Minnetonka’s Coldest New Club: Winter Running

Scenic Winter views can almost make you forget about the cold... Almost.

Matt Wilkinson, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016

It’s Minnetonka’s 'hottest' new club: Winter Running. This club is for those who don’t have a winter sport and are looking to stay in shape during the harsh Minnesota coldness. Now, if you aren’t in cross country or track, I can understand why running in sub-zero temperatures isn’t exactly “appealing.” The endurance associated with running can be a challenge for some. In addition, running in the cold can make it much harder.

Sport of Norse: Details on Popular Winter Sport of Nordic Ski

2015 Nordic Team photo.

Seth Johnson, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016

Nordic, or cross-country skiing, is thought to have been developed over 4500 years ago in the Scandinavian regions of Europe. The tradition continues here at our school. The Minnetonka High School Nordic ski team, or TNR for short, began their season at the end of October.

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Shares This Season’s Goal

The girls practice after school in the West Gym.

Jake Niefield, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016

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.

Sports on sports (on sports?)

Sports on sports (on sports?)

Grant Steele, Sports Editor

October 29, 2013

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen” – Michael Jordan   At a competitive, rigorous school like ours, playing a sport at any level is a huge accomplishment.  With our seemingly endless academic responsibilities as well as a desire to actually...

A Letter of Thanks to Sports

A Letter of Thanks to Sports

Abbey Hauser, Sports Editor

May 25, 2013

Dear Sports, I am not sure I can accurately put into words how you have impacted my life. I am forever thankful for what you have taught me. Thank you for teaching e that effort can sometimes be more important than ability. I may not be the best athlete, but the effort I put into training and getting...

Football Rivalry Turns Bloody

Football Rivalry Turns Bloody

Jenna Weber, Editor

February 15, 2013

Egypt is known around the world for being obsessed with its premier football (soccer that is) league.  But this year, the football season opened to complete and utter silence, without fans, in the security of a military stadium.  Why? Because last year, during what is now known as the Port Said...