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For many, ringing in the new year means getting rid of old lifestyle habits. Following the bountiful holiday season, a time when channeling your healthiest self can be tough, many new diet fads and fitness regimens can seem daunting.

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.

Former Edina High School and University of Minnesota hockey stars Bruce Carlson and Skip Thomas have tirelessly collected and compile

Edina resident Sarah Filby was introduced to weapons at age 7: swordplay meant not to harm, but foils (weapons) used in the sport of fencing.

As the Edina High School girls’ tennis team cranks up its season, you should know the team received the 2015 Minnesota Milestone Award as Minnesota’s “most inspiring and influential student-athletes, coaches and athletic leaders,

Brad Atol, head coach of Edina’s U14A girls’ hockey team, the Edina Green, says there’s no magic involved in being a championship team. The essentials are hard work, dedication, and, most importantly, comradery.

Cabin season is upon us, which means the boats are out and the water sports have begun. Lakes are speckled with families tubing, wakeboarding and water skiing—but not often do you see the kind of skiing Grant Robinson does.

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