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After strong season, women’s basketball misses slam dunk in section finals

After strong season, women’s basketball misses slam dunk in section finals

Livia Lund, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After playing hard, South Tigers lost to the Hopkins Royals during the women’s basketball section championship this Thursday, ending with a score of 95-62. With a crowd packed with family, friends, teachers, and the bands from both schools, energy was high throughout the night. The beginning of t...

Hooked? The new boxing club at South

Hooked? The new boxing club at South

Gabe Chang-Deutsch, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Walk into room 134 and you might see a regular classroom. Books line the walls and there are desks shoved to the side. But, this room also doubles as a makeshift boxing gym on Mondays and Thursdays. The sounds of students finishing homework in the room next door are mixed with the thud of gloved hands h...

Women’s Nordic team defy own expectations, make it to State

Women’s Nordic team defy own expectations, make it to State

Gabe Chang-Deutsch, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Skiing, Sports, Top Stories

For the first time in many years the Women’s Nordic Team made it state in Nordic Skiing. While many years they have gotten close, this year “they had four strong skiers coming into sections, while most years we have only three,” said head coach Kevin Johnson. This, combined with good racing condi...

Athletic Hijabs Bring More Confidence to Girls Basketball Players

Athletic Hijabs Bring More Confidence to Girls Basketball Players

Cece Kaufmann, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

For the first time, South High School has gotten athletic hijabs. Jamila Bihi, a sophomore and B-squad player for South’s Women’s Basketball Term said this is important because, “For me, normal hijabs fly up and get in the way. I get sweaty in them.” Others have expressed how hard it is to mov...

Skating team glides into South as a club sport

Skating team glides into South as a club sport

Tannen Holt, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Despite South having a variety of sports for people with different skills and interests, there remains a margin of sports that are not recognized by the school. In some cases, there are athletes who do not have an option to play for their school in their sport. This is why these South students have began...

Where did all the female coaches go?

Where did all the female coaches go?

James Warren, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

When you play a sport, you normally want to feel comfortable and safe in that environment, and having a coach that is the same gender of you could help with this. “Having a female coach makes it easier to talk to your coach about some things, like personal stuff going on because it feels like they...

The wrestling team “family”: Stronger together

The wrestling team “family”: Stronger together

Mia Swanson, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wrestling

The South High wrestling team has many accomplishments, yet the team gets little recognition in the South community. The wrestling team has been dominating championships for the past eleven years now. Making wrestling one of the most successful sports teams at South. The team is lead by head coach is Drew Gau. ...

Online gym offers alternatives to busy students

Online gym offers alternatives to busy students

Zoë Chinander-McFaul, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It’s been over a decade since the first online gym class began and now it’s name is echoed around the halls. If you can’t imagine having to change clothes in school, there’s online gym. If you would rather not run laps at the YWCA when you could be making sculptures in ceramics; it’s ok, there...

Tackling stereotypes, female joins football varsity team

Tackling stereotypes, female joins football varsity team

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

For the first time in 21 years and the second time in South’s history, the varsity football team has a female player. Her name is Elycia Willis. She plays safety, and to her getting all the recognition for joining the team is exciting. “It actually feels pretty cool because bringing it to light t...

Budget cuts leave athletic department on edge

Budget cuts leave athletic department on edge

Cece Kaufmann, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Recent budget cuts of about ten percent in Minneapolis Public Schools athletic department has led the district to sever their five year contract with Adidas. This cut, along with transportation problems involving lack of bussing consistency, leads to a questionable future for both South’s athletic depa...

An unspoken issue hovers over high school athletics

An unspoken issue hovers over high school athletics

Siobhan Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“I think it’s something that you don’t hear about enough. You just don’t hear about it enough because it’s not in the news like drug overdoses, or other issues that are more common among teenagers,” said Jennifer Lucke, health and physical education teacher at South. Lucke is talking abou...

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