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Prep

The Spartans won just a single game last season, but they’ve learned from their mistakes and are ready to put that in the rear view mirror.
The Prep Bowl was held the weekend before Thanksgiving at the ends of the 2014 and 2015 seasons, when the title games were held outdoors on the University of Minnesota campus.
The Plante family tradition of playing athletic at UMD continues. Zam's and Max's parents, Derek and Kristi, were both standout athletes for the Bulldogs. Derek Plante is also a former UMD hockey coach.
The annual one-day celebration of hockey in the state will be coming to one of the northernmost communities in the state in early 2024, as officials from the Minnesota Wild announced the awarding of Hockey Day Minnesota to Hockeytown USA.

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The swimmer’s times in the 200 and 500 meter freestyle are among the top 100 for boys nationwide.
The former Bluejackets' coach spent 23 seasons on the bench and in 2021 guided the team to its first state tournament since 1989.
Many youth players from the war-ravaged country are refugees.
The Wolfpack will play Hibbing at 2 p.m. Friday in Duluth and the Tropics will face West Duluth at 5 p.m.
The softball team joined the boys hockey team as the only other Spartan program to receive the prestigious Sportsmanship Award.
Perennial Class A power to take on Mahtomedi in annual State of Hockey classic.

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Dallas Vieau, who helped the Hawks win a Minnesota Class A state championship as a sophomore last year, will compete in the Under-17 Five National Tournament in August in Colorado Springs.
The senior took up powerlifting in the offseason in the hopes of getting stronger and faster, eventually finishing 14th in his weight class at a national competition in March.
Half of this year's selections will return for at least one more season in 2023.

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