Owen Hoffner

Paying College Athletes?

Supreme Court agrees to hear NCAA on athlete compensation On December 16, 2020, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a case presented by the NCAA regarding student-athlete compensation, particularly in the realms of Division I football and basketball. In terms of compensation for labor, the student-athletes that drive this multibillion-dollar …

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Superior Sledding: Columbia Golf Club (GoPro)

Columbia Golf Club Sledding A location with lots of variety, making it good for all ages. The scenery and steep jump are pluses as well.

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Superior Sledding: Matthews Park (GoPro)

Matthews Park Sledding A fairly steep, short, yet fast hill in the heart of the city that’s great for casual sledding.

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Superior Sledding: Theodore Wirth Regional Park (GoPro)

Theodore Wirth Sledding Though this footage may seem underwhelming, the potential is certainly there. I have confidence that, given better snow conditions, this hill would be the star of the show, thus its appearance on my review.

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Superior Sledding: Powderhorn Park (GoPro)

Powderhorn Park Sledding A hill that didn’t quite make the cut, but is still steep and plenty of fun. Enjoy some footage of the one and only, Owen Hoffner, flying down the hill.

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Football During a Pandemic

Coaches and players are adapting to new health protocols, due to COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of our lives in some way, shape, or form over the past several months. The game of football is no exception. For many Americans, football is a love language. It …

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From M.A. to L.A.

In just a few years, alum enters world of shoe design with big brands, big business, and big-time celebrities Have you ever anticipated the release of a sought-after product? Or possibly even waited with bated breath for a shoe release? This situation is common in the sneaker world. Constant releases …

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Slideshow: M.A. boys’ hockey

Minnehaha 3, Henry Sibley 1 Feb. 13, 2020 at Minnehaha’s South Campus Photos and slideshow by Owen Hoffner.

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Holiday Baking

Local bakers share holiday insights You’re rushing in from the chilly weather outdoors and you catch a waft of sweet-smelling goodness coming from the kitchen. Follow the aroma and find yourself staring down a table filled with decadent desserts and goodies. You can make this fantasy a reality by taking …

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Twin Cities scooter craze

E-Scooters: They’re simple, but are they safe? In the past two years the Twin Cities has been dramatically impacted by the electric scooter craze. You probably have seen these shifty little vehicles zipping down the parkway, or even in your own neighborhood. These scooters may provide an enticing rush of …

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