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Team awards and leaders for Spectrum fall sports have been announced, including MVP honors for Ben Maki in football, Meghan Hayes in volleyball, and Kayla Zimmerman and Becca Peterson on the girls cross country team that placed eighth in the state.  quarterback Ben Maki was named MVP of the Spectrum football team while sophomore Shane [...]

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The Spectrum Sting defeated Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf 20-12 at Faribault in their regular-season finale on Tuesday afternoon. The Sting are 2-6, while the MSAD Trojans are 5-2. MSAD normally plays 8-man football against deaf schools from other states. “We really enjoyed playing with Spectrum, and I’m glad that we made the first [...]

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  Facing a quarterback with a strong arm and receivers that were tough to cover, the Spectrum String lost to the Breck Mustangs 42-26 on Friday afternoon. Graydon Kulick hit Will Culliton for two touchdowns and Jazzi Robinson and Derek Witala for one each, going over the top as the receivers got behind the coverage. [...]

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Clutch runs by quarterback Ben Maki and a blocked field goal by Austin Kurilla helped the Spectrum Sting pick up their first win 22-21 over West Lutheran on Friday evening. “The kids were really pumped up. It was pretty exciting,” said coach Seth Mills. The  game was played at Crown College in St. Bonifacius, just [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Playing on their own field for the first time, the Spectrum football team saw visiting St. James get the first touchdown there and six more after that. The Sting lost to the Saints 47-6 at Spectrum Sports Complex, falling to 0-3 for the season. The audience along the sideline [...]

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The Spectrum Sting rushed for 420 yards but came up short  25-22 against St. Paul Academy on Friday, at the Concordia-St. Paul field. “We ran the ball really well but shot ourselves in the foot,” said coach Seth Mills. “We had a couple of fumbles that were un-caused, and penalties that took away big plays. [...]

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  by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Home, sweet home — Spectrum finally has one for outdoor sports. The Elk River charter school’s new outdoor sports athletic complex is nearing completion after a late start due to the long winter. The football and girls soccer teams were practicing on it Wednesday. “In spite of the long [...]

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