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Athlete of the Week

Caitlyn Merzbacher - Edina

Caitlyn Merzbacher - EdinaIt was quite a weekend for the Edina girls' tennis team as the Hornets won their 17th consecutive state title in Class 2A
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Athlete of the Week

Taylr McNeil - Eagan

Taylr McNeil - EaganThe Eagan girls' volleyball team has their sights set on a state title after sweeping the Chaska Tournament this past Saturday
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Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Erika Johnson

Athlete of the Week: Erika JohnsonErika Johnson has had a brilliant season for the Mounds View girls soccer team.
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Athlete of the Week

Ryan McNamara - Eastview

Ryan McNamara - EastviewSenior Ryan McNamara's two goals lifted the No. 2 Eastview lacrosse team to a marquee win over No. 9 Minnetonka Saturday May 4.
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Athlete of the Week

Matt Perry - St. Thomas Academy

Matt Perry - St. Thomas AcademySt. Thomas Academy senior forward Matt Perry's hat-trick in the Minnesota boys Class-A state hockey title game helped propel the Cadets to their third consecutive state title Saturday afternoon at the Xcel Energy.
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Athlete of the Week

Dayton Racer - Apple Valley

Dayton Racer - Apple ValleyApple Valley sophomore Dayton Racer helped Apple Valley secure its eighth consecutive and 21st overall state wrestling title while also capturing his first individual Class AAA title at 145lbs at the Minnesota state wrestling tournament Feb. 28-March 2 at the Excel...
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Athlete of the Week

Sydney Rossman - Minnetonka

Sydney Rossman - MinnetonkaMinnetonka senior goalie Sydney Rossman had quite the weekend in helping Minnetonka bring home its third consecutive Minnesota state Class AA girl's hockey championship. <br />
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Athlete of the Week

Delshon Strickland - Academy of Holy Angels

Delshon Strickland - Academy of Holy AngelsAfter a brilliant first half in which he scored 25 points, Delshon Strickland was clearly a force in Holy Angels game with Chaska.&nbsp;
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Athlete of the Week

Jordana Brady - Irondale/Spring Lake Park

Jordana Brady - Irondale/Spring Lake Park<span style="font-family: calibri, sans-serif;">In Jordana's first season on the Irondale/Spring Lake Park gymnastics team she has won the All-Around title in each of the five competitions the team has participated in.&nbsp; </span>
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Athlete of the Week

Chazz Johnson - Holy Family

Chazz Johnson - Holy FamilyThe Holy Family football team advanced to the state final thanks to a huge performance by their sophomore running back, Chazz Johnson
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Athlete of the Week

Alyssa Goehner - Lakeville North

Alyssa Goehner - Lakeville NorthWhat a weekend it was for Lakeville North junior Alyssa Goehner. She led the Panthers to the state championship at Xcel Energy Center
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Athlete of the Week

Summer Brills - Mounds View

Summer Brills - Mounds ViewIt was a busy day of tennis for Mounds View junior Summer Brills. She won two hard fought matches to claim her first 2A state championship in girls singles.
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Athlete of the Week

Danny McManus - St. Thomas Academy

Danny McManus - St. Thomas Academy St. Thomas Academy senior Danny McManus knows beating South St. Paul was huge for his Cadets
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Athlete of the Week

Kasey Palston - Holy Family Catholic

Kasey Palston - Holy Family Catholic<span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif; color: black; font-size: 10pt;">Holy Family Catholic senior pitcher Kasey Ralston is heading to Indiana University to play division-one baseball, but first he led his high school team to a state Baseball...
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Athlete of the Week

Evan DeCovich - Eastview

Evan DeCovich - EastviewEastview senior pitcher Evan DeCovich is a big man at 6-4, 260 pounds and he throws hard even with a slightly sore arm.
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Athlete of the Week

Jon Dutoit - Chaska

Jon Dutoit - ChaskaHe's won several high school and junior titles in the state over the last few years but one of the only championships Chaska senior Jon Dutoit hadn't won was the Class 3A state title.
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Athlete of the Week

Celia Kuenster - Cretin-Derham Hall

Celia Kuenster - Cretin-Derham HallCelia Kuenster may only be a sophomore but on the course, she plays like a professional. After sharing the state title last year as a freshman, the Cretin-Derham Hall star wanted more in 2012. <br />
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Athlete of the Week

