Minnetonka Boys Basketball: Dunking Into The New Season

Minnetonka Boys Basketball: Dunking Into The New Season

Scott Sorensen, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

With the 2019-2020 season just underway, spirits are high for Boy’s Varsity Basketball this year. In order to improve on their 66th place state ranking with a record of 13-14 last year, the Skippers have to reflect on the history of their program. After dominating between 2011-2015, when they won 70% of...

Popcorn Lung: Health Risks and Other Side Effects Surrounding Vaping

Popcorn Lung: Health Risks and Other Side Effects Surrounding Vaping

Aarya Dev, Leyden Streed, and Caroline Davis

December 20, 2019

With vaping becoming more popular among youth, there has been some speculation about how safe vaping actually is. Vaping has been advertised as safer than cigarettes due to the lack of tar and smoke. Although this seems safer, there are unknown, dangerous chemicals in vaping juices and pods. These c...

Seasonal Depression: Spotting the Symptoms and How to Deal With Them

Seasonal Depression: Spotting the Symptoms and How to Deal With Them

Scott Sorensen, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

If you’re apprehensive about the start of winter, you’re probably not alone. As the snow starts falling and temperatures dip, many are upset about the fact that they have to bundle up for the unpredictable winter. Winters tend to be especially long in Minnesota, and, while the end of the warm months...

Popular Winter Sports: Five Tips for New Minetonka Nordic Ski Racers

Popular Winter Sports: Five Tips for New Minetonka Nordic Ski Racers

Julia Vladimirov, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

When it comes to picking up a sport for the first time, Nordic Skiing seems pretty difficult. It requires heavy equipment, complicated techniques, and special tracks to practice and compete. But it’s also super unique, has tons of health benefits and is a fun activity. Considering trying Nordic? Here...

Sports Brief: MHS Varsity Football

Sports Brief: MHS Varsity Football

Scott Sorensen, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

The Minnetonka Skippers have had a tough year so far. From a shutout against Eden Prairie to a heartbreaking one point loss against Mounds View, the Skippers have endured a lot this season. Many students may be wondering what's different this year from past ones, like the 2018 season when Tonka finished...

Dairy: Deadly or Delicious?

Dairy: Deadly or Delicious?

Caroline Davis, Copy Editor

October 25, 2019

            Health organizations consistently ambush media and schools with dairy propaganda. Most elementary age students grow up drinking milk as it is widely known that milk is “good for your bones” and “makes you grow big and strong.” However, more and more people are adopting da...

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