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Varsity football team facing off against east ridge on Friday, September 24th.

Varsity Football – Players & Coach Spotlight

Addi Bronwell, Sports Writer October 3, 2021

The Eagan High School varsity football team should be recognized for their dedication and attitude towards the game and bettering the program for future athletes to come. During practice, players work...

Football Captains walking to center field for coin toss at game vs. Park on Friday September 10th.

Fall Sports Season Kick Off

Addi Bronwell, Sports Writer September 15, 2021

As school is once again in session, Eagan High School athletics kick right back into action. The Varsity Football team began the season, alongside the Boys Cross Country team, against Rosemount on September...

Captured by Shawn Gilson (MNShotz).

Spring sports player spotlights

Donald Thai, Sports Writer May 9, 2021

The spring sports season has returned after last year’s unfortunate shutdown.    With just about three months of competition, spring athletes are making the best out of their seasons. Unlike...

Photo via @Eagan_Athletics (Twitter).

Winter wrap-up: gymnastics, wrestling, & Nordic skiing

Addi Bronwell, Sports Writer April 25, 2021

As Eagan winter sports come to a close, it’s time to shine a light on the teams and athletes that competed at the state level this season: gymnastics, wrestling, and Nordic skiing.   The Eagan...

Photo via @Eagan_Athletics (Twitter).

Nordic skiing: the road to state

Addi Bronwell, Sports Writer March 10, 2021

The Eagan girls and boys Nordic skiing teams are headed to state at Giants Ridge in Biwabik this Thursday and Friday after both coming in second in sections. The girls’ team is combined with Eastview...

The limitation of fans: how the athletes feel

The limitation of fans: how the athletes feel

Addi Bronwell, Sports Writer March 4, 2021

A big part of sports is the highs and lows of the spectators' excitement. Having your friends and families watch you play the sport you love while the band blasts your school spirit song is one of the...

MSHSLs COVID-19 winter sports restrictions

MSHSL’s COVID-19 winter sports restrictions

Donald Thai, Sports Writer February 2, 2021

Winter sports have looked much different this year. Literally.    Under the state’s executive order, players are mandated to wear masks during practice and competitions. Any sports that include...

Coach Carlson: behind the mask

Coach Carlson: behind the mask

Addi Bronwell, Sports Writer January 25, 2021

Coaching hockey at a varsity level is not an easy task by any means but trying to do so during a global pandemic makes for a tough and highly restricted season. Coach Carlson of EHS boys hockey has graciously...

Winter sports player spotlights

Winter sports player spotlights

Donald Thai, Sports Writer January 6, 2021

Due to the pandemic, school-organized winter sports activities have been postponed for over a month. This includes practices, competitions, and other in-person meetings. Winter athletes have been questioning...

Boys basketball joins together to donate equipment to Tanzania

Boys’ basketball joins together to donate equipment to Tanzania

Addi Bronwell, Sports Writer December 20, 2020

  The Eagan basketball team has gotten new practice jerseys every year over the past few years and they have had no use for the old ones as they were collecting dust in storage. Instead of tossing...

Fall sports wrap up in the time of COVID-19

Fall sports wrap up in the time of COVID-19

Donald Thai, Sports Writer December 11, 2020

This year has had an unpredictable schedule for all sports. Starting in the summer of 2020, fall sports had been arranged to take place, but with uncertainty due to the spread of Coronavirus. Fortunately,...

Morgan Eckerle signing her National Letter of Intent. Photo via @Eagan_Athletics (Twitter).

Five seniors participate in National Signing Day

Jacob Braginsky, Sports Writer November 28, 2020

Every year, over 100,000 seniors in America sign a National Letter of Intent, indicating their commitment to play Division I or II sports at a college or university. On November 11, National Signing Day,...

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