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Caitlyn Merzbacher burst onto the Minnesota prep tennis scene by winning the state Class AA singles title as a junior last season. She proved herself again Oct. 24 by repeating as champion at Baseline Tennis Center. Merzbacher won all four of her state tournament matches decisively. She accomplished the repeat with a powerful forehand and [...]

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One of the best things about playing for the Edina High School girls tennis team is knowing that you’ll have a good shot at winning state every year. When Caitlyn Merzbacher joined the program after moving here from Ohio last fall, she found out in a hurry how serious that mission can be. She quickly [...]

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Through most of the summer, Edina High boys soccer captain Matt Dahl figured he’d be the Hornets’ left-outside midfielder this season. But when Edina head coach Dave Jenson and his long-time assistant, Bill Garner, needed a center midfielder, Dahl knew he had to switch gears to help the team. While the switch took away some [...]

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On the eve of the Section 6A football playoffs, West Section rivals Wayzata and Minnetonka are getting ready to play for the second week in a row. The kick-off is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Minnetonka’s Einer Anderson Field. On that same turf last week, Minnetonka won the Lake Conference finale 17-6. [...]

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The last time Edina and Hopkins played a high school football game, it went down to the wire with Hopkins winning 27-24. In a West Section Class 6A playoff game, the teams will match hits again at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Hopkins High Stadium. So what kind of game will it be this [...]

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