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One on one with Chet Holmgren

Talon sports editor Jake McCabe spoke with junior Chet Holmgren recently about playing basketball with his friends, a summer filled with camps and tournaments, and a new school year filled with visits from college recruiters. What was your favorite memory from the AAU season? My favorite memory would probably be …

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New coach for girls’ golf

The girls’ golf team is welcoming a new member to the group – English teacher, Seth Johnson Seth Johnson has been hired as the new coach of the girl’s golf team. After the team’s previous coach, Grant Shafranski, decided not to coach this upcoming season, the athletic department sent out …

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Girls’ lacrosse has a new coach

The girls’ lacrosse team has a new coach and is ready to suit up for a season of possibilities The co-op team, made up of athletes from Minnehaha Academy, DeLaSalle High School and Gentry Academy, has an exciting new addition to the group. Speaker, writer, and former NCAA Division II …

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Running the State

Is this the best era in Minnehaha sports history? “Larry Suggs personally came into my office when he was in 5th grade and Larry said that Jalen and several of his friends who were good athletes are looking at coming to Minnehaha,” said athletic director Josh Thurow. Thurow then asked …

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U.S. Open Preview

Course Preview The 2019 United States Open, which starts June 13, will be held at Pebble Beach for the sixth time in the history of the course, the last time being in 2010 when Graeme McDowell won. The course is right on the ocean and has some of the best …

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Snow on our parade?

Snowy winter may not cause feared setbacks If you live in Minnesota and play a spring sport, you’re probably accustomed to practicing inside for the first few weeks of your season. And this year looked like it was going to be a whole lot worse. In 2019, the Twin Cities …

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Boys Club Volleyball

The MN Boys HS Volleyball Association started in the Fall of 2017 with a few schools from the south suburbs and has since taken off. Minnehaha Academy will join over 50 high schools to compete in the Minnesota Boys High School Volleyball Association starting April 8th. The MN Boys HS …

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New co-ops for lacrosse teams

With spring sports under way, boys’ and and girls’ lacrosse are two of many Minnehaha sports benefiting from a co-op, in which athletes from different schools unite to form a team. This year boys’ lacrosse co-op, known as the TrIMAC Blackhawks, is expanding. Minnehaha will again team up with Concordia …

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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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