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Spring update: softball

This year’s softball program has more participants compared to last year; 21 players are currently practicing at the South Campus’ lower gym, allowing the team to have both a varsity and junior varsity team. “The team is smaller and younger than they’d like to be,” said head coach Mike DiNardo. …

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Spring update: boys’ lacrosse

Making positive readjustments for the season ahead, Minnehaha Boys’ lacrosse players will again co-op with DeLaSalle, St. Paul Academy and Summit School, Concordia Academy, St. Croix Lutheran and St. Agnes and compete as the TriMAC Blackhawks. Minnehaha will be returning strong defensive players to the team, with co-captains Matthew Lehman …

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Spring update: boys’ track

The Minnehaha boys track team has been a powerhouse in the IMAC conference, winning the conference championship every year since IMAC’s creation, four years ago. This season appears to be no exception for the boys, who are hoping to win their 5 consecutive conference championship and have their sights set …

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Spring update: girls’ golf

Looking to improve shooting scores and averages throughout the upcoming season, Grant Shafranski and his girls’ golf team began practices at the start of April. Girls’ golf was one of the only sports that was not affected by the explosion that happened last summer. Still, they have a delayed start …

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Spring update: girls’ lacrosse

With the loss of field space, the girls lacrosse team will have practices at Vadnais Sports Center near Gentry Academy in Vadnais Heights. This season the girls Lacrosse team will co-op with DeLaSalle High School and Gentry Academy. As it is the first year the girls lacrosse team incorporates Gentry …

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Spring update: girls’ track

This year the girls’ track and field team is expected to excel in distance. Senior Kayla Williams has been running year round with a group of girls who run distance races almost 6 days most weeks. “ We figured out a few years ago that we wanted be better than …

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Spring update: boys’ golf

“I’m excited to compete for my last season of high school golf with some good friends I have made,” said senior Carter Bell, who will be the only captain for the boys’ golf team this season. Bell commented on the numbers this year saying, “This year will be tough due …

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Spring update: baseball

The Minnehaha Academy baseball teams are ready to compete in games this spring season while playing to keep a record of competing in state for four years and winning back-to-back state championship. The Redhawk teams will continue to be one of the most competitive baseball programs  in their class as …

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Rebuilding at 3100 W River Rd

Board of Trustees makes decisions about design and time frame for rebuild This school year, Minnehaha Academy has seen many changes. However, after the transition to the Mendota campus and start to the new school year, there are still major questions that need to be answered: When will the new …

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Vape Nation?

Vape nation? We’re not far off. Many have likely noticed the jump in vape interest in recent years. In fact, according to a study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 16.2 percent of high school seniors reported they used an e-cigarette in the past 30 days, while only 11.4 …

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