The Southerner

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 Davenport(senior) and Sam...

High cost of sports equipment leaves some students in the dust

Anna Kleven, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

The Nordic equipment room is crowded with mismatched poles, boots, and bags. You can smell the ski wax. It’s hard to tell that these skiers’ clutter can cost hundreds of dollars.   Nordic Skiing is one of the most exp...

Opinions differ on substance use on South Nordic ski team

Alex Boutrous, Staff Writer

April 22, 2013

Cross country skiing is considered a sport of the highest intensity by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL), which regulates all high school athletics. Nordic skiing requires full body strength as well as aerobic endurance...

Nordic skiers compete at state competition

Frances Matejcek, Staff Writer

February 21, 2013

On February 8th, during Sections at  Theodore Wirth Park, four South students made it to state in Cross Country skiing. While none placed high at State on February 14th, all thoroughly enjoyed their season. Carly Eckstrom, ...

Race is not an issue in South sports, say athletes

Louisa Lincoln, Sports Editor

April 20, 2012

"Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he’s Asian. Black players do what he does every night and don’t get the same praise," famed boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. recently posted on Twitter. Since "Linsanity,"...

Both physical and mental ability contribute to natural athleticism

Etta Harkness Bartholdi, Staff Writer

February 14, 2012

Physical ability, mental endurance, and the love of your sport are the essential parts of being a successful athlete.  Natural athleticism is not just being built for a sport; you also have to have the mental drive and determination...

Senior Sally Donovan wins races, inspires team members

Amin Amin, Staff writer

December 22, 2011

As senior Sally Donovan steps to the line to start a race or gets ready to begin a soccer game, she is calm and relaxed. Donovan is a natural athlete, who was born to compete, and always wants to give it her all for that win....

Ski team takes training trip to Michigan

Louisa Lincoln, Staff Writer

December 28, 2010

On December 4, a group of South High cross-country skiers braved the snow and frigid temperatures to venture to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for a training trip. The team drove for about five hours to the town of Ironwoo...

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