Sports

Edina High’s boys soccer team needed two things in order to upset No. 1-ranked Minnetonka in a Lake Conference match Sept. 9 – 1. A perfect game plan and 2. A perfect execution of that game plan. The plan looked to be perfect in the first half after Edina took a 1-0 lead on a [...]

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When Edina High defensive back Evan Holm returned a fumble 70 yards for a touchdown to give his football team a 17-14 lead against second-ranked Rosemount Friday night, he was understandably excited. So excited that he spiked the ball after crossing the goal line. “Oh, oh,” he thought when he saw yellow penalty flags flying. [...]

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Edina High’s girls swimming and diving team verified its No. 2 state ranking by downing Minnetonka 107-79 in a Lake Conference dual meet. With all but one of its scorers back from last year’s state meet, Edina is banking on experience. That experience showed throughout the meet against Minnetonka. Edina opened with a win in [...]

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Edina High’s football team has started the 2014 season 0-3, but on the plus side, the Hornets were only a play or two from upsetting the state’s second-ranked 6A team, Rosemount, Sept. 12 at Edina’s Kuhlman Field. The play that broke Edina’s spirit was a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by Rosemount’s Dimitri Williams [...]

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Three of Edina’s most prominent sports families were featured during the Edina High Athletic Hall of Fame banquet Thursday, Sept. 11, at Edina Country Club. Two of those families, the Carlsons and the Hankinsons, completed a cycle, at least for this generation, while another family, the Gaards, watched their elder daughter join the ranks of [...]

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