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Sports apparel prices lead to student doubt

Sports apparel prices lead to student doubt

Adam Gips and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

March 13, 2020

Recently, student athletes have had to contemplate whether to buy overpriced apparel to show support for their teams. Sophomore Danny Shope said sports apparel is beneficial for team bonding, but is sometimes overpriced. “One of the main objectives of sports apparel is to unify the team, and if ...

Patrick Djerf recognized as sixth most improved male cross country runner in Minnesota

Patrick Djerf recognized as sixth most improved male cross country runner in Minnesota

Talia Lissauer

November 16, 2019

After being named the sixth most improved male cross country runner in Minnesota, senior Patrick Djerf said he was proud to be recognized for the continuous work he put in during the summer. “I was named as the sixth most improved male cross country runner in Minnesota this year,” Djerf said. “...

Cross country finishes season

Cross country finishes season

Ayelet Prottas

October 18, 2019

Boys’ and girls’ cross country completed their season with the Metro West Conference Championships Oct. 15. The girls’ team placed second and the boys’ team placed fifth out of seven teams.  According to coach Alyssa Nash, the girls’ team had a rough start to the season, but they learned to...

Freshman runner places at State tournament

Freshman runner places at State tournament

Talia Lissauer and Ben Sanford

November 7, 2018

Freshman Josie Mosby ran in State for the second consecutive year, and according to head coach Chris Nordstrom, she ran an amazing race and accomplished all of her goals. “Josie ran a really smart race and did a great job of moving up throughout the entire race,” Nordstrom said. “One of her...

Meet the Athlete: Rakesh Plantz

Meet the Athlete: Rakesh Plantz

Marta Hill

November 4, 2018

How long have you been running cross country? I’ve been on the team since eighth grade, so this is my fourth year. Why did you become captain in the middle of the season? I think I became captain in the middle of the season because coach said I had displayed leadership traits that he wanted ...

Freshman qualifies for State

Freshman qualifies  for State

Talia Lissauer and Tamar Gewirtz

November 2, 2018

Senior Cecelia Schmelzle is very proud of the team and Mosby for doing so well in this Conference. “We had Josie qualify for state so that’s always exciting,” Schmelzle said. “Everyone else had a great race, and we have a really good Conference.” According to coach Chris Nordstrom, Mosby...

Girls’ cross country wins conference

Girls’ cross country wins conference

Tamar Gewirtz and Talia Lissauer

October 26, 2018

After the race, head coach Chris Nordstrom said he thought the girls’ team had placed second, but when scores came up he couldn't wait to tell everyone about the win by two points. “I knew it was super close, I actually thought we had gotten second,” Nordstrom said. “Results came up on my phon...

Girls’ cross country top runner

Girls’ cross country top runner

Tamar Gewirtz and Talia Lissauer

October 13, 2018

Current freshman, Josie Mosby said she has been on the varsity cross country team for the past two years. Last year she made it to state, a huge accomplishment for her and her entire team, according to Mosby. Mosby said her time was 19.09.2, her fastest time on University of Minnesota Les Bolstad g...

Girls’ cross country places first at Griak

Girls’ cross country places first at Griak

Talia Lissauer

October 8, 2018

As racers sprinted across the finish line and their names flashed across the scoreboard cross country head coach Chris Nordstrom said he had a feeling that was difficult to describe. “As the race unfolded, I knew we were running well, and we had a shot. When I saw the scoreboard out on the course, ...

Meet the Athlete: Olivia Mosby

Meet the Athlete: Olivia Mosby

Emma Leff

October 4, 2018

How long have you played soccer? I have played soccer since I was six. How long have you run cross country? I went to cross country captains’ practice last summer, but this is my first season competing. Why did you decide to play soccer and run cross country this fall? I really want...

Cross country team votes for 2018 captains

Cross country team votes for 2018 captains

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Ella Hammerstrand

November 17, 2017

As the cross country season ends, captain Kaia Myers said a good captain must be able to be on top of their work and have exceptional  communication skills. “You need to be very organized. Running in the summer is very important so that is something the captains have to organize before the coaches ...

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