Nick’s Notebook: Lakeville North’s offense more than the Nathan Reuvers show

Although junior Nathan Reuvers scored 59 points in Lakeville North’s first two wins, the Panthers are much more than the Nathan Reuvers show. Cover Reuvers, who is 6-foot-9, and 6-foot-7 guard Carter Brooks scores baskets. Focus on Brooks and Reuvers and Calvin Pesola hits three-pointers all day. In Lakeville North’s 81-73 victory over No. 5 Wayzata, … Continue reading Nick’s Notebook: Lakeville North’s offense more than the Nathan Reuvers show

Lakeville North D Pehrson commits to Michigan Tech

The Lakeville North boys’ hockey team gained a Division-I defenseman on Tuesday night, but he already held a spot on the Panthers’ roster. Keaton Pehrson, a junior defender, announced his verbal commitment to play college hockey at Michigan Tech University on Tuesday night. The Huskies are a Division-I men’s hockey team in the Western College … Continue reading Lakeville North D Pehrson commits to Michigan Tech

Nick’s Notebook: Nine set to sign National Letters of Intent on Wednesday

Nine Lakeville North athletes will sign National Letters of Intent on Wednesday at 7:30 AM in the commons at Lakeville North High School. Included are Carter Brooks, Brooke Genzler, Katarina Seper, Max Johnson, Mitch Frederick, Joey Larson, Luke Anderson, Brianna Vetter and Shayla Steinley. Carter Brooks, a senior basketball player, is set to sign a … Continue reading Nick’s Notebook: Nine set to sign National Letters of Intent on Wednesday

Nick’s Notebook: Girls’ soccer has best chance of any Lakeville North team to win state

This Lakeville North girls’ soccer team could be the team that wins Lakeville North’s 2015-2016 state title. In each of the past three school years, one Panther team won a state championship—volleyball in 2012-2013, boys’ basketball in 2013-2014 and boys’ hockey in 2014-2015. The 2015 girls’ soccer team has the best chance of any Lakeville … Continue reading Nick’s Notebook: Girls’ soccer has best chance of any Lakeville North team to win state

Vossen’s campaign to get Lakeville North No. 1 seed a success

If Lakeville North coach Brian Vossen ever wants to move on from coaching and teaching, he may have a future in sales. With the Panthers, Rosemount and Burnsville all East Metro White subdistrict champions, the question of who deserved the top-seed heading into the postseason wasn't clear. Lakeville North beat Burnsville in the third game of … Continue reading Vossen’s campaign to get Lakeville North No. 1 seed a success

Nick’s Notebook: Stewart needs to return to turnover-free football this week

Drew Stewart played uncharacteristically against Apple Valley. The senior quarterback threw three interceptions against the Eagles after throwing one interception in the first six games combined. He also didn't throw any touchdowns in the 28-7 victory over the Eagles--something he hasn't done since the first game of the season vs East Ridge. Although his performance … Continue reading Nick’s Notebook: Stewart needs to return to turnover-free football this week

Lakeville North girls’ soccer improves to No. 1 in latest rankings

Throughout the 2015 regular season, Lakeville North has been considered one of the top girls' soccer teams in the state. But now, the Panthers are considered the best. In the latest Class 2A coaches association poll, Lakeville North moved up to No. 1 after sitting at No. 2 for two weeks. The Panthers had held the … Continue reading Lakeville North girls’ soccer improves to No. 1 in latest rankings

Basketball Insider: Three teams attend open gym to watch highly-recruited forward Nathan Reuvers

A few more people than usual visited Lakeville North on Thursday night to watch an informal open gym. Drake, Green Bay and Santa Clara came to watch junior Nathan Reuvers, a 6-foot-9 power forward for Lakeville North who has 12 scholarship offers already with more likely on the way. Although Reuvers played basketball in a five-on-five … Continue reading Basketball Insider: Three teams attend open gym to watch highly-recruited forward Nathan Reuvers

Lakeville North center Max Johnson will stay for senior season

Over five key contributors on the Lakeville North boys' hockey state championship team won't be back in 2015-2016, but senior Max Johnson isn't one of them. Johnson will play for the Panthers this season despite the opportunity to play for the Sioux Falls Stampede in the United States Hockey League after they drafted him last summer. Colleges … Continue reading Lakeville North center Max Johnson will stay for senior season

MUJW: Day Two–‘Doug Died’

For those that don’t know, I am currently in Columbia, Missouri at the University of Missouri for a nine days taking part in the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop, which is run through the Dow Jones News Fund. I am one of 18 high school journalists in attendance at the workshop with students from Tennessee to Nebraska to Florida … Continue reading MUJW: Day Two–‘Doug Died’