Josh Pierce - Minneapolis Washburn

Josh Pierce - Minneapolis WashburnWashburn senior lefty Josh Pierce is off to an impressive start in baseball this spring.
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Athlete of the Week

Samantha Nielsen - Roseville

Samantha Nielsen - RosevilleRoseville junior track runner Samantha Nielsen won the 800 meters at the Hamline Elite track meet on Friday night in dramatic finish
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Athlete of the Week

Corey Muenzhuber - Rogers

Corey Muenzhuber - RogersRogers senior golfer Corey Muenzhuber is not big off the tee, but he more than makes up for that around the greens
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Athlete of the Week

Nadia Lorencz - Farmington

Nadia Lorencz - FarmingtonTrack star Nadia Lorencz is off to an impressive start this spring.
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Athlete of the Week

Dalton Charboneau - Osseo

Dalton Charboneau - OsseoDalton Charboneau has a sweet swing. Last week, the Osseo senior won two major golf invitational tournaments. <br />
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Athlete of the Week

David Zevnik - St. Thomas Academy

David Zevnik - St. Thomas AcademySt. Thomas Academy goalie David Zevnik was one of the big reasons why the Cadets won the Class A State Hockey championship
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Athlete of the Week

Grant Besse - Benilde-St. Margaret's

Grant Besse - Benilde-St. Margaret's It was already an emotional weekend with paralyzed teammate Jack Jablonski in attendance but the Benilde-St Margaret's Red Knights, and in particular Grant Besse, made sure it was one to remember.
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Athlete of the Week

Aaron Greenberg - Eden Prarie

Aaron Greenberg - Eden PrarieEden Prairie junior Aaron Greenberg proved to not only be the state's top sprinter in the swim events at the Class 2A State Swimming and Diving Meet, but a four-event state champion as well.
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Athlete of the Week

Brandon Kingsley - Apple Valley

Brandon Kingsley - Apple ValleyOn the wrestling mat, Brandon Kingsley of Apple Valley moved up a weight class this year to help his team and he still won a state individual championship.
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Athlete of the Week

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Nominate an Athlete of the WeekFill out this form to nominate an Athlete of the Week.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.kare11.com/company/bios/article/514319/198/Randy-Shaver" target="_blank"><font color="#366092">Randy Shaver </font></a>features...
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Joey King - Eastview

Joey King - EastviewThe gym was sold out by 6:30, and expectations were high for Apple Valley against top ranked Eastview
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Athlete of the Week

Kellie Dougherty - White Bear Lake

Kellie Dougherty - White Bear LakeWhether it was on the uneven bars or the floor exercise, White Bear Lake senior Kellie Dougherty proved she is the gymnast to beat this season
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Athlete of the Week

Laura Post - Eden Prairie

Laura Post - Eden PrairieLaura Post overcame difficult ski conditions to win the Buck Hill Invitational on Friday
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Athlete of the Week

Connor Croasdale - Lakeville North

Connor Croasdale - Lakeville NorthIt was a beautiful, warm day in January for the Buck Hill Invitational ski meet on Friday, but it made conditions difficult for the participants
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Athlete of the Week

Laura Bowman - Minnetonka

Laura Bowman - MinnetonkaMinnetonka junior Laura Bowman had a big weekend in leading the Skippers to a championship win in the prestigious Kapsoia tournament in South St Paul.
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Athlete of the Week

Nikki Larson - Edina

Nikki Larson - EdinaNikki Larson was a four-event winner at the Girls' Class 2A State Swimming and Diving meet Saturday night at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. She won the 200-freestyle with a time of 1:49.20.
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Athlete of the Week

Matt Olson - St. Croix Lutheran

Matt Olson - St. Croix LutheranIt was a game St. Croix Lutheran quarterback Matt Olson will never forget. In the State 3A Semifinal, Olson rushed 11 times for 94 yards and three touchdowns in leading the undefeated Crusaders to their first ever Prep Bowl.
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Athlete of the Week

Zach LaValle - Hill-Murray

Zach LaValle - Hill-MurrayThe Hill-Murray Pioneers made the state football tournament this year in large part because of the play by quarterback Zach LaValle
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Athlete of the Week

Sarah Wilhite - Eden Prairie

Sarah Wilhite - Eden PrairieThe Eden Prairie volleyball team won its first ever state volleyball title after beating Lakeville North at the Xcel Energy Center
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