Burnsville Sports

Winning Metro East team had several local players When the state high school all-star baseball series ended Saturday evening, players from the winning Metro East team congratulated each other and wished each other well in college. The majority of those who played in the four-team series will play baseball at a Division I, Division II [...]

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South Metro teams play at Lakeville’s King Park Jen and Brian Christopherson have one son who plays for an Eastview 12-and-under baseball team and one who plays in the South Metro Miracle League. They rarely get to see their boys on the same field at the same time. Monday night was an exception. Nathan Christopherson, [...]

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Northern Lights sends 30 teams to tournament The nation’s top youth volleyball players are the Twin Cities this week for the national girls Junior Olympic tournament at Minneapolis Convention Center. Not surprisingly, the tournament will have a lot of Minnesota teams, including 30 from the Burnsville-based Northern Lights club. Six Northern Lights teams will compete [...]

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Athletes from local high schools on Sunday won two major individual awards. Lakeville North catcher Erika Rozell received the Ms. Softball award at a banquet in Minneapolis. Rozell, who has signed with the University of Minnesota, batted .400 in 2014 with four homers and 25 runs scored. She also threw out 14 baserunners. She is [...]

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Burnsville thrower places seventh It’s reasonable to assume that the state track and field meet did not go as the Eagan girls had hoped. The Wildcats went in expecting to prove they could compete against the top teams in Class AA. They came away from last weekend’s state meet at Hamline University with six points [...]

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