Minnesota Twins and their New, Exciting Changes for this Season

Minnesota Twins and their New, Exciting Changes for this Season

Charlie Cowan, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

In the past few years, watching the Minnesota Twins has been like watching paint dry: boring, boring, and boring. However, in the next few years, there is hope, and here is why:

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Shares This Season’s Goal

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Shares This Season’s Goal

Jake Niefield, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Winning a state championship is every athlete’s goal. The sweat, hours upon hours of practice, and constant traveling prove it all worth it when your team finally gets to sport that championship trophy. Minnetonka Girls’ Basketball Team epitomizes this goal, as they just won the girls’ basketball state championship earlier this Spring.

Swimming at Olympic Trials: Interview with Senior Corey Lau

Swimming at Olympic Trials: Interview with Senior Corey Lau

Isabella Bennett and Saya Sabin

November 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Swimming is by far one of the most popular sports at the Olympics. With Rio still fresh in mind, almost every single American is familiar with the names Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps. Minnetonka’s own Girls’ Swim & Dive coach David Plummer even won his own gold and bronze medals competing in Brazil. But what many students may or may not know is that one of their very own peers swam at trials, but sadly didn’t make the final cut. Corey Lau, class of 2017, shared some details about his experiences with swimming and competing in Omaha.

It’s About Time: Chicago Cubs Win World Series

It’s About Time: Chicago Cubs Win World Series

Seth Johnson, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series on November 2nd, marking the first time in 108 years. It was a huge victory for the Cubs, who had previously held the longest title drought among any major American sports franchise. Their opponents, the Cleveland Indians, also had a long drought, last winning the championship in 1948. Either way, it would have been a historic finish.

Students Explore Possibility of Changing Washington Redskin’s Name

Students Explore Possibility of Changing Washington Redskin’s Name

Jake Niefield, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Washington Redskins currently have one of the best defenses in the franchise's history. Yet, the primary reason they are in the spotlight is not because of their play, it is due to their name. "Redskin" is an extremely offensive term to American Indians. The debate over changing this name has been...

From Sports to Politics

From Sports to Politics

Wyatt Mosiman, Copy Editor

October 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

In professional sports, you have to have your head in the game one hundred percent of the time. Every moment of playtime is competitive, and your opponents are always working to bring you down. So, upon exiting the sports world, a logical next step is politics.

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