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At 3 a.m. on Sunday, July 27, Luke Kocher, like nearly everyone else in the state at that moment, was sleepy. The difference? Kocher was in the middle of a 400-mile bike race across Minnesota and part of Wisconsin. With 22 hours under his belt, and just nine hours to go, trainer and support crew [...]

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When the River Eagles 13 and under boys soccer team qualified for the state tournament, Coach Ron Fee said there wasn’t much of a sense of accomplishment from the boys, rather, more of a sense of anticipation. Despite what they had already done, they felt there was more to do. They hadn’t beat Mound-Westonka, their [...]

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Golfing just got a lot less frustrating and a lot more rewarding at the Vintage Executive Golf Course at Riverwood National. Last Thursday, Vintage installed 15-inch cups, yes, 15 inches, on each of their 18 putting greens. The new cups are drastically bigger than the average 4.25-inch cups, which will also remain on the greens [...]

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Talent is to be expected at the 13-year-old level. It has to start showing up sometime, and for many kids, that’s by the time they’re in middle school. Consistency on the other hand, is a concept that can often be foreign to athletes, at any level, especially through the high school level. And dominance, well, [...]

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With the Polecats back in town, hopefully to stay, and with Rick Habeck back in town, for the weekend, last Wednesday provided the perfect opportunity to honor one of the biggest names in Polecat history. Friends and family gathered at the ballpark July 16 as Habeck was inducted into the North Star League Hall of [...]

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