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Barnard Field gets back on track

Barnard Field gets back on track

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

While last year it was a host to student athletes and fans of high school sports, this year the most frequent visitors of Barnard Field have been construction workers and heavy machinery. It should be pretty obvious to everyone who’s given the field a passing glance since the start of this year th...

Soccer Captain has quiet personality, but a lot to show

Soccer Captain has quiet personality, but a lot to show

Patrick Bruch, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

The South soccer team has a plethora of interesting and talented players. Among these are immigrants, students born here, and just about anyone who can play soccer at a high enough level. The team shows South’s diversity in its players and it has a huge range of players. One of these interesting and ta...

A leader in the field: Michael Werner’s football excellence

A leader in the field: Michael Werner’s football excellence

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Football can be a lot of things to a lot of people but to some, it’s a family. The Stacy Robinson award is given to the leader of that family every year and this year that leader was senior Michael Werner. Sylence Mckinnie is a sophomore who plays on the varsity team who shared his appreciation ...

Students express themselves through choreography

Students express themselves through choreography

Cece Kaufmann, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018


Filed under Dance, Sports, Top Stories

Movement to make a statement-- that's what Olivia Sather, a freshman in the Dance Company I, thinks of dance. “Dance and art in general is such an outlet for emotions and has a way to let the world know about them in a new way. It’s a way to be an activist very personally,” said Sather. “You become so m...

New Moves; The old all female gym method is put to new use

New Moves; The old all female gym method is put to new use

Mia Swanson, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It has been around a century since physical education had stopped being segregated by gender. However this old way of teaching has been brought back into consideration to a certain extent. Over the years it has become more apparent that there is a lack of participation from women in gym class. The ph...

From making the shots to calling them: Lindsay Whalen’s new coaching position

From making the shots to calling them: Lindsay Whalen’s new coaching position

Siobhan Sullivan, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

It was announced on April 12th 2018 that Lindsay Whalen, current Minnesota Lynx player, will continue her basketball career by becoming the new coach of the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team. Along with her role as new Gopher coach, Whalen will also continue to play for the Lynx. It is ver...

Division among community on how sections should be decided

Division among community on how sections should be decided

Spencer Kimball, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Nearly 500 hundred schools are a part of the Minnesota State High School League. South itself is a part of region 6AA. Sports sections can be a confusing process that some do not understand it. Each sport is split into different divisions. Depending on the sport it can vary from two to six divisions....

Balling or brawling, aggression in sports

Balling or brawling, aggression in sports

Tannen Holt, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The amount of aggression in sports is a topic that has been debated for decades. Is contact really something that is necessary to a sport? Do players focus too much on playing physical and hurting one another? Some sports are known for their outright aggression and their tendency for violence. Others ...

Breaking the ice on locker room inequalities

Breaking the ice on locker room inequalities

Siobhan Sullivan, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Among many differences in sports at South, locker rooms are an unexpected issue for female athletes. For example the boys locker room has an ice machine but the girls does not. This may not seem like a big deal but it is very inconvenient for female athletes as senior Maddy Tennant explains, “Ever...

Badminton’s ‘Girls Only’ sign prompts question: Who is Title IX for?

Badminton’s ‘Girls Only’ sign prompts question: Who is Title IX for?

Izzy Willette, Features Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Badminton, Sports, Top Stories

While Tile IX protects female athletes by stating, “no person shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under education programs receiving federal financial assistance,” South Athletic Director Amy Cardarelle said,...

When is comes to sports, the ball is in your court for self esteem

When is comes to sports, the ball is in your court for self esteem

Katherine Lundquist, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It’s well established that being active and exercising releases endorphins that make students feel better, but being active can also help students feel more comfortable with their bodies. “When you are working on yourself and your body it just makes you feel better about yourself,” said sophomore...

Les Barnard Field warms up for renovation

Les Barnard Field warms up for renovation

Henry Holcomb, Sports Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It's no secret that South’s field is in need of repair. It's needed improvements for years, and now it may finally be getting some. You’ve heard the rumor, ‘We might get a new field next year,’ or something to that extent, but this year Barnard Field’s needs will finally be addressed. In ...

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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)
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