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Did you know: South has one diving team member

Did you know: South has one diving team member

James Warren, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Sports, Swimming, Top Stories

Katie Kelbrants is the only diver that South High has in “Tiger Millers Teddies,” or as the team calls it, TMT. She has at times thought about wanting another member in the diving team but really appreciates the support she gets from the members of the swimming team while she dives. Diving happens in th...

Volleyball team serves some close scores, bright smiles

Volleyball team serves some close scores, bright smiles

Henry Holcomb, Sports Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“We just wanted this game so badly. We have been looking forward to it since my sophomore year,” said senior and varsity volleyball player Rose Letofsky on South’s showdown against Southwest on October 5th. Although South lost the matches, (15-25, 21-25, 24-26) they did not appear to lose the hearts of the many fans who...

Super Soccer Saturday losses are tough, but South soccer teams persevere

Super Soccer Saturday losses are tough, but South soccer teams persevere

Henry Holcomb

September 10, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

8:00 AM, BARNARD FIELD -- South’s Super Soccer Saturday kicked off for another year of the highly attended showdown between the South and Southwest High School soccer teams. Super Soccer Saturday concluded with the freshman boys’ team tying with Southwest 0-0. Sophomore boys lost with a fina...

All Cities softball team hits it out of the park

All Cities softball team hits it out of the park

Samara Adam, Staff Writer

June 12, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports, Top Stories

South High’s varsity softball team hit it out of the ballpark this season. Their exceptional performance got them the title of the best in the city. “It feels pretty good because the girls have worked so hard to earn that title. South has never won it before and this group of girls deserved it,” ...

South athletes get ready both physically and mentally

South athletes get ready both physically and mentally

Tannen Holt, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Ultimate Frisbee

Athletes are a group of people known for their dedication to the sport they play. They put their bodies on the line, risking injury as a result of training or the sport itself, and dedicate years to developing proper technique and skill. Sports are also a mental thing. Athletes don’t just prepare t...

This multi-sport Athena winner puts smiles on people’s faces

This multi-sport Athena winner puts smiles on people’s faces

Asanti Bekele, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under Adapted Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Hanna Bolstrom is a bright smiley girl with short hair and glasses who passes by people everyday in the halls. After school she plays four adapted sports throughout the school year. What makes this girl unique is that she won the Athena awards on May 5th for all the sports that she plays. The Athena ...

Female Frisbee players address sexism in an Open Letter to Minnesota Ultimate

Female Frisbee players address sexism in an Open Letter to Minnesota Ultimate

Madeline Mahoney, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Ultimate Frisbee

Sexism in sports is a huge issue that has become a topic of debate in recent years. The large pay disparities between male and female athletes that exist in most professional sports have been drawing more of the public’s attention in recent years. Many professional and amateur sports even have differ...

South takes a new swing at the 2017 golf season

South takes a new swing at the 2017 golf season

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Standing out on a cloudy day just cold enough to the point where the tips of your fingers are numb, geese squawking loudly and a massive expanse of green. A new player lines up a shot and hit the ball towards the hole. For some it may sound boring but for others it's their favorite pastime. Golf is going...

South badminton team wins with flying birdies

South badminton team wins with flying birdies

Mia Swanson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The bleachers are up. The nets have been set. Along the sidelines one girl in pigtails stretches her legs, and another secures her shoes for the impact they will embrace. The energy in the room is powerful however it is contained inside a badminton bag. But one by one the players start to unzip the ...

Rugby: a rucking good time

Rugby: a rucking good time

Sophia Manolis, Staff writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

In terms of popularity, the sport of rugby isn’t really at the same level as sports like football or soccer. Oftentimes it’s mainly just thought of as “dangerous,” and because of this many people are too scared to play it. However, the girls on South’s rugby team have discovered that rugby...

Changing seasons bring fluctuations to sports participation

Changing seasons bring  fluctuations to sports participation

Henry Holcomb, Staff Writer

April 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Ultimate Frisbee

Although South’s ultimate frisbee team has existed in some form or another since 2001, it has drastically exploded with popularity in these last few years.  South has frisbee teams playing in both the Fall with an all-gender inclusive team, and in the Spring with a men’s and a women’s team....

Crowded YWCA makes practice hard and coaches nervous

Crowded YWCA makes practice hard and coaches nervous

Luca Raffo-Simoes, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

What if your practice was interrupted by different sports running through your space? This has been a problem since the beginning of the spring sports season at the YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association) off of Lake street. When spring sports first started the weather wasn’t nice enough to practice out...

Polls

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)
  • Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Former Federal Housing Secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Washington Governor Jay Inslee (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Maryland Representative John Delaney (0%, 0 Votes)
  • New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (0%, 0 Votes)
  • New Jersey Senator Cory Booker (0%, 0 Votes)
  • None of the above (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 13,849

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