback win over No. 4 Blaine last Tuesday in an action-packed home matchup.  It was a back-and-forth battle all night between the Fusion and Brewers in Forest Lake as both teams combined for 32 hits and 17 runs in an offensive showcase.  Blaine [...]

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Above: Seniors Sydney Moore, Erin Murphy, Ali Clasen, Aly Proulx, Ashley Fechner and Emily Navara display their medals and awards after earning All-American honors at the Minnetonka Marriott Hotel. The dancers were invited to perform in London shortly after the holidays or in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year. Below: Twenty-eight of Forest Lake’s [...]

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