The Southerner

Students express themselves through choreography

Students express themselves through choreography

Cece Kaufmann, Staff Writer

June 4, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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

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

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...

Polls

Should teenagers still trick-or-treat for Halloween?

  • Absolutely! Candy is life! (75%, 21 Votes)
  • No way! Leave it to the kids. (25%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 28

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