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Soccer quarterfinals begin Tuesday South Suburban Conference teams are the top two seeds in the state Class AA girls soccer tournament that begins Tuesday. SSC champion Eagan, undefeated (18-0-1) and the No. 1-ranked team in the state Class AA ranking, received the top seed in the state tournament in a coaches vote Saturday. The Wildcats [...]

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South Suburban Conference champion Rosemount earned a No. 1 seed in the Class 6A football playoffs that begin next week. The Irish, who closed an 8-0 regular season by defeating Shakopee 50-8 on Wednesday night, are the top seed in Section 3. They will play host to eighth-seeded Farmington (0-8) at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. [...]

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Wildcats edge Burnsville in section final No player on Eagan’s girls soccer team has been in a state high school tournament game, but the Wildcats aren’t about to use lack of experience as an excuse for not meeting their lofty expectations. “We have a lot of girls who have been on the high school team [...]

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Three straight upsets send boys soccer team to state Rosemount did everything right in the Section 3AA boys soccer playoffs – except the celebratory water-splashing of its coach. Following the Irish’s 2-1 victory over Park of Cottage Grove in the section final, three players went after coach Mike Floersch with the water jug, but the [...]

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Rosemount dethroned as boys champion Lakeville South and Eagan swapped the lead back and forth before South pushed to the front to repeat at South Suburban Conference girls cross country champion. In what was a two-team race for the championship, both schools placed five runners on the all-conference team at Friday’s meet at Eagan High [...]

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Irish, Panthers, Tigers win their sections Three teams from the South Suburban Conference will compete in the state Class AA True Team girls swimming meet Thursday at the University of Minnesota. Rosemount, Lakeville North and Farmington all advanced by winning section meets Saturday. Rosemount is eighth and Lakeville North ninth in this week’s state coaches [...]

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