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During any other spring sports season, one of the biggest concerns for coaches and athletes is what the weather will be every single day. A late snow melt or snowstorm. Heavy rains. Even just really cold temperatures. All of them are their biggest fears for causing delays and chaotic schedul…

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The April 15 Cambridge-Isanti High School college signing ceremony was noteworthy for a number of “firsts.” Not only did the traditional ceremony feature the first Bluejacket boys basketball player to sign a National Letter of Intent to compete for a Division I school, but because of the sta…

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The Bluejacket boys basketball team might have finished their season on an extremely disappointing note with the state tournament being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there was plenty for the team to be proud of, including back-to-back section championships and a school-record nu…

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They say there is no such thing as a moral victory. The Bluejacket girls basketball team proved them wrong. While C-I went winless in two games at state, the team received a number of accolades for not backing down against long odds.

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Emotions were riding high during the Section 7AAAA championship game in Elk River on Thursday, March 12. Friendly but fierce rivals Cambridge-Isanti and Duluth East fought tooth-and-nail in front of a packed, raucous crowd for the section crown and what both teams hoped to be a trip to Targe…

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Rum River wrestling had 46 kids qualify for The MN/USA state tournament in Rochester, with 12 of them walking away with medals. Lennox Gilbert (pictured on top of podium) took 1st, Everett Erickson took 2nd, Leo Edblad took 2nd, Brody Brown took 3rd, Shelby Howard took 3rd, Cruz Collison too…

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Back in 1999, a core group of six seniors, plus a talented underclassman starter, who had been playing together for almost their entire basketball lives made history by winning Cambridge-Isanti’s first-ever section championship and state tournament berth in girls basketball.

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The Cambridge-Isanti Bantam A team took third place in the District 10 tournament recently and earned a berth to the Regions tournament held in Alexandria on Feb. 28-March 1. 

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With just under 30 seconds remaining in the first half of Cambridge-Isanti’s Section 7AAAA girls basketball semifinal game, Bluejacket head coach Jody Ledahl called out to his team to make “one shot” – a tactic employed by almost every team as time runs out in the first half of a close game.

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In the virtually never-ending debate on the best way to seed teams for section tournament play – strictly computer-based rankings or by a vote among section coaches – the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejacket boys basketball team has provided some pretty compelling evidence in favor of the latter.

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From the coach:  Drew VanEerden had an incredible rivalry week, facing Chisago Lakes and Cambridge-Isanti. Between the two games he averaged 21.5ppg and was 10-16 from beyond the arc. Drew brings an edge to our team, and when he is going well, the rest of the players feed off of him. Off of …

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In order for the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejacket gymnastics team to earn their 11th-straight section championship and state meet berth, the team relied on winning the battle for earning every tenth of a point they could. At the following week’s state meet, however, the Jackets found themselves o…

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From the coach:  Connor has been instrumental to our success this year. His improvement from last year to this year has been phenomenal, due to his time spent in the gym, but also his dedication to the weight room in the offseason and during the season. In our victory over Princeton, Connor …

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Going into the Section 7AA gymnastics meet, the scenario was the same as it’s been almost every year for the last 20 years. To knock Cambridge-Isanti off the top of the podium, a team would have to put together the best meet of their season, and they would have to hope C-I made a major mistake.

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From the coach:  Amme is having a standout senior season and impacts the game in so many ways on the court. In two Bluejacket wins last week, Amme scored 35 points, pulled down 19 rebounds, had four steals, four blocks, and three assists. In addition to being a standout player, Amme is also …

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From the coach:  I nominated Megan because she is an outstanding student-athlete who excels on the basketball court and in the classroom. Megan chose to stick with basketball despite most of her classmates quitting a few years ago. Her decision to continue playing showed a tremendous amount …

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From the coach:  Laci is a very determined athlete and is constantly striving to not only learn new skills, but to also perfect her form and technique with them. She earned career-high all-around scores in three out of four meets recently. She has a bubbly and positive personality that alway…

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From the coach:  I nominated Paige Bauer for athlete of the week because she leads by example. As a team captain and fifth-year veteran on the team, Paige really knows her teammates’ strengths and challenges them to try new things in an effort to build up our team’s scoring potential and pus…

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It was just one of those weeks for North Branch sports teams, as the school’s five teams went a collective 1-8 on the week.

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The winners of the Cambridge Knights of Columbus free throw contest held Jan. 26 at Cambridge-Isanti High School include (front row from left) Emma Steier, Olivia Schaefer, Viktor Bloch and Darren Draxten; (back row) Tavaehanna Thomas, John Troolin, Teagan Miller and Gavin Oblinger. The winn…

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From the coach:  Senior Captain Jimmy Brown is currently ranked 8th in the state  at 152 lbs.  He’s courageously battling back from a knee injury and is back in the action this week.

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The winter sports season came to a screeching halt last weekend, as the winter storm that was predicted to blanket the area with over a half-foot of snow, plus near whiteout conditions, forced the early postponements or cancellations of all games and practices for both Friday and Saturday, J…

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From the coach:  Micah, a four-year varsity player on our boys basketball team, is the consummate team player. Although our team is blessed with many hard workers, Micah is one of our leaders of our defense and the offensive style of play. He is also an excellent student and is a great role …

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From the coach:  Our Athlete of the Week nomination is senior Carter Whitman. On the court, Carter has averaged 11 points, five rebounds and three assists in our three games in January. Off the court Carter is the perfect example of what I want our program to become. He spends two hours ever…

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From the coach:  Cody Croal one of the best players on the ice at all times. This last week he had two goals and four assists, which led to two big victories. Cody attracts a lot of attention when he is on the ice and still finds ways to come up big and make plays. When he is on the ice, he …

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From the coach: Jacob Ziebarth was able to find the back of the net twice in the 4-3 overtime win to secure a third-place finish in the Herb Brooks Winter Classic (Open Division). Jacob is the ultimate team player: He can play forward and defenseman when needed; he distributes the puck to hi…