Lakeville Sports

Local team goes 1-2 in regional tourney Lakeville North won one of its three games at the Central Plains Regional American Legion baseball tournament, closing a 29-8 season. North, playing in a Legion regional for the first time, was trying to be the second consecutive Minnesota team to qualify for the American Legion World Series [...]

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Lakeville North’s first game in an American Legion baseball regional tournament went smoothly as the local team defeated West Des Moines, Iowa, 7-3 in the Central Plains Regional on Thursday in Fargo, N.D. North will play a winners’ bracket game at 5 p.m. Friday against Omaha (Neb.) Westside or Bismarck, N.D. The tournament runs through [...]

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Local team advances to regional in North Dakota For some Lakeville North players, it was getting to the point where reaching the state tournament wasn’t enough. “We’ve kind of had a chip on our shoulder,” said Ben Jensen, catcher for the state American Legion champion North baseball team. “A lot of us have been to [...]

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Chaska and Hopkins won Gold Division championships at the Breakdown/Midwest Volleyball Warehouse Summer Elite volleyball tournament last weekend in Burnsville. Two separate tournaments were held Aug. 2-3, showcasing teams projected to be among the best in Minnesota high school volleyball this fall. Chaska took the Saturday, Aug. 2, tournament against a field that included South [...]

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Action starts Friday morning in south metro Considering Lakeville North’s success in high school baseball – the Panthers took third place in the Class 3A tournament in June – it likely surprises no one that North also will contend for a state American Legion championship. How North got to this point might be a bit [...]

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Mark Hall, already a four-time state high school champion for Apple Valley, added a world championship to his resume this summer. Hall won five matches in the 167.5-pound weight class in freestyle at the FILA Cadet World Championships in Slovakia in July. He won the title match 4-1 over Sumiyabazar Zandanbud of Mongolia. Hall also [...]

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