Rosemount Sports

Eagan boys take 1st at Dakota Classic Local cross country teams kicked off their seasons last week in races across the metro area. Highlights included the Eagan boys’ team victory at the Dakota Classic and a first-place finish by Lakeville South’s Noah Hanson in the same race. Dakota Classic Eagan placed seven runners in the [...]

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Opening week for local football teams included a wild finish between two neighboring rivals, a couple of state tournament qualifiers from last year seemingly picking up where they left off, and rocky beginnings for the South Suburban Conference’s two newest members. Here’s a look back at the first week’s action: Burnsville 21 Eagan 20 (OT) [...]

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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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Boys soccer team has remained competitive Mike Floersch realized he had to prepare himself – and his team – for the possibility of a slow start. And that’s what happened, as the Rosemount boys soccer team lost its first three games. “It’s kind of what we expected,” Floersch said. “We graduated 15 seniors from last [...]

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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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Rosemount’s offense should be explosive Fifteen years ago it would have been difficult for anybody to imagine Rosemount having the status it now holds in Minnesota high school football. Jeff Erdmann arrived at the school thinking it would be the last stop of his teaching/coaching career. At the time, though, Rosemount hardly seemed to be [...]

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