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The state basketball championships Lakeville North’s boys and Eastview’s girls won in the last couple of weeks capped the best sports season in the South Suburban Conference’s brief history. The league, which began operation in the summer of 2010, just claimed winter state championships in wrestling (Apple Valley), boys and girls basketball, and both divisions [...]

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Plenty of Minnesota-born players will be on display at the NCAA West Regional men’s hockey tournament this weekend at Xcel Energy Center. Minnesota, the host team and No. 1 overall seed, will play Robert Morris in a semifinal game at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, with St. Cloud State and Notre Dame meeting in the other semifinal [...]

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Lightning edges conference rival in state final Eastview isn’t the tallest team in the state. It might not even be the most talented. But when it comes to determination, the Lightning appears to have few if any peers. “These kids have never quit, ever,” coach Melissa Guebert said. And they weren’t about to start Saturday [...]

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Eastview, Kennedy reach girls basketball championship game The South Suburban conference will get its first state girls basketball champion when Eastview and Bloomington Kennedy meet in the Class 4A final at 8 p.m. Saturday at Williams Arena. Eastview (30-1) scored more than half its points at the free-throw line in a 62-51 semifinal victory over [...]

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Robbinsdale dynasty repeats as PI Division champion A fan brought a sign to the state adapted floor hockey tournament encouraging Dakota United to “Win it 4 Pops.” Although they didn’t bring home the state championship, the Hawks did just fine in honoring “Pops,” which is how players and fans alike referred to Bob Sadek, former [...]

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