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Meet the Athlete: Rosa Rut Sigrunardottir

Meet the Athlete: Rosa Rut Sigrunardottir

Amaia Barajas

September 28, 2017


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When did you start playing? I started playing soccer when I was 7 years old and two years ago I took a break. When I came here, I thought it would be a great opportunity to (start playing again). How is soccer in Iceland different than soccer in the U.S.? We don’t have high school soccer (in Iceland), we just pr...

Senior Spotlight: Mike Donahue

Senior Spotlight: Mike Donahue

William Phelan

May 15, 2017


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When did you start throwing? I started throwing freshman year. What do you enjoy about track? I enjoy how laid back it is. There is still a lot of hard work and intensity involved, but it is just less pressure. How has track impacted you as a person? Track has made me a stickler about the li...

Meet the Athlete: Carly Livingston

Meet the Athlete: Carly Livingston

Alex Balfour

April 5, 2017


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When did you start playing golf? (I started playing) the winter of eighth grade. Why did you decide to play ? My uncle really liked (golf) and he wanted someone to play with so I decided to pick it up. How many years have you been a golf captain? (This is) my first year. What are you looking f...

Meet the Athlete: Anna Gleason

Meet the Athlete: Anna Gleason

William Phelan

March 6, 2017


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How long have you been on the team? I have been in the high school hockey program for four years. What position do you play? I play as a goalie. How long have you played hockey? I have played hockey for nine years. How does it feel to be a senior? It's scary how fast senior year has come. It fee...

Meet the Athlete: Shayla Miller

Meet the Athlete: Shayla Miller

Hannah Leff and Hannah Wolk

March 2, 2017


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Who: Shayla Miller Grade: Freshman Sport: Basketball How long have you been playing basketball? Since first grade. What position do you play? I play guard. Do you play on an off season team? I play for the Minnesota Suns during the spring and summer. What were some of your goals this...

Meet the athlete: Ryan Klaers

Meet the athlete: Ryan Klaers

Grace Lynch

January 13, 2017


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Who Ryan Klaers Grade Junior Sport Hockey What position do you play? Defense. When did you start playing hockey? I started playing hockey when I was about three or four years old with my dad and brother on the pond. What inspired you to play hockey? My dad really inspired m...

Meet the athlete: Katie Fredrickson

Meet the athlete: Katie Fredrickson

Grace Lynch

January 13, 2017


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Who Katie Fredrickson Grade Junior Sport Hockey What position do you play? I play left wing. When did you start playing hockey? I started playing when I was in kindergarten. What inspired you to play hockey? Starting when I was really little, I thought it looked really fun...

Meet the Athlete: Makaila Winward

Meet the Athlete: Makaila Winward

Hannah Leff

October 11, 2016


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How long have you been playing volleyball? Since sixth grade. What position do you play? I’m mainly an outside hitter but this year I’ve been playing all positions. Why did you decide to start playing volleyball? My mom played volleyball when I was little and I thought it was the ...

Meet the Athlete: Anders Nackerud

Meet the Athlete: Anders Nackerud

Adam Johnson

October 5, 2016


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When did you start running for the cross country team? Five years ago, in eighth grade. When did you make varsity? Two years ago, in the fall of my sophomore year. What do you enjoy most about running? I like that it is a sport that you play against yourself. You are constantly trying to beat your best time and it...

Meet the Athlete: Hattie Kugler

Meet the Athlete: Hattie Kugler

Delaney Wallerich

August 26, 2016


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When did you start swimming? When I was 6, for my club team that I’m still on called Hopkins Hurricanes. What made you want to start swimming? A few of my friends did it, and I thought it would be fun to do. Is there a successful swimmer that you look up to? I look up to Olympic at...

Meet the Athlete

Meet the Athlete

Zoe Eilers

June 7, 2016


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How long have you played? I’ve been playing for five years — since 2011. What made you decide to play? I had heard of lacrosse before and even though I was not sure how it was played, I felt like I wanted to know what this sport is. What position do you play? Usually, I play li...

Meet the Athlete: Billy Nicholls

Meet the Athlete: Billy Nicholls

Joe Brandel

March 15, 2016


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How long have you played? I have played golf for the high school since seventh grade. Why did you start playing golf? I started playing because a few of my friends played and my grandpa had a membership to a country club. I would go out and play with him more and more as I got older. What is y...

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