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The St. Cloud State University wrestling team presented its “Alumni Achievement Award” to Cambridge-Isanti head wrestling coach Neil Jennissen at its annual team awards banquet on April 4 in St. Cloud. A 1981 graduate of Staples High School, Jennissen wrestled for two seasons at Minnesota-Morris before transferring to St. Cloud State in the winter of [...]

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Cambridge-Isanti senior Max Knowlton has agreed to attend Concordia College-Moorhead and play football for the Cobbers next autumn. He will initially be looked at for the outside linebacker or strong safety positions. Knowlton was a versatile player for the Bluejackets the past three seasons. He ran hard on offense from the halfback position, and he [...]

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Isanti-native Tony Nelson wrapped up his collegiate wrestling career by placing second in the 285 lb. division at last weekend’s NCAA Division I championships held in Oklahoma City, Okl. In Saturday night’s finals, Nelson suffered a sprained ankle in the third period, and North Carolina State’s Nick Gwiadzowski scored a 4-2 decision to unseat the [...]

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Cambridge-Isanti grads and sisters Allison Young and Erica Young are teammates on the Concordia University (St. Paul) women’s track & field squad. Allison, a senior, set a personal record in the high jump to place 15th at the NSIC Indoor Championships this month. Erica, a sophomore, ran legs on both the 9th-place 4×400 and 9th-place [...]

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Cambridge-Isanti grad Clayton Jennissen is one of six wrestlers from St. Cloud State University to qualify for the 2014 NCAA Division II wrestling championships in Cleveland, Ohio this weekend. Jennissen, a redshirt freshman, earned his ticket to Ohio thanks to a 5th-place finish in the 174 lb. bracket at the 2014 NCAA Division II Super [...]

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ARCC release:  The Anoka-Ramsey Community College women’s and men’s basketball teams each won regional championships Sunday, the first time in the college’s history that both teams have won in the same year. The women’s team defeated Minnesota West Community College by a score of 65-55 during the Region XIIIA tournament. The men’s team defeated Rochester [...]

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A solid two-way player for Cambridge-Isanti football, senior Hunter Vavra signed a scholarship offer from Division II Concordia University at a Feb. 5 ceremony at CIHS. Golden Bear head coach Ryan Williams will initially look at working Vavra at tight end, the same position older brother Hayden Vavra finished at during a decorated career for [...]

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