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Synchro works to perfect routines

Synchro works to perfect routines

Alissa Meredith
May 15, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring sports

According to synchro coach Jessica Gust, the team finished its routines early this season, which allowed time to perfect and refine certain details. “The girls worked really hard to complete their routines earlier than ever this year,” Gust said. “It has been fantastic to take time to work...

Girls’ golf plays in tournament style match

Girls’ golf plays in tournament style match

Alex Balfour and Sophie Yarosh
May 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports, Uncategorized

According to girls’ golf coach Joe Yaeger, four JV golfers participated in a tournament style match May 10 at Chaska Par 30 golf course. Yaeger said the match held eight non conference schools and consisted of 46 players. Yaeger said the girls scored a 225. Yaeger said eighth grader Maia Seidel ...

Girls’ ultimate to participate in tournament

Girls’ ultimate to participate in tournament

Isabelle Becker
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

As senior captain Makayla Jones-Klausing anticipates the upcoming Hopkins Hustle tournament, she said she hopes the team performs well because they have been successful so far this season. “I’m hoping we do really well. We’ve been having a strong season, and I’m really hoping to go far in the ...

Rain fails to dampen golfing spirit

Rain fails to dampen golfing spirit

Hanna Schechter and Maddie Lund
May 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to boy’s golf head coach Mike Okey, the team has cancelled more practices and matches due to weather in the last few weeks than they did during the entire season last year. Junior captain Billy Nicholls said the rainy weather, by canceling practices, is influencing the team’s attitude....

Girls’ lacrosse wins first game of the season

Girls’ lacrosse wins first game of the season

Malaika Bigirindavyi, Genesis Buckhalton, and Alyssa LeMay
May 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring sports

With just a couple of seconds left in the second half and the excitement building up in the team, freshman Sarah McCallon said the players felt very excited when they realized this game would be their first win of the season. The girls’ lacrosse team beat St. Croix Preparatory Academy 18-5. May. 2...

Freshman plays first year on varsity

Freshman plays first year on varsity

May 8, 2017
Filed under Profiles, Sports, Spring sports, Student Profiles

    How long have you been playing tennis? Probably since I was five, but in an organization on a team I started playing in the sixth grade. Why do you play tennis? Partly because my dad played in college and (tennis is) really fun, and really just something I can do with my fr...

Boys’ tennis grows through losses

Boys’ tennis grows through losses

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
May 5, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Despite a 1-7 record to start to the season, senior captain Oscar Laing said he remains hopeful that the team will pull through before the end of the school year. “Even though we didn't win the first few matches, I felt OK because I know we are a very young team with a lot of potential,” Lain...

Team plays at U.S. bank stadium

Team plays at U.S. bank stadium

Anna duSaire and Jane Anderson
May 4, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Senior captain Connor Cornell said playing at U.S. Bank Stadium was an experience he will remember in the future. “It was a once in a lifetime kind of thing. It was super nice and it was really fun, something I’ll remember always,” Cornell said. Varsity head coach Brian Kelly said immediately...

Girls’ golf trivia

Girls’ golf trivia

Alex Balfour and Sophie Yarosh
May 2, 2017
Filed under Spring sports

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Track works to improve for conference meet

Track works to improve for conference meet

Esther Gendler
May 1, 2017
Filed under Spring sports

As junior girls’ track captain Katie Fredrickson reflects on the track season, she says the team has succeeded in its meets so far. “The season has been going really well so far, we’ve been doing well in our meets and we are improving a lot,” Fredrickson said. Head coach Christine Tvr...

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