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Shooting for three

MA boys’ basketball looks to repeat success with a third straight state title The Minnehaha Academy boys’ basketball team is looking to defend their back to back state titles. Coming off a 28-3 season, the Redhawks have some shoes to fill with the departure of two key starters due to …

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Consoles and video games

Which video game console is right for you? The PS4 (PlayStation 4), Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch are currently the three hottest video game consoles on the market. Each console brings a different key element to the table and it’s important to know what all three consoles specialize in  before …

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Sports at North

Sports back at North Renovated gym and sports facilities are in use this year You can watch volleyball, boys soccer, girls basketball, boys basketball, lacrosse, and tennis back at North Campus this year. Due to the explosion last year, sports were not played on campus at North but renovations have been …

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The best sources of sports news

  NFL Twitter: @RapSheet My favorite twitter source for NFL news is Ian Rapoport. He’s a reliable source that works for NFL Network and provides information on the most recent news surrounding The National Football League. He also writes a good amount for NFL.com and does a good job of …

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Jalen Suggs’ climb to the top

The Talon’s Jake McCabe interviewed sophomore Jalen Suggs and asked him various questions about school and sports. When did you start playing basketball? I started playing basketball ever since I could walk. I started playing on the little hoop that we had. What do you enjoy most about athletics? My …

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A new home away from home

Sports teams relocate after explosion makes field, gym inaccessible Due to the tragic explosion that occurred at Minnehaha Academy during the summer, many sports facilities such as the gym and soccer field are no longer usable. The staff and administration, including athletic director Josh Thurow, have put in many extra …

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Season never ends for Redhawks basketball

Tournaments, camps keep AAU athletes busy during warmer months With summer break approaching, winter sports are over for most people but not for juniors JaVonni Bickham, Lorenzo Smith, Jeff Stordahl and freshmen Jalen Suggs, Terry Lockett and Kaden Johnson, members of Minnehaha’s title-winning basketball team. The offseason is a really …

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Andrew Karpenko swims to state

Andrew Karpenko Represents Minnehaha Academy Swim Andrew Karpenko will represent Minnehaha Academy in sections and state this upcoming swim season. He’s preparing to compete in the one hundred breast, two hundred individual medley, one hundred butterfly, and the fifty free stroke. Karpenko has the state qualifying breast stroke time by …

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