The Southerner

High school sports present opportunity for exchange students

Jack Kotnik, Staff writer

December 3, 2010


Filed under Sports

This article was published in the 2010-11 fall Southerner newsmagazine As the South sophomore football team’s huddle broke up, there were many shouts and cheers of teammates pumping each other up. One voice stands out, though. Not because it’s peculiarly loud, but because it has a German accent. Selim...

East/West hockey merger expected to strengthen Minneapolis hockey

East/West hockey merger expected to strengthen Minneapolis hockey

Sam Graves, Staff Writer

November 15, 2010


Filed under Sports

At an April 12 meeting, the Minnesota State High School League, along with Minneapolis athletic directors, approved the merger of the Minneapolis East and West boys’ hockey teams. Players from all seven Minneapolis high schools will now play on one Minneapolis boys’ hockey team. According to Sout...

Women’s swim team beats Southwest, reclaiming city title

Jack Kotnik, Staff Writer

October 29, 2010


Filed under Sports, Swimming

On October 27, the women’s swim team redeemed themselves against Southwest and defeated them to win the city conference. South originally held the city title for twenty-three straight years before losing to Southwest for the past two years. Now, they have reclaimed the title. “[It] kind of came...

Hopes are high for women’s swimming as season comes to a close

Jack Kotnik, Staff Writer

October 26, 2010


Filed under Sports, Swimming

On Wednesday, October 13, the South women's swim team had what could be called a successful defeat. Although they lost to city rival Southwest by ten points, it was by a much smaller margin then the first meet. In their first meet against Southwest, South lost by thirty points. Also, many South stud...

The ultimate frisbee team travels to Canada

Maddie Colbert, Staff Writer

October 26, 2010


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

On the weekend of October 15, the South High Ultimate Frisbee team participated in the seventeenth annual “Hold Back the Snow” Ultimate Frisbee tournament in Winnipeg, Canada. The national tournament was hosted by a Canadian school called St John’s Raven Court. This year, seventeen teams participated...

City championships are on the horizon for the cross-country running team

City championships are on the horizon for the cross-country running team

Katie Jerome

October 19, 2010


Filed under Cross Country and Track, Sports

There are the sounds of teammates, coaches, fans, and parents cheering on the competitors. There are the sights of sweaty, determined, and hardworking runners. They are trying their hardest to get a faster race time or maintain a previous time. The cross-country running season is coming to an end and the South team is getting ready for the city championships ...

Three talented students earn our vote for Southerner Star Athletes

Three talented students earn our vote for Southerner Star Athletes

Laura Thomas, Sports Editor

October 18, 2010


Filed under Sports

Elliot Cassutt is one South athlete who’s turning heads this year. As a sophomore, it’s only Cassut’s second year on the varsity men’s soccer team but he’s already broken two state records. He holds the record for most goals scored in a season, 44, and most points (goals plus assists) in a...

Women’s volleyball team gets new coach

Women’s volleyball team gets new coach

Ayan Deria and Samiya Orofeyo, Staff Writers

October 4, 2010


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

It’s evident that South has made many changes throughout the school this year. Among changes in general policies, teachers, and grading techniques, the Women’s volleyball team deserves some attention with the hiring of a new coach. In her first year as South’s volleyball head coach, Kimberly...

Women’s tennis team prospers despite separation among members

Women’s tennis team prospers despite separation among members

Caroline Stevens and Nadia Spock, Staff Writers

October 4, 2010


Filed under Sports, Tennis

To an outsider, the South Women’s Tennis team may appear to be separated. This could be because the varsity and junior varsity teams practice and compete in different locations and there are different captains for both teams. Whatever the reason for the apparent separation, it seems to be very noticeable am...

Impressive talent and a new coach help men’s soccer succeed

Impressive talent and a new coach help men’s soccer succeed

Louisa Lincoln, Staff Writer

October 3, 2010


Filed under Soccer, Sports

After starting the season as one of the top ten teams in the state, and subsequently falling out of the rankings, the Men’s Varsity soccer team is ready to make a comeback. Of course, a record of twelve wins, three losses, and one tie is not much to complain about, but junior captain Sam Harper said that after being ranked fifth in the state, the team got a little “lazy”. Now that...

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