Blue Knight Soccer Teams Set To Open Season This Saturday

The DCTC Blue Knights Men’s and Women’s soccer teams will begin the 2004 season this Saturday, Aug. 28 at home vs. Iowa Western Community College. The games will be played at Burnsville’s North River Hills Park.

The match day will begin the second season for the women’s team, while kickoff the start of a brand-new men’s Blue Knights soccer program. Action starts at 12 p.m. for the men and 2 p.m. for the women. The Blue Knights have been preparing for the season opener since practices began back on Aug. 9.

2004 Home Soccer Field Directory:

Burnsville North River Hills Park
11501 19th Ave Burnsville
Directions: From HWY 13 and Cliff Road in Burnsville. Take Cliff Rd WEST three blocks to West River Hills Dr. Go NORTH/Right on West River Hills Dr to 19th Ave. Right (south) on 19th. Follow into soccer complex and parking lot.

Inver Grove Heights Rich Valley Athletic Complex
1841 105th Street East – Field A Inver Grove Heights
Directions: From Hwy 52 south (in Inver Grove). South on Hwy. 52 to 80th St. Take exit for 80th St. and go straight across the intersection on to Barnes Ave (Co. Rd. 73). Follow Barnes Ave for approximately four miles. Rich Valley Athletic is on the right. Turn right at the stop sign (Rich Valley). Go North on Rich Valley (Co Rd 71). Soccer Field parking lots are 50 yards down on the right.

Apple Valley Johnny Cake Ridge Park
5800 140th St. W. Apple Valley
Directions: From Co. Rd. 42: Take Co. Rd. 42 into Apple Valley, Go NORTH on Johnny Cake Ridge Rd. 8 to 10 blocks to soccer fields on the right. Parking and soccer fields are located on Johnny Cake between 142nd and 140th streets.