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Meet the Athlete: Audrey Scalici

Meet the Athlete: Audrey Scalici

Paige Steward
December 20, 2015
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When did you start gymnastics? I started when I was 7 by taking classes at the St. Louis Park Community Center. How long have you been participating? Almost 10 years. What got you into it? My mom is a gymnast and she was really good. As a kid I just always thought stuff like that was really cool and t...

Meet the athlete: Violet Huber

Meet the athlete: Violet Huber

Sam Crary
September 11, 2015
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Sport: Tennis How long have you been playing tennis? I’ve been playing for five years now, since I was in fifth grade. What do you like about playing tennis? I love how it is a very competitive and fast-paced sport. I also love bonding with all my friends on the team. Do you participate in any offseaso...

Meet the athlete: Brody Illstrup

Brigid Duffy
April 27, 2015
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Who: Brody Illstrup Sport: Lacrosse How long have you played lacrosse? I started playing in the third grade. This upcoming year will be my eighth year playing. Why did you start playing? My brother started playing when he was a sophomore in high school, which got me interested in the sport. What...

Meet the athlete: Abby Melbye

Meet the athlete: Abby Melbye

Jackson Eilers
March 14, 2015
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Who: Abby Melbye Sport: Dance How long have you been dancing? I did some dancing at PSI from second to sixth grade and some other dance classes here and there, but I’ve been dancing with the Minneapolis Performing Arts Center since January. What do you do during a regular practice? We start with stretching and t...

Meet the athlete: Conor Klaers

Meet the athlete: Conor Klaers

Josh Mesick
February 24, 2015
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Who: Conor Klaers Sport: Hockey When did you start playing hockey? I started skating as soon as I could walk; some of my first memories have been on the pond. Who’s been your biggest mentor in the game? My dad played goalie in college and has been the SLP association go...

Meet the athlete

Meet the athlete

Neda Salamzadeh
January 29, 2015
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Who: Hannah Holmquist Sport: Gymnastics How long have you been on the varsity gymnastics team, and why did you initially join? I have been on the team since seventh grade but I started gymnastics when I was 2 years old. I enjoy it, because it’s a good workout. It’s fun ...

Meet the athlete: Ryan Domres

Meet the athlete: Ryan Domres

Sari Hattis
December 19, 2014
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Who: Ryan Domres Sport: Basketball When and why did you start playing? I’ve been playing basketball since third grade and started playing competitively in fifth grade. What position do you play? I’m center; I’m the big man and I shoot baskets. What is the most difficult part of being one of the few underclassman on the varsity basketball team? There are a few of us on there and proba...

Meet the athlete: Logan Romero

Zoë Eilers
November 3, 2014
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Who: Sophomore Logan Romero Sport: Football How long have you played football and when did you start playing? For seven years, and I started playing in the third grade, but I took off a year in the eighth grade. What made you want to start playing? I have watched football since...

Meet the Athlete: Rafferty Kugler

Meet the Athlete: Rafferty Kugler

Abby Hickstein
September 27, 2014
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Who: Rafferty Kugler Sport: Soccer Why did you start playing soccer? It’s fun, you get to meet new people, and I like to exercise. It’s fun to play with my friends, and I’m kind of competitive. How long have you played/when did you start? I started when I was like 5, ...

Meet the athlete: senior Carlos Siguenza

Meet the athlete: senior Carlos Siguenza

Josh Anderson
June 1, 2014
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When did you start playing lacrosse, and why? I started playing lacrosse in seventh grade when one of my hockey friends asked if I wanted to play with him. I decided that since I didn’t have anything else going on in the spring, I would give it a try.   Why did you decide to continue playing lacrosse throughout high school? As soon as I sta...

Meet the athlete; Ruby Lorreto

Meet the athlete; Ruby Lorreto

Kaylee Chamberlain
April 30, 2014
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When did you start running track? I started running track for the first time at the end of March this year.   What events do you run? I’m doing long distance. I’ll most likely be doing the 800 and 1 mile runs. So far I’ve only ran the 800, but I think I’ll be running th...

Pole vaulter raises the bar

John Kinney
March 27, 2014
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As junior captain Gabe Pimsler prepares to vault over a bar ten feet in the air, only one thought goes through his head. “My biggest fear is falling back onto the runway,” he said. “But there’s a lot of pressure from the outside, so I just have to do it.” It is this kind of mentality that he...

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