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Tyler Nanne has always dreamed about playing hockey for the University of Minnesota. After deciding to transfer from Ohio State due to medical reasons, Nanne is glad to be back in his home state and able to carry on the tradition of being a third-generation of Nanne Golden Gopher hockey players.

Sami Reber always saw herself coming back to Edina one day. After graduating from Edina High School in 2011, Reber left to play hockey for Harvard.

Player-friendly, family-friendly, coach-friendly. If that type of sports experience sounds attractive, you aren’t alone. In its fall 2015 season, Ed Luterbach’s flag football league (Edina Boys Flag Football, EBFF, of which Luterbach is commissioner) included almost 300 boys.

Youth hockey all over the region has seen a decline in participation over the past few years. This is a result of many factors, from heightened cost to increased competitiveness.

When Will Hayden was 4 years old, his father Tim began to show him everything he knew about golf. Fast-forward, when Tim takes Will on a golf excursion to Doral, Florida, after Will didn’t make the varsity golf team.

Edina pickleball players finally have home-court advantage. Thanks to a generous donation from Edina’s Mooty family, Rosland Park will now feature five side-by-side pickleball courts. In July, there was a grand opening celebration to officially present the courts to the community.

In 1996, former athletic director for Edina High School Steve Dove reached out to Sun Current sportswriter John Sherman with an idea. He suggested they create a Hall of Fame to honor some of Edina’s great athletes.

At a recognition banquet prior to the annual general membership meeting in November, Edina Soccer Club administrator Ann Buratti won the award for Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (MYSA) Administrator of the Year. The award was well deserved.

Nordic skiing can whisper—at times the only sound resonating in winter’s air is the steady rhythm of skis caressing the snow, urging quick, smooth slides—even as muscles scream and lungs ache with every push to the finish.

Edina High School graduate Emma Crosby had an incredible college freshman year. Not only did her snowboard team at Westminster College in Salt Lake City win the collegiate nationals, but Crosby won the women’s national championship and was also named an academic all-American.

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