Apple Valley Sports

The 2014-15 South Suburban Conference athletic season has begun, with teams in most fall sports starting practice Monday and competition just days away. The SSC, in only its fifth year, has undergone a major shakeup already with the departure of charter members Bloomington Jefferson and Bloomington Kennedy for the newly formed Metro West Conference. In [...]

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Chaska and Hopkins won Gold Division championships at the Breakdown/Midwest Volleyball Warehouse Summer Elite volleyball tournament last weekend in Burnsville. Two separate tournaments were held Aug. 2-3, showcasing teams projected to be among the best in Minnesota high school volleyball this fall. Chaska took the Saturday, Aug. 2, tournament against a field that included South [...]

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Eagan native is back among the state’s top players Six years ago, Trent Peterson was Minnesota’s best amateur golfer. Now, after taking a shot at professional golf, finding it not to his liking, then returning to school, he’s back to trying to be the best amateur player he can be. “My goals are really the [...]

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Action starts Friday morning in south metro Considering Lakeville North’s success in high school baseball – the Panthers took third place in the Class 3A tournament in June – it likely surprises no one that North also will contend for a state American Legion championship. How North got to this point might be a bit [...]

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Mark Hall, already a four-time state high school champion for Apple Valley, added a world championship to his resume this summer. Hall won five matches in the 167.5-pound weight class in freestyle at the FILA Cadet World Championships in Slovakia in July. He won the title match 4-1 over Sumiyabazar Zandanbud of Mongolia. Hall also [...]

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Opening ceremonies Thursday at Eagan High School Eagan, Burnsville and Lakeville North will be among the 16 teams competing in the state American Legion baseball tournament beginning Friday. Eagan earned a berth as the tournament’s host team, while Burnsville and Lakeville North won Sub-State tournaments to advance. Friday’s state tournament games will be at Eagan [...]

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