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Teachers help promote peace in martial arts

Teachers help promote peace in martial arts

Katie Jerome, Staff writer

February 4, 2011


Filed under Sports

Martial arts are about self defense and personal expression in their purest form. Often, they are usually portrayed in the media as an action used for violence or used as a source of comedy. There are many different types of martial arts. More often than not, martial arts represent peace, as opposed to ...

19-0 women’s basketball team aims for state tournament

Sam Graves, Staff writer

February 4, 2011


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Once again, the South High women’s basketball team is in the running for a state championship. As of February 4, the Tigers are undefeated, with a 19-0 record. But their biggest obstacle still remains: beating Hopkins. The South team has been one of the most elite teams in the state for the past...

Despite differences, club sports resemble team sports at South

Despite differences, club sports resemble team sports at South

Elika Beck, Staff writer

February 4, 2011


Filed under Sports

If you’re familiar with South, you may have heard of the terms ‘club sports’ and ‘team sports’. Though they might sound similar, there are a few big differences between the two when it comes to funding and competition. It’s time to clear the air and look at what these differences between...

Professional wrestling returns to South for second fundraiser

Professional wrestling returns to South for second fundraiser

Miiko Taylor, Staff writer

February 2, 2011


Filed under Sports

If you are looking for a night of fun with friends and family, the South High athletic office is hosting an event in the South gym involving professional wrestling. The proceeds from the February 5 event will go towards the purchase of lights for South’s Les Barnard football field. The athletic of...

Athletes bond over winter break trips

Nadia Spock, Staff writer

January 10, 2011


Filed under Basketball, Sports

As students began preparing for the up and coming new year, many involved in various winter sports spent their winter break traveling with their teammates. Both the men’s and women’s hockey teams participated in out-of-town tournaments. The men’s team finished in first place out of eight teams...

Undefeated women’s basketball team has sights set on state tournament

Miiko Taylor, Staff writer

January 5, 2011


Filed under Basketball

The South High women’s basketball team has yet to lose a game this season. In 2009, the team won the State Championship. Now, the team is starting to play city conference competition and players are looking towards returning to state. The women’s basketball squad has played against tough competition...

Ski team takes training trip to Michigan

Louisa Lincoln, Staff Writer

December 28, 2010


Filed under Skiing, Sports

On December 4, a group of South High cross-country skiers braved the snow and frigid temperatures to venture to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for a training trip. The team drove for about five hours to the town of Ironwood, Michigan, near the border of Michigan and Wisconsin, according to seni...

Unique sports appear popular at South

Louisa Lincoln and Nadia Spock, Staff writers

December 28, 2010


Filed under Sports

South offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities from archery to lacrosse, but many students participate in sports that are not school sponsored. For example, one South student in particular has become known for his rock climbing accomplishments. Junior Noah Ridge has competed in many rock...

Opinions differ on effectiveness of off-season training

Elika Beck, Staff writer

December 10, 2010


Filed under Sports

To play competitively in some sports at the high school level, it can be important to train year-round. Because the high school sports’ seasons aren’t year-round, many students who participate in sports also take part in an off-season team for whatever sport or sports they do. Off-season teams allow at...

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...

Polls

If you were able to vote (regardless of age) out of the following declared or likely to declare candidates, which would you choose to be the 46th President of the United States?

  • Former Vice President Joe Biden (43%, 72 Votes)
  • California Senator Kamala Harris (20%, 33 Votes)
  • Current President Donald Trump (17%, 29 Votes)
  • Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders (7%, 11 Votes)
  • South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg (7%, 11 Votes)
  • Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (4%, 6 Votes)
  • Entrepreneur Andrew Yang (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (1%, 1 Votes)
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Total Voters: 13,849

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