The opening match of any season can bring butterflies. For the Chaska Volleyball team, with only two returning players from last season in the opening day line-up, it was no surprise to see those jitters.
Many times a single image can define one of my photo trips. It may be an image that shows nature’s serious side and coveys the drama or struggle of life that wildlife experiences every day. It may be an image of a tender moment between a mother and baby. I might capture an image that graphically depicts the brutality of the predator and prey relationship. But sometimes it can be an image of the lighter side of nature. Something fun and lighthearted. It’s this fun type of image that has defined my trip to the back country of Denali National Park in Alaska this week.
Both directions of County Road 101 will close from the intersection of County Road 69 in Shakopee to County Road 61 in Chanhassen from 6 p.m. Thursday through 9 a.m. Friday as construction crews perform the next deck pour on the new causeway bridge of the Southwest Reconnection Project.
Tied at one in the 23rd minute, Chaska senior Thomas Vences buried his first goal of the season, off a pass from freshman Daniel DeLeon, leading the Hawks to a 4-1 road win at Holy Family Catholic on Saturday.