Athletic News

Coach Jason Budish ’09 Announced as Head Boys Soccer Coach

The Legacy Athletic Department is excited to announce the hiring of Jason Budish ‘09 as the Lions Head Boys Soccer Coach. An Alumnus…Learn more »

Spring 2020 Sports Preview

Spring Sports Information Night will be held on Monday, March 2 at 6:45 pm. Athletic Director, Nathan Bellefeuille, will be sharing his vision…Learn more »

Winter 2019-2020 Update

BOYS BASKETBALL (Team Pages) Second year Head Coach, Nathan Bellefeuille, and the Legacy Boys Basketball program are off to a strong start and…Learn more »

Volleyball Wins MCAA Conference Championship and earns 3rd Seed

What a season the Lady Lions Volleyball program has had! On October 1st, Legacy captured their first conference win in 10 years with…Learn more »

Legacy Boys Basketball Team Announces 3’s For Schultz Campaign

The Lion Hoopers made 145 of their 3-point attempts in the 2018-19 Basketball season. They look to improve that statistic this season, but…Learn more »

Fall 2019 Sports Updates

CROSS COUNTRY In his second year leading the Legacy/PACT Cross Country Co-op, Coach Dave Johnson shares how pleased he is with the progress…Learn more »

Winter 2019 Sports Preview

Please register early if your student-athlete has any interest in participating in basketball at Legacy this season. We have a lot of interest…Learn more »

MCAA becomes Minnesota Classic Athletic Association

Movement among member schools has led the Minnesota Christian Athletic Association to reorganize; adding new member schools, renaming and getting a new look…Learn more »

Individual Spring Athletes Medal at Sections

School may have ended before Memorial Day, but Legacy spring athletes kept on competing! Boys Golf – Section 4A Second Place; Halcomb ’21…Learn more »

Coach Kaia Larson ’10 Announced as Head Girls Basketball Coach

The Legacy Athletic Department is excited to announce the hiring of Kaia Larson ‘10 as the Lions Head Girls Basketball Coach. Coach Larson…Learn more »

Spring 2019 Post-Season Updates

Minnesota spring may be taking it’s time arriving, but spring sports have rolled straight into the post-season without a pause in the action! …Learn more »

Fall 2019 Sports Preview

The Fall Kickoff meeting on Monday, August 5, 2019 will include a brief overview of 3Dimensional coaching and how our implementation of this philosophy…Learn more »

Winter 2018-19 Sports Updates

Boys Basketball  Since Coach Bellefeuille was named Head Coach for Legacy Boys Basketball in August, he’s been working to develop the culture of…Learn more »

Spring 2019 Sports Preview

Spring Sports Information Night will be held on Monday, March 4 at 6:45 pm with a special presentation on “Protecting Young Athletes” by…Learn more »

Coach Isaiah Rahier to play in Spain

We are very excited to share that Boys Basketball Assistant Coach Isaiah Rahier has been offered a professional contract to play in Spain!…Learn more »

Coach Brad Cole Announced as Head Boys Golf Coach

The Legacy Athletic Department is excited to announce Brad Cole as the next Head Boys Golf Coach, hired for the 2019 season. Coach…Learn more »

Alumni Athletic News

The Fall season was filled with opportunities to watch Legacy alumni athletes in action.  Marissa Kuik ’16 continues to run to the top!…Learn more »

Reanna Cruz ’23 Races to State!

Please join us in congratulating Reanna Cruz ’23 on her 7th place finish in the Section 5A Cross Country meet last Thursday, October…Learn more »

Winter 2018 Sports Preview

Editorial Note: Winter 2019 Preview was linked incorrectly in the Athletic News Update. The correct Winter 2019 Preview is linked below. Winter 2019…Learn more »

Fall 2018 Sports Updates

GIRLS SOCCER Veteran Head Coach Todd Manske uses the words “energy” and “growth” to describe the 2018 Girls Soccer season to date. With…Learn more »

Coach Dave Johnson Announced by PACT (co-op host) as Head Cross Country Coach

The LCA Athletic Department is pleased to share that PACT Charter School,  our co-op host partner for Cross Country Running, has announced the…Learn more »

Softball Co-op Advances to Double Elimination Section 4AA Tourney

Sisters Erin Bredemus ’18 and Mya Bredemus ’21 connected multiple times for key plays from short to home to stop the Minneapolis Edison…Learn more »

Fall 2018 Sports Preview

The Fall Kickoff meeting on Monday August 6, 2018 will include a brief overview of 3Dimensional coaching and how our implementation of this…Learn more »

Winter Athletes Add to Co-op Success

Legacy Christian Academy is fortunate to have cooperative activity opportunities with several area schools that we otherwise could not offer to our student-athletes.…Learn more »

Coach Jon Schultz ’08 Announced as Head Boys Soccer Coach

The LCA Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Jon Schultz to Head Boys Soccer Coach for the 2018 season. A…Learn more »

Spring 2018 Sports Preview

Spring Sports Information Night will be held on Monday, February 26 with check in occurring at 7:30 pm in the Sports Center Lobby. Meetings will begin…Learn more »

Winter 2017-18 Sports Updates

GIRLS BASKETBALL Head Coach Arthur Crutch is over halfway through his first season as a Legacy Lion! When asked how the first part…Learn more »

Homecoming 2018 – LEGACY IS HOME!

