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Athlete Spotlight: Jackson Kehler--5 Broken Pool Records

Athlete Spotlight: Jackson Kehler–5 Broken Pool Records

Donald Thai, Sports Editor March 3, 2022

Five broken records. In a single year.  Jackson Kehler turned his love for swimming in his lake and in his local community into a competitive career. Kehler joined his first competitive swim team,...

Captured by Shawn Gilson (MNShotz).

Lily Fandre’s 1000 Points Achievement

Donald Thai, Sports Editor February 3, 2022

At least 333 buckets. 25 games each season. 4 varsity seasons. 1000 points.   Lily Fandre scores over eighty buckets per season, equating to about 250 points totaled every year and 10 points recorded...

Captured by Shawn Gilson (MNShotz).

Fall Sports Wrap Up – 2021

Donald Thai, Sports Editor November 14, 2021

This year’s fall sports seasons nearly returned to normal. Besides the fact that fans were required to wear masks in indoor events like volleyball and swim & dive, sports activities operated at full...

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...

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