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The 2018 MLB Season is Underway!

March 13, 2018 9:45pm | Jake Beeson

Recently, our hometown Minnesota Twins have begun their quest to win the 2018 World Series. The boys of summer are back! I, along with the professionals, can’t wait to get back onto the field for the first time in months. The grass, the dirt, the […]

#TheTourney Day 4: The salad bar was dirty, the water was flowing down the sink and Minnetonka beat Duluth East. Oh, and I went to the Let’s Play Hockey expo.

March 12, 2018 1:26am | Justin Amaker

So, get this. There’s an expo just dedicated to hockey, here in Minnesota. That’s how you know you’re in the State of Hockey, and I went with my friend Lucas Lesser on Saturday before game day to see it unfold. Jake wasn’t there…because, of course, […]

#TheTourney18 Day 2: Three blowouts in a row followed by a really close last game. Oh, and one of ours getting ejected.

March 9, 2018 3:09pm | Justin Amaker

So, Jake and I loved going to the tourney so much on Wednesday, that we decided to come back to the 2A quarterfinals on Thursday. From the rather inappropriate chants, to many ejections that night, it was a pretty good and eventful night all-in-all. Many […]

#TheTourney18: Jake and Justin went to the first half of the tourney today. They liked it so much, they’re coming back tomorrow for the whole day!

March 8, 2018 1:16am | Justin Amaker, Jake Beeson

Ah, the state hockey tournament. How many absences are there gonna be at Burnsville the next two days? Probably a lot. Why? Because if Burnsville makes it into the tourney, we’re gonna go watch. And if they don’t, we’re still gonna go watch. People from […]

Junior Gold: Another hockey program in Minnesota. In Florida, that’s all they got.

February 27, 2018 4:08am | Justin Amaker

On Feb. 14, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was the scene of what is now the country’s largest and most devastating high school shooting, which left 17 Stoneman Douglas students and staff killed. Two victims in the shooting directly affected the high […]

BHS students participate in nationwide school walkout.

February 22, 2018 1:36am | Justin Amaker

A group of Burnsville High School students participated in a national school walkout Wednesday afternoon by the flagpole in the front of the building. The protest started at noon and lasted 17 minutes, for the 17 victims killed in the tragic Marjory Stoneman Douglas High […]

17-year-old Red Gerard takes home gold.

February 13, 2018 1:52am | Justin Amaker

Yeah, 17. As in, seventeen. 17-year-old Red Gerard from Silverthorne, Colo. was awarded an Olympic gold medal in snowboarding Sunday. Now, you’re probably asking, “Justin, why does this constitute an article for a high school newspaper?” Well, number one, I’m the editor-in-chief of the Burnsville Voice, […]

Justin Amaker: Why you should not sleep on boys hockey this season.

December 11, 2017 7:30pm | Justin Amaker

The Burnsville boys hockey team are facing a rough start this season, with a starting record of 1-3-0. So far, we have lost against Hill-Murray, St. Michael-Albertville and Rosemount — all competitive teams. Their teams have a history of making state year after year, and […]

Burnsville names Guillaume Paek as new AD

November 14, 2017 12:53am | Justin Amaker

Marshall out! Burnsville High School has named Guillaume Paek as it’s new interim athletics director. He comes to Burnsville from Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis, where he was the athletic director there since 2011. This news comes after former Burnsville athletics director Jeff Marshall announced […]

“Blaze Burger” now for sale throughout month.

October 12, 2017 3:43pm | Justin Amaker

Can you beat the heat? Burger Jones is supporting Burnsville’s DECA program by selling the “Blaze Burger” at it’s Burnsville location throughout the month of October. The burger inside includes cheese, bacon, egg, peanut butter, hot sauce and jalapeños. It also features the Burnsville Blaze […]