Burnsville Sports

The state basketball championships Lakeville North’s boys and Eastview’s girls won in the last couple of weeks capped the best sports season in the South Suburban Conference’s brief history. The league, which began operation in the summer of 2010, just claimed winter state championships in wrestling (Apple Valley), boys and girls basketball, and both divisions [...]

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Plenty of Minnesota-born players will be on display at the NCAA West Regional men’s hockey tournament this weekend at Xcel Energy Center. Minnesota, the host team and No. 1 overall seed, will play Robert Morris in a semifinal game at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, with St. Cloud State and Notre Dame meeting in the other semifinal [...]

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New Prague wins adapted floor hockey tourney First, Burnsville/Farmington/Lakeville had to get over the shock of not winning the state championship. Reaching the mountaintop is something to which the Blazing Cats had grown accustomed, so when it didn’t happen Saturday afternoon at the state adapted floor hockey tournament, some of the players were visibly upset. [...]

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Cretin-Derham Hall upsets Apple Valley in section final One day after Apple Valley’s boys basketball season ended earlier than many thought it would, the Eagles were still having trouble processing the result. “It’s 2:30 (Friday afternoon) and I feel like I should be in the gym getting ready to play next week,” Eagles coach Zach [...]

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Four Eagles wrestlers win state individual titles Moments after winning his fourth consecutive state individual wrestling championship, Mark Hall went into the stands at Xcel Energy Center to thank and hug some of the people who have helped him along the way. They’re people who have his back, and Hall said it’s good to know [...]

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