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Bankrupt

Bankrupt

Brady LaBahn, Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Apple Valley Eagles’ football team ended their bid for their first football state title since 1993 Friday afternoon after a hard-fought 51-40 loss to Elk River at U.S. Bank Stadium.   The Elks’ signature “T” offense kept rolling, as they racked up 700 rushing yards and didn’t...

On to US Bank

On to US Bank

Connor Van Hulzen, Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Apple Valley Eagles football team faced the Mankato West Scarlets for a chance to play at US Bank Stadium

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Eagles Move On to State Tourney

Eagles Move On to State Tourney

Connor Van Hulzen, Editor

November 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Apple Valley Football victorious in sections advance to the state tournament.

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Men’s Soccer Team Plays at State Quarterfinals!

Men’s Soccer Team Plays at State Quarterfinals!

Cori Roberts, Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

This past Wednesday, the AV men’s soccer team played the Stillwater Area High School Ponies in quarterfinals of the State Championship. It was an intense match and our eagles played at the top of their game, but ended up losing 2-0. Both goals were scored during the last twenty minutes of the sec...

Men’s Soccer Clinches State Berth in OT Win

Men’s Soccer Clinches State Berth in OT Win

Brady LaBahn, Editor

October 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

Apple Valley men’s soccer advanced to the state tournament Tuesday night after a goal in overtime by senior midfielder, Justin Mutua. He lifted the Eagles over the Rosemount Irish in the closely contested section final game. Scoring chances were few and far between for both teams in the first half, wit...

Men’s Soccer Advances to Section Finals!

Men’s Soccer Advances to Section Finals!

Cori Roberts

October 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

Congratulations to the Apple Valley High School Men’s Soccer team for their win against Eastview this past Thursday! With a final score of 1-0, Apple Valley managed to beat the #1 seeded team in the state of Minnesota. This was an especially impressive victory given that Apple Valley, seeded ...

Chaska Spoils Homecoming in Late Rally

Chaska Spoils Homecoming in Late Rally

Brady LaBahn, Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

  The Chaska Hawks ended the Eagles’ bid for an undefeated season--on homecoming, no less-- in a 20-17 come from behind victory on Friday. Chaska’s first scoring drive was set up by a failed fake punt by Apple Valley that gave the Hawks the ball deep into the Eagles’ territory in the ...

Seniors Take on Powder Puff

Seniors Take on Powder Puff

Connor Van Hulzen and Trinity Ek

October 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

This year’s homecoming week tradition of the Powder Puff Football game took place on Monday night. This yearly competition sees the upperclassmen girls pitted against each other in an extremely competitive and sometimes controversial game of flag football. This year’s game broke tradition by having...

The Curious Case of the One and Done

The Curious Case of the One and Done

Brady LaBahn, Sportswriter

May 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

The average college dropout makes $37,388 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, for a small group of students with only a high school diploma, the minimum amount they will earn in their first year on the job is just under $6 million dollars. Although this job isn’t at Google or G...

Senior Night Ends On A Sour Note

Senior Night Ends On A Sour Note

Connor Van Hulzen, Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

On Friday, the Eagles played their final home game of the regular season against Lakeville North and celebrated senior night for their two seniors, catcher Jaycee Lentz and pitcher Rachel Niederkorn.   Lakeville got off to a quick start in the first inning, scoring after a leadoff walk, bu...

Battles Without Borders: The Apple Valley/Eastview Rivalry

Battles Without Borders: The Apple Valley/Eastview Rivalry

Brady LaBahn, Sportswriter

April 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

No matter the sport, the most memorable match-ups always seem to come from competition between rivals. These battles are often sustained for many years, sometimes even generations. Duke and North Carolina have eleven NCAA men’s basketball titles between them, and twice a year the college basketball w...

Boys Basketball Gets Big Win Against Eastview

Daniel Dessalew, Sports Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Apple Valley boys basketball team defeated the Eastview Lightning with a dominant performance and a big lead on the scoreboard. Coming into this game, the Eagles had a seven game winning streak and only two losses this season. Motivated by the big rivalry with Eastview, Apple Valley managed to add...

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