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Soaring into agriculture
RHS students are merit finalists
Chaos, uncertainty reign as session ends
Hill is Rotary honoree
Dakota County ranks high with its residents
crime and courts
Boys lacrosse: Irish settle for second in SSC
Baseball: 1-2 pitching punch puts end to skid
Boys tennis: Irish tennis bows out in 3AA quarterfinals
Softball: Irish climb back to fourth in SSC
Girls lacrosse: Improved Irish take 6-7 mark into section tourney
Memorial Day ceremonies start Sunday
Upcoming Events: Memorial Day ceremonies start Sunday
RAAC seeks young actors for upcoming ArtBlast play
Pet of the Week: A bumpy ride
A different kind of obstacle
arts and entertainment
Gale J. Konop, 62
Gayle Draus, 68
Rev. Arthur W. Holmes D.D, 90
Editorial: Highway 3 presents many challenges
Letter to the editor: One Rosemount, or sport vs. sport?
Nathan Hansen's column: My Saturday under water
Chuck Brooks' column: Enjoying the freedom to be sick
Bill Droste's column: City makes new efforts to reach out
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May 25, 2011
Softball: Burnsville blanks Irish
Competing in the Lake and South Suburban Conferences, the Rosemount softball team has faced some of the state's toughest pitchers. The past few years it was Eagan's Sara Moulton. This year it's been Burnsville's Kelsey Anderson. Unfortunately for the Irish, they know facing the...
May 25, 2011 - 11:28am
May 23, 2011
Spring playoffs in full swing this week
The section tournaments for spring sports teams have begun and offers a big week for Rosemount teams. The Irish softball team, seeded No. 8 in the Class 3A, Section 3 playoffs, opened with a win at No. 9 seed Lakeville North last week and moved on to face Burnsville in today's quarterfinals....
May 23, 2011 - 11:15am
May 18, 2011
Softball: Offense and defense coming around
Runs weren't easy to come by for the Rosemount softball team in the beginning of the season. Irish coach Tiffany Rose lamented the fact her squad couldn't connect for key base hits at critical times. Slowly, the offense has come around this season.
May 18, 2011 - 1:59pm
May 11, 2011
Softball: Irish cap a busy stretch with a win over Kennedy
The spring weather put the Rosemount softball team in a tough position. The Irish wanted to play a normal schedule, but several postponed and rescheduled games adjusted the original schedule. It left Rosemount trying to squeeze many of those games back into a packed schedule. With...
May 11, 2011 - 10:37am
May 4, 2011
Softball: Offense heating up
The popular cliché in baseball and softball is hitting is contagious. If teams are in a slump, it often affects most of the players. If teams...
May 4, 2011 - 10:47am
April 27, 2011
Softball: Hits not falling for Irish
Rosemount softball coach Tiffany Rose has stressed the importance of getting more offense from her team. The Irish have averaged 1.6 runs a game this season while starting 0-5. And Rosemount isn't getting many opportunities to break through against opposing pitchers with five games...
April 27, 2011 - 11:05am
April 20, 2011
Softball: Offense struggles during 0-3 start
As Monday's game against Apple Valley played out, Rosemount softball coach Tiffany Rose talked with one of her assistant coaches. The Irish...
April 20, 2011 - 10:24am
April 13, 2011
Softball: Newberry goes deep in season opener
With the pitching distance moved back, Minnesota high school softball teams are likely going to take some time to see how the game plays differently this season. Some teams have already had their chance at live competition. Rosemount got its first test on Monday. The Irish, though,...
April 13, 2011 - 10:12am
March 30, 2011
Softball preview: Irish face a new challenge
Rosemount softball coach Tiffany Rose was asked this week about what to expect this season. There was some apprehension from Rose.
March 30, 2011 - 10:22am
June 16, 2010
Three RHS coaches step down, one replacement set
The school year is over, but the work for Rosemount athletic director Mike Manning just got a bit tougher. Three Rosemount High School coaches recently announced they were stepping down from their roles as coaches. In May, Irish volleyball coach Kristin Helgeson let Manning know...
June 16, 2010 - 12:50pm
May 26, 2010
Softball: An unusual feeling for Irish softball
It might take a while for the sting of Monday's loss to wear away for the Rosemount softball team. A day after the Irish lost 5-4 to Eastview in the first round of the section tournament, Rosemount coach Jim Matheson said he was, "just alright." The disappointment was evident. It's...
May 26, 2010 - 2:13pm
May 19, 2010
Softball: Defense still a strong suit for Irish softball team
When Rosemount softball coach Jim Matheson summarizes his team's recent play, it sounds like a fairly simple examination. Matheson's assessment also provides a strong blueprint for success in the playoffs. "Our defense has been as good as we could possibly expect all year long,"...
May 19, 2010 - 2:39pm
May 12, 2010
Softball: Offense in high gear
Rosemount softball coach Jim Matheson warned the power his team displayed earlier this season wouldn't continue into the tough part of the regular season. Matheson was right, as the Irish struggled to hit against tougher pitching in the Lake Conference. Rosemount will certainly...
May 12, 2010 - 4:26pm
May 5, 2010
Softball: Little room for error as Irish split a pair
Rosemount softball coach Jim Matheson was pleased with his team's performance after winning last weekend's Tartan tournament. However, Matheson...
May 5, 2010 - 1:32pm
April 28, 2010
Softball: Tougher competition leads to rougher results
Jim Matheson's experience told him there would be rough days ahead. The longtime Rosemount softball coach warned of tougher competition as the Irish opened the season with three straight wins, all in blowout, shutout fashion. Matheson cautioned about taking a long ball surge by...
April 28, 2010 - 4:28pm