The Southerner

Opinions differ on effectiveness of off-season training

Elika Beck, Staff writer December 10, 2010

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...

High school sports present opportunity for exchange students

Jack Kotnik, Staff writer December 3, 2010

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....

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

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...

Women’s swim team beats Southwest, reclaiming city title

Jack Kotnik, Staff Writer October 29, 2010

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...

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

Jack Kotnik, Staff Writer October 26, 2010

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...

The ultimate frisbee team travels to Canada

Maddie Colbert, Staff Writer October 26, 2010

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...

Members of the cross country running team participate in the Miller Relays on October 12.

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

Katie Jerome October 19, 2010

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...

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

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...

South volleyball players take on the competition from Roosevelt in a September 23 game.

Women’s volleyball team gets new coach

Ayan Deria and Samiya Orofeyo, Staff Writers October 4, 2010

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...

A JV player takes a swing during a match against Wayzata.

Women’s tennis team prospers despite separation among members

Caroline Stevens and Nadia Spock, Staff Writers October 4, 2010

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...

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

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...

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