The Star Tribune held its annual All-Metro Sports Awards ceremony at Target Field on Tuesday, June 27, and District 196 was well represented. From coach, team and players of the year to individual awards, student athletes from Eastview, Apple Valley and Eagan high schools were recognized for their outstanding achievements during the 2017-18 school year.
Some awards were announced earlier in the school year, but all were celebrated during the awards ceremony. The recipients and respective awards are:
- Team of the Year: Eastview girls’ basketball team
- Girls’ Coach of the Year: Eastview girls’ basketball coach Molly Kasper
- Male Player of the Year: Apple Valley wrestler Gable Steveson
- Volleyball Player of the Year: McKenna Melville, Eagan
- Boys’ Alpine Skier of the Year: Camden Palmquist, Eagan
- Boys’ Basketball Player of the Year: Tre Jones, Apple Valley
- Wrestler of the Year: Gable Steveson, Apple Valley
- Girls’ Lacrosse Player of the Year: Reagan Roelofs, Apple Valley
- Girls’ Track and Field Athlete of the Year: Natalie Windels, Eagan
- Dance Team of the Year: Eastview High School (inaugural award)
For a complete list of award recipients and photos, visit the Star Tribune’s website.