Women’s Lacrosse Prepares for the Season: Making Every Second Count

Women’s Lacrosse Prepares for the Season: Making Every Second Count

Danielle Lohrenz and Alexandra Struble

March 22, 2019

Lacrosse began as an entirely male sport that was played by Native Americans in the early 1600’s. It was known as stickball and spread from the Algonquian tribe to the eastern half of the United States and western Great Lakes. It slowly began to develop around North America and now is played as a common recreational sport for both men and women.

Minnetonka Boys Hockey Vies for Its Second State Championship Title

Minnetonka Boys Hockey Vies for Its Second State Championship Title

Scott Sorenson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

In 2018, after dominating Duluth East 5-2 in the State Championship game, Minnetonka was the undisputed state champion. Every victory, however, has the same follow-up question: what’s next?

Winter Running Club: Summer and Winter Sports Interestingly Collide

Winter Running Club: Summer and Winter Sports Interestingly Collide

Annika Tamte, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

Getting exercise in the winter can be very tough, especially in Minnesota with its recent daily sub-zero temperatures. However, from December to March, there is a group of people who are resilient enough to attend biweekly winter running club meetings despite the cold Minnesota temperatures. For many practices, the winter running club merges with the track captains’ practices for a long distance option.

Minnetonka Women’s Gymnastics Defies Gravity in Their Current Season

Minnetonka Women’s Gymnastics Defies Gravity in Their Current Season

Danielle Lorenz, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Gymnastics is a sport that goes well beyond flips and pretty dance moves. While it may seem not all that challenging, it requires a feat of strength and carefully placed movements. Its history traces all the way back to Ancient Greek history. The famous Spartan warriors performed calisthenic regimens for cross-training purposes to make themselves as strong as humanly possible. These moves then carried over into modern day gymnastics.

Minnetonka Wrestling

Minnetonka Wrestling

Danielle Lohrenz, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

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

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.

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