Homecoming 2018 was a great week of celebrating “LEGACY IS HOME!” Activities included themed dress up days; making posters with “buddies;” Minute-to-Win-It contests…Learn more »

MS Basketball Hosts Tournaments in 2018

For the first time in recent years, Legacy took on the challenge of hosting a few basketball tournaments! Both were a great success!…Learn more »

Boys Basketball Youth Night

On Tuesday, January 16, the Sports Center was packed with youth Boys Basketball players who were ready to cheer on this year’s varsity…Learn more »

Winter Wear Drive for Kids and Toys for Joy Collection

Legacy has partnered with two great local organizations to spread blessings this Christmas season. All winter wear items donated through December 15th will…Learn more »

Marissa Kuik ’16 Receives Cross Country Honors

Marissa Kuik ’16 won the Women’s North Star Athletic Association’s Cross Country Conference Meet. She ran her personal best (18:33) and set another…Learn more »

Legacy Girls Soccer Giving Back

The Lady Lions Girls Soccer team is making an impact off the field as much as on the field this season. Earlier this…Learn more »

Winter 2017 Sports Preview

  Winter Sports Information Night will be held on Monday, October 16 at 7:00 pm in the Meadow Creek Worship Center. Please be…Learn more »

Fall 2017 Sports Updates

GIRLS SOCCER Focusing on more than wins and losses. Developing friendships, mentorship, and great memories with teammates. Those have been the biggest successes…Learn more »

Dan Olufson Named Boys Head Hockey Coach

The LCA Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Dan Olufson to Head Boys Hockey Coach for the 2017-18 season. In…Learn more »

Arthur Crutch Named Head Girls Basketball Coach

The LCA Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Arthur Crutch to Head Girls Basketball Coach for the 2017-18 season. Coach Crutch…Learn more »

Josh Olson Named Head Boys Basketball Coach

The LCA Athletic Department is pleased to announce the appointment of Josh Olson to Head Boys Basketball Coach for the 2017-18 season. After…Learn more »

Emma Kelby Named Head Cross Country Coach

The LCA Athletic Department, in conjunction with PACT Charter School, is pleased to announce the appointment of Emma Kelby to Head Cross Country…Learn more »

Legacy Lions Well Represented at Spring State Tournaments

Congratulations are in order in celebration of the highest honor for these teams and individuals that experienced State Tournament action this spring. TRACK…Learn more »

Lions Baseball Advances to State Championship Game

The Legacy Lions Baseball Team is on its way to the Class A State Championship game! Legacy beat Ely in the quarterfinal game…Learn more »

Lions Head to State Tournaments

The spring athletic season has been filled with great accomplishments, but we aren’t done yet! As we close another week of competition, we…Learn more »

Fall 2017 Sports Preview

Monday, August 7, 2017 the Legacy Athletic Department will hold the fall sports 2017 kickoff meeting.  We look forward to having all fall…Learn more »

Spring 2017 Sports Update

Softball – Laura Wallace This year’s Lady Lions squad has learned so much beyond the game of softball this season. According to Head…Learn more »

Lions at the Next Level

Statistics show that there are over 7 million high school athletes and only enough college roster spots for 2% of them. Given this…Learn more »

Legacy Track in the News

Legacy Track & Field combines in Co-op with PACT Charter School. Head coaches Todd Manske and Cheryl Fregeau, along with Distance coach Dennis Kuik,…Learn more »

Bertsch & Nelson Hit 1,000 Point Mark

Senior teammates Cole Bertsch and Lucas Nelson both hit the 1,000 career scoring mark during the same week of this basketball season. Congratulations!

Spring Sports 2017 Preview

All spring athletes and their parents should plan to attend our Spring Sports Information Night, Monday, February 27 at 7:30 pm. Please be sure that you…Learn more »

Coach Tyler Adams Named to Head Boys Golf Coach

The LCA Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Tyler Adams to Head Boys Golf Coach. Coach Adams played DIII…Learn more »

Winter 2016-17 Sports Update

Boys Basketball The LCA Boys Basketball team is off to an impressive start this season! At the midway point of the season, the…Learn more »

Weddle Hits 1,000 Career Points

Congratulations to senior Girls Basketball Captain Cali Weddle who scored her 1,000th career point against the Spectrum Sting on Homecoming Saturday, January 13…Learn more »

Mari Smitsdorff Hits 1000 Career Points

Congratulations to senior Girls Basketball captain Mari Smitsdorff who scored her 1,000th point against Fridley Tigers on December 1.

