Sports

Kim (Magee) Robinson was an outstanding distance runner in track during her high school and college careers at Jefferson and the University of Minnesota. Now, Robinson is giving back to the sport that has given her many positive memories and experiences. She has started the Bloomington youth track and field club team. “As a first-grade [...]

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After a men’s slowpitch softball game at Edina’s Van Valkenburg Park last week, I had the chance to visit with two great friends, Edina sports legends Les Suomela and Art Erdall. When our conversation turned to the 1968 Hornet baseball season, a certain ball was mentioned, and a big smile crossed Erdall’s face. Suomela knew [...]

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Bloomington Blue has been short-handed recently by illness and injuries. But the American Legion team has still been able to achieve a 6-5 record under the guidance of head coach Ryan Martindale. “We are battling through illness and have been short a few of our regulars,” said Martindale. “But the guys are playing well. “This [...]

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It was a tough week for the Bloomington Bandits amateur baseball team as far as its record was concerned. The Bandits dropped a pair of town team games, but they put up a strong effort in both close losses. The defending Riverview League championship Minnetonka Millers team defeated Bloomington 5-3 June 24. Sam Baltes, Scott [...]

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