Lakeville Sports

15-1 squad wins 2 major tournaments Winning Open Division championships at the country’s two biggest youth national volleyball tournaments is rare, even for clubs that are accustomed to contending for national titles. Northern Lights’ 15-1 team accomplished that elusive double over the last several weeks, winning the 15-and-under titles at the AAU National Championships in [...]

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Here’s a look at other local people who took part in the Minnesota Football Coaches Association Tackle Cancer All-Star Football Game on Saturday. The players listed all were members of the winning South all-star team. Lakeville North’s Jamiah Newell rushed eight times for 26 yards and caught one pass. The 5-foot-8, 170-pound running back has [...]

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Richard Pitino’s first University of Minnesota men’s basketball team had only one player from Minnesota – Eastview High School graduate Joey King, who transferred from Drake. But, entering his second season, the Gophers coach is making it clear that Minnesota players will be part of the program’s future. Last week the Gophers offered Apple Valley [...]

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Lakeville resident Mitch Leidner is expected to be No. 1 on the quarterback depth chart when the University of Minnesota football team begins practice in August. The university’s athletic communications department recently did a question-and-answer session with Leidner about growing up in Lakeville for its website, gophersports.com. It is reprinted here with the athletic communications [...]

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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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