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2014 winter athletics at Eagle Ridge

Athletic Opportunities at Each Junior High

Wrestling is open to any and all interested 7-8th graders at each junior high. 9th graders will participate on the high school team with practices and competitions being held at the high school. 7th and 8th graders will start on Monday, November 17 at each respective school. Eagle Ridge students should meet in the cafeteria. 9th graders will start on Monday, November 17 at the high school in the wrestling gym. Uniforms are provided. Wrestling shoes are strongly encouraged. If you have any questions, please contact Zach Wilson, head coach, at zachwilson44@gmail.com.

Dance Team is open to any and all 7-8th grade girls at each junior high. Start date will be Monday, October 27. Girls should meet in the cafeteria at each respective school for practice. Girls should come prepared to dance by wearing shorts, t-shirts, and tennis shoes. Please contact head varsity coach, Anna Abbe at aabbe@isd191.org if you have any questions.

Boys’ 9B Basketball is open to any 7th-9th grade boys who would like to try out for 9B basketball, an extension of the high school program. Each junior high will field its own 9B team and will compete against other 9B high school teams. Practices will be held at each junior high with games taking place at both the high school and the junior highs. 9th graders are encouraged to try out for the 9A team that is housed at the high school. These tryouts will take place starting Monday, November 3rd. 9th graders who don’t make the 9A team and all 7th/8th graders can try-out for their school’s 9B team at their junior high starting on Wednesday, November 5. If you have any questions, please contact Head Coach Matt Eppen at meppen@isd191.org.

Athletic Opportunities for Junior High Students at the High School

Boys’ Swimming is open to any and all interested 7-9th grade boys at Burnsville High School. Practic-es and meets are held at the BHS pool. Please check the BHS Boys’ Swimming website for more in-formation. If you have any questions, please contact Andrew Michelson, head coach, at amichel-son10@gmail.com .

Alpine Skiing is open to any and all interested 7-9th grade girls or boys. Practices and meets are held at Buck Hill Ski Area. Please check the BHS Alpine Ski website for more information or contact Derek Nash, head coach, at dnash@isd191.org.us or 952-707-2459 or Tim Bocklund, head coach, at tab@penncycle.com.

Nordic Skiing is open to any and all interested 7-9th grade boys or girls. Practices are held at Terrace Oaks Park in Burnsville. Please check the BHS Nordic Ski website for more information or contact Chris Harvey, head coach, at charvey@barr.com .

Olympic Style Weightlifting is open to any and all interested 7-9th grade boys or girls. Practices are held in the BHS Weight Room. Please check the Olympic Style Weightlifting website for more infor-mation or contact Scott Sahli, head coach, at scott.sahli12@gmail.com .

Girls’ Hockey is open to any interested 8-9th grade girl. The team will conduct tryouts with players potentially being cut due to limitations in squad size. Practices and games are held at the Burnsville Ice Center. Please check the BHS Girls’ Hockey website or contact Tracy Cassano, head coach, at Tracy.Cassano@district196.org for more information.

Boys’ Hockey is open to any interested 9th grade boy. The team will conduct tryouts with players potentially being cut due to limitations in squad size. Practices and games are held at the Burnsville Ice Center. Please check the BHS Boys’ Hockey website or contact Janne Kivihalme, head coach, at jjkivihalme@mchsi.com for more information.

Girls’ Basketball is open to any and all interested 7-9th grade girls. The team will offer 4 levels this year – varsity, JV, B Squad, and 9A. Depending on the number who tryout, cuts may have to be made. All practices and games will be held at BHS. Please check the BHS Girls’ Basketball website or contact head coach, Larissa Parr, at risparr7@gmail.com for more information.

Boys’ 9A Basketball is open to any interested 9th grade boy. The team will conduct tryouts at the high school and will consist of a limited number of players. Any 9th grade boy who does not make the 9A team is encouraged/welcome to try-out for the 9B team at their respective junior high. Please contact head coach, Matt Eppen, at meppen@isd191.org for more information.

High School Dance Team tryouts begin October 20th - 23rd and are open to 9th-12th grade stu-dents. Please check the announcements for the date and time of upcoming informational meeting. Any questions please contact Anna Lardy at AAbbe@isd191.org.

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Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:49