MHS September Sports Brief: Varsity Football, Men’s and Women’s Soccer

MHS September Sports Brief: Varsity Football, Men’s and Women’s Soccer

Liam Boris and Alexandra Struble

September 28, 2018

During the fall, many Minnetonka High School students spend time supporting the Skippers and cheering them on to victory.

Team and Individual Sports: Looking at the Benefits and Drawbacks

Team and Individual Sports: Looking at the Benefits and Drawbacks

Anna Geldert, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

Once again the debate rises between individual sports and team sports. Which is more fun? Which is easier to coach? Which is more beneficial to athletes?   Haley Andrews, ‘21, was “born into skiing,” and says she loves practicing an individual sport.

Minnetonka Gymnastics Team Carries High Hopes into 2018 Season

Minnetonka Gymnastics Team Carries High Hopes into 2018 Season

Sabina Marty, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

When thinking of team and individual sports, what examples come to mind? In basketball, the team works together to get the ball in the hoop. In soccer, you pass the ball to your teammates with the hope of getting it past the goalie. In football, the offensive line clears the way for the running back in order to get a touchdown. But in individual sports, players have to depend on their own talent and skill to win.

Girls’ Swim & Dive Head to State 2017

Girls’ Swim & Dive Head to State 2017

Isabella Bennett, Managing Editor, Student Life

November 27, 2017

Minnetonka’s girls' swim and dive team went to state last week, with thirteen individual athletes qualifying in twenty two events at the championship, as well as qualifying all three relays (200 IM, 200 freestyle, 400 freestyle). The team has had a very strong season so far, winning the majority of their dual meets and winning the section 2AA championships for the third year in a row. The team placed second overall, scoring a total of 281.5 points.

Why Minnetonka Boys’ Varsity Soccer is the Team to Watch This Fall

Why Minnetonka Boys’ Varsity Soccer is the Team to Watch This Fall

Preston Chan, Business Manager

September 29, 2017

Fall is a great time at Minnetonka High School. It marks the beginning of a new school year, new classes, and best of all: fall sports. While the autumn air may be cooling down, the Minnetonka Boys' Varsity Soccer Team is heating up with their soccer season officially in full swing.

Keeping up with the Skippers: Their bounce-back season

Keeping up with the Skippers: Their bounce-back season

Wilson Moore, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017

It’s been so far, so good for the Minnetonka Skippers football team this year. At the time of this article they won their first three games including a dramatic seven point homecoming victory over number two in the state ranked Maple Grove. They now about to play their second consecutive road game as they go on the road to Lakeville South. After those they’ll have just two weeks until facing the number one ranked and winners of four of the last six state championships, Eden Prairie.

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