Burnsville Sports

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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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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Opening week for local football teams included a wild finish between two neighboring rivals, a couple of state tournament qualifiers from last year seemingly picking up where they left off, and rocky beginnings for the South Suburban Conference’s two newest members. Here’s a look back at the first week’s action: Burnsville 21 Eagan 20 (OT) [...]

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The Apple Jack Invitational, one of the state’s longest-running high school cross country meets, is approaching a milestone. In September 2015, the Apple Jack Invitational, founded in the 1960s by Lakeville cross country coach Jack Strommer, will be run for the 50th time. Before then, though, the 49th edition of the race will be Thursday, [...]

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Fourth-ranked Burnsville splits first two games Burnsville defeated Mounds View 2-0 on Tuesday in a duel of top-5 teams in the state high school Class AA girls soccer rankings. Mounds View was second in the state coaches association preseason poll while Burnsville was fourth. But the Blaze took control on first-half goals by senior forward [...]

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An Eagan native will have a prominent role on a golf-themed television reality series this fall. Katie Detlefsen, a four-time Minnesota high school Class A girls individual champion for Minnehaha Academy, is one of the 12 contestants on “Big Break Myrtle Beach,” which begins airing on the Golf Channel on Oct. 7. Episodes for the [...]

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