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Henry Neufeld, an initial club member boulders at the Vertical Endeavors gym along with other club members. Members are very passionate about the sport, “I like rock climbing,” said Neufeld.

Climbing Club gains a hold at South

Ellie Barnett-Cashman, Staff Writer February 13, 2019

Henry Neufeld, an initial club member boulders at the Vertical Endeavors gym along with other club members. Members are very passionate about the sport, “I like rock climbing,” said Neufeld. Photo...

Hockey fees at South are getting more expensive. Senior Julia Offerdal races down the ice as part of the hockey team for Minneapolis.

What the puck?! hockey fees raised since fall of 2018

Maya Edmonds , Staff Writer February 12, 2019

Would the cost of a sport affect your decision to play it? Fees to play a sport at South have gone up but the hockey fees have increased the most, going up from $90 to $240. The district determined that...

 Senior Solana Cushing (5) drove up for a basket during the second half of the Tigers 72-52 victory over Southwest on January 9th.

In rivalry game, Women’s Basketball shines in second half

Caleb Stipkovits, Staff Writer January 9, 2019

South’s varsity women’s basketball team scored 45 points in the second half to beat the Southwest Lakers at home Tuesday (January 8th), 72-52. Led by senior Solana Cushing’s 28 points, the Tigers...

Senior Julia Offerdal on the varsity hockey team for Minneapolis playing against Saint Louis Park. Many things have changed for women in hockey.  “The girls that did play at a high level played with the boys,” said Sarma Ozmen, the Minneapolis Women’s Hockey head coach.

The difference between Men’s and Women’s Hockey is chilling

Hazel McKinney, Staff Writer December 13, 2018

The Minnesota Whitecaps are breaking barriers in women’s sports. This local hockey team is one of the only professional women's hockey teams in the United States that has joined the NWHL. The NWHL is...

Sophomore Misha Donnelly, passes the ball to freshman Delilah Mitchell, during a game against Coon Rapids on October 15, 2018. “Having to do extra work when you miss [school] for games can be hard, because then you have to do the work that you miss and the work that you’re doing in class the next day, when you’re making up the work, you might also miss tests and stuff like that. It’s just hard.” Photo: Nancy Yang

Teacher support of student athletes is vital to success in both academics and sport

Norah Austin, Staff Writer December 3, 2018

High school can be a tricky time. Students often have to balance considerable a workload and stressful social and family life. On top of all that some students have made serious commitments to a sport;...

Nick Carter races in the Pan American Championships is Canada on November 3rd, where he placed first. Nick Carter said “I won on the first day, which sadly wasn’t the qualifying day.”

Nick Carter hopes to pedal to the Olympics

Ellie Barnett-Cashman, Staff Writer November 16, 2018

Olympics bound biker Nick Carter has been racing since age nine and biking practically since he could walk. Nick Carter has won nationals for his age group twice and said “I’d say that’s my biggest...

South sports in jeopardy after recent budget cuts

South sports in jeopardy after recent budget cuts

Eamonn Briem, Staff Writer November 16, 2018

Over the past 2 years the entire district has been facing harsh budget cuts that have severely affected various school sports in a multitude of ways, “It's hard to cut from what we had because we have...

Washburn Swimmer Eleanor Dolan dives into the new pool at Phillips Community Center. Senior swimmer and captain Sophie Hansen feels “it has been very awesome to have our own swim pool”.

Swim team dives into new home at Phillips pool

Diamond Sims and Gabe Chang-Deutsch November 16, 2018

South’s swim team, which is combined with the Roosevelt and Washburn teams and called “TMT” (Tigers, Millers, Teddies) got their own pool for the first time this year at Phillips Community Center...

Ariah Dieffenbach celebrates with team after winning a point. Photo:Hazel McKinney

South volleyball almost wins conference champs

Hazel McKinney, Staff Writer October 11, 2018

On Tuesday night, South volleyball team played their conference championship game. The varsity team has won all of their previous conference games which were against Washburn, Patrick Henry, Roosevelt,...

 Barnard Field is undergoing major redesigns, it now features South High’s tiger paw logo in its center and several changes are being made to improve the track and the field itself will now use turf. These are some of the things we can look forward to for when the field is open again later in the school year.

Barnard Field gets back on track

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer October 10, 2018

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...

Captain Sam Kendrick in a game against Southwest on Super Soccer Saturday.  Head Coach Derric Johnson finds Kendrick’s cosmopolitan travels as a unique strength he has on the team. Johnson said “I think that [his traveling and experiences] do play into it.” Photo: Spencer Kimball

Soccer Captain has quiet personality, but a lot to show

Patrick Bruch, Staff Writer October 9, 2018

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...

Pictured above, senior Michael Warner (57) playing defense at South's homecoming game. Werner plays offensive and defensive line for the South varsity football team and just won the Stacy Robinson award. Photo: Spencer Kimball

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

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer June 4, 2018

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...

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