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Chart: Achiever Academy's troubles

07/07/2014, 9:46pm CDT
By Star Tribune

Thin Ice

Thin Ice

Achiever Academy was on its way to a memorable year until eligibility questions derailed its teams. A look back:

• Both the girls’ and boys’ teams were having successful seasons, and the girls’ team secured a top seed in its section.

• The Minnesota State High School League, however, began reviewing player eligibility on the girls’ team. That team, on the verge of a state tournament berth, withdrew from competition within hours of the section championship game.

• Days later, the boys’ team removed as many as five players from the roster before the playoffs and failed to advance.

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