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Sights set to finish off strong

Sights set to finish off strong

Mara Bacig

February 24, 2015

As the season comes to an end boys swimming prepares for final meets

Intensity increases in preparation for sections

Intensity increases in preparation for sections

Joe Brandel

February 19, 2015

With fewer than three weeks until section placement, practice time and intensity accumulates as the team prepares for post season competition. Assistant coach Daryl House believes the work ethic brought forth by head coach Massie has helped the team improve throughout the season. “Coach Massie ha...

Intensity increases in preparation for sections

Intensity increases in preparation for sections

Zoe Eilers

February 19, 2015

Despite last season’s difficulties, the boys’ basketball team continues to work for a winning record and potentially a higher section placement than last year. The team is currently in seventh place in the conference, with a 9-14 record,  according to Minnesota Basketball Hub. After lea...

Boys’ hockey aims for positive finish

Boys’ hockey aims for positive finish

Brigid Duffy

February 19, 2015

After a loss in the annual Duluth tournament during winter break, the team is having more success, beating Richfield, Como Park and Chaska. Sophomore Bauer Neudecker said he believes the team, with a record of 8-12-3, improved since the start of the season. “With sections coming up, we want to...

Boys’ Nordic wins sections

Boys’ Nordic wins sections

Zoe Kedrowski

February 9, 2015

When senior captain Liam Schmelzle found out his team was going to state, he was excited to go to state again and hopefully this time claim the title. “The whole team was pretty happy,” he said. “We’ve been working towards (state) for a while and it was nice to see some of our hard work...

Winning streak continues

Winning streak continues

Zoe Eilers

February 8, 2015

The boys should be doing a little more than celebrating after three consecutive wins for St. Louis Park. The boys played Bloomington Jefferson on Friday February 6th, at St. Louis Park high school at 7:00 pm. According to the boys captains Ray Whitlock, Wes Johnson and Nick Kjos, the boys were down...

Girls’ hockey finishes successful season

Girls’ hockey finishes successful season

Jackson Eilers, Assisstant Copy Editor

February 6, 2015

As senior captain Sophia Noreen skated onto the ice Wednesday for what could have been the last game of her high school career, she felt nervous, excited and nostalgic. “I have been on the team since eighth grade and after five years I was sad hockey might not be a part of my life anymore after...

Girls’ gymnastics ends season

Girls’ gymnastics ends season

Emily Tifft

February 4, 2015

Jamie Halper After varsity gymnast and senior Hannah Holmquist built up her confidence to do her new beam routine and nailed it at her last meet, her whole team cheered because they knew she spent all season practicing. The girls’ gymnastics team competed in its last meet against Hopkins on Thurs. Jan. 29 before v...

Skiing to victory

Skiing to victory

Zoe Eilers

February 3, 2015

When did you start skiing? My first year skiing was in eighth grade. My coach was Eric Hendrickson, but now our coach is Doug Peterson who used to coach the team before Eric. How many years have you been on varsity and why have you stuck with this team? I have been on the team for five years ...

Nordic ski team strides toward State

Nordic ski team strides toward State

Zoe Kedrowski

January 27, 2015

After placing second in State last year, the boys’ Nordic skiers hope to win sections and possibly State, according to head coach Doug Peterson. “We’ve had three races, and we’ve done pretty well,” Peterson said. “Our boys are ranked pretty high in the state.” The boys’ Nor...

Swimmers develop out of the pool

Swimmers develop out of the pool

Mara Bacig

January 27, 2015

The boys’ swim team is off to a good start to the season with many swimmers dropping time, partly due to dryland and weight lifting training. According to head coach Amanda Forsberg, the team hopes to continue dropping time from its early swims of this season. “Usually in swimming you hit a...

Girls’ hockey fights for better record

Girls’ hockey fights for better record

Jackson Eilers

January 15, 2015

More than halfway through its season, the girls’ hockey team can look back with pride as they finish one of its most successful seasons in over five years. According to junior Elena Basill, the girls’ have done better than people expected based off of the team’s past record. “At the beginning...

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