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Synchro dives into the season

Synchro dives into the season

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair

March 12, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

As synchro captain and senior Lily Kulevsky looks forward to her fifth year on the team, she is excited to begin putting together their routines. “I’m excited because I really like the team and I like hanging out with them. Even though it can be stressful, I still get excited for it,” Kulevs...

Construction causes practice changes

Construction causes practice changes

Marta Hill

March 1, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

According to junior Ellen Poulter, the synchronized swimming team will not be able to maintain some of the team building traditions that center around the locker room due to the construction that prohibits it from using the locker rooms. “Personally the biggest impact the construction has is on our ...

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Atticus Raasch

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After an undefeated season, junior Hope Cassman said she was excited to be part of a team that has won their section for the past 23 years. “I think our season has gone well,” Cassman said. “We’ve won all of our meets so far, I think we’ll do well at state all of our teams are in really g...

Synchro beats Richfield in dual meet

Synchro beats Richfield in dual meet

Dani Orloff and Sam St. Clair

May 6, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

While reflecting on the synchro team’s final score at the dual meet against Richfield May 3, sophomore Ava Tronson said the 35-12 win reflects the commitment of all members of the team. “I think we did a lot better as an overall team,” Tronson said. “We’ve been working on formations, and...

Meet the Athlete: Annie Breyak

Meet the Athlete: Annie Breyak

Rodolfo Zarate

May 4, 2018


Filed under Meet the Athlete

How long have you been doing synchronized swimming? I started synchro in second grade, but I've been swimming with the high school since seventh grade. What's your favorite thing about synchronized swimming? I really like all the people in this sport. It's like the community is kind of like a ...

Synchro prepares for a successful season

Synchro prepares for a successful season

Carissa Prestholdt

March 19, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to freshman Maya Lee, creating relationships with her teammates is crucial to having a rewarding year. “I want to do more team bonding activities, (and) I want to do some sleepovers with my team,” said Lee. “Because we are going to be writing our own routines, we will be able to spend ...

Synchronized swimming looks to recruit new members

Synchronized swimming looks to recruit new members

Yonit Krebs

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

After noticing dwindling interest among girls in joining the synchronized swimming team, senior Alex Monson decided to talk with potential recruits individually to build interest. “Usually for normal recruitment we will just put up posters and girls show interest and show up to the meetings, bu...

Hall of Fame inductees announced

Hall of Fame inductees announced

Amaia Barajas

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

When synchronized swimming coach Linda Gust heard about her recent induction into the Minnesota State High School League Hall of Fame,she said she felt grateful to be recognized as an accomplished coach. “I (was) totally excited (to be inducted), I knew I had been nominated, I had actually been n...

Synchro overtakes Edina, wins Sections Meet

Synchro overtakes Edina, wins Sections Meet

Kailey DeLozier and Kirby Goodman

May 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring sports

When reflecting on the recent Sections meet, senior captain Emma Breyak said she’s happy with her team’s outcome in defending the team’s Section championship title. “We kind of killed it, honestly, because it was supposed to be pretty close between us and Edina and we’ve won every Sections...

Lack of new synchro members creates struggle

Lack of new synchro members creates struggle

Dani Orloff and Sam Orloff

March 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

As junior synchronized swimmer Savannah Kjaer prepares for the season, she said she feels the team lacks middle school swimmers who feed the program. Kjaer said she believes the low numbers are because of the abundance of spring sports available. “We aren’t getting as many middle school girls as ...

Swimmers tread into tough competition

Swimmers tread into tough competition

Ari Weinstein, News Editor

April 9, 2013


Filed under Spring sports

Synchro team prepares for second meet After weeks of early morning and after school practices, the synchro team is about to dive into their next meet April 11. The meet is against Hopkins and Wayzata, which junior swimmer Claire Olson said she found rather daunting. “Wayzata is really good, and I...

Synchro prepares for spring

Brenna Cook, Staff Writer

February 7, 2013


Filed under Spring sports

Team meeting to be held Friday The synchronized swimming team is jumping into pre-season preparation with hopes of team growth and bonding. According to coach Jessica Gust, the team will host a preseason meeting for high school students to prepare for its upcoming season. A separate one was held for middl...

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