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Displaying tenacity on the court, Princeton volleyball rallied back from two sets down to defeat host St. Cloud Apollo 21-25, 24-26, 25-20, 25-20, 16-14 Sept. 9. Along with strong team serving during the rally, Jaydee Green led the team in kills with 14, Hailey Mattson swatting 11 and Maddie Nierengarten getting 10 kills. “The girls [...]

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The R. J. Framing & Guns trap team was the top dog at the West Branch Gun Club this season, winning both the Gold Division title and the Champion of Champions shoot-off. Pictured are (l-r) Tim Carlson, Denny Trushenski, Roger Bohm, Dan Hofman, Ron Pendergrass, Brad Hofman and Larry Trushenski. Not pictured: Mike Gros.  Photo [...]

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  One of the early teams in what some refer to as the “Golden Age of Baseball” in Princeton was the 1974 American Legion baseball team that qualified for the State tournament. Last Friday  night some members of that team gathered for a 40-year reunion in Princeton. In the back  row are Ken ”Buzz” Johnson, [...]

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You couldn’t have asked for a better preparatory weekend for this week’s playoff opener when the Princeton American Legion baseball squad won its own invitational tournament with a perfect 3-0 showing. The team’s solid play was capped off in dramatic fashion when Nick Zeroth came home on a suicide squeeze to defeat Rogers in Sunday [...]

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A fun tradition celebrated its golden anniversary when the Five Star women’s golf tournament was hosted on a chilly Monday, July 14 on the Purple Hawk layout north of Cambridge. The Five Star Tourney began in 1965 as the Four Star, pitting women’s teams from Elk River, Princeton, Mora and Milaca golf clubs in a [...]

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If you like American Legion baseball games played between rivals who faced each other for decades, Solheim Veterans Field was the place to be on July 8. Throw in the fact that it was a perfect night for baseball, and you have an enjoyable evening. And then factor in that each of the two games [...]

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