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South linebacker also scores 2 TDs on offense Rushing and rushing defense are cornerstones of a football team’s game plan. Lakeville South coach Larry Thompson says his team is getting better at one but still has work to do at the other. “We were better at running the ball last week (in a 28-12 victory [...]

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Eagles make a stop in state’s top 10 The jokes about Herb Harvey being a “traitor” are getting a little stale now, much to Harvey’s relief. Harvey is girls hockey coach at Eastview High School and, until this fall, was the Lightning’s junior varsity girls tennis coach. Now he has taken over as Apple Valley’s [...]

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Eastview football team takes Eden Prairie to the wire Eastview showed how much things can change from one week to the next in high school football. The Lightning struggled to do anything well in a season-opening loss to Rosemount on Aug. 28. Eight days later, Eastview had three-time defending state champion Eden Prairie on the [...]

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Victory over Rosemount is Wildcats’ 5th shutout of season Eagan maintained its undefeated girls soccer record with a 4-0 victory over Rosemount on Tuesday night. The Irish got something out of it, too – a better idea of what it will take to compete against the top teams in the South Suburban Conference. “Eagan is [...]

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A soccer oddity: Eastview, Apple Valley boys both looking for 1st victory Two weeks into the regular season, the combined record of the Eastview and Apple Valley boys soccer teams is 0-5-5. The crosstown rivals kept each other out of the victory column by playing to a hotly contested 1-1 tie Tuesday at Eastview High [...]

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Eagan boys take 1st at Dakota Classic Local cross country teams kicked off their seasons last week in races across the metro area. Highlights included the Eagan boys’ team victory at the Dakota Classic and a first-place finish by Lakeville South’s Noah Hanson in the same race. Dakota Classic Eagan placed seven runners in the [...]

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