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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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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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High expectations for basketball team

After winning state in 2016, boys start again ranked #1 in Class AA The Minnehaha Redhawks basketball team is coming off an amazing state championship season and they are looking for another one. Losing only two seniors in the rotation from last year, they are looking to go back to …

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The debate over turf and grass

Minnehaha decides on grass for North campus but considers turf for South Many schools have switched to artificial turf, will we be seeing it soon, too? What if you never had to worry about the condition of the field before you played on it, or if you never had to …

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The goalie mentality

The art of being a confident goalie How Minnehaha goalies process setbacks and help teams move forward Whenever a goal is scored, the team is often quick to blame the goalie. Goalies often struggle with guilt and feel responsible for the outcome of the game. In order to play positively …

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Scott Glenn returns to M.A.

Coaching since college Glenn, already a coach at M.A., returns full-time in new role After 18 years of teaching P.E. at Annunciation School in South Minneapolis, Scott Glenn has take a new job as the ice arena and transportation director at Minnehaha. “At a pretty young age I knew that …

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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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Girls 4×800 team wins State

“I would say I’m inspired to work hard because I know often excellence in life comes with work, sacrifice, struggles and even pain,” said junior Abigail Shaffer, second runner on the Minnehaha girl’s 4 by 800 team. “But most of all, the work ethic and actions of my teammates often …

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