Kickin’ It With Minnesota United: Exclusive With Mr. DeLorenzo

a home game againt the Real Salt Lake team.

Aarya Dev, Managing Editor, Sports & Wellness

September 27, 2019

No matter what country you go to, a sport you will always see is soccer. Soccer is a globally popular sport that is played in nearly every country with over two hundred sixty-five million players worldwide. Soccer is a game that can unite people through pride for one’s country and team spirit.  W...

Chronic Conditions in Sports: How Student Athletes Deal With Asthma

Ryan Cunningham uses a prescribed inhaler.

Leyden Streed, Deputy Editor, Sports and Wellness

September 27, 2019

Students with asthma face many obstacles in their daily lives. They may find themselves having trouble breathing, whether it be due to the weather or too much physical activity. But how much does asthma really hinder a student’s ability to participate in sports? According to the American Academy of Allergy...

Minnetonka Women’s Softball Will Knock It Out Of The Park This Spring

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Annika Tamte, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Minnetonka boasts many successful sports teams, one of them being its Girls Softball team. During the 2017-2018 school year, the varsity team won the Lake Conference and had a 15-7 record. The softball team has also won the state finals and conference finals in the past. However, much of the team last year was composed of graduating seniors, and, this year, many new players were added to the team.

Minnetonka Boys Baseball Fights Back for Redemption at State

Minnetonka Boys Baseball Fights Back for Redemption at State

Alexandra Struble, Managing Editor, Sports and Wellness

April 26, 2019

Last year, the Minnetonka Boys Baseball team, led by Coach Paul Twenge, made their first appearance in the State Championships, ultimately falling to Stillwater. In the regular season, they went 16-4 and successfully became both Section AAA and Conference champions. This year, they are fighting to make it back and win it all.

Sports Drinks vs. Water: Improved Performance or Just Extra Calories?

Sports Drinks vs. Water: Improved Performance or Just Extra Calories?

Aarya Dev, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

No matter what sports event you go to, sports drinks seem to be everywhere. Whether consumed by athletes or people in the crowd, these drinks, such as Gatorade, are very popular. Gatorade was first created in 1965 by a team of researchers at the University of Florida, led by Robert Cade. It was originally developed to help the Florida Gators by replenishing the student-athletes with electrolytes lost during their games. Gatorade gained its immense popularity after the team credited Gatorade for helping them win their first Orange Bowl, and the rest is history. Recently, however, the supposed health benefits of those drinks have been questioned.

The Nutritional Value of Smoothies: A Healthy Choice or Just Extra Sugar?

The Nutritional Value of Smoothies: A Healthy Choice or Just Extra Sugar?

Aarya Dev, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

With summer around the corner, health trends have been becoming more and more popular. Like Sanna Walker, ‘19, said, “[she’s] heard about juice cleanses and juice shots,” but hasn’t tried many of them.

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