Burnsville Sports

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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Football team plugging in a lot of new starters Apple Valley football coach Chad Clendening was almost beaming with pride while he watched two of his senior captains run sprints at the end of last Friday’s practice. Why? Because they did it on their own, not because a coach told them to, Clendening said. “When [...]

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Football team hopes better numbers leads to better results When Burnsville football coach Tyler Krebs mentioned to a reporter that two juniors were in a race for the starting quarterback job, Blaze senior co-captain Brett Shepley couldn’t resist. He half-jokingly told Krebs he was ready if the coach needed him. On one hand, he probably [...]

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The Eagan Bandits and Burnsville Bobcats will play in the state Class B men’s amateur baseball tournament beginning this weekend. Eagan, which qualified by winning the Cannon Valley League regular-season championship, plays Dundas at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Jordan “Mini-Met” ballpark. Eagan finished third in last year’s state tourney. Burnsville defeated Savage in a [...]

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