The Echo

Nordic skiers put to work at Theodore Wirth Park Trailhead

Sophomore Adam Gips helps a girl off the tow rope at the Theodore Wirth Trailhead-Park tubing hill. Gips works at the hill alongside sophomores Tait Myers and Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Sofia Seewald

February 4, 2020

With the Nordic team practicing daily at Theodore Wirth Park Trailhead, sophomore Ryan Fitzpatrick said he decided to spend a few extra hours at the tubing hill to make some money. “Since I’m on the Nordic skiing team, I’m there every single day. It’s an easy commute,” Fitzpatrick said. ...

$4 bet waged to outlast, brave elements

Sophomore Danny Shope looks to pass to fellow students Dec. 17. Sophomores Danny Shope Blanke Knudson, Joe Mcgurgan and Luke Walsh all placed a $4 bet to see who could eat lunch outside the longest during the school year.

Colin Canaday

January 8, 2020

The first snowfall of each year signifies many things, including the end of students sitting outside for lunch. But sophomores Danny Shope, Blake Knudson, Joe McGurgan and Luke Walsh are set on testing limits, according to Shope. “A few friends and I were eating outside for lunch in the fall, when it ...

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