Burnsville Sports
Apple Valley’s Harty is individual medalist with 81 Lakeville North has the overall lead in South Suburban Conference girls golf going into the second of four conference tournaments Thursday afternoon. Thursday’s event has a 2:30 p.m. shotgun start at the Meadows at Mystic Lake in Prior Lake. Ot...Read More
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Saturday will be a busy day at softball fields, baseball fields and golf courses throughout Dakota County as several local schools hold invitationals. Eastview High School will hold its annual softball tournament at 10 a.m. at Johnny Cake Ridge Park in Apple Valley. The field includes Maple Grove an...Read More
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Girls lacrosse team starts 1-2 Burnsville’s girls lacrosse players have made it clear to coach Sarah Windhorst that they want to return to the Section 3 championship game. Skeptics might wonder if that’s realistic, given that the Blaze graduated six of the top seven scorers and the starting goal...Read More
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Softball team averaging 6 runs a game With a roster as young as the Burnsville softball team’s – nine of the 13 varsity players are in eighth, ninth or 10th grade – a coach needs to assume that some inconsistency will be part of the deal. No one understands that better than Pat Feely, who’s ...Read More
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Badminton squad topples Como Park Teams from St. Paul and Minneapolis city schools have been tough for the Burnsville badminton team to beat in recent years. But the Blaze is now starting to show it can stay with the state’s best. On Monday, Burnsville defeated St. Paul Como Park 6-1, a significan...Read More
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It’s official: The next time you see Tyus Jones on a basketball court, he probably will be in an NBA uniform. The 2014 Apple Valley High School graduate who helped lead Duke University to the 2015 NCAA championship announced Wednesday morning he will enter the NBA Draft. “I am faced with the tou...Read More
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Blaze edges Rosemount in SSC baseball opener Burnsville’s reputation as a community that regularly churns out talented baseball players was expected to be tested this season when the high school team rolled out a lineup heavy on underclassmen. Several of those underclassmen responded to the challe...Read More
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In her first outdoor track and field meet of the season, Eastview junior Natalie Manders uncorked a discus throw that will be difficult for her to top – or for anybody else to beat. Manders, the Class AA discus runner-up in 2014, threw 167 feet, 6 inches in a home meet April 2 against Burnsville. ...Read More
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Ceremonies scheduled April 15 and May 1 Athena Award winners from metro-area high schools will be honored at two upcoming luncheons. The Athena Award program, in its 21st year in St. Paul and its 43rd year in Minneapolis, honors high school senior female athletes for their dedication and excellence ...Read More
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Tyus Jones continued his seamless transition to college basketball last weekend by helping Duke reach another Final Four. The Apple Valley High School graduate scored 15 points and had six assists in the Blue Devils’ 66-52 victory over Gonzaga in the South Regional championship game Sunday in Hous...Read More
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New arrangement could create wrestling super-section Every two years the Minnesota State High School League realigns its sections for athletics and activities – and every two years coaches, administrators and athletes either breathe a sigh of relief or grumble under their breath about how things s...Read More
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