Eagan Sports

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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Eastview senior Kari Opatz tied for fourth at the state Class 3A girls golf tournament Wednesday at Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids. Apple Valley had three girls at state, with Rachel Harty finishing in the top 20. Opatz shot 73-76–149 in the girls tournament. New Prague’s Kenzie Neisen had a two-day total of 135 (9 [...]

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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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The Lakeville Panther Hall of Fame will induct six new members at its annual banquet July 13 at Crystal Lake Golf Course. This year’s inductees are: • Dick Ames and Ray “Butch” Ames of Ames Construction, whose contributions to Lakeville schools include financial support of Ames Arena, the Lakeville North High School stadium field scoreboard [...]

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