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There was no letdown for defending state 6A champion Eden Prairie during its football opener against host Minneapolis South Aug. 27. The Eagles, ranked first in state pre-season polls, lived up to their high rating by defeating the Tigers 48-6 before a large and emotionally-charged crowd at Minneapolis South’s athletic stadium. South players entered that [...]

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In a runaway, Wayzata High School is Minnesota’s Class AAA Challenge Cup champion for the second straight year. The Challenge Cup measures excellence across the board in sports and fine arts activities. Points are awarded for team and individual places in state competition. Wayzata took the 2013 Cup with 920 points. Not surprisingly, four of [...]

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Eden Prairie’s girls cross country team made a strong showing in post-season competition last fall placing second in Section 6AA and sixth at state. The Eagles would like to earn another trip to state this season with a strong returning cast. However, Eden Prairie head coach Jeff Lindlief knows that will not be an easy [...]

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There will be an international touch during Eden Prairie’s second football game of the season. The Eagles will host Oak Park Academy of Canada in a 1 p.m. game Saturday, Aug. 30, at Aerie Stadium. Eden Prairie met Minneapolis South in the season opener Aug. 27 but results of that game were not available as [...]

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President John F. Kennedy was touting the value of fitness at an early age when I was growing up, and I was pleased to win two Presidential Fitness medals by the time I turned 10. Little did I know I was getting a late start on fitness. And little did I know that 200 sit-ups [...]

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