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Cambridge-Isanti standout wrestler Clayton Jennissen signed a national letter of intent and scholarship agreement to compete at St. Cloud State University this coming school year. Jennissen follows in the footsteps of parents Neil and Amy Jennissen who were both SCSU graduates. “My parents are pretty excited about me going to their school– SCSU. Coach Costanzo [...]

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Julie Engmark, a 1981 graduate of Cambridge-Isanti High School, was recently inducted into the St. Cloud State University Softball Hall of Fame after a stellar career on the diamond. As a freshman at CIHS in 1978, Engmark played third base for the Bluejackets when they took home the State championship. Under the coaching of Al [...]

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Isanti’s Tony Nelson wins NCAA national wrestling championship for Gophers Moving blocks of granite at each step, Isanti-native Tony Nelson worked his way through the NCAA Div. I wrestling brackets to win the national championship last weekend in St. Louis. Nelson, a red-shirt sophomore for the University of Minnesota, capped off the tourney with a 4-1 [...]

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Cambridge-Isanti H.S. and U of M grad Luke Becker will be a member of the 2012 induction class into the David Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place on April 28 at McKinney’s on Southside in Benson. Luke wrestled varsity for the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets for six seasons. He was a five-time [...]

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Cambridge-Isanti grad Tony Nelson continued his wrestling success on the mats after winning his first Big 10 individual championship last weekend in West Lafayette, Ind. The former State champion for the Bluejackets went a perfect 3-0 at the conference tourney to extend his winning streak to 20 matches this season (27-2 overall). Nelson, the top [...]

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St. Scholastica senior quarterback Alex Thiry of Cambridge has been named a finalist for the 2011 Gagliardi Trophy. The Gagliardi Trophy, first presented in 1993, is widely recognized as the premier individual award in Division III football, honoring excellence in athletics, academics and community service. The trophy will be presented in Salem, Va., site of [...]

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At a signing ceremony held at Braham H.S. the evening of Nov. 15, senior Tyler Vaughan made his decision official to accept a scholarship offer to play the 2012-13 season for Div. II Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball. “Moorhead runs a lot of ball screen action, and that’s what I love to do is [...]

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