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Ski team looks to postseason

Ski team looks to postseason

Nick Shaughnessy, Beats Editor

February 1, 2013


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As new skiers joined sport, roster increased to 106 members After a difficult conference meet, senior captain Carter Robinson said the Nordic Ski team hopes to bounce back for its sections meet Feb. 4. “We’ve faced many strong opponents this season, but unfortunately didn’t do as we...

Diving in for the last time

Hannah Hein, In-depth editor

January 29, 2013


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Swimmers to honor seniors at meet against Benilde   For the nine seniors on the boys’ swim team, the meet against Benilde-St. Margaret’s on Jan. 31 is the last time they will compete in their home pool. Junior Sam Larson, who helped plan the senior night event, said the seniors will be...

Boys’ hockey uses experience to prepare for next year

Artis Curiskis, Staff writer

January 18, 2013


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The large amount of returning players hope to use this season to learn and prepare for next year   With only five players leaving boys’ varsity hockey next year, junior captain Curtis Greenbush hopes to create a strong connection between the juniors and the younger players to prepare for next...

Boys’ swimming takes on first home meet, Thursday

Zack Gilbert Burke, Features Editor

December 12, 2012


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Team hopes to start conference competition with a win According to senior Nathan Silver, the first swim meet at Fridley Middle School this Thursday is more significant than in past years. “We need to prove to conference that just because we lost a few fast kids from last year doesn’t mean we...

Girls’ Basketball

Girls’ Basketball

Conner Wickland, Photographer

December 8, 2012


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Girls' basketball played Chaska on thursday Dec. 6 losing 85-28.

Gymnastics prepares for home opener

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2012


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The team builds upon their skills for first meet The gymnastics team started practice two weeks ago and is preparing for its first meet Dec. 13 against Saint Francis. Senior captain Erica Frey said confidence is key to their first meet. “I want all the girls to feel of themselves and their rou...

Boys’ hockey refocuses for next game

Hannah Broderson, Opinions Editor

December 6, 2012


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Team looks forward after first loss After a 4-2 loss to Waconia, the boys’ hockey team prepares for their next game against Bloomington Kennedy Dec. 8. Head coach Shjon Podein said the team played well against Waconia in the first game of the season, but they can all make improvements. ...

Gymnastics flips into season

Caroline Ahlgrim, Design Editor

December 5, 2012


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Team focuses on improvement, tradition As the girls’ gymnastics season starts off, junior Maya Raz hopes this year will be filled with higher scores, entertaining bonding events and a giant 25-pound nut roll. Practices for the 2012-2013 season began Nov. 12 as the team started preparing for its...

Boys’ hockey prepares for another winning season

Hannah Broderson, Opinions Editor

November 12, 2012


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Coaches considering more than skill As the team starts tryouts head coach Shjon Podien is looking for skill, but more importantly hard work. “Effort is key in hockey, and we need players who are willing to give 110 percent all the time,” Podien said. The team will have tryouts Nov. 12-16, ...

Girls’ hockey begins season

Brenna Cook, Writer

November 8, 2012


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Team looks to first scrimmage With winter approaching, the varsity girls’ hockey team is hitting off its season with a scrimmage against Spring Lake Park  Nov. 10. Junior captain Anna Basill said she hopes the team will put a strong effort into the scrimmage. “(I do not expect) 100% becau...

Swimming enters season fresh

Noah Betz-Richman, Writer

November 8, 2012


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Team ready to reset after departure of longtime coach   As junior Elliot Slade prepares for the new swimming season, he will need to adjust to a new coach and a younger team. The team’s former head coach Amanda Forsberg no longer teaches at the school, and thus cannot coach the team thi...

Skiers get an early start on training

Hannah Hein, Design Editor

October 26, 2012


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New and old members find ways to get into shape before winter Although the ground is clear of snow and winter is still far away, the Nordic Ski team is busy preparing for its upcoming season. Senior captain Carter Robinson said it is important to keep up with conditioning even when it is no...

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