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Due to an editing error,  the incorrect sports page was placed in the Burnsville-Eagan edition for Sept. 12. Sun Thisweek regrets the error. The correct page can be viewed by clicking on the image below right.

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Football team’s challenge is sustaining that momentum The perception of Eagan’s football program might be radically different now than it was one week ago. That’s what a victory over one of the state’s traditional football powers can do. Last Friday’s 17-16 victory at Wayzata was the biggest in Rick Sutton’s tenure as Wildcats head coach, [...]

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Minnetonka comes to visit for Burnsville’s football homecoming Burnsville’s 2-0 start – the first time the Blaze has won its first two games in a football season in nine years – is reason for encouragement, but coach Tyler Krebs also is preaching caution. “We’ll know a lot more about our team after Friday night,” Krebs [...]

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Rosemount goes to 2-0, but coach says offense can be better Prior Lake’s point total after Week 1 of the football season: 43. After Week 2: still 43. Put another way, the Rosemount defense came up big again as the Irish shut out the Lakers 21-0 on Friday in a game that matched two of [...]

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Rosemount tops Stewartville in Aerie Challenge final If Rosemount is to move up in the pecking order of Minnesota high school volleyball, Saturday was the kind of day the Irish needed to have. The Irish won the Aerie Challenge last weekend at Apple Valley High School and defeated Stewartville, the No. 2-ranked team in Class [...]

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Panthers overcome slow start against Shakopee It took a while for Lakeville North to figure out Shakopee’s unconventional offense, but eventually the Panthers adjusted and remained undefeated. North’s football team is 2-0 going into its home game at 7 p.m. Friday against Apple Valley. The Panthers have played well enough to win the first two [...]

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