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Cutting through the complaints: is the sports budget fair?

Cutting through the complaints: is the sports budget fair?

Kaia Myers and Grace Schultz

January 8, 2020

In light of complaints from athletes about their programs not receiving enough funding, the question comes down to whether there is enough money given to the athletic department, or if the budget is unevenly distributed.

Girls’ swimming competes in finals Nov. 16

Junior Elie Grassley competes in the 500 yard freestyle with a time of 5:23.53 minutes, placing 16th overall. Park competed at the State finals Nov. 16. at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center at the University of Minnesota.

Marta Hill

November 16, 2019

After placing second in the 100 yard breaststroke at State Nov. 16, senior Hattie Kugler said going into State she was fully invested in the meet. “This is my last race ever because I’m not going forward with (swimming), so I was just like why not make it the best I can have,” Kugler said. ...

Games begin for fall athletes

The football team runs onto field in their first home game of the 2018 season. The  first home game of the 2019 season will be Aug. 29 at the Oriole Stadium.

Kate Schneider

August 27, 2019

Fall sports kickoff games began with girls’ tennis Aug. 21 and they will finish with girls’ swimming Sept. 10. This infographic shows information about the time and place of the first game of each sport. ...

New captains for fall 2019 sports

Senior Susanna Hu tracks the ball to serve it to her opponent during their first match of the season Aug. 21 losing 0-7 to Breck. The team ended the season with a 10-5 overall record.

December 17, 2018

After a hardworking season this fall the new captains that will lead the team next year are announced. Learn about the new captains below. ...

Volleyball competes in Hopkins tournament

Sophomore Olivia Lainsbury serves the ball to the opposing team. The volleyball team played in the Hopkins tournament Oct.6, finishing the day with a score of 2-2.

Ruthie Posada

October 6, 2018

The Hopkins all-day volleyball tournament, Oct. 6, brought tough competition for varsity volleyball teams from all across Minnesota according to Coach Whitney Meierotto-Simon. According to Meierotto-Simon the team went 2-2. She said although they came home with 11th place out of 15, she said she t...

Girls’ tennis falls to Benilde

Senior captain Hanna Schechter reaches to return a ball in her match on September 18th. Parks next match is September 19th against Cooper.

Anna duSaire and Eli Curran-Moore

September 18, 2017

As the final singles match played out on court 7, the rest of the girls varsity tennis team sat together watching collectively from the adjacent court, supportive but dispirited. Senior captain Maddie Lund said she thought the team's own mental stress played a role in the loss. “After a whil...

Girls’ swimming advances at state

Junior Kailey DeLozier takes a lap in the warm up pool just before her event at the girls' swimming state championship Nov. 20 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.

Brigid Duffy

November 26, 2015

Tensions were high as the girls’ swim team walked into the University of Minnesota Aquatic center Nov. 19, going head to head with the top swimmers and teams in the state. According to coach Joe Yaeger, the team expected a high outcome after sending multiple swimmers in multiple events to the sta...

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