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Controversy over proposal to lower GPA requirement

Frances Matejcek, Staff Writer

February 12, 2013

In December, the school board proposed a measure that would lower the GPA requirements to play sports and participate in any other competition activities, such as debate, music, and robotics. Currently students have to have a 2...

Lack of regulation track proves challenging for track and field team

Gabe Bethke, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

"The track is definitely wack," said junior Clara Schultz, "I mean, there are some serious notebook-sized holes where you can straight up see the cement. That can’t be very good for runners." At a size that does not comply with...

Golf coach motivates athletes to achieve success

Maddie Colbert, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

As the South golf team takes to the greens, the players lay down their bags, select one of their 14 different golf clubs and get ready to play. For some players like sophomore Kellie Winchell, one of the benefits of golf are...

Despite Lynx championship, women’s sports still come second for fans

Sophie Downey, Staff writer

November 28, 2011

When Googling "women’s sports," one of the first options that comes up is "women’s sports are a joke." What does this say about the way female athletes are perceived in our society? At South, things may be different from the w...

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