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Unseeded Lakeville South boys hockey upsets No. 2 seeded St. Thomas Academy

Unseeded Lakeville South boys hockey upsets No. 2 seeded St. Thomas Academy

Ally Werner, Sports Reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

    In the first game of the AA Minnesota state boys hockey tournament, the unseeded Lakeville South Cougars took on the No. 2 Seeded St. Thomas Academy Cadets to compete for a chance to bring home the championship title for the first time in school history.   In the first period, Cadets forward Ray C...

On to state

On to state

Brent Moening, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

For those of you who just love having mounds of homework stacked up you’re in for a disappointment. As most of you know, with Lakeville South’s victory over Lakeville North, South is now going to state and playing against St. Thomas. And of course, that means the whole school has to go with them. Lakeville South was given 1400 tickets to the game and by the end of C lunch on Monday all the ...

Two down, one to Go: Boys hockey achieving goals with each win

Kendra Nelson, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys Hockey’s on its way to state for the first time since 2012. At the sections game last Thursday, South boys beat the North boys hockey team. “It is a great feeling given the history between the two programs. We feel we earned the win to get us to state.” coach Andrew Bucchino states about winning...

Side by Side: Cougars vs Cadets

Ryan Lueschen, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

According to the statistics, both teams are very balanced. Even though the Cougars have a better powerplay than St. Thomas Academy, St. Thomas has a far better penalty kill. St. Thomas may have a better record, but they didn’t play the same opponents. Also, each statistic that is higher or lower for...

South over North in hockey

South over North in hockey

Ryan Lueschen

March 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Boys hockey is going to state! After a very emotional game, South came out on top 3-1 over the Panthers. It was a very suspenseful game with a 1-1 score for the majority. Each team knew that number two was the difference maker. Once South delivered midway through the third period, the Rochester Rec Cente...

The AP surprise we should all expect

Ryan Lueschen, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

When the 2016 National Football League season started in September, Minnesotans were hopeful for playoff success. The Minnesota Vikings had a hot quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater, the same record-setting running back Adrian Peterson, a top-5 defensive unit, and a new stadium. Disaster after disaster followe...

New Coach To Turn Things Around With Varsity Baseball

Quinton Olmsted, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The 2017 baseball season for varsity players couldn't look brighter. With all new coaching staff and fresh senior talent, the season looks bright for these varsity ball players.  “This is the first year where we feel a coach could change things.” Says Dalton Locklear, a varsity pitcher last year and...

Another Big Loss, Another Big Opportunity

Ryan Lueschen, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The confidence developed with their 6 game winning streak appears to be continuing through tough times.

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Football coach retires after thirty-eight years

Football coach retires after thirty-eight years

Ally Werner, Sports Reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Today, long-time Lakeville South High School football coach Larry Thompson retired after a thirty-eight yearlong career. The official announcement came after speculations that Thompson would soon be leaving the team. In his resignation letter addressed to Lakeville South activities direction Neil Strad...

LSHS swim team kicks and dives their way into state

LSHS swim team kicks and dives their way into state

Katie Loveless, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life

On Saturday, November 11th, Lakeville South swimmers (srs. Rachel Streit and Maria Herrera, jr. Ryenne Hathway, sophs. Josie Sommers, and frosh. Winter Craig) won three relays, three individuals and one diver (jr. Brittney Alexander) leading them to be qualified for state. With the overall team placing...

LSHS Volleyball takes third in State

LSHS Volleyball takes third in State

Ally Werner, Sports Reporter

November 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

Over the past few days, the Lakeville South girls’ volleyball team has been duking it out for a place in the AAA Minnesota State Volleyball Tournament. Today, the LSHS Cougars took on the Hopkins Royals in a clash for the third place title. In the start of the first set, the Cougars looked less ne...

Cougar volleyball falls short in second game

Cougar volleyball falls short in second game

Ally Werner, Sports Reporter

November 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

In the second game of the Minnesota State AAA volleyball tournament, the Lakeville South cougars lost a well-fought game to the Eagan Wildcats. The Wildcats swept the game in a quick three sets winning the first set 25 to 12, the second set 25 to 13, and the third set 25 to 15. Just like yesterday...

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