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Boys’ soccer loses in section finals

Boys’ soccer loses in section finals

Neda Salamzadeh
October 22, 2014
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Despite the boys’ best efforts to continue on to the class AA State soccer tournament, the team lost to Wayzata Oct. 14 at Wayzata High School. Assistant coach Pat Hartman said he is proud of the performance and leadership the boys put forth throughout the season. “I think it was a pretty successful...

Cross country wraps up with sections on the way

Cross country wraps up with sections on the way

Zoe Eilers
October 20, 2014
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The girls season went really well according to Sophomore Marcie James. “This was the first year in a while that we’ve had a really solid and competitive team,” James said. The girls team met their goals and strived to score as high as possible to place in conference, which they did. They...

Setting up for sections

Setting up for sections

Mara Bacig
October 19, 2014
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With the 2014 conference season over for girls volleyball, the team focuses on their goals and plans for varsity sections. After a tough season with six wins and 20 losses the girls plan to finish up the season with a strong sections.  Freshman, Ella Trotter, said she is looking forward to the upc...

Boys’ varsity soccer gearing up for section finals

Boys’ varsity soccer gearing up for section finals

Polina Pekurovsky
October 13, 2014
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After winning their previous sections games against Minneapolis Southwest and Minneapolis South, the Boys’ varsity team will move forward in section play to take on the finals game. If the team wins the game, they will advance to the state tournament. Sophomore player Daniel Decker said he is...

Boys’ soccer refocuses efforts

Boys’ soccer refocuses efforts

Neda Salamzadeh
October 6, 2014
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The boys’ soccer team aims to cap off a successful season with a winning streak in sections. Varsity sophomore offender Miguel Ocampo said the team is gearing up for success. “We’re starting to practice harder and we’re thinking more about what we’re going to do and how we’re going...

Girls’ soccer wraps up season

Girls’ soccer wraps up season

Zoe Kedrowski
October 1, 2014
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After compiling a record of 7-4-1, the girls’ soccer team wrapped up its regular season with a 6-0 win against Richfield on Sept. 30. Head coach Benjy Kent said he thinks the team had a very successful season. "We have a great group of soccer players," he said. "They have made much progress in...

Cross country runs into new season

Cross country runs into new season

Zoe Eilers
September 27, 2014
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The Cross country team competed in a meet Sept. 6th at Battle Creek. The girls team did well, placing third overall, out of 15 competing teams. The boys team came in 9th place overall. One of the girls youngest competitors, freshman Megan Perkins placed first for the girls ninth grade race. Sophomore...

Girls’ swimming takes on Chanhassen

Girls’ swimming takes on Chanhassen

Emily Tifft
September 27, 2014
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7,000 yard practices, 2,000 yard warm-ups, 6 a.m. morning practices Tuesday, Friday and Saturday all in preparation for their next meet. With a 2-1 record so far in the season, the fifth meet for the Girls’ Swimming team approaches against Chanhassen, head coach Joe Yaeger is confident with how...

Homecoming football game results in success

Homecoming football game results in success

Ivy Kaplan
September 27, 2014
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As the final buzzer went off, fans rushed out of the stands in support of the football team’s Homecoming victory for the first time in six years. The varsity football team won its Homecoming game against Richfield Sept. 12 with a final score of 50-13. This not only secured the team its first win...

More than halfway there

More than halfway there

Mara Bacig
September 26, 2014
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As the season starts to pass its halfway mark the girls volleyball team shows no sign of slowing down. The team participated in the homecoming parade and won in their home game against Cooper Thursday, September 11th.  So far the girls have won two of the 11 games and tournaments they’ve played,...

New courts serve as motivation

New courts serve as motivation

Jackson Eilers
September 26, 2014
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Starting the season with new tennis courts put up this summer, the girls’ tennis season began on a positive note, winning two home matches against teams they lost to last year. Carey Hermanson, the girls' varsity coach, said she is excited for the new season after seeing how serious the gir...

Football team looking to secure first season win

Football team looking to secure first season win

Ivy Kaplan
September 11, 2014
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Coming off of a rough start to their season, the varsity football team is looking forward to their upcoming homecoming game for a chance to improve their record, according to head coach Ben Wolfe. “Our goal is to go 1 and 0 for the week and beat Richfield and really that’s our focus,” Wolfe...

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