Teams went 1-1 against each other in regular season On Saturday night, when the Eagan and Lakeville South volleyball teams look across the net at each other, each might see a mirror image. “Lakeville South is strong,” Eagan coach Kathy Gillen said. “They have a lot of good hitters, very good defense. They’re a team [...]

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Rosemount, Lakeville North also advance in football playoffs In one sense, things have come full-circle for the Eagan football team. The Wildcats defeated Lakeville North 30-29 in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs when quarterback Sam Zenner ran in a two-point conversion in the final minute. The victory sends Eagan to Prior Lake [...]

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Burnsville prevails in wild playoff game at Eastview Last Friday’s Burnsville-Eastview game showed the difference between playoff football and the regular-season version. The Blaze, knowing it needed to get everything it could out of its best athletes, readily used players such as Brett Shepley and Kamal Martin for long stretches on both offense and defense. [...]

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Doubles team takes 4th place at state tennis It’s easy to see that Melissa Barry and Taylor Kopfer are a good doubles team. Understanding why they are successful takes a little work. On the surface, they seem a mismatched duo. Kopfer is a freshman singles player who competes in tennis tournaments year-round. Barry is a [...]

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Blaze’s Mahmoud, Wildcats’ Van Wyk are section individual champions There’s a new four-time champion in Section 3AA cross country, while another team’s four-year reign ended. Eagan had the individual champion (Anna Van Wyk) and two runners in the top five as it won the Section 3AA girls championship Oct. 23 at Valleywood Golf Course, keeping [...]

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Two Farmington runners advance One of the traditions of the Section 1AA cross country meet has been opponents watching Lakeville runners receive an armload of trophies and medals. It was a little different this year as only one Lakeville team advanced through the section to the state meet. Lakeville South, as expected, won the girls [...]

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