Fall 2016 Season Wrap Up

Soccer HS Boys: The Legacy Boys Soccer team ended their season in dramatic fashion with a 0-1 double overtime loss to #1 seeded Chisago…Learn more »

Girls Basketball Claims First Legacy Cup Championship

On October 26th, the 2015-16 Girls Basketball team was celebrated for capturing the first ever LCA Cup Championship. Throughout the 2015-16 school year…Learn more »

Fall 2016 Sports Update

GIRLS SOCCER The Lady Lions have found great success on the soccer field this season! Their current record of 12-3-1 is the best record…Learn more »

Winter 2016 Sports Preview

All winter athletes in grades 9-12 and their parents should plan to attend our Winter Sports Information Night, Monday, October 17 at 7:00 pm. Please be…Learn more »

Caleb Johnson ’15 Earns Golf Honors at UNW-SP

LCA alum Caleb Johnson (’15), who now golfs for the University of Northwestern, claimed the men’s golf National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)…Learn more »

Olivia Knoepfle ’21 Named Star Tribune Prep Athlete of the Week

OLIVIA KNOEPFLE Legacy Christian • soccer “The eighth-grade forward has played like a seasoned veteran, leading the Lions to a 5-1 start. She…Learn more »

Spring Season Summaries include Two State Tournament Appearances

Baseball Lions Baseball team finished their season 21-7 and took home the Class A State Consolation Championship after winning their first ever Section…Learn more »

Lions Baseball Earn Trip to State After Winning First Section Championship

Thursday, June 9 two great teams from the MCAA Conference met up at St. Anthony Village HS for the Section 4A Baseball finals.…Learn more »

Lions Advance 3 Individuals to Girls Golf State Tournament

  The Section 4A Girls Golf Tournament took place at Baker National Golf Course in Medina on June 2. Legacy finished in 2nd…Learn more »

15-Year-Old Record Falls

At the conference Track Meet, our 4×100 girls relay team (Nadia Makhnach [PACT], Erin Fischer [PACT], Sidney Manske ’18, and Sara Cleveland ’17)…Learn more »

Sidney Manske Breaks School Pole Vault Record

Sophomore Sidney Manske set a new school record in the Pole Vault with a height of 8’9″. Sidney set the school record during…Learn more »

Rachel Gray ’12 Goes to Division II Golf Championships

Rachel Gray ’12 is a member of the Concordia University Women’s Golf team. Rachel tied for 10th place at the Super Region 3 Championships…Learn more »

Legacy Christian Academy Girls Golfers Start Bid for 4th Straight State Title

Read the Star Tribune article that featured our Lions Girls Golfers. In the article, Coach Dan Nelson said “We really got these kids…Learn more »

Spring Sports 2016 Preview

Spring sports kicked off Monday, March 21 and the excitement on campus has been contagious ever since! Varsity Baseball and Softball kick off the…Learn more »

Marissa Kuik Signs National Letter of Intent

Senior Marissa Kuik signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Waldorf University, where she will be a member of the Cross Country…Learn more »

Boys Basketball Team Captures Class A Team Academic Championship

Congratulations to the Lions Boys Basketball Team for being awarded the 2016 Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association (MBCA) Team Academic State Championship for Class A with…Learn more »

Tija Rudzitis ’09 heads to U.S. National Volleyball Open Tryouts

This weekend, MCCS Alumnus Tija Rudzitis ’09, returns to the state where she began her collegiate volleyball career to take part in the U.S. Women’s National…Learn more »

Lions Swimmer Makes a Splash on Huskies Team

The Andover JV Boys Swim Team placed 2nd out of 7 teams at the Fighting Tuna Invite on January 16. After adding 5…Learn more »

Homecoming 2016

Great fun as students participate in the themed dress up days. See more of the FUN!

Coach Adam Hill Named Varsity Baseball Head Coach

The LCA Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Adam Hill to Head Varsity Baseball Coach. Coach Hill is no stranger…Learn more »

New LCA Letter Jacket

The Legacy Athletic Department is happy to announce that Taho Sports in Ham Lake is now stocking a new navy blue letter jacket style for…Learn more »

Athletic Department Announces “Legacy Cup” Competition

The Legacy Cup is intended to be a fun competition amongst athletic teams to encourage leadership and community spirit at Legacy. Teams earn…Learn more »

Winter Sports Preview & Registration

All winter athletes in grades 8-12 and their parents should plan to attend our Winter Sports Information Night, Monday, October 26 at 7:00 pm. Please…Learn more »