Eagan rallies to defeat Eastview for girls’ hockey state berth

Top-seeded Eagan trailed sixth-seeded Eastview by a goal late in the second period of their Class 2A, Section 3 girls’ hockey championship game Wednesday.

Two goals in 47 seconds by the Wildcats dramatically reduced the odds of an upset. Read More

 

Six seconds left in the state championship game – what a time for a player’s first goal of the season.

That’s just what Eagan junior midfielder Ellen Pagois accomplished in a 2-1 victory against Maple Grove on Thursday to clinch the Wildcats’ third Class 2A girls’ soccer title in four seasons. Read More

 

 

 

 

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — Goldy Gopher, the ever-cheerful mascot of the University of Minnesota, is a presence to be feared on the gridiron. One Eagan football player learned that lesson the hard way during his team’s exhibition game against mascots Sunday. Read More

 

 

 

 

Eden Prairie, MN (June 21, 2016) – The Eagan City Council has formally approved the Minnesota Vikings plan to move the team headquarters and training facility to a 200-acre site located off I-494 at the intersection of Dodd Road and Lone Oak Parkway. Click here to read more

Wildcats return several top players from conference title team

Softball squad has strength in pitching circle

Alyssa Jolliffe returns to the pitching circle for defending South Suburban Conference softball champion Eagan. File photo
Alyssa Jolliffe returns to the pitching circle for defending South Suburban Conference softball champion Eagan. File photo
The phrases “new coach” and “major rebuilding project” often go hand in hand, but that’s not the case with Eagan softball, where Christian Duncan takes over a team that appears to have conference championship potential.

Several of the top players from a team that won the 2016 South Suburban Conference championship are back, installing the Wildcats as one of the favorites for this year’s conference title. Duncan said the Wildcats will have plenty of company in the race to the top. Click here to read more

 

St. Thomas Academy thrives in Class 2A boys’ hockey

Move to Class 2A all good for St. Thomas Academy

Greg and Tom Vannelli had a simple game plan when they arrived as co-coaches at St. Thomas Academy: To share the knowledge of the game gained during their playing days as well as teach today’s youth how to compete.

What quickly transpired was even beyond their imagination — the building of a state power. The Cadets are ranked No. 7 in Class 2A by Let’s Play Hockey, four years after moving up from Class 1A. Click here to read more

LJD_HSVB_Championship-1 The Eagan High School girls' volleyball team celebrates their championship-winning point during the Class AAA championship game of the 2016 State Girls' Volleyball Tournament when the Eagan Wildcats defeated the Champlin Park Rebels at the Xcel Energy Center on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 (Pioneer Press: Liam James Doyle)

Eagan brings home another title in Class 3A girls volleyball

 After celebrating a third title in four years and a second consecutive Class AAA girls volleyball championship, Eagan coach Kathy Gillen thought for a moment about what this dynasty means for her program… Click here to read more

 

 


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Relay victory one of Eagan’s highlights at state

Divers take second and third in Class AA meet

To Eagan senior Parker Lemke, the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center is sort of the Fenway Park of pools – a place where almost all of the sport’s greats have competed at one time or another…Click here to read more!

 

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Eagan sends another big group to state swimming

Class AA competition

Defending state boys Class AA champion Eagan has qualifiers in 11 events for this weekend’s state boys swimming and diving meet…Click here to read more!

Vikings' proposal for Eagan raises noise, traffic concerns in Mendota Heights - StarTribune.com

Vikings’ proposal for Eagan raises noise, traffic concerns in Mendota Heights – StarTribune.comhttp://www.startribune.com/vikings-proposal-for-eagan-raises-noise-traffic-concerns-in-mendota-heights/369893091/Mendota Heights officials are worried about what increased noise and traffic could mean for the area.


Eagan swimmers, divers still will be tough to beat | Sun Thisweek

Eagan swimmers, divers still will be tough to beat | Sun Thisweekhttp://sunthisweek.com/2015/12/17/eagan-swimmers-divers-still-will-be-tough-to-beat/Many of top performers from Class AA champs are back Eagan senior Mac Johnson swims the 100-yard butterfly during the Wildcats’ 96-85 victory over Eastview last Friday.…

swimmingThe defending state Class AA champion Eagan boys swimming and diving team participated Dec. 9 in the Hour of Power, a marathon relay practice and cancer research fundraiser started in 2006 as a memorial to a former Carleton College swimmer…Click here to read more! Eagan swim team honors parent, booster

Leaky defense a thing of the past for Wildcats | Sun Thisweek

Leaky defense a thing of the past for Wildcats | Sun Thisweekhttp://sunthisweek.com/2015/12/10/leaky-defense-a-thing-of-the-past-for-wildcats/Girls hockey team stays unbeaten with 2-0 victory at Burnsville Hannah Kojetin (15) of Eagan skates into the Burnsville zone as the Blaze’s Kennedy Anderson backchecks.…