Paul Erickson always wants to be number one.
For the last five weeks, Anoka Ramsey Athletic Association football coaches gathered on the practice fields west of Anoka High School
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Field of Dreams, the highly-acclaimed baseball movie based on the W.P. Kinsella novel “Shoeless Joe” about an Iowa farmer who builds a baseball field where the ghosts of baseball players in the early 20th century come out of the cornfields to play ball.
Dubbed the Summer of Soccer by Minnesota United FC, the team continued a season full of celebrating the game with a 2-0 win against English Premier League’s Swansea City AFC Saturday night in Blaine.
Diabetes may have taken Paul Perez’s life late last month, but his legacy lives on in the hearts and lives of Coon Rapids’ young athletes.