Minnetonka Wrestling

Minnetonka Wrestling

Danielle Lohrenz, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

The objective of wrestling seems simple: put the opponent on their back. In reality, wrestling is much more complicated and challenging than that. It’s a sport that requires agility, smarts, strength, and commitment.

Fitness Focused New Year’s Resolutions: Goal Setting to Achieve Results

Fitness Focused New Year’s Resolutions: Goal Setting to Achieve Results

Scott Sorenson, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

On December 31st, many people will celebrate the coming of 2019 with the tradition of making a resolution. The most popular resolution always seems to be to lose weight, especially for older Americans, as they strive every year to make the change. New Year’s motivation helps many feel up to the challenge, and this leads many people to be ambitious in their goal setting.

Alternate Dietary Options: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Gluten-Free

Alternate Dietary Options: Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, Gluten-Free

Annika Tamte, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It cannot be denied that over the past few years, the presence of veganism and vegetarianism has increased in popular culture. The availability of products that allow people to follow other diet plans has greatly increased as well, which makes it easier and easier to buy plant-based products or other products that support different diets. Why is it that so many people are now following a plant-based or alternative dietary option?

Interest in the Centuries Old Sport of Curling Sweeps Across Minnesota

Interest in the Centuries Old Sport of Curling Sweeps Across Minnesota

Aarya Dev, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

When winter comes around, most people just want to submerge themselves in blankets and binge watch movies, but, for others, sports are the best part of the chilly season. From Hockey to Nordic Skiing, there is for a sport for everyone. Recently, a new sport has emerged that not many individuals would see as popular: curling.

The Growth of No-Shave November

The Growth of No-Shave November

Aarya Dev, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Sports

No Shave November has been a growing topic for the past ten years. It is now featured on the news and has even turned into a popular concept on many social media platforms. Throughout the month of November, people refrain from shaving and donate the money they would spend on razors, shaving cream and other products to cancer prevention and awareness efforts. No Shave November is an organization that started almost ten years ago when The Chicagoland Hill family lost their father, Matthew Hill, to colon cancer in 2007. Hill’s eight children helped create the initiative through Facebook in 2009. Since then, the family has started raising money to help fight cancer; they have raised over two million dollars, and it has spread throughout the country.

Crash Course: Balanced Amount of Homework Achieve Better Results

Crash Course: Balanced Amount of Homework Achieve Better Results

Scott Sorenson, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Homework is arguably one of the largest stressors for high school students. Ask any one of them, and they’ll tell you so. Studies show that this stress is indeed warranted. It is common for students in Grades 9 through 12 to be assigned as much as 2-3.5 hours of homework a night, with the upper ranges of this number applying to the older students. Through all of the groaning and moaning about this problem, one question remains: Does it actually help?

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