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8th grader Jade Hill drives down the court to prepare to make a shot. South faced Hopkins, the number one team in the state, this Saturday in Sections semi-finals. Although South lost 85-42, the team was proud of the game and of the season.  “We feel really good about the season, we won the conference without a loss, we got our first section win,” said Head Coach Nathan McGuire. Photo: Livia Lund

Girl’s basketball team swished the net in Semi-finals, but missed the game

Livia Lund, Features Editor March 4, 2017

After a hard fought battle this Saturday, March 4th, against Hopkins, the women’s basketball team lost in Sections semi-finals 85-42. “We played the top team in the state that hasn’t lost a game...

Pictured above senior Ben Neal plays lacrosse for the Minneapolis co-op high school team. Next year Neal will be a part of Chatham University's first ever Men's lacrosse team. Photo courtesy of: Mike Lieb

Ben Neal goes from Tiger to Cougar

Oliver Piotrowski, Staff Writer February 24, 2017

Ben Neal, one of our own peers was signed to a College, Chatham University in Pittsburg, to play Lacrosse. Ben talked a lot about how much he liked the school. One of the things he said was “I liked...

Seward eighth grader and gymnast for South, Ellie Barnett-Cashman, does a handstand during her floor routine at the Section 6AA Finals. At the final meet of the season South scored 116.925 points and came in 7th place. Gymnastics is a very physically demanding sport that requires full body effort. Several of South’s gymnasts feel that they receive less attention in comparison to other sports.

Flips and turns, and ups and downs: South gymnastics finishes their season strong

Madeline Mahoney, Staff Writer February 22, 2017

Have you ever attended a South gymnastics competition? Probably not, in fact, a lot of students don’t even realize we have a gymnastics team. Gymnastics is very physically demanding but it doesn’t...

Nordic team takes on State meet

Luca Raffo-Simoes, Staff Writer February 22, 2017

The Minnesota state skiing meet was at Giants Ridge on Thursday February 16th. A couple of South High School students participated. Ethan Nelson(senior), Nick Carter(freshman), Anna Mulhern(junior), Ethan...

Pictured above: South’s adapted floor hockey team poses for a team photo after their massive win against South Suburban.  The team looks forward to making it to state this year which will take place on March 17th and 18th.  Seniors on the team include Hanna Bolstrom, Mark Runquist, Mohammed Mohammed, and Noah Novacek.
Photo: Henry Holcomb

A Hidden Jewel at South High: South’s Adapted Sports Program

Henry Holcomb, Staff Writer February 20, 2017

South High has had adapted sports for many years but the program remains at a lack of exposure and support from the South High community.  South has had adapted sports since 1982 when Jim Christy, -a...

Pictured above South students show their stuff at the ping-pong club's second meeting in front of the schools snack shack. Co-creator of the group, Desmond Lafave mentioned,

New South club creates community for “ping-pong lovers”

Leticia Ramirez Estrada, Staff Writer February 12, 2017

Not all students at South High are involved in extracurricular activities after school. South High Junior George Muller, and Sophomore Desmond LaFave both really like ping-pong and thought it would be...

Pictured above is South gymnast Sophie Truen at the January 21st Henry Sibley invitational. It's been a great season for Sophie. While she has won top scorer  before, she won the Minneapolis's All City meet with a total of 34.25 points. A personal best for Truen. 
Photo courtesy of Sara Helmstetter.

Sophie Truen wins top scorer at gymnastics all city meet

Tatiana Burch and Izzy Willette February 12, 2017

It Was a good night for South’s women gymnastics team on Friday the 7th during the team’s All City finals. The women's gymnastics team has won eight meets so far out of 10, and junior Sophie Truen...

Pictured above junior Morgan Hill, along with senior Rose Lutz, participate in a free throw against Minneapolis North Community school. The south women's basketball team won the game 68-58.
Photo: Oliver Hall

A great season for Morgan Hill, and the women’s basketball team

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer February 7, 2017

It’s been a great season for basketball captain Morgan Hill, and the rest of the South Women’s basketball community. The team as a whole have been doing amazing, and Hill, who just recently won NorthStar...

The new mural located in the northeastern hall by the gym depicts a litany of South athletes including Kendra Roedel, Isabel Strebe and Tayler Hill who is currently a member of the WNBA.

New Mural is First Step in Honoring South Athletics

Eli Shimanski, Photo and Graphics Editor January 31, 2017

While walking down the halls recently you might have noticed a new addition to the walls on the northeastern hall leading from the girls locker room to the main door. A photographic mural showing the history...

Men's basketball manager Shovanna Raydeen helps hand out water to players during South's game against FAIR school. Hydrating the players is just one of her many duties as team manager.

Photo: Izzy Willette

Managing the inequality for female athletes

Tannen Holt, Staff Writer January 18, 2017

The issue of sexism is one that many here at South do daily work to fight against. The fighting of an oppressive patriarchy is a duty that countless students pride themselves in contributing towards. As...

Senior Sam Maret has been fortunate enough to be involved in both South High's nordic ski team, but also LNR (Loppet Nordic racing): a Minneapolis ski club known for it's fast racing. Hopefully these groups have provided Maret with the talent it takes to make it at a professional level.

Photo courtesy of Sam Maret

South athletics pave the way for professional athletes

Diana Caminelli, Staff Writer January 16, 2017

South has many athletic teams and offers a variety of sports for students. Most people do sports for fun, because it keeps them fit, or because it’s a great way to socialize. However, sports involvement...

Look familiar? You may have noticed Mckinley, South High security guard, around the halls. He might have even asked you for a pass, or told you to get to class. Little did you know you were in the presence of a former NFL defensive lineman.

NFL star: Cedric Mckinley walks these very halls

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer January 10, 2017

A security guard at a high school isn’t always someone many of us notice. Many of us pass them by in the halls without a second thought and never stop to think about them. However, ignoring people around...

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