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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,...

Football and volleyball coaches reflect on a shortened COVID-19 season

Football and volleyball coaches reflect on a shortened COVID-19 season

Dani Fraher, News Writer November 22, 2020

Football and volleyball are back! In a sudden turnaround, the district voted that the sports would resume a fall season, and two coaches, Nick Johnson of football and Katherine Gillen of volleyball, weren’t...

Captured by Patch McMahon

Volleyball and football added back to the fall season

Carson Powell, Co-Editor in Chief October 20, 2020

As many of you have heard, football and volleyball seasons have been moved back to fall. That’s right, FNL and the PIT are back! But… are they? Due to COVID-19 and strict MSHSL guidelines, seasons...

Coaches find new ways to involve their athletes during COVID-19

Coaches find new ways to involve their athletes during COVID-19

Jada Miller, Sports Writer June 3, 2020

During this hard time, many people are having to adapt to many changes, sports athletes included. All spring sports for the 2020 season were canceled with some teams only having a few weeks of activities,...

MSHSL cancels spring sports and activities

MSHSL cancels spring sports and activities

Ana McMahon, Sports Editor April 28, 2020

In tandem with Governor Walz's announcement on April 23 to continue distance learning for the remainder of the school year, the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) has decided to cancel all spring...

How COVID-19 is affecting sports around the globe

How COVID-19 is affecting sports around the globe

Donald Thai, Sports Writer March 15, 2020

The novel Coronavirus has affected everyone in nearly every nation; from young children to elderly people. COVID-19 has significantly impacted sports. Worldwide, sporting events are getting canceled or...

Winter wrap-up: Icettes, gymnastics, & boys' basketball

Winter wrap-up: Icettes, gymnastics, & boys’ basketball

Jada Miller and Donald Thai March 15, 2020

As the seasons for the Icettes, gymnastics, and boys’ basketball have come to an end, we wanted to reflect on their seasons.   Icettes Fanny Deccatoire, a senior at EHS and one of the captains...

2020 Winter Sports Showcase

2020 Winter Sports Showcase

We caught up with the winter sports captains/leaders to get the inside scoop on their seasons, players, and most anticipated games.
Ana McMahon, Carson Powell, Jada Miller, and Donald Thai December 15, 2019

Captured by Molly Desutter.

Cross country teams send individuals to state

Jada Miller, Sports Writer November 11, 2019

The 2019 cross country season for the boys’ and girls’ teams ended with some impressive team and individual performances. After falling short in the team section races, Eagan was represented at the Class...

‘NJ’ aims to bring new energy to Wildcats football

‘NJ’ aims to bring new energy to Wildcats football

Dani Fraher, Staff Writer October 6, 2019

Eagan High School’s new head football coach, Nick Johnson, widely known as NJ, kicked off the 2019 football season with astounding popularity. Coach Johnson enters his 18th year of coaching after spending